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Submission + - Obama's "Jedi Mind Meld" ( 3

d4nimal writes: This will sound like nails on a chalk board to all Star Trek fans: President Obama notes that he's tried everything to connect with congress to stop today's federal budget sequester, but he cannot perform a "Jedi mind meld."

7 Deadly Sins Aren't Enough 4

As proof that things are only getting worse the list of deadly sins, written in the 6th century, has just had an update. The Vatican has added pollution, mind-damaging drugs, genetic experiments, and monetary social injustice. New Line Cinema has already retained Morgan Freeman and is working on a script for 'Ten'.

Submission + - Bank drags Facebook into Wikileaks case ( 1

An anonymous reader writes: Network world is reporting that the Wikileaks outrage has just gotten ever more so ridiculous, with the Swiss-Caymans Bank Julius Baer & Trust having declared a Standford grad student and human rights activist as the primary defendant in the case, because.. wait for it.. "Wikileaks lists you as an officer of the company on its Facebook page. As an officer of a defendant in this action, my client is entitled to serve you a copy of the summons and complaint pursuant to Rule 4(h)(1)(B) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.". The student responded "I am an officer of a Facebook group, which is essentially a message board for discussion of issues relating to Wikileaks. I am not, and never have been, an officer of Wikileaks, and I request you not to represent that I am." Nevertheless, on February 22, 2008, Plaintiffs counsel declared to this Court that "Plaintiffs served a copy of the [orders] on the Wikileaks Defendants via e-mail, per the Court's prior order, to the personal e-mail address for a listed officer of Wikileaks."

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