Archive for May, 2012

SUV Hits Cyclist… then Driver Shoots the Cyclist

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Ever been on a run and time is simply running out? Several attempts at some nice quiet wet work fail and you are left with Plan #E? This surely sounds like one of those days… Investigators were working Saturday night to determine why a cyclist in Los Angeles was shot dead by an occupant of […]

Cybernetic Limbs Move One Step Closer

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

In another example of technology rolling towards Shadowrun tech, this woman has a robotic arm controlled by thought. Neural interfaces continue to advance. Combine that with other advances and we’ll see attached, functional, cybernetic limbs in our lifetime!!

Medical Breakthrough in Nerve Repair

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

In yet another story of medical advances that bring us nearer to various reflex augmentations, a paralyzed 71 year old man regains use of his hands when the damaged nerves are bypassed. Ok. Give me my Wired Reflexes R3!!

Household Drones

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

We’ve all heard about the Rooma. Now we have the Spyder, a drone that will keep your lawn mowed.

Blood Cells from the 4th World

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Fact 1: Each long count is 5125.36 years Fact 2: Scientists pulled blood from a frozen man ~5,300 years old. If they cloned him, his clone would live in the 6th world… Makes you think.