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An ongoing look at Thom Hartmann’s new book.  A recommended read.

http://www.truth-out.org/thom-hartmann-rebooting-american-dream65183

It only took a few years, but FINALLY we have a Pyramid Head statue.  I’m really considering buying this…

http://kotaku.com/5703686/put-a-pricey-pyramid-head-from-silent-hill-on-your-shelf

A course I found for Linux online.  This will not teach you anything, but it does provide useful assignments you may work on.

http://homepage.smc.edu/morgan_david/linadmin/

This user has really put a lot of thought into how to create immersive games.  He has even written a paper on it.

http://jeroenstout.net/:work#Filter:Game-Designer

The classic, The Rights of Man.  It’s on my list of to-do things.  Honest.

http://www.ushistory.org/paine/rights/singlehtml.htm

OpenVPN is a handy tool that you can apparently get working directly with the router.  I have been looking into this.

http://lifehacker.com/5487500/five-best-vpn-tools

http://lifehacker.com/344765/turn-your-60-router-into-a-user+friendly-super+router-with-tomato

Tribler is a torrenting software I am meaning to follow.  They have bypassed the need for the .torrent files.  I am waiting for it to come to Linux.

http://lifehacker.com/5710594/tribler-is-a-tracker-and-search-engine+free-bittorrent-client

Hackity-Hack is  a tool that teaches anyone the basics of programming in Ruby.

http://lifehacker.com/5719091/hackety-hack-teaches-ruby-programming-to-aspiring-beginners-for-free

Illumination software is a programming tool that focuses on visual programming rather than straight code.  This could be very useful for folks like myself who see in pictures rather than text.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/12/illumination-software-creator-added-to-ubuntu-software-centre/