TSA! TSA! Let’s get naked for the TSA!

Been body-scanned lately? Looking forward to your nakedness being displayed for those fine people doing security checks at the airport? How about a little groping of your private parts? Fondle your naughty bits, Guv'ner? Shall we see if those breasts are real, Deary? It seems that while the U.S. Transport Security Agency is busy *ahem* checking you out, they may be getting more than a little distracted. Guess it depends on who you're fondling, er, uhm, I mean, padding down. Whatever the reason for their distraction, TSA apparently lets things like 12 inch razor blades pass right through the checkpoints onto …

Torch Song: Lighting Up The New BlackBerry Torch

Reviewed in Smart Developer Magazine by Marcel Gagné Could this be the best BlackBerry yet?  The Torch heralds a departure for RIM and sets the foundation for bigger, better, and more exciting things in the near future. For the last few days, I’ve been using the new BlackBerry Torch, also known as the 9800 smartphone, and now, as I prepare to share my findings with you, I am struck by how strange it is to review a cellular phone in the latter part of 2010. It used to be that a cellular phone was a communication device, meant to let …

Lest We Forget

Lest we forget . . . By the time the Second World War ended in 1945, some 68,000,000 people had died. For anyone who thinks that might be a typo . . .  yes, that's 68 million people dead. More than 40 million were civillians. The end of that war dragged on for months, ending in different parts of the world at different times. VE Day, or Victory in Europe day, was May 8, 1945. On August 6, 1945, the Americans dropped the first of two atomic bombs on the city of Hiroshima. The second was dropped three days later …