Category: space

3 year old Hitler, Periodic Table of awesomenents, leaking magnetism,

These freaks named their child Adolf Hitler and now they are pissed that the bakery won’t inscribe the 3 year olds birthday cake. Poor fucking kid. Those parents should be charged with neglect, what a thing to do to a kid. On a lighter note, check this out: Link...

First privately built spaceship orbits the earth.

No government funding required. (from Wired) SpaceX’s Falcon 1 became the first privately built space ship to orbit the Earth tonight, following in the footsteps of SpaceShipOne which became the first privately built spaceship to fly suborbitally in October 2004. One other thing they both have in common? All...

Chinese building Impossible Space Drive

Just as the U.S. begins it’s sharp decline in the world’s of economics and political power, we are also set to hand over the mantle to the Chinese in the exploration of other worlds. Check this story out from wired: Chinese researchers claim they’ve confirmed the theory behind an...

Blood and Treasure

I like this term because it evokes images of privateers and pirates scouring the seven seas in search of freedom and adventures. The thing I don’t like about it is hearing it from the lips of the men and women that are suppossed to be our leaders. I recognize...

Solar System's 'look-alike' found

Well, phew. I guess we can just keep trashing this solar system then. Astronomers have discovered a planetary system orbiting a distant star which looks much like our own. They found two planets that were close matches for Jupiter and Saturn orbiting a star about half the size of...