Google Easter Eggs
September 21, 2009, 6:14 am
Filed under: Cool Stuff, Humor, Technology

As exposed by the U.K. Telegraph.

Be sure to read the comments for more easter eggs … for example, type in “Where is Chuck Norris?”


Photos from “the edge of space” for $150
September 15, 2009, 12:18 am
Filed under: Cool Stuff, Space

Weather Balloon + Digital Camera + Cellphone/GPS = very cool.

Although … sixteen miles up is pretty good, but it isn’t “space” …

At the Speaker-Cones of Madness
September 14, 2009, 8:55 am
Filed under: Cool Stuff, Science Fiction

Now you can make your own mini-shoggoths.

As with other eldritch non-Newtonian fluid relics of the Elder Things, please do not weaponize.

Will tourists fly into orbit in recycled Soviet space warships?
September 14, 2009, 6:59 am
Filed under: Cool Stuff, Space

That’s what The Register claims, and they cite reputable sources.

I knew there was surplus Soviet space hardware to be had, but I didn’t know there were any left-over Almaz/Salyut spacecraft in storage …