Links van 8 juni 2011 tot 9 juni 2011

Former Mossad chief fears ‘reckless’ leaders – World – NZ Herald News
Credited with sabotaging Iran's nuclear programme and overseeing a string of high-level assassinations in the Middle East, recently retired Mossad chief Meir Dagan has levelled his sights on a surprising new target – Israel's top leaders.

The Secret Lives of Outdoor Cats Revealed | Strays and Free-Roaming Pets: What Do They Do All Day? | Life’s Little Mysteries
The strays turned out to have surprisingly huge territories. One feral cat, a mixed breed male, had a home range of 1,351 acres, covering both urban and rural, residential and agricultural, forest and prairie areas.

Cryonics and Technological Inevitability | CHRONOSPHERE
One of the most fundamental insights I’ve ever had came when I was in Rome, and also reading a very good biography of Leonardo da Vinci,1 in preparation for a visit to Florence. Da Vinci spent most of his career designing war machines, and trying to reroute the Arno River for military advantage. As I looked at the remains of the awesome Ancient Roman engineering around me, and thought of da Vinci, it occurred to me that one of the most powerful and off putting military advantages that could have been deployed, in either Ancient, or Renaissance times, would have been hot air balloons.

What Rotten Tomatoes data tell us about the best, worst, and most bizarre Hollywood trajectories. – By Christopher Beam and Jeremy Singer-Vine – Slate Magazine
Whee! Data!

Steve Jobs rests his head against his wife
Steve Jobs rests his head against his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, after delivering the keynote address to the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Moscone West on Monday.

No One Was Obviously Harmed
In the 1970's, the prevailing wisdom was that children with 'pre-homosexual' behavior required therapy to allow them to develop into straight individuals. Jim Burroway of Box Turtle Bulletin researched the story of "Kraig," a young boy whose journey through therapy was published as a gold standard of such attempts to change what was considered abnormal gender behavior. "Kraig" was in fact Kirk Murphy, and Burroway tells Kirk's real (and tragic) story in seven parts: What Are Little Boys Made Of?

Elders over misschien hetzelfde

05.12.2011: Links van 12 november 2011 tot 5 december 2011 | 12.06.2011: Links van 11 juni 2011 tot 12 juni 2011 | 21.08.2014: Links van 20 augustus 2014 tot 21 augustus 2014 | 18.07.2014: Links van 14 juli 2014 tot 18 juli 2014 | 14.01.2012: Links van 8 januari 2012 tot 14 januari 2012 | 06.06.2014: Links van 3 juni 2014 tot 6 juni 2014 | 13.05.2014: Links van 3 mei 2014 tot 13 mei 2014 | 12.01.2014: Links van 10 januari 2014 tot 12 januari 2014 | 05.11.2013: Links voor 4 november 2013 | 29.11.2012: Links van 5 september 2012 tot 29 november 2012

Navigatie

Vorige entry:

Volgende entry:

» homepagina, archief

Vriendjes

<insert standard disclaimer>

Alles wat hier staat is mijn eigen opinie. Het wordt niet nagelezen of goedgekeurd door mijn werkgever voor het on-line komt, en ik bied geen enkele garantie voor kwaliteit of correctheid.

Mijn werkgever is het niet noodzakelijk eens met wat ik schrijf, en het spreekt vanzelf dat hij dan ook op geen enkele wijze aansprakelijk kan zijn voor wat ik hier publiceer.