New Hubble Photograph Shows Stunning Details in Spiral Galaxy M81

“This new image of the nearby spiral galaxy Messier 81, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, shows stunning detail in a galaxy that resembles the Milky Way in many ways. This color composite was assembled from images taken in blue, visible, and infrared light.” read more | digg story

U.S. fights to keep U.S. meatpackers FROM testing all slaughtered cattle

“WASHINGTON: The Bush administration said Tuesday it will fight to keep meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease” read more | digg story

Fitzgerald Again Points to Cheney

Special counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald has made it clearer than ever that he was hot on the trail of a coordinated campaign to out CIA agent Valerie Plame until that line of investigation was cut off by the repeated lies from Vice President Cheney’s former chief of staff, I. Lewis ‘Scooter’ Libby. read more | […]

Windows firewall squeezes into USB key

A complete Linux-base hardware firewall computer is now available in a tiny, USB key sized device. The “Yoggie Pico” aims to protect both fixed and mobile Windows computers against a wide range of security threats; it guards both wired and wireless network connections. read more | digg story

A soldier in Iraq asks in despair: Why are we here?

He’s a member of the famed 82nd Airborne. Read the essay he just published. Then ask yourself why we have an increasing number of low-level soldiers willing to risk their careers by speaking out – and they are risking their careers, this guy is going to be in serious trouble – while his bosses aren’t […]

New Hampshire Poised to Reject Real-ID

The NH House and Senate passed a bill to reject Real-ID, and the Governor has said he’ll sign it. The bill not only rejects Real-ID, but also “any national identification card system that may follow therefrom.” read more | digg story

Greg Palast Has Roves Missing Emails

Greg Palast is in possession of the missing emails. He also points out what everyone else seems to be missing, that the attorney firings aren’t the real story, the 2004 election is. read more | digg story

Bomb Plot Thwarted At Falwell’s Funeral

Even in death, the Rev. Jerry Falwell rouses the most volatile of emotions. Authorities arrested a Liberty University student for having several gasoline-based bombs in his car. read more | digg story

Ron Paul Clips – Republican Debate 5-15-07 (8 min)

This nice set of clips from the debate last week should be required viewing for anyone who doesn’t know about Ron Paul yet. There’s a lot of great foreign policy stuff, including the dust up with Rudy. Submitted to youtube by Newshounds. They watch Fox News so you don’t have to. read more | digg […]

10 Reasons Why It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy”

Click the ‘read more’ link and scroll down for the top 10 list. The whole lead in story at the beginning is also not to miss. read more | digg story