Stupid Spam

Whatever you do, beware the “bastard banking services”

Our company – “QIT- Distribution” is dealing with bastard banking services within the world for more than 10 years. Now it is widen its presence and a pack of services in the United States. One of our new services is transferring of money with the US check for non U.S. citizens. Therefore we demand new executives for the job of “Check Processing Manager”.


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Laserglow drops their… prices

Got an email from Laserglow.com with a price reduction on their high power laser pointers. I haven’t used their lasers so I can’t comment on their quality and reliability but if you’re looking for more power to play with you might check them out.

Laserglow.com has reduced ALL prices on EVERY Aries and Hercules Series high-powered handheld laser by 20 to 45%!

Owning a high-powered (20-400mW) handheld laser has never been so affordable. This price reduction was brought about by the recent popularity of our products among hobbyists and professionals. As a result, we have increased production and subsequently dropped prices. For full details on our new pricing structure, please see www.laserglow.com.

In addition, use the Voucher Code 106221132 on our website before Monday, November 6th, and get an additional 5% off any purchase!

Limited time 5% discount is only applicable to orders placed on the Laserglow.com website. Promotion is not valid on Purchase Orders or orders placed over the phone. Promotional code is valid from Friday October 27 to Friday November 4th, 2006. All prices quoted are in US dollars. Prices subject to change without prior notice.

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Update for the O’Flaherty retreat benefit, 2006

Irish music fiddle playerAs mentioned here, there’s going to be a benefit for the O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat at the Trinity Hall Pub on September 22. It’s shaping up to be a hot (indoors) night.

Funds raised from this benefit will help offset the cost in bringing to Texas some of the most accomplished traditional players from Ireland and the US to teach. The retreat is produced by the Traditional Irish Music Education Society, a non-profit organization, and sponsored by the Southwest Celtic Music Association and Trinity Hall Restaurant and Pub. Thanks in advance for all of your support!

The following people have committed to play that night:

  • 5 p.m. Trinity Hall Session Players
  • 6 p.m. Irish Rogues
  • 7 p.m. Jigsaw
  • 8 p.m. Behan
  • 9 p.m. Beyond the Pale
  • 10 p.m. Shift (formerly Busker’s Gate)
  • 11 p.m. Rogers, Hicks and Alfonso
  • 12 a.m. Spriggan

Admission is free, there will be a raffle drawing for prizes and proceeds from meals purchased at the pub will be donated to the retreat.

Several of us are going to be there throughout the night and so there will also be some dancing. Come on out and have some fun!

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Blowing up rockets using lasers?

Apparently Israel, with the latest problems between them and Lebanon, have decided to revive the Nautilus project which has as its goal the ability to shoot down rockets using lasers.

Begun in 1996 by Israel and the US, the Nautilus project was meant to counter Hizbullah’s 122 mm Katyusha rocket attacks. TRW (now Northrop Grumman Space Technology) was awarded a contract to develop the THEL: a chemical laser gun designed to intercept short-range rockets and mortar bombs. However, despite several successful tests, and although Israel has since been under repeated attack by rockets from Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, Israel and the US decided to abandon the THEL development in January.

The THEL program is being revived. Look for really powerful lasers near you soon.

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4th of July

The big project this week was a new version of the US flag hologram I made for Andres when he became a US citizen.

I’ve wanted to add fireworks for some time now and started work on just that last weekend.

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Welcome our newest US citizen… Andres Ghisays

Today Andres Ghisays (who was born in Columbia) will become a US citizen. He’s off this morning to be sworn in and in honor of this occasion I’ve created a hologram just for him.

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