A town full of crazy people in Louisanna got fed up with having their telephone exchange be “666” because of the link between this sequence of numbers and the devil. So they got their exchanged changed to 749. This is very funny.
Continue reading Perhaps there is a god
Robot that sees you, draws you. It’s the “see and draw” robot …;Robot Draws Portraits, Holds Pen Like I Do
Robotic researcher Sylvain Calinon developed a cute little robot that draws portraits. He sits there until he detects a face in his field of view, and then takes a picture and draws your face based on the photo…
I’m not going to do the year in review. I mean, why would you care what I think about that. But there are a few out there that may be worth a look…. Continue reading The Year in Reviews
Alert: Stolen Beef Tainted. Don’t buy stolen beef; Fresh bird flu outbreak; Bluetongue spreads to Scotland; Japan to Apologize for Tainted Blood Continue reading Science News Tidbits: Health
This is exactly what happens in our house every morning, except that there are two of them:
[hat tip: Tangled Up in Blue Guy]Also in Tangled Up, this important post on No Beer in America.
Is here, at The Modulator
From Slashot:“Computers and handheld devices running default GNU Linux or Unix OSes have swept Amazon’s ‘best of’ list for 2007, according BusinessWire.com for 28 December 2007. Best selling computer? The Nokia Internet Tablet PC, running Linux. Best reviewed computer? The Apple MacBook Pro notebook PC. Most wished for computer? Asus Eee 4G-Galaxy 7-inch PC mobile Internet device, which comes with Xandros Linux pre-installed. And last, but not least, the most frequently gifted computer: The Apple MacBook notebook PC.”wOOt!!!
The NEAR project … they are the ones that keep track of objects in space that might hit us … now predicts that the asteroid earlier reported to be on its way to Mars will likely miss the Red Planet. Have a look: Continue reading Rock Likely to Hit Mars, NOT