Physicist Developed Efficient Plane Boarding Years... →
Boarding a plane efficiently has been a problem for years. Too many people trying to do too many things in too small a space is never a fun time for anyone. It makes you think “man, someone should come up with a more efficient way to do this.” Someone did, in 2008. It didn’t take. In doing some research on the subject, Jason Steffen found that boarding rows on alternate sides, starting from...
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Small USB Flash Drive Has 2 Terabytes of Storage |... →
At Display Taiwan, a flat panel display expo,Transcend and Taiwan’s ITRI showed off a small USB 3.0 flash drive, smaller and thinner than an average human thumb, which sports 2 terabytes of storage space. Currently dubbed the “Thin Card,” the flash drive is slightly thicker than a penny, and comes in models ranging from a minimum of 16 gigabytes to a maximum of 2 terabytes. A company...
Japanese Innovation Makes Wind Power Cheaper Than... →
After the damage caused by the Fukushima disaster, it only makes sense that Japan turn its resources to trying to find another efficient form of clean energy besides nuclear. Research intowind turbine development may have lead to a solution with stunning potential. Wind lenses, brims that go around the outside of a turbine’s blades, can double or even triple the turbine’s power output,...
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Researchers Discover the Origin of the Black Death... →
Evolutionary geneticist and member of the McMaster’s Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research Hendrik Poinar, grad student Kirsti Bos, and Johannes Krause of University of Tubingen have discovered the initial cause of the Black Death. Using a method of DNA enrichment and high-throughput DNA sequencing, the team discovered that the currently extinct Yersinia pestis...
Butanol Biofuel Producing Bacteria Discovered in... →
Led by associate professor of cell and molecular biology David Mullin, researchers at Tulane University have discovered a strain of bacteria that can turn newspaper, or anything made from cellulose, into the biofuel butanol. The bacteria was reportedly found in animal manure in the New Orleans Zoo, and have been feeding happily on pages of the Times Picayune in laboratory experiments. This...
Federal Court: Public Has a Right to Film Law... →
Back in October of 2007, Simon Glik was walking past the Boston Common, heard some commotion relating to an arrest and when he suspected police officers were using excessive force he pulled out his cell phone and started filming. That did not go particularly well for Glik, who was promptly arrested for breaking Massachusetts law that prohibits audio recording without the express consent of...
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Intersex Australians Must Join Sex Offender... →
rhinoalunar: btgwpersonalblog: iexpectmore: Australian intersex persons and female-identified transexuals who require anti-androgen medication must join a sex offender registry or take the very high risk of being refused a prescription. What the fuck, Australia? So people who are fucking born with male and female genitalia are automatically sex offenders. I fear the baby now. Fuck you,...
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Billy Corgan gets in a nasty Internet fight with a... →
So hey, fuck Billy Corgan. Is this the face of beauty?By Anna Gross August 25, 2011 Web drama’s heating up again for Billy Corgan, mere weeks after he announced he’ll be heading up a new professional wrestling organization. This time around, the story involves some nasty back-and-forth between the Smashing Pumpkins frontman and a guitar pedal engineer and transgender activist. After spending...
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Steve Jobs Steps Down as CEO of Apple | Steve Jobs... →
Wednesday evening, the iconic Steve Jobs announced that he would be stepping down as CEO of Apple, the company that he helped found in 1976. Since his return to the top spot at the company in 1997 after an internal power struggle, Jobs has overseen the rebirth of Apple and the launch of innovative products like the iPod, iPhone, and iPad that have revolutionized the tech industry. In typical...
DIY Wristband Provides Haptic Sonar for the Blind... →
With technology getting cheaper and ever more compact, Steve Hoefer, glove-inventor extraordinaire, decided that it was time there be an upgrade from the standard blind man’s cane. Unfortunately, it’s not a laser-cane or anything, but it’s still pretty neat: A haptic sonar gauntlet. The device wears kind of a like a glove. You slip your middle finger through a loop and then the actual guts...
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