Read all the Enron e-mails you want

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Want to know something cool and scary at the same time?You can read through hundreds of thousands of Enron employee and executive emails for free…A company called Inboxer, Inc. has set up a website (enronemail.com) to demostrate their software to help companies manage their email. They refer to it as an: “Outbound Content Compliance appliance, [that] helps you protect intellectual …


You may be eating crushed beetles and not even know it

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Quick, check your refrigerator and look for the following ingredients: “carmine” or “cochineal”. If you see those listed, you’ve got crushed bugs in your food. It seems that those are the two names the FDA asks manufacturers put on their labels when including bugs in their products. But apparently they aren’t required to do so. You might also want to …


What the hell is this outside of Beijing?

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Okay, so I’m puttering around with Google’s new 3D globe software trying to find the new Disneyland in Hong Kong, and I notice some weird blue splotches on the map just outside of Beijing. Click for larger versionSo I zoom in for a closer look: Click for larger versionDid I mention how cool Google’s new 3D globe software is? And …


Hmmm and you thought our Government was clumsy

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You remember a few years back when the US Government lost a whole bunch of laptops filled with Top Secret information? Well it looks like in the UK, they just give the laptops away. Check out this article from The Register about a guy in the UK who found/was given a laptop with 70 Still Top Secret files stored on …


Discovery Channel’s “100 Greatest Americans” list

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Visit the Discovery Channel & vote Okay, I don’t know if you heard about this or not, but the Discovery Channel is running this “contest” to see who their viewers consider the 100 greatest Americans. They’ve made a list of 100 Americans and are asking the visitors to their site to rank them. I was looking over the list and …