How to build your own fusion reactor…

This is incredible and scary….it was found at http://www.hackaday.com/2007/03/18/make-your-own-fusion-reactor/ (Thanks Kim!) It’s staring to feel like a theme week. [Eric] reminded me of this 17 year old who built his own fusion reactor. Being me, I had to look around for more. I found the open source fusor research consortium. I found plans, research, and […]

Bizarre Hexagon Spotted on Saturn

One of the most bizarre weather patterns known has been photographed at Saturn, where astronomers have spotted a huge, six-sided feature circling the north pole. Rather than the normally sinuous cloud structures seen on all planets that have atmospheres, this thing is a hexagon. The honeycomb-like feature has been seen before. NASA’s Voyager 1 and […]

Japanese Millionaire Gives Mansions to Hawaiian Homeless

I meant to report on this story when it first came out several months ago, somehow, I didn’t…I can’t help thinking that Kawamoto is taking a lot of enjoyment in making his Kahala neighbors cringe, interestingly, it seems that his upscale neighbors began to complain about his properties not being maintained properly and hurting their […]

The Great New Jersey Panty Heist- $12,000 Worth!!

Personally, I suspect Mink Hippie and her gang of Ph.D Barbies setting this up….. cd NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three brazen New Jersey shoplifters made off with nearly $12,000 in women’s underwear by stuffing the goods into bags designed to foil anti-theft equipment at a Victoria’s Secret store while the shop was open for business, […]

French 'X' Files go public….

Here is the link: www.cnes-geipan.fr. PARIS (AFP) – France became the first country to open its files on UFOs Thursday when the national space agency unveiled a website documenting more than 1,600 sightings spanning five decades. The online archives, which will be updated as new cases are reported, catalogues in minute detail cases ranging from […]

Monkey Love–what came first, religion or morality?

I recommend reading the entire article to anyone who is interested in such questions, or in what animals are able to do that we don’t always consider. New York Times, March 20, 2007 The brain has a genetically shaped mechanism for acquiring moral rules, similar to the neural machinery for learning language, according to Harvard […]