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Humala leads before final election round

The business press covers Perus coming election by watching the Sol go up and down. Several polls have shown that leftist candidat Humala has a lead, and Peru seems set to strengthen the continents movement in a leftist direction.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-03/peru-s-sol-falls-after-presiden...

ATIUKM: Tintin: Alph-Art

The website Objectif Tintin lets you read Rodiers entire finished version of Herges last unfinished Tintin-adventure at:
http://objectif-tintin.nu/online/alph-art/

This is, in my regard the best version, and the only one available in English. In French you can also find the version of "Ramo Nash"
http://tintin.100foros.com/sab-sep-30-2006-213-am-vp67.html

And the somewhat more crude "Pierre" version:
http://membres.multimania.fr/zenzirabd/minimaliste1.html

There is also a version by "ENSBA Paris", but it does not seem to be available online.

Humala has narrow lead in Peru race

Left-wing nationalist Ollanta Humala has gained a narrow lead in Peru's presidential race two weeks before voting but he would struggle to win a runoff, according to two polls published on Sunday, says Reuters:
http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCATRE72R0GT20110328

James Randi in Trondheim

Famous illusionist and skeptic, James Randi, visited Trondheim 21/3 2011. The Student TV station will put out a complete recording, but until then we present you with a short exerpt. As the audio is quite poor, a transcript is provided below the video:

You left us alone: Music to remember Nate Dogg by...

Nate Dogg is dead. The soothing mellow voice of American West Coast Gangsta rap is no more. A cultural icon has ceased to be. We are in grief, and it is just to sad there will be no more great Nate Dogg-hooks on great american hip-hop tracks. Let us reminice, with a few moments with Nate Doggs musical treasure. As long as his music lives - he will allways be with us.

Out of our time -Time, relativity and event horizons

Many people have through their physics education gotten a basic grasp of relativity. However translating this into a more general understanding of the effect of the equations is something different.

In the following I will by an example, or rather a thought-experiment try to illustrate how the inside of the event horizon of a black hole is basically not a part of our universe.

VVR: Herbert Marcuse on the Frankfurt School

For the intellectual leftie, Venstresida Videoroll, now presents "Herbert Marcuse on the Frankfurt School", thougtfully uploded to youtube by individuals unknown:


Les Aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec et Erwin Schrödinger

The more exclusive a piece of humor is, the funnier it often also is for those few who actually understand it to its full depth. We therefore bring you this small joke for the physics-educated connoisseur of Franco-Belgian graphic novels: