January 12th, 2010 | brainjuice
- New multi-touch screen technology developed (w/ Video)
"Scientists from New York University have formed a company to bring flexible multi-touch screens using a new technology to a range of devices, from e-readers to musical instruments. The new touch screens respond to all kinds of objects, as well as fingers and hands."
- Norway Time Hole ?Leak? Plunges Northern Hemisphere Into Chaos | Pakistan Daily
"Russian scientists are reporting to Prime Minister Putin today that the high-energy beam fired into the upper heavens from the United States High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) radar facility in Ramfjordmoen, Norway this past month has resulted in a ?catastrophic puncturing? of our Planet?s thermosphere thus allowing into the troposphere an ?unimpeded thermal inversion? of the exosphere, which is the outermost layer of Earth?s atmosphere."
(tags:nutters conspiracy )
- Pope says gay marriage threat to creation
"Pope Benedict on Tuesday linked the Church's opposition to gay marriage to concern about the environment, suggesting that laws undermining "the differences between the sexes" were threats to creation." (my daughter calls him Pope Bendy-dick)
(tags:cult mad scumfuck )
- Coal from mass extinction era linked to lung cancer mystery
"The volcanic eruptions thought responsible for Earth's largest mass extinction — which killed more than 70 percent of plants and animals 250 million years ago — is still taking lives today."
(tags:history med geo )
- BBC News – Egypt tombs suggest free men built pyramids, not slaves
"Tombs discovered near Egypt's great pyramids reinforce the theory they were built by free workers rather than slaves."
- cityofsound: Notes on New Songdo City. Or, What does your Seoul look like (Part 1)
"Why not a Robot Science Future Pavilion? Every other aspect of urban life will emerge over time, or is within reach in Seoul, so why not start with the fantastical and let the mundane emerge later?"
(tags:cities architecture culture )
- scribbles and lies – Self-Diagnose
I know it sounds like a bad stand-up routine, but if any of the following are true, YOU MIGHT BE A DOPPELGÄNGER
(tags:writing peopleiknow )
- An American Redhead in London: 18+, Or My Visit to The Armory
"Like the castle it once was, The Armory now protects the heart of kink. It stands as a giant stone monument to pervs the world 'round. Whether you're into girls being fucked by robots, hogtying, electrified pussies, naked wrestling, gang bangs in public places, or bi-curious boys humiliated in the locker room by shemales, this is the building that houses and realizes these fantasies of yours…"
(tags:sex architecture peopleiknow )
- Oceans losing ability to absorb greenhouse gas
"Like a dirty filter, the Earth's oceans are growing less efficient at absorbing vast amounts of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas produced by fossil-fuel burning, reports a study co-authored by Francois Primeau, UC Irvine Earth system science associate professor."
(tags:eco dooooooooom )
- Music Apps & Interface Lag
"…app developers aren?t merely managing a user?s response to alterations to their own programs; they?re also managing a major cultural shift. Music apps are on the front line of the rapid dissolution of the distinction between cultural production and cultural consumption. We?re entering a fourth stage in popular music…"
(tags:tech music )
- Audiences experience ‘Avatar’ blues – CNN.com
"James Cameron's completely immersive spectacle "Avatar" may have been a little too real for some fans who say they have experienced depression and suicidal thoughts after seeing the film because they long to enjoy the beauty of the alien world Pandora."