The use of Tasers “causes acute pain, constituting a form of torture,” the UN’s Committee Against Torture said. “In certain cases, they can even cause death, as has been shown by reliable studies and recent real-life events.” Three men — all in their early 20s — died from after tasering in the United States this week, days after a Polish man died at Vancouver airport after being tasered by Canadian police. There have been 17 deaths in Canada following the use of Tasers since they were approved…
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This article is a good argument for the continued relevance of the 2nd amendment. I think it’s not a bad start on an answer to the folks who wonder how a bunch of mildly-armed citizens have a hope in hell of standing up to the exceedingly well-equipped U.S. (or other) government out of control.
Ponca City, We Love You writes “New technologies could soon allow scientists to generate a complete wiring diagram of a piece of brain. With an estimated 100 billion neurons and 100 trillion synapses in the human brain, creating an all-encompassing map of even a small chunk is a daunting task. Only one organism’s complete wiring diagram now exists: that of the microscopic worm C. elegans, which contains a mere 302 neurons. The C. elegans mapping effort took more than a decade to complete….
Everyone seems to be talking about Sandy, so I thought I’d give her a try. Nothing to report so far, other than integration with Google Calendar isn’t there—I had to actually set up a cron job to grab and republish the iCalendar feed on my own server so Google could find it.