No Blog Weirdness

August 29th, 2005 | admin

Well, installing the newnew iteration of WordPress seems to have fixed it…

Bloody internet.

Blog Weirdness

August 28th, 2005 | admin

Something’s gone wrong with this bloody thing. I’ll fix it tomorrow night.

Indian Rebels Fund Insurgency With Porn Films

August 28th, 2005 | researchmaterial

Rebels in India’s north-eastern state of Tripura are making pornographic films to raise money for their separatist campaign, officials say.

The information has come from surrendered guerrillas of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), according to police. They say the rebels are forcing captured tribal women, and some men, to take part in the films. The films are then dubbed to be sold in India and neighbouring countries…

Morphing Spyplanes

August 28th, 2005 | researchmaterial

Aviation researchers at the University of Florida have copied the wing action of seagulls to develop spy drones that can morph shape mid-flight.

The toy-sized drones are being developed for tricky urban missions so that they can zip around tight places. They could fly into urban environments to detect biological agents. Funded by Nasa and the US Air Force, the unmanned, sensor-packed craft in development could be on missions in two to three years, say researchers.

By watching how seagulls alter their wing shape, and using morphing techniques, the agile craft can squeeze through confined spaces, such as alleyways, and change direction rapidly…

The Really Not Weekly At All Katie West

August 26th, 2005 | people I know, photography

Available as a print. Consider this the “Feed Katie West” fund.