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Submission + - Wikileaks Movie Coming to the Big Screen

Hugh Pickens writes: "First Facebook and now Wikileaks as the Guardian reports that studio executives have picked up the screen rights to the forthcoming Julian Assange biography "The Most Dangerous Man in the World" by award-winning Australian writer Andrew Fowler. The book details Assange's life from his childhood on Magnetic Island in Queensland, Australia, all the way through to his founding of the whistleblower website in 2006 to publish classified material. Producers Barry Josephson and Michelle Krumm, who have optioned The Most Dangerous Man in the World, say they are planning a "suspenseful drama" in the vein of All the President's Men and with the thrill of a Tom Clancy novel. "As soon as I met Andrew and read a few chapters of his profound book, I knew that – with his incredibly extensive depth of knowledge – it would enable us to bring a thought-provoking thriller to the screen," says Krumm."

Submission + - Norway punctures the atmosphere (

An anonymous reader writes: The recent period of cold weather is actually caused by a high energy beam from Norway which has punctured the thermosphere.
All according to Pakistan Daily.

"the high-energy beam fired into the upper heavens from the United States High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) radar facility in Ramfjordmoen, Norway this past month has resulted in a “catastrophic puncturing” of our Plant’s thermosphere thus allowing into the troposphere an “unimpeded thermal inversion” of the exosphere, which is the outermost layer of Earth’s atmosphere."

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Am I the only one who found that article hilarious?

A 6'2" "Good Looking" graduate who's extensive research in programmers has discovered that all males are inumerate neanderthals and only women really understand him.

Sigh. He's so sensitive. :-)

If only there was some other profession where people were trained in test coverage and such. We could call them "testers". Maybe I'll patent that idea.

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