Remaindered Links for 01 Feb 2008
Sunspots Cycle Starting Back Up | We’re entering a new sunspot cycle (11 years in legnth) and it’s looking to be 30 – 50% stronger than before. Why care? Because solar storms come with sunspots, and that means issues with communications, power, etc.
InPhonic’s Missed Connections | Interesting article on my former employer.
Waldo Gets Props for Richmond Sunlight | The Virginia-Pilot is lauding Waldo for his Richmond Sunlight website that allows users to get into the guts of what is happening in the Virginia state capitol in Richmond.
MapQuest Gas Price Locator | Find the cheapest gas prices in the country (and just your local area). You can also find prices on diesel and alternative fuels such as biodiesel, natural gas, propane, hydrogen and electric.
Don’t forget Rule 240 for Airline travel | Get stranded at an airport lately? There’s a rule that most of the major carriers still abide by called Rule 240 that will force them to put you on another carrier’s flight to get you to your destiation.
Smoke on the Yangtze | It’s like Kill Bill meets More Cowbell.
New Ice Age? | It’s not just little cute animated characters chasing nuts around the ice. A Russian scientist believes there is historical proof to show that the Earth is actually about to hit an ice age and not unsustained warmth.
CIA Admits Cyberattacks Blacked Out Cities | At least one power outage affecting multiple urban areas was caused by a cyberattack, according to the CIA.