October 2008


Rare dragon-like reptile found breeding in New Zealand for the first time in 200 years
| Mail Online

What a cool find!

Archaeologist says he found oldest Hebrew writing – International Herald Tribune
HIRBET QEIYAFA, Israel: An Israeli archaeologist has discovered what he believes is the oldest known Hebrew inscription on a 3,000-year-old pottery shard — a find that suggests Biblical accounts of the ancient Israelite kingdom of David could have been based on written texts.

Terrorist tweets? US Army warns of Twitter dangers

So, twitter can be used by terrorists.  Just like HAM radio, CB radio, cell phones, email, IM, bit torrent, TCP/IP, heck terrorist can even use the English language!

Personally, I’m glad someone is smart enough to realize where the bad guys are hanging out and keeping an eye on them before they hurt anyone.

An American soldier makes a blessing on the Four Species in a sukkah set up with the help of the Aleph Institute at a base in the Middle East.

An American soldier makes a blessing on the Four Species in a sukkah set up with the help of the Aleph Institute at a base in the Middle East.

Special Shipments Bring Holiday Cheer to Jewish Soldiers Stationed Abroad – Stories – Chabad-Lubavitch News

I just wanted to share this story about helping our troops feel at home as they fight to bring liberty and democracy to the rest of the world.  The greatest promise of America is that we can be Jewish, Buddist, Muslim, Hindu, Christian, there is no law against practicing any religion.  We can live our lives as pious and observant members of our own religion while also living as patriotic Americans who revere and uphold the Constitution and Bill of Rights upon which the laws of our great country were founded.

You might be under the mistaken impression that the big winner in the debate was either John McCain or Barack Obama.  Well, you’d be wrong.  The big winner is: George W. Bush.

This is some funny stuff.

IMAO » Blog Archive » Bush wins debate

Teruah – Jewish Music: Aharon Razels Crembo Song

I remember hearing a great song about an amazing little cream-filled chocolate treat made in Israel called a Krembo.  When I googled the song I found it with this cute little video.  It’s a great song, I be those Crembos are tasty, too.

^^

Here’s a neat story for the “interesting but impractical” file.

Invisibility cloaks could take sting out of tsunamis – tech – 29 September 2008 – New Scientist Tech