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Thank you Internet…You’re my only hope

Robots kick ass.   Of all the technological advancements we make robots encapsulate my love of science and progress.  Heres a list of some of the extremes:

smallest robot largest robot most human looking Scary

Yesterday I found a link to a robot that can catch a ball.  I know this doesn’t sound so exciting but it’s actually [...]

CDC: Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse!

We all know it’s coming.  We’ve been saying so for years.  But the inescapable Zombie Apocalypse is closer than we might think.

Until now we’ve only had speculation and “what-if” scenarios.  Never a peep from any government.  Government scientists sit there, playing in their labs with the deadliest of viruses.  Mutating them to the point [...]

Handheld Doctors

The presence of doctors in the post-TNG Star Trek universe has always confused me.  I mean when all you need to do is scan a patient with a small handheld device and get an instant diagnosis, what’s the point of doctors?  When a 1980′s cell phone sized apparatus and a sophisticated computer program running on [...]

Thank you internet…You’re my only hope

China is doing some things very right.  I wish we had respect for science in the USA like this.

http://singularityhub.com/2011/05/17/eight-out-of-chinas-top-nine-government-officials-are-scientists

 

The government fined Q-RAY and is now paying that money to people who got fooled.  Somehow they are still selling the product with a few marketing changes.

http://www.walletpop.com/2011/05/09/q-ray-bracelet-buyers-mailed-refund-checks/#

 

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Purdue’s Rube Goldberg Is ‘Nerd Approved’!

Well, shame on me.  I probably should have heard about this website called ‘Nerd Approved’ before today.  I’m almost too embarrassed to blog about it because there is some seriously nerd-tastic, yet very cool things there to explore inside Sean Fallon’s blog. I blame Rebecca, she’s supposed to be helping me keep up on ‘what’s cool and fun’ in cyberspace. (Just [...]