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FBI worried about spies in the city… May 1, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 8:11 pm

I can’t explain why, exactly. But I think this is fascinating about Pittsburgh. I’m guess I’m still stuck in that old shot and a beer steel mill mentality. How cool is this? Spies in da Burgh!

Call 4 Action: FBI Worried About Spies In City – News Story – WTAE Pittsburgh

The FBI is concerned that some of the technology developed in Pittsburgh could fall into the wrong hands.

The Rand Corporation, one of the world’s top private think tanks , which handles classified information for the government, is located in Oakland.

According to them, that information is something both U.S. enemies and even allies would pay dearly to have.


One Day Blog Silence April 29, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 9:26 pm

One Day Blog Silence


Stephen King – You need to write this one!

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 6:31 am

Legendary ‘Hogzilla’ to hit big screen – Yahoo! News

ALAPAHA, Ga. – Hogzilla, a near-mythical monster hog that roamed south Georgia, is about to get a little bigger. An independent filmmaker is producing a horror movie about the super swine called “The Legend of Hogzilla,” and has even enlisted the beast’s killer on the set as an adviser.

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Cow trough to get historical society plaque April 28, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 7:39 am

Slow down and enjoy this story!

Derry Twp. cow trough to get historical society plaque – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

It’s not every day a cow trough merits a plaque calling attention to its historic significance.

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Dog-Sitting Robot – Yes! April 26, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 7:34 am

CMU robots make house a home – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 By Allison M. Heinrichs
Thursday, April 26, 2007

When Caley the beagle began chewing at furniture, Emily Hamner did what any resourceful computer scientist does: build a robot to baby-sit her 1-year-old puppy.

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Build Your Own Robot April 25, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 8:51 pm

CMU Unveils Build-Your-Own-Robot Plans – News Story – WTAE Pittsburgh:

I want one of these to watch my dog, and that’s just the beginning

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Babv Boomers Behind Bars April 23, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 6:40 am

Okay, this made me spit out my morning coffee in horror…

Pa. state prison populations growing old – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

If a judge sends Marilyn Devine to prison, the 76-year-old Baldwin bank robber won’t be the only grandmother doing time.

And with 5,500 inmates ages 50 to 64 — baby boomers behind bars — the
state’s prisons are set to grow even grayer in the next decade.

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