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Homeland Security Trains Scouts To Fight Terrorism

• October, 2009

Homeland Security Trains Scouts To Fight Terrorism By JENNIFER STEINHAUER IMPERIAL, Calif. Ten minutes into arrant mayhem in this town near the Mexican border, and the gunman, a disgruntled Iraq war veteran, has already taken out two people, one slumped in his desk, the other covered in blood on the floor. In a program which officials have described as “about being a true-blooded American”, boys and girls as young as fourteen are being put through their paces by DHS Border Patrol agents. The responding officers

China weather “magic” conjures blue sky for parade

• October, 2009

China weather “magic” conjures blue sky for parade BEIJING (Reuters) China’s air force deployed a “magic-like” range of chemicals and technology to clear Beijing’s smoggy air for a grand parade marking the 60th anniversary of Communist China. Chemists and officials worked for weeks on the country’s most ambitious ever attempt at weather modification, with air force technicians fanning out across the region to help teams operate complex equipment, the official Xinhua agency said. The evening before the parade chemicals were fired into the hazy skies,

Compilation video – robots 2009

• September, 2009

Compilation video – robots 2009 Robots 2009 Part 1:: This video contains the following robots: Justin, Uria, passive walkers, Wakamaru, Probo, Relique2, Rolly, Keepon, Hubo FX-1, humanoid Nao,… Robots 2009 Part 2:: This video contains the following robots: Pleo, RAMeX, BioRob, CESR foot, DLR arm, DLR crawler, Flame, Gilberto, HAL, Hiro, Cycab,…

Cool Concept Motorcycles In Pictures .::. =video/pictures=

• September, 2009

Icare Bike Concept:: If we had access to all the possible concept designs for Batman’s motorcycle the Icare Bike Concept would certainly be on the list. We could just imagine the Dark Knight leaning into a tight turn on this sleek black bike. Icare isn’t just a cool concept, but a real working design. It’s powered by a six-cylinder 1.8 liter Honda engine with dual exhaust. Right now it’s still up in the air whether or not it will go into production, but keep you

Carts of Darkness

• August, 2009

Carts of Darkness .::. <<video>> <<Editors notE>> Murray Siple’s feature-length documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North Vancouver. This subculture depicts street life as much more than the stereotypes portrayed in mainstream media. The film takes a deep look into the lives of the men who race carts, the adversity they face and the appeal of cart racing despite the risk. Shot in high-definition and featuring

Stunt show by Kevin Carmichael at the Isle of Man

• August, 2009

Stunt show by Kevin Carmichael at the Isle of Man .::. <<video>> <<Editors notE>> Stunt show by Kevin Carmichael at the Isle of Man. Bikes used are the 2009 Triumph Street Triple R, Speed Triple 1050 and Kevin’s stunt Street Triple. Enjoy the seemingly simple tricks performed here on this tiny strip of road at Isle of Man.