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Ask the Better Business Bureau to Drop AT&T's Privacy Seal

AT&T is retroactively claiming to own its customers' information, a gross violation of privacy and business ethics.

AT&T has a Better Business Bureau privacy seal on their WorldNet page (above right), which doesn't seem to fit with their involvement in illegal government surveillance.

Paralyzed Veterans of America Fight for Traditional Hunting Grounds

US Republican efforts to encroach on parklands have taken an interesting turn. Congress is currently battling over a last-minute addition to a defense spending bill that would interfere with preservation plans for Santa Rosa Island, a 53000-acre island in Southern California.

Off-Route Mines: New Insurgent Technology in Iraq

Roadside bombings continue to be one of the Iraq insurgency's most effective tactics against occupying forces. The public perception of the technology used is that it is improvised and crude (FrogStyle has previously featured pictures of IEDs based on artillery shells).

Anti-Rape Condom

Rapex is a special type of condom designed to discourage and identify would-be rapists. The condom is worn inside a woman's vagina and is lined with an array of plastic "teeth" that cause the condom to attach to the rapist's penis.

The patented device was invented by Sonette Ehlers, a retired South African blood technician. She got the idea from a rape victim:

Good Times with Paxil

Slate has an interesting account of a writer who decided to try taking Paxil to counteract his shyness. Paxil advertisements have touted the drug as a way to overcome "social anxiety discorder" aka bashfulness.

Below are some snippets if you want the condensed version. If not, read the whole article.

Here are the snippets:

2nd Return to Dance Like Hell

It was good last week so we're doing it again!

DJ Micheal Cantelon and My Self, MC Malcolm van Delst have secured up Andy's 3rd Floor Studio, 120 E. Cordova, Thursday, June 22, 2006, from 7 pm to 9 pm.

This is 2 partially replace the Very Fine Class, What is put on by Jane Ellison at the Western Front, while she goes away for 2 1/2 months. I am a One what will Miss her.

My Brazillian friend, Mia, who has studied yoga and sacred dance in India, has offered to do a yoga/stretch warm up/down. She requests that people bring yoga mats, if they have them, or cushions or folded sheets. Also, she will incorporate... Aikido Moves!

Some Recapping:

Andy's 3rd Floor Studio,
120 E. Cordova (at Columbia),
Thursdays, starting June 15, 2006,
7 pm to 9 pm

Free movement and physical meditation, bookended by yoga/stretch/aikido.
Musics by Michael Cantelon: Electro-Punkin' it up! (We'll have something more mellow for the warm up/down.)
SECURE Indoor Bike Parking!

Sniper Kitten

Hello. I got this and thought I would share.

Bye.

By Malcolm van Delst

Return to Dance Like Hell!

DJ Micheal Cantelon and My Self, MC Malcolm van Delst have secured up Andy's 3rd Floor Studio, 120 E. Cordova, Thursday, June 15, 2006, from 7 pm to 9 pm.

This is 2 partially replace the Very Fine Class, What is put on by Jane Ellison at the Western Front, while she goes away for 2 1/2 months. I am a One what will Miss her.

US State Bans Forced RFID Implants

Wisconsin has become the first US state to ban the involuntary implanting of a microchip into humans. Scott Silverman, chairman of Verichip (the only US company with FDA approval for implanting RFID chips into humans), recently suggested that immigrant workers be implanted with RFID chips.

Frog Style Biscuits in London

From a reader:
flickr.com/photos/lattice/166365034/

Apparently Frog Style Biscuit (0'1", 1/16lbs) has a london posse.

Thanks, Romeda!

I'm curious, though. What do the numbers mean?

Malcolm