Saturday, October 30, 2010

Finally!

Countries join forces to save life on Earth

By Steve Connor, Science Editor

Saturday, 30 October 2010


A historic deal to halt the mass extinction of species was finally agreed last night in what conservationists see as the most important international treaty aimed at preventing the collapse of the world's wildlife.

Delegates from more than 190 countries meeting in Nagoya, Japan, agreed at the 11th hour on an ambitious conservation programme to protect global biodiversity and the natural habitats that support the most threatened animals and plants.

After 18 years of debate, two weeks of talks, and tense, last-minute bargaining, the meeting of the UN Convention on Biodiversity agreed on 20 key "strategic goals" to be implemented by 2020 that should help to end the current mass extinction of species.


Countries join forces to save life on Earth - Nature, Environment - The Independent

CCEnhancer for CCleaner

CCEnhancer | The Web Atom

CCEnhancer is a small tool which adds support for over 270 new programs into the popular program CCleaner. The tool uses the WinApp2.ini system built into CCleaner to easily add new rules and definitions for programs. The rules were sourced mainly from the Piriform Support Forum, with several sourced from other places around the internet.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Help! My PC is infected with malware (FAQ) | InSecurity Complex - CNET News

Has your computer been acting funny, crashing, running slow, or displaying unusual error messages? Have you been promiscuously clicking on Web links and opening up attachments from strangers? You could have a malware infection.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Winning McDonald’s Monopoly Game!

For 2010, the rare McDonald Monopoly pieces are......................


Drum roll please.....................


  • Mediterranean Avenue ($50 prize, 5000 prizes)
  • Vermont Avenue ($100 prize, 1500 prizes)
  • Virginia Avenue ($200 SpaWish® Gift Certificate, 250 prizes)
  • Tennessee Avenue ($1,000 prize, 250 prizes)
  • Kentucky Avenue (Beaches Resorts – The Luxury Included® 4 Day/3 Night Family Vacation for two adults & two children 15 years or under, 122 prizes)
  • Short Line Railroad (EA SPORTS Trip, 8 prizes)
  • Ventnor Avenue ($25,000 prize, 5 prizes)
  • Pennsylvania Avenue ($50,000 prize, 4 prizes)
  • Boardwalk ($1 million dollar prize, 2 prizes)
I got 8 game pieces by buying the Fish Sandwich (no tartar!), Upsize fries (throw half away) and a medium soft drink. All I won was two medium fries..

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Users upset over "Clear Chat History" being removed from Facebook Chat – Tech Products & Geek News | Geek.com

Notice something missing from your Facebook chat boxes? Well, if you are a privacy proponent you probably not only noticed it, you are more than likely red in the face about it. 



As part of a recent upgrade, Facebook users have astonishingly noticed that the “Clear Chat History” feature which was part of the social networking website’s instant messaging component is no longer an option.

Nepalese teen named world's shortest man - CNN.com

Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A Nepalese teen who is the size of a toddler turned 18 on Thursday and entered the record books as the world's shortest man.



Khagendra Thapa Magar is 67.08 centimeters (26.4 inches) and weighs 6.5 kilograms (13 pounds), said Marco Frigatti, vice president of records at Guinness World Records, who flew in from London for the recognition.