Photon machines

31 October 2011 grant b 0

Science Daily points the way for the next information revolution. Not using electrons, but light itself: The merging of two technologies under development — plasmonics […]

Living shoggoths.

28 October 2011 grant b 0

MSNBC (among other sources) reports on the amorphous, multiform, shuddering things that live and ooze in a crawling chaos across the deepest ocean floor: Gigantic […]

Dinosaur migration

27 October 2011 grant b 0

Must’ve been something to see. The Telegraph gives a new picture of what it was like when hundreds of dinosaurs went a-walking: The journey would […]

Air miner.

26 October 2011 grant b 0

Lando. Lando Calrissian. Cloud miner. Sounds like a great space opera profession, doesn’t it? But National Geographic is talking about exploiting the atmosphere for fuel: […]

SONG: Move It Close to You.

23 October 2011 grant b 0

SONG: “Move It Close to You.” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on “Mind-guided robotic arm lets paralyzed man […]

A Viking burial.

20 October 2011 grant b 0

From around 900 CE, in a boat on Scotland’s west coast, comes a dead Viking warrior. BBC reports on the most complete Norse grave site […]

Spies turn to Twitomancy

19 October 2011 grant b 0

That’s the use of Twitter for divination purposes. And, Nature says, is now an official field of government intelligence research: The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects […]

Polio spreads.

18 October 2011 grant b 0

BBC says the disease, once thought practically eradicated, is now moving out into China from Pakistan: Polio has been found in China for the first […]