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  • Pilgrim Gives Water to Thirsty Cat in Makkah

    02/09/2016 12:31:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    A Muslim pilgrim was seen on camera giving water to a thirsty cat which stood at a stone seat licking the water from the man’s hands without any fear. A YouTube film showed the man, who is performing Umrah (mini pilgrimage), cupped his hands and filled them with tap water before giving it to the cat. 'Ajel' newspaper said the film was shot at the Grand Mosque in the Western town of Makkah, the world’s largest mosque.
  • Toyota pedal maker CTS thrust into spotlight as recalls widen (Toyota hits back at Union shop)

    02/05/2010 6:04:24 PM PST · by JimWayne · 26 replies · 1,422+ views
    National Post ^ | February 01, 2010 | Bloomberg
    <p>Toyota's sales freeze last week intensified the focus on Elkhart, Ind.-based CTS since it was singled out after the world's largest automaker's Jan. 21 U.S. recall of autos whose pedals might "stick." CTS expressed "deep concern" on Jan. 29 about how its parts were being portrayed.</p>
  • Big Brother Gets a Brain: The Pentagon's Plan for Tracking Everything That Moves

    07/08/2003 10:20:55 AM PDT · by dead · 15 replies · 250+ views
    Village Voice ^ | July 9 - 15, 2003 | Noah Shachtman
    The cameras are already in place. The computer code is being developed at a dozen or more major companies and universities. And the trial runs have already been planned. Everything is set for a new Pentagon program to become perhaps the federal government's widest reaching, most invasive mechanism yet for keeping us all under watch. Not in the far-off, dystopian future. But here, and soon. The military is scheduled to issue contracts for Combat Zones That See, or CTS, as early as September. The first demonstration should take place before next summer, according to a spokesperson. Approach a checkpoint at...
  • U.S. cops eye spy cameras (DARPA’s software)

    07/02/2003 8:26:12 PM PDT · by furnitureman · 10 replies · 353+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 07/02/03 | Associated Press
    U.S. cops eye spy cameras Mike Luippold works on a surveillance camera at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco recently. DARPA’s software could identify vehicles by size, colour, shape and license tag, and even by the faces of drivers and passengers. Photo: George Nikitin/AP Associated Press WASHINGTON — Police can envision limited domestic uses for an urban surveillance system the Pentagon is developing but doubt they could use the full system, which is designed to track and analyze the movement of every vehicle in a city. Dubbed "Combat Zones That See," the project is intended to help the U.S....