A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the...– Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: Quantum Entanglement Holds DNA Together, Say Physicists
The researchers, who will report their finding tomorrow in Nature, have named...– ScienceShot: Skull of Ancient Giant Whale Found Off Peru - ScienceNOW
Something called Geekosystem asked me if I was on Team Edward or Team Jacob. Not...– Warren Ellis » Drive-By
Coilhouse » Blog Archive » BLUE: An Erotic Life ”It’s a classic tale, examining the drives and addictions that control us, that drive us to the brink, and how, through sheer will, we can be redeemed. Also, it’s about fucking. Lots and lots of fucking. With clay.”
What we found is that by treating the mice with our molecule we can get...– Scientists invent first male contraceptive pill - Telegraph I want sterility pills, that sounds a lot safer than dipping my balls in Uranium.
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Texas GOP is pushing to ban sodomy again →
filthygorgeousthings: Texas banned sodomy in 1860. Then in 2003, the ban was overturned. Now the Texas Republican Party is trying to ban sodomy again. And pornography. And strip clubs. You can guess their position on gay marriage.
This, not piracy or anything else, is what really keeps media executives up at...– Publishr: Publishng: Thoughts on Transparency, Accessibility, and Putting the Public back in Publicity by Jim Hanas (via melissa)
New Batteries Pack More Punch - ScienceNOW →
In a paper posted online today in Nature Nanotechnology, the MIT team, led by materials scientist Yang Shao-Horn, took a very different approach: using carbon nanotubes to replace the oxide-based positiveelectrode. Normally, lithium ions wouldn’t bind to plain carbon nanotubes. So Shao-Horn and her colleagues decorated the outer surfaces of their nanotubes with two different types of...
in case you were wondering...
The two things I have done (and probably will do) this year that I am most proud of were to stop and help the guy on the bike, and support Coming and Crying.
Wikipedia, for instance, works on what I call the Oracle Illusion, in which...– Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget I’m not kidding at all when I say that I think that’s why blogs like Selleck Waterfall Sandwich and Unhappy Hipsters and etc., etc., etc., are so catchy: there is not, at least initially, an identifiable human being present to implicate its fallibility (or someone...
We’ve always suspected that hardened animal rights activists are agents of a new...– BRING BACK ANIMAL TRIALS - Viceland Today
* I love French football. “I am le bored with your feet now, leetle...– Warren Ellis » France vs Mexico on Twitter
ScienceShot: A Galaxy Tail Full of Stars -... →
That gas, astronomers report this month in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, has been whipped up so much by its encounter with the intergalactic medium—like a comet’s tail of ice crystals getting buffeted by the solar wind—that it has condensed into stars. The discovery offers an added benefit: astronomers will be able to study the evolution of the stars much more easily than if they had...
There is a story about Nikola Tesla and J.P. Morgan. The story claims that Tesla...– grinding.be » Blog Archive » Torrenting the Future
Without porn, the internet would still be that confusing nerdy thing your uncle...– Hands-on with the Kinect - Techland - TIME.com (via wilwheaton) I feel like this is very apt given that we’re doing Avenue Q
Can Gene Therapy Cure AIDS? - ScienceNOW →
“There’s a mantra in the AIDS field: HIV infection can be managed with antiretroviral drugs, but it can’t be cured. Now a small success in a new gene-therapy study suggests that it may be possible to derail the virus once and for all.”