Friday, October 16, 2009

Life on Mars?


Science gets us one step closer to finding out with the evidence-based discovery of paleo-lakes on Mars. Wicked awesomeness!

Animal Farm Friday - Rats in a (VR) Maze

How cool would it be to play a virtual cat and mouse game with a real mouse?

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Miniature biological machines

Stunning simulation of DNA replication.

First watch this:

Then watch this:


Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Super-thin flexible OLED from Sony


( -- Sony is showing off prototypes incorporating its super-thin, flexible OLED technology at the CREATEC JAPAN 2009 IT and electronics trade show in Makuhari Messe (Chiba) in Japan.

Monday, October 12, 2009

I'd like to know how this photo was taken

Escape from Debt City

That's one way of avoiding debtor's prison:

Jaubert explains that he bolted last year after government interrogators threatened to stick needles up his nose. With 007 panache and a woman’s all-encompassing burqa concealing his frogman gear, Jaubert slipped into the sea, swam out to a police patrol boat and disabled its fuel line so that it could not give chase. He then used a rubber dingy to get safely beyond the UAE’s territorial waters where he was met by a confederate in a sailboat. Eight days later they landed in India.

Monday Kickstarter - The Fun Theory

While I imagine this could be annoying after a while, it at least seems effective at getting people to use stairs.

Read more at Mashable.