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Transportation

+ - Russian SU-30 Jet Stops in Mid-Air without Stalls->

zygote writes: From BoingBoing.net
"The fighter can stall from high speed, stopping in less than a second. Then it demonstrates an ability to descend tail first without causing a compressor stall. It can also recover from a flat spin in less than a minute."

Link to video of the jet at air-attack.com: air-attack.com

So, will the Russians sell it to the Chinese? Why don't we [the U.S.] have one? Or do we...?

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Security

+ - Forensic Tool for Macs

Zygote writes: http://www.subrosasoft.com/OSXSoftware/index.php?m ain_page=product_info&cPath=200&products_id=195 "MacLockPick(TM) is a valuable tool for law enforcement professionals to perform live forensics on Mac OS X systems. The solution is based on a USB Flash drive that can be inserted into a suspect's Mac OS X computer that is running (or sleeping). Once the software is run it will extract data from the Apple Keychain and system settings in order to provide the examiner fast access to the suspect's critical information with as little interaction or trace as possible."

Most public domain software is free, at least at first glance.

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