Gongol.com Archives: October 2007
Brian Gongol

October 3, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Gravestone

Water News Massive monsoon flooding kills thousands in India

The American Way EconDirectory update for October 3, 2007

News 3,000 people trapped in a gold mine in South Africa

Threats and Hazards "They have guns and we don't, so they'll always win"
Thousands of people have been protesting for change in Burma, but now it looks like the crackdown has put a lot of fear into the people. It's easy to forget exactly why the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed when Americans don't have to worry about police officers breaking up peaceful protests and jailing the protesters. Related: Religious censors are intimidating people in Nigeria, which is the ninth-largest country in the world.

News North Korea says it'll shut down its main nuclear plant
In exchange for a bunch of heating oil...which tells us this won't be a permanent solution

Science and Technology Digital imaging reconstructs long-eroded gravestones
Pattern detection is good enough to reconstruct old memorials for now, but it the future it could be used to detect tsunamis

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