The Wall Street Journal reports on the many links between Saddam Hussein’s government and terrorism that are discussed in a recently released Pentagon paper. The most interesting thing to me is that terrorism was really Saddam’s only “tool”, because of the sanctions and no fly zones and what not. Unintended consequences and all that.
Speedlinking is yet another tool of the lazy blogger. Basically I smash together a bunch of interesting links that I collect every so often, and write a sentence or two about them.
This week’s Speedlinking is being brought to you courtesy of the useful Instapaper website, which I’ve been using to temporarily bookmark the below links.
The secret to life, the universe, and everything is…not 42. It’s 10122, or 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 00000000000000000000000000000.
“During the space race, NASA spent millions to develop a pen that would write in space, whereas the Soviet cosmonauts used a pencil.” Well, it turns out that’s not really the case. So stop telling that story and acting clever.
A save game exploit was found in Zelda: Twilight Princess that allows unsigned code to be run. This is similar to the PSP exploit that eventually allowed the system to be “soft-modded” (i.e. run homebrew/pirated programs). That can’t be done on the Wii yet, but maybe soon.