Monday, August 20, 2012

Show Notes: 08-16-2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Thursday 8/16/12

16 police chiefs adopt drone code of conduct

The nation’s police chiefs have adopted a code of conduct for their use of drones, including letting any images captured by unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, be open to inspection by the public, and that the images not be stored unless they are evidence of a crime or part of an on going investigation.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/16/police-chiefs-adopt-drone-code-conduct/


Virginia vintners taste the police state While the Obama administration is busy eviscerating private property rights at the federal level, Republican-controlled Fauquier County, Va., has decided to follow suit in its own way. Fauquier's Board of Supervisors recently passed a winery ordinance that tramples private property rights and some fundamental civil liberties.
http://washingtonexaminer.com/virginia-vintners-taste-the-police-state/article/2504381#.UC1xZ6AvnKd

The Top 10 Most Outrageous Media Attacks Against Paul Ryan
Now that Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been named Mitt Romney's running mate in the upcoming presidential election, we can expect the Democrats and the media to set new lows in their attacks on him.
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/randy-hall/2012/08/12/liberal-journalists-hate-paul-ryan-look-their-top-10-most-outrageous-att#ixzz23NLsjufK

Defense Department on Hunt for ‘Rare Earth’ Elements
The Defense Department is on the hunt for scarce hard-to-find elements with superconductive or heat-resisting properties to be used to construct everything from stealth choppers to night vision goggles, Wired.com reported.
http://www.newsmax.com/SciTech/rare-earth-elements-defense/2012/08/07/id/447878

Cold-Water Gulf Coral Grows at Record Depths
Researchers have found a type of cold-water coral flourishing at record depths in the Gulf of Mexico, with colonies making their homes on the undersea structures that support offshore oil platforms.
http://www.livescience.com/22290-cold-water-gulf-coral-grows-at-record-depths.html


Parents Can Buy 3D-Printed Models of Unborn Fetuses
Forget about the embarrassing baby pictures or ultrasound images. Tomorrow's parents can mortify their offspring by proudly pulling out a 3D model of their son or daughter as an unborn fetus.
http://www.innovationnewsdaily.com/1507-3d-printed-models-fetuses.html

Wearable Electronics Pave Way for Smart Surgeon Gloves
New wearable electronics could become smart surgical gloves that allow surgeons to feel and do everything using their fingertips. Such electronics could even include electronic "socks" wrapped snugly around a patient's heart to monitor cardiac health.
http://www.innovationnewsdaily.com/1506-wearable-electronics-surgeon-gloves.html

Egypt to seek more than 5 billion from IMF
Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi is studying the possibility of keeping tanks in the Sinai Peninsula on a permanent basis, according to a senior Egyptian military official who spoke to WND.
http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/egypt-to-seek-more-than-5-billion-from-imf-u-s-to-support-budget-1.458476