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A couple of tough guys


OK, boys and girls - time to pick down those old Kung-Fu posters of the wall to make room for this one.

While we're on the subject: This naturally refers to the classic Bruce Lee vs. Chuck Norris fight from "Way of the Dragon".

See the whole movie here:

Humala leads before final election round

The business press covers Perus coming election by watching the Sol go up and down. Several polls have shown that leftist candidat Humala has a lead, and Peru seems set to strengthen the continents movement in a leftist direction.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-03/peru-s-sol-falls-after-presiden...

ATIUKM: Tintin: Alph-Art

The website Objectif Tintin lets you read Rodiers entire finished version of Herges last unfinished Tintin-adventure at:
http://objectif-tintin.nu/online/alph-art/

This is, in my regard the best version, and the only one available in English. In French you can also find the version of "Ramo Nash"
http://tintin.100foros.com/sab-sep-30-2006-213-am-vp67.html

And the somewhat more crude "Pierre" version:
http://membres.multimania.fr/zenzirabd/minimaliste1.html

There is also a version by "ENSBA Paris", but it does not seem to be available online.

Humala has narrow lead in Peru race

Left-wing nationalist Ollanta Humala has gained a narrow lead in Peru's presidential race two weeks before voting but he would struggle to win a runoff, according to two polls published on Sunday, says Reuters:
http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCATRE72R0GT20110328

James Randi in Trondheim

Famous illusionist and skeptic, James Randi, visited Trondheim 21/3 2011. The Student TV station will put out a complete recording, but until then we present you with a short exerpt. As the audio is quite poor, a transcript is provided below the video:

You left us alone: Music to remember Nate Dogg by...

Nate Dogg is dead. The soothing mellow voice of American West Coast Gangsta rap is no more. A cultural icon has ceased to be. We are in grief, and it is just to sad there will be no more great Nate Dogg-hooks on great american hip-hop tracks. Let us reminice, with a few moments with Nate Doggs musical treasure. As long as his music lives - he will allways be with us.

Out of our time -Time, relativity and event horizons

Many people have through their physics education gotten a basic grasp of relativity. However translating this into a more general understanding of the effect of the equations is something different.

In the following I will by an example, or rather a thought-experiment try to illustrate how the inside of the event horizon of a black hole is basically not a part of our universe.

VVR: Herbert Marcuse on the Frankfurt School

For the intellectual leftie, Venstresida Videoroll, now presents "Herbert Marcuse on the Frankfurt School", thougtfully uploded to youtube by individuals unknown: