“Have you got $67 burning a hole in your pocket? Then you can rent a botnet for 24 hours to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, sell fake antivirus software and relay spam to unsuspecting email users via millions of compromised — aka zombie — PCs. Or if you only need an hour, that’s just $9.”—Cheap Botnets A Boon To Hackers // the question is: what can you do with a botnet that is white/gray rather than black-hat?
Tomorrow night, we will converge on Chrystie Park in Manhattan at 9:00 PM for a lightsaber battle of epic proportions! :) Pick a side of the force and use that venerable, ancient, glowing tool: the lightsaber, in the ultimate nocturnal showdown.
All the lightsabers we ordered have been reserved, but you can definitely get one at K-Mart or Toys R Us today or tomorrow. If you reserved a lightsaber, you should have already received information about when and where to claim them via your PayPal e-mail address.
LED LIGHTSABER BATTLE Chrystie Park (F or V train to 2nd Ave. - Lower East Side) Chrystie & Houston, Manhattan Map: http://tinyurl.com/2uhq9pb Saturday, May 29th 2010 @ 9:00 PM Free and all ages!
“Geek Pride Day is an initiative which claims the right of every person to be a nerd or a geek. It has been celebrated on May 25 since 2006, celebrating the premiere of the first Star Wars movie in 1977.
It shares the same day as two other science-fiction fan ‘holidays’ - Towel Day, for fans of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy by Douglas Adams, and the Glorious 25th of May, for fans of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.”—Geek Pride Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia TODAY!@1
Seeing more deeply into scientific time than anyone else in history, seeing the entirety of Earth’s history explained in the sloping red sandstone at Siccar Point (above the vertical greywacke), James Hutton worked through his theory of the earth in two stout volumes (The Theory of the Earth, with Proofs and Illustrations… in 1795), wrapping up geological evidence with a dogged, comma-ridden and usually-unwieldy prose.