Missed Articles, September 26

A sampling of articles I wanted to write about, but was too lazy/busy/whatever to do.

I was pretty busy last week, so I didn’t get a chance to write about some articles I found.

Voyager 1 crossed the terminination shock last year. It was launched in 1977 and can keep returning information until 2020, if we keep listening for it. It doesn’t cost a whole lot to keep collecting data, and can only return valuable info.

Billions of dollars have already been awarded in no-bid and limted bid contracts for hurricane reconstruction. This sure has a feel that money is being wasted already in the reconstruction effort. Just another classic example of those in power helping out those that got them there at our expense.

A scary story out of London. A guy was detained by the cops basically because he was minding his own business. What gets me though is that no one really cared that they made his life a living hell for hours for nothing.