Archive for October, 2006


Saturday, October 28th, 2006

I had no idea, but Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, had lost his voice early last year. Well, he regained it 3 days ago when he discovered that he could talk in rhyme! I mean it! Anybody want a peanut? As regular readers of my blog know, I lost my voice about 18 months ago. […]

For The Scientist In Us All

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Element 118 By firing atoms of metal at another metal, Russian and American scientists reported Monday, they created a new element — No. 118 on the periodic table — that is the heaviest substance known. Ununoctium, as the new element is temporarily named, has no known use but inspired almost a decade-long pursuit by scientists […]

Earthdawn Fans May Enjoy This One

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Nine buildings have been excavated at Stonehenge! Nine Neolithic-era buildings have been excavated in the Stonehenge world heritage site, according to a report in the journal British Archaeology. The buildings all had plaster floors and timber frames, and most had a central hearth. Two, including a house possibly inhabited by a community chief or priest, […]

Beginning of the PAN

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

A team of scientists in the Netherlands have created ‘mood clothes’. Like mood rings, these outfits sense the wearer’s mood and change colors based on that information; however, unlike mood rings, they do this using electronics built into the clothing. The researchers foresee this technology being widely implemented one day to allow the wearer to […]

New Power Source for Electronics – Maybe Even Cyberware One Day

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

Alan Epstein, a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, has created a tiny (quarter-sized) jet engine that could provide electricity to just about any electronic device. I love the idea – but did we really need a new way to expend fuel? At least it appears to run […]

Real Protective Covers

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

A team of doctors/professors at Stanford are working on replacement corneas for people who’s corneas are damaged or diseased. These could be though of as Protective Covers. You can read the full article here.

RFID tags in humans

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Ok, I’ll admit that I must be a little behind the curve because my dog has one of these, but I had no idea that they were putting them in humans now. The VeriChip is an RFID tag that can hold (as you would imagine) identity, medical and insurance information, along with any other information […]