Friday, June 21, 2013

This is terrible!

#yyc #yycflood
That's like $4.34 a gallon. Stay safe!

Monday, June 03, 2013

Photographer Captures Dramatic Battle Between Orcas and Sperm Whales

Photographer Captures Dramatic Battle Between #Orcas and Sperm #Whales: #oceans On April 18, a half-dozen orcas battled a pod of sperm whales off the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The unusual encounter is one of fewer than a dozen such recorded conflicts — and the first observed in the Indian Ocean.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Scream franchise heads to television

#Scream franchise heads to television: #tv After the relative disappointment, both commercially and critically, of Scream 4, it seemed that the future of the horror franchise lay in a reboot. However, it now looks as if that's not the case.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Nerd nirvana: Top 10 nerdiest cities in America

Nerd nirvana: Top 10 #nerdiest cities in America: Real estate blog Movoto breaks down the nerdiest cities in America and declares a winner based on comic book stores, gaming, conventions, and Renaissance faires.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Alexander Graham Bell Speaks Again

Alexander Graham Bell Speaks Again: #cool #inventor The quality is rough, like the way radios sound in old movies. But the voice is strong, and the note of barely contained joy in the solemn pronouncement is impossible to miss: “In witness whereof, hear my voice, Alexander Graham Bell.”

Monday, May 06, 2013

Transporting the CIA A-12 Blackbird

Transporting the CIA A-12 Blackbird: #airplanes #usaf #area51 This piece of the History of the Lockheed A-12 is dedicated to the memory of Dorsey G. Kammerer. Dorsey was a part of the Lockheed SkunkWorks from its inception. He was an "inside" man on the team that built the P-38 Lightning, the P-80 Shooting Star, the F-104 Starfighter, the U-2 Angel and the A-12 Archangel and the other versions, the YF-12 and the SR-71.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Free Beer: The truth about dishonesty

Free Beer: The truth about dishonesty #crooks #politics #anythinginbetween

Dan Ariely, bestselling author and professor of psychology and behavioural economics at Duke University visits the RSA to examine the mechanisms at work behind dishonest behaviour, and the implications this has for all aspects of our social and political lives.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

A Vibrator That Will Make Her Thankful for the Memory

A Vibrator That Will Make Her Thankful for the Memory: #christmas #gifts #toys #sex #sextoys FLASH memory drives come in many odd forms — disguised as plastic sushi pieces, Swiss Army knives and Hello Kitty figures. Now, a contender for the oddest: a vibrator.

Friday, December 14, 2012

DIY: Syrian rebels tank

DIY: Syrian rebels tank #warfare #diy #hacking #playstation #turret #funny

Monday, December 03, 2012

The best pictures of the year (as long as nothing happens in December)

The best pictures of the year (as long as nothing happens in December) : #photo #photography #2012 Global press agency AFP have already released their selection of 2012's best pictures — even though there is still a full month to go. The incredible images capture every major news story of the year so far, from triumph at the Olympics to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in the US and ongoing violence in Syria.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hacking a Vagina

#Hacking a #Vagina : #diy This project has been an astonishing little journey. Many of my previous projects were characterized by an amazing outpouring of effort to build something highly intricate and ultimately invisible.

This is the opposite kind of project. A little bit of work and a little custom design to create something new and exciting that I can immediately use in my everyday life. It also happens to be a sex toy.

In other words, I wanted to hack something I actually use: my vagina.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012