Cyberscope: This Week: The Red Armies of the Night, Four Minutes of Free Fun, Patchy Protection, Oh, What a Tangled Web

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Cyberscope: This Week: The Red Armies of the Night, Four Minutes of Free Fun, Patchy Protection, Oh, What a Tangled Web


HOT PROPERTY The Red Armies of the Night Who says there's no peace dividend? An American-Russian partnership called Night Owl Optics (nightowloptics.com) is manufacturing night-vision goggles, binoculars and monoculars in former Soviet military factories and exporting them to the United States for the consumer market. Who would use these things? Boaters, campers, farmers and people trying to find out what just went bump in the night, says the promotional material.

The goggles ($699) are more powerful, but do have a certain 'Silence of the Lambs' look--CYBERSCOPE does not recommend wearing them in public. The NOCX3 monocular ($299), with infrared illuminator, is the best seller.

LAUGHS Four Minutes Of Free Fun God is a crotchety old geezer and the Devil is a sultry, mouthy woman. These portrayals of Western civilization's two ubiquitous figures appear in Mondo Media's animated Web cartoon, "The God & Devil Show." Each episode of the weekly chat show features a "guest" (past appearances include caricatures of Jane Goodall, Chris Rock and Bill Gates) who fumbles through a stint with G & D, before going to H or H.

With snarky remarks about sex and scatology, "The God & Devil Show" walks the line of vulgar without being outright offensive. These four-minute shows are a great break from a long sit in front of the screen. And no fights over the clicker. …

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