And with his departure come announcements of plans to vastly liberalize Cuban society. Cubans will evidently be allowed to buy and sell property again (for the first time in 50 years). Cuban president Raul Castro (Fidel’s son) also proposed changes to the structure of Communist party leadership, and articulated a desire to limit top governmental positions to a maximum of two five-year terms.
This is certainly a rather novel way to avoid prosecution under piracy and related copyright laws: declare that it is your religion. Kopimism, as the group asking for these protections explains, deems CTRL+C and CTRL+V as its holy symbols, and also regards closed-source software as being the moral equivalent of slavery.
The first few comments are pretty hilarious, too.
My favourite tech news site is no more…or, rather, is no longer what it once was. That’s right, Dragons and Dragonettes: Switched has been devoured by the Huffington beast, and is now known as Huffpost Tech.
Apparently, Titan’s moment of inertia suggests that it is denser near its surface than at its core, which suggests that beneath its icy shell, the moon is really just a big ball of water. Or some sort of liquid, at any rate.
I so want to try this game. And I’m so sure my computer will only barely support it.
Rules of play for golfers during and after bombing raids by the Germans in 1940. No penalty shall be incurred in the course of removing shrapnel from the field of play!
Not just for catharsis!
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