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How Eratosthenes found the circumference of the Earth

Eratosthenes of Cyrene (b. c. 276 BC, Cyrene, Libya–d. c. 194, Alexandria, Egypt), Greek scientific writer, astronomer, and poet, the first man known to have calculated the Earth’s circumference. At Syene (now Aswan), some 800 km (500 miles) southeast of Read More

Internet is Slow and Censored too many places

I am looking for testers for a project to speed up web sites and possibly be used in place of glype as a way to give access to those who have censorship issues in their home country, or when traveling. Read More

MySpace Login’s Temporarily disabled as Authorities Scrub Database

As part of investigating the recent events at Virginia Tech Authorities are scrubbing MySpace looking for who knew what, and when, and what signs there may have been prior to and immediately following the incident. Similar thing going on with Read More