Lord Of The Rings: How Music Elevates Story

Now this is something right up my alley. An essay about a good movie, and its wonderful soundtrack:

Like the fellowship itself the “Fellowship Theme” builds to its full formation, and then is deconstructed until it’s only a shell of its former self.

WarSting: A Wi-Fi scanning sword for Hobbits.

To celebrate the launch of the new Hobbit flick, we made a version of Sting that turns blue near unsecured Wi-Fi networks. And when you slash the sword, Sting will jump on the network, and publish a message: “{YOUR WI-FI NETWORK} has been vanquished!”

Instructables included, source on GitHub.

WarSting: A Wi-Fi scanning sword for Hobbits. →
Warsting Source (GitHub) →

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So it begins.

Megaupload Taken Down On Piracy Allegations →
Anonymous Attacks Justice Dept as FBI Shuts Down File-Sharing Site →

Worth noting: the takedown of MegaUpload is not the result of SOPA (which is back off the shelf), as SOPA hasn’t been approved yet (and hopefully never will — which could be the case as supporters of the bill are dropping out). The takedown however is a fine example of what SOPA could do.