links for 2007-11-08

  • Andrew reached into his shirt pocket and pushed a button on a black device the size of a cigarette pack. It sent out a powerful radio signal that cut off the chatterer’s cellphone transmission — and any others in a 30-foot radius.
  • Firefox only: Love the bookmarks toolbar but only want it there when you need it? Reader Andy writes in with a tweak that makes the toolbar hide automatically, unless you mouse over it (like auto-hiding your Windows taskbar or Mac Dock.) To turn on auto-h
  • I used to find it hard to fully imagine the mind-set of a terrorist. That is, until I played Halo 3 online, where I found myself adopting — with great success — terrorist tactics. Including a form of suicide bombing.
  • We don’t think much of ugly, power-sucking billboards, but this one from South Africa’s Eskom delivers its message.
  • Want to calculate and print out a rules-legal D&D Miniatures warband of any point total using any of the released miniatures? Our web utility makes it easy and quick to do. You can pick your faction, set your point total limit, and the warband generator g
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