Gongol.com Archives: September 2007
Brian Gongol

September 14, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Roundabout

Water News Wildfires threaten water supplies through sedimentation

Threats and Hazards China becomes "the first state actor to jump feet first into 21st-century cyberwarfare technology"
They're attacking -- perhaps as practice -- the Pentagon, the British Parliament, German networks, and French systems, among others. They're even targeting New Zealand. One person involved in cyber defense says that a sophisticated attack could wipe out 70% of America's electrical grid for months.

Humor and Good News Alex Trebek has trouble recording a promo
(Video) Beware...he uses some rather un-Canadian language

News One problem with roundabouts: Oversize loads can't make it through
Otherwise, though, they seem like a very effective means of speeding traffic and reducing accidents

News Canadians fight over veiled voters
The country's chief elections officer says that women should be allowed to remain veiled under burquas while voting -- even though the country's election laws require photo identification

Aviation News Two Nordic airliners have landing-gear problems

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