Solar Power From Contracting Wires (TreeHugger)

By , September 18, 2007 11:56 pm

Solar Power From Contracting Wires (TreeHugger)

Now that’s really different. A way to use solar energy and transform it into rotational force. Hot stuff!

Inventor says miracle tube produces more energy than it consumes

By , September 18, 2007 11:52 pm

Inventor says “miracle tube” produces more energy than it consumes – Boing Boing

And we always believe inventors. Me thinks that it all depends on how it’s tested and what the figures are that they are testing it against.

Or it could just be gas…

Copyright office should free the database of copyrights! – Boing Boing

By , September 18, 2007 4:12 pm

Copyright office should free the database of copyrights! – Boing Boing

Typical bureaucratic BS. And YES the database should be free, as we the people have paid for every bit of it. ASSHATS!

Mystery illness strikes after meteorite hits Peruvian village

By , September 18, 2007 4:09 pm

Mystery illness strikes after meteorite hits Peruvian village

Shades of Stephen King! That was one wicked hard impact. Wonder if it was something from the meteorite or something boiling out of the hot ground that caused the problems?

Linux Today – SCO Blames Linux For Bankruptcy Filing

By , September 18, 2007 4:04 pm

Linux Today – SCO Blames Linux For Bankruptcy Filing
“SCO Group CEO Darl McBride says competition from the open source Linux operating system was a major reason why the company was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday.”

I think it had more to do with Mr. McBride attacking the FOSS community and trying to make everyone using unix or linux pay license fees for something that SCO didn’t own. But then again maybe I’m just not looking at it with his magic glasses. ASSHAT!

Clocks: Hard Drive Clock – Gizmodo

By , September 18, 2007 3:59 pm

Clocks: Hard Drive Clock – Gizmodo

Now that’s one wicked cool clock! Talk about a serious amount of re-engineering to get this to work right!

Hard drive clock

Ancient Records Help Test Climate Change

By , September 18, 2007 3:54 pm

Ancient Records Help Test Climate Change

Good read.

Schoolgirl’s Smog Hog Cuts Air Pollution

By , September 18, 2007 3:39 pm

Schoolgirl’s “Smog Hog” Cuts Air Pollution (TreeHugger)

Good idea. I suspect that the process to reduce the liquid to a solid to burn will require a bit more work to remove some of the more toxic products before it can safely be burned in a house.

French art from 1910 depicting the year 2000 – Boing Boing

By , September 18, 2007 3:24 pm

French art from 1910 depicting the year 2000 – Boing Boing

Interesting stuff. Gonna have to go to Google and do the translate thing on the site so I can read what these are about (mangled French and all). πŸ˜‰

Speed Hacker: Toy Radar Gun Hacked and Made into the Real Thing – Gizmodo

By , September 18, 2007 3:19 pm

Speed Hacker: Toy Radar Gun Hacked and Made into the Real Thing – Gizmodo

Cool hack!

BRio – The Brazilian Flying Boat

By , September 18, 2007 3:17 pm

BRio – The Brazilian Flying Boat

Tis certainly different. Not that I would go up in one of those things…

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