- Farmers in Kenya are using insecticide to kill lions and other predators. Hakuna Matata indeed 🙁
- A fossil bonanza in northwestern China shows that the ancestors of T. Rex and its cousins started small. The story of the runt that got tired of being bullied is as old as Earth itself.
- Dinosaur hunters have just hit the mother load in Utah.
- Another one for the old “nature vs. nurture” debate: Symmetry of homosexual brain resembles that of opposite sex, Swedish study finds.
- Science has confirmed it: Nice guys do finish last in the love game—now you know why I NEVER offer to open the car door.
- Sun might hold secret of dark matter. Good ol’ Ra… always full of surprises.
- New measurements have revealed the Milky Way to be slimmer than previously thought. Those infomercial products really work after all!
- DNA testers receive cease-and-desist letter from the state of California.
- 5 Superpowers Science will give us in our lifetime. ”This is a job for… (insert your super-name here)!”. [CAUTION: contains *#$%!! Language]
- At ‘Beyond the Blog’, Anthony North takes out his old crystal ball and discusses how to explain Destiny.
- What does HP has in store for you in the future?
- Oldest computer music unveiled. From this to Kraftwerk, how far we’ve come.
- EA has just released Spore’s Creature Creator, so what are you waiting for? Playing God is fun fun fun!!
- The mystery of mass extinctions is no longer murky. Maybe not ‘murky’, but it’s still scary as hell.
- Perhaps the answer to our energy crisis is not down below, but up above.
- A new satellite is being planned to launch for study of rising seas. And not a moment too soon IMHO.
- The Neptune Memorial Reef lets you bury—or is that submerge—the mortal remains of your loved ones in a man-made coral reef. But what’s the point, since the way things are going lots of cemeteries are bound to end up underwater anyway? 😉
- Expo Zaragoza 2008 puts its best eco-step forward to highlight man’s relationship with water. Some really cool things are being displayed, like the Digital Water Pavilion designed by MIT (Video 1, & Video 2).
Quote of the Day:
”Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.”
Arthur Stringer, “The Silver Poppy”