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Powershell – Executing commands which require quotes and variables is practically impossible!

I’ve spent the last 2 hours reading an interesting bug report/forum thread about how executing commands which require quotes and variables in PowerShell is difficult (this was originally posted on Microsoft Connect, which no longer exists; replaced with archive.org link). I’m trying to understand how to properly quote commands with parameters and interpolated paths so […]

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Trayvon Martin Shooting – New Facts vs. Media Bias

VOL 1: Current Events (2010.03.27) Trayvon Martin: One of the most talked about issues across the nation happened in Sanford, Florida last month.? Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old African-American youth was shot in an altercation/confrontation with 28-year old George Zimmerman, a gentleman of Caucasian-Hispanic dissent.? Since the beginning the media’s portrayal? of events has seemed […]

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How the Origins of Vampires, Zombies, and the Collapse of Civilization Are Related

How the Origins of Vampires, Zombies, and the Collapse of Civilization Are?Related So, I was watching the above program on the feasibility and intention of the Cambridge (England) scientist Aubrey de Grey, to extend through science and gene therapy, the human ability to live for 250 to 1000 years. I’m not going to talk about […]

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Happy Lupercalia (Res Obscura) or How A Pagan Celebration of the Wolf Turned Into Valentine’s Day

Excerpt: Many of us in the western world celebrated (or lamented) Valentine’s Day yesterday, that annual rite of socially-determined romance. You may have heard about this holiday’s surprising connections to the ancient Roman holiday of Lupercalia. Yet how many know the details of how V Day began as a Bronze Age rite celebrating the primordial […]