Wired 14.07: Train to the Roof of the World

Train service from Beijing to Lhasa starts tomorrow, July 01, amid concern about the changes that will come with the greater influx of people.� According to UPI, tix for the first official trip sold out in 20 minutes.� Here David Wolman wheedles his way onto the train… To score a ride sitting shotgun in a […]

IOL: Hasselhoff in shaving accident

Something about this doesn’t sound right… the man hit his head on the chandelier and severed a tendon in his arm? Hmmm, did he perhaps punch the chandelier?? Or is he just the unluckiest man alive? And are they really blaming Philippe Starck? Baywatch star David Hasselhoff was taken to hospital after a shaving accident […]

Singing Japan PM tours Graceland

Wow. Koizumi and B*** ate fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches on Air Force One on the way to Graceland, where their tour was led by Priscilla and Lisa Marie. Tony Snow wore Elvis glasses. And, of course, Koizumi sang. BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Singing Japan PM tours Graceland

Data on stolen VA laptop supposedly not accessed

The data analyst who took the laptop home has basically been blamed for making a big mistake in doing so. Yet, according to this article, the analyst had permission since 2002 to take home his or her laptop, to use software at home which is designed to work with large databases, and to have access […]

Graceland visit for Elvis' biggest fan

OK, I don’t think this is exactly hot-off-the-press, but I just heard about it and I am ROFL. Elvis and Koizumi share a birthday… January 8th. Summits between US President George W Bush and Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi always attract a great deal of attention. But while their talks on Thursday in Washington will […]

Delusion can be sexy.

Don’t know what the hell this is about but I am sure it is world class kicking Kim Jong Ill’in style. He invented trees too MF’er so what of it. Check out the way the satanic URL is taking over the page. Scary man. Or just lame. B.E. 666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666

Dude, It's a Dell…and it's burning!

Dell investigating exploding laptop incident The report of an exploding laptop at a conference in Osaka, Japan, accompanied by digital photos, was first published on technology industry news Web site The Inquirer last week. Dell in December 2005 issued a battery recall for some of the batteries in its laptop due to overheating issues, according […]