Thursday, August 31, 2006
MRO probe completes 6 months of Martian aerobraking
all systems go
Hubble images Cassiopeia-A
Dialup BBS revisited
Discovering the ghost BBS's that are still out there
Pageviews are obsolete
Flickr adds geotagging and maps support
Steven Soderbergh interviewed
Big movie stars impact on movie profits not as big an effect as the industry thinks.
Kalzium creator brings periodic table to life
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Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Superb Google Maps + Video mashup
Claude LeLouch's Rendezvous
"On an August morning in 1978, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional Formula 1 racer, drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris.
No streets were closed, for Lelouch was unable to obtain a permit."
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Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Fanpop - interesting Web 2.0 mishmash of clustery diggified social networking goodness.
Posted by chunkybacon at 8:26 pm
Universal back free music offer
"Vivendi Universal, the world's biggest music group, has signed a deal to make its music catalogue available on a free legal downloads service. Under the agreement, Spiralfrog will offer Universal's songs online in the US and Canada."
Posted by chunkybacon at 5:08 pm
Sunday, August 27, 2006
DUBLIN (AFP) - An Irish company has thrown down the gauntlet to the worldwide scientific community to test a technology it has developed that it claims produces free energy.
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The company, Steorn, says its discovery is based on the interaction of magnetic fields and allows the production of clean, free and constant energy -- a concept that challenges one of the basic rules of physics.
It claims the technology can be used to supply energy for virtually all devices, from mobile phones to cars.
Steorn issued its challenge through an advertisement in the Economist magazine this week quoting Ireland's Nobel prize-winning author George Bernard Shaw who said that "all great truths begin as blasphemies".
Posted by chunkybacon at 10:54 pm
Saturday, August 19, 2006
For the first time, scientists have identified the cluster of Quintuplet stars in the Milky Way's galactic center, next to the super massive black hole, as massive binary stars nearing the end of their life cycle, solving a mystery that had dogged astronomers for more than 15 years.
Posted by chunkybacon at 7:18 pm
Monday, August 14, 2006
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