Wednesday, June 18, 2008
My Daily Digg Disappointment (79) Wednesday
Good morning all,
Already running behind. As usual, please check back often to see updates.
Let's see what shouts I've gotten in the last few hours: Remember, you have to check on your own for updates. I can't tell you when something has been added..
IBM supercomputer is world's fastest & most energy efficient Good news for green tech: The fastest supercomputer in the world is also one of the most energy efficient. In the twice-yearly list of the fastest computers on the planet, IBM has 5 of the top 10 most powerful computers, including the No. 1 spot.
Lonely Virgil Lonely Virgil, Yes.
Solar Panels Could Power 10% of US By 2025 (From 0.1% Now) cleantechnica.com — Solar energy currently generates .1% of the electricity used in the U.S. According to a study released today, this will change rapidly as the cost of electricity increases and the cost of solar energy drops.
AFI’s 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres slashfilm.com — The American Film Institute has released a new set of top 10 lists for us to debate about. This time around they have broken down America’s 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres.
I've Got A Crush On Carmen Sandiego ... tuccioholic.com — I think every guy has a secret crush on a celebrity, mine ’s Carmen Sandiego. You might assume I have a thing for Carmen Sandiego because she looks damn sexy in a red overcoat. No, it goes much deeper than that. Carmen simply strikes me as the kind of chick I’d want to spend the rest of my life with, because life with her would never be boring.
Nanotech to Regrow Cartilage and Soothe Aching Knees: Scient
sciam.com — Researchers say they may soon be able to repair injured and worn-out cartilage with the help of nanotubes. Currently, patients must either go under the knife to mend faulty cartilage (connective tissue that normally pads the ends of bones at joints to keep them from grinding against one another). But scientists say they may one day be able to
Best Supporter : The Dog ! metacafe.com — Ever seen a Supporter so involved ? I guess this dog was exhausted at the end of the day.
Learn the Perfect Golf Swing squidoo.com — If you are like me then you are always trying to improve your golf game whether it is your short game or your driving ability, even the pros try to improve something in their golf game to minimize strokes and increase their handicaps to become the best golfer possible.
Google Earth & Social Media help trespassers beat the heat thisislondon.co.uk — With summer temperatures on the rise and energy costs skyrocketing, you can add "cooling off" to this year's long list of things that are now more expensive than ever. But thanks to Google Earth and the power of social media, new "swimming holes" are being discovered and shared daily. And who knows? One might be as close as your own backyard!
And big thanks to Steven (Deathwish808) for this additional report for Digg users. Here is the site
Now you can locate and see any and all comments for a specific user. Pretty cool site. Thanks Steven!
Mississippi River levees break uk.reuters.com — The swollen Mississippi River ran over the top of at least nine more levees on Wednesday as floodwaters swallowed up more U.S. farmland, feeding inflation fears as corn prices soared to record highs.