Some of these footages are indeed the best ever on Youtube and perhaps as nostalgic as interesting. Enjoy.
Hercules and Aries are two ligers living in South Carolina.
Their heads are shaped like a lioness’s, yet faint stripes and shorter legs suggest a different heritage. Are these lions or tigers? Neither – they are ligers, a cross between a male lion and a tigress.
Four-week-old Aries hardly cuts a commanding figure as he sits on his big brother’s head. Yet the cub will grow to match colossal Hercules, who weighs more than 64 stone.
OK, it seems that online campaigns and street protests are working.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — When the entire Internet gets angry, Congress takes notice. Both the House and the Senate on Friday backed away from a pair of controversial anti-piracy bills, tossing them into limbo and throwing doubt on their future viability.
The Senate had been scheduled to vote next week on the Protect IP Act (PIPA) — a bill that once had widespread, bipartisan support. But on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was postponing the vote “in light of recent events.”
Meanwhile, the House of Representatives said it is putting on hold its version of the bill, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The House will “postpone consideration of the legislation until there is wider agreement on a solution,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith said in a written statement.
The moves came after several lawmakers flipped their position on the bills in the wake of widespread online and offline protests against them.
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We all use scanners to make digital copies of our documents and pictures. There are plenty of sophisticated scanners around these days. But if you use your iPad to get everything done in your business, you probably wouldn’t mind using your iPad to scan things. The iConvert is a handy device that turns your iPad into a scanner. The design is quite simple. It acts as a dock for your device and has a feeder tray which could be set as wide as 8.5 inches. The device is compatible with the iPad and iPad 2.
The iConvert scans documents into JPEG files. It sends the scanned files to the pictures folder. This scanner won’t fit in your pockets but it is easy to move using your backpack. The front feeder can be adjusted from 2 to 8.5 inches wide. It has a free companion app too. Scans are taken at 300dpi resolution.