Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Uncrate: Terminator 2 Skynet Edition

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Terminator 2 Skynet Edition

Finally, a T2 Blu-ray worth owning. Terminator 2 Skynet Edition ($TBA; May 19) will bring multiple THX-certified HD versions of the film to your home theater, with all-new 6.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Lossless sounds, BD-Live features, audio commentary with director James Cameron, and more. It's the closest you can get to having a T-1000 in your living room.

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Privately, Hollywood admits DRM isn't about piracy

"In a nutshell: DRM's sole purpose is to maximize revenues by minimizing your rights and selling them back to you"

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by Tony Burkhart

Ahhh, alas! Isn't this surprising?! Everything we do... every choice we make is either for love or money. Corporate America has turned us into Wal-Martians who never return fire, put up a front or even state displeasure. You are all sheep! Do I blame corporate America? No. I blame American contempt... the flame is dying. It's a business' sole purpose to make a profit, but it's your human right and responsibility as a consumer to think for yourself. This story shouldn't serve as a "told-ya-so", but a "wake up man!". It's just one more way that we passively-aggressively give up... yes, it takes an effort to be this numb.


G-1 Pool Table : For the man who has everything…

A pool table made of glass (and which costs 30 grand). Cool…

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In memory of Ed W. Freeman. Medal of Honor winner.

Ed W. Freeman was a United States Army pilot who received the Medal of Honor on July 16, 2001 for his actions in the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965. As a helicopter pilot, he flew through gunfire more than 20 times during a single battle, bringing supplies to a trapped battalion of United States soldiers, 70 of which he flew to safety.

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Americans should be inspired by men like Ed Freeman and his selfless actions. Please pass this on, as an inspirational story (click here to share). For more detail and to read the Ed W. Freeman story on Wikipedia click here.

Thanks to Mike Scholl, for bringing this story to my attention.