The Fedora Project Releases Fedora 9 Beta

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Announcement: The Fedora Project releases Fedora 9 Beta

Download: http://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease

The full release notes are available here.

Here’s some screenshots.

Here’s some of the artwork for boot screens and desktop backgrounds.

 

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The Women Of Sci-Fi And Their Provocative Poses: Gillian Anderson

Dana Scully

In a manner of speaking one could say she was the lead actress for the sci-fi version of CSI, sort of. Her claim to fame is playing the role of FBA Special Agent Dana Scully in X-Files.

She was born Aug 9 1968 in Chicago and entered most heterosexual adolescent male fantasy’s in September 1993 when X-files was launched into our lives through Fox TV.

I give you Gillian Anderson, one of the greatest and geekiest sci-fi babes of the 20th century…in provocative poses.

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Webcomic – Sweet Time Machine

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Webcomic: Lost in the underflow

Pavlov’s Fish

Pavlov

Wow, this is a great idea to defray the costs of fish farming!

“BOSTON (AP) – Call them Pavlov’s fish: Scientists are testing a plan to train fish to catch themselves by swimming into a net when they hear a tone that signals feeding time.

If it works, the system could eventually allow black sea bass to be released into the open ocean, where they would grow to market size, then swim into an underwater cage to be harvested when they hear the signal.”

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Cassini Update From NASA

Here’s a short 2 or 3 minute video update on the Cassini ballet of orbital maneuvers that are delivering close flybys and new views of Saturn’s moon Titan.

And if you want even more Cassini news, today NASA alerted the public that it ‘tasted’ and sampled a surprising organic brew erupting in geyser-like fashion from Saturn’s moon Enceladus during a close flyby on March 12. Full story

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