The Pirate Bay must be blocked by UK ISPs, court rules

"BREAKING NEWS: UK Courts Have Absolutely NO Idea How Internet Works" - someone.

"I'm glad lawmakers don't know anything about the Internet or they'd present a real problem." -someone else.

And they have just done a load of free advertising for the site they are wasting taxpayers money trying to block in a completely ineffectual way.

Update: Pirate Bay Enjoys 12 Million Traffic Boost

Cycling airbag helmet

This video shows Swedish designed collars for cyclists containing a folded airbag which activates when it detects an accident. Inflation takes about 0.1 seconds.

Apparently in testing they have been shown to be safer than traditional cycle helmets except for the case where the impact is really low speed.

Lion - Time Machine issues with an old NAS

Anyone who's using Lion with Time Machine and has an old NAS as a backup destination will have come across the issue with AFP using a new authentication protocol which probably isn't supported by the NAS.

(I have a not so old Buffalo Linkstation (LS-CH1.OLT) that still didn't work after updating to the latest firmware)

Anyway, I spent ages trying to get it to work until I came across this script which I'm re-posting as it was hard to find:

Basically, it hacks Lion to trick the new protocol into communicating with your old NAS.

More importantly, unlike the other workarounds I works!

God Bless America Trailer

Loveless, jobless and possibly terminally ill, Frank has had enough of the downward spiral of America. With nothing left to lose, Frank takes his gun and decides to off the stupidest, cruelest and most repellent members of society with an unusual accomplice: 16-year-old Roxy, who shares his sense of rage and disenfranchisement. From stand-up comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait comes a scathing and hilarious attack on all that is sacred in the United States of America.