Bookmarks for 2013-02-19

February 19th, 2013 | brainjuice

  • What if Google Could Think Like You Do? – ReadWrite
    "The New York Times reported Monday that the Obama Administration is close to announcing the Brain Activity Map, which scientists quoted by the paper say could be on the scale of the The Human Genome Project, a $3.8 billion project to map the human genome that, the Times reported, returned $800 billion in jobs and other benefits."
    (tags:sci med neuro )
  • The nuclear reactor in your basement
    "How would you like to replace your water heater with a nuclear reactor? That's what Joseph Zawodny, a senior scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, hopes to help bring about. It would tap the enormous power of the atom to provide hot water for your bath, warm air for your furnace system, and more than enough electricity to run your house and, of course, your electric car."
    (tags:sci tech energy )
  • Curves in spacetime violate Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle
    "If an object traveling through spacetime can loop back in time in a certain way, then its trajectory can allow a pair of its components to be measured with perfect accuracy, violating Heisenberg's uncertainty principle"
    (tags:sci timetravel )
  • BBC News – Tenerife beheading: Murder suspect ‘haunted by voices’
    "Answering questions in Bulgarian via an interpreter, Mr Deyanov said voices had told him he was "an angel of Jesus Christ who is going to create a new Jerusalem"."
    (tags:crime )

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