ATV Jules Verne automated ship docks to the ISS

By , April 3, 2008 7:41 pm

ATV Jules Verne automated ship docks to the ISS
ATV Jules Verne, the European Space Agency’s first resupply and reboost vehicle, has successfully performed a fully automated docking with the International Space Station (ISS). This docking marks the beginning of Jules Verne’s main servicing mission to deliver cargo, propellant, water, oxygen and propulsion capacity to the Station, as well as ESA’s entry into the restricted club of the partners able to access the orbital facility by their own means.

Getting closer to Skynet every day… 🙄 😉

Green tea helps beat superbugs

By , April 3, 2008 7:04 pm

Green tea helps beat superbugs
Green tea can help beat superbugs according to Egyptian scientists speaking today at the Society for General Microbiology’s 162nd meeting being held this week at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Tastes good and is good for what ails you. 😉

BBC NEWS | Americas | ‘Pre-Inca’ temple found in Peru

By , April 3, 2008 6:59 pm

BBC NEWS | Americas | ‘Pre-Inca’ temple found in Peru
Archaeologists in Peru have discovered ancient temple ruins that could predate the Inca empire.
The video shows quite a bit but has no commentary so it’s rather hard to tell what you are looking at. Would like to see the area in person.

Gene ‘knockout’ floors tobacco carcinogen

By , April 3, 2008 6:48 pm

Gene ‘knockout’ floors tobacco carcinogen

An interesting first step anyway.

Boomerang works in space: Japanese astronaut

By , April 3, 2008 6:41 pm

Boomerang works in space: Japanese astronaut

I’m assuming this was inside the space station rather than outside.

Jeremy Fish’s Barry the Beaver toy – Boing Boing

By , April 3, 2008 6:36 pm

Jeremy Fish’s Barry the Beaver toy – Boing Boing

Love the comments! And it “might” be legal in Alabama. 😆 😆 😆

OOo Basic crash course: Creating a simple game using strings in a database

By , April 3, 2008 1:36 pm

Linux.com :: OOo Basic crash course: Creating a simple game using strings in a database

And a bit of OpenOffice frivolity to waste some time..

Brunel cement find is world first

By , April 3, 2008 1:28 pm

Brunel cement find is world first

Interesting archaeological find pushes back the date of the first major usage of Portland Cement.

Ubersoft on ISO, “voting irregularities”, and Groklaw

By , April 3, 2008 8:54 am

Groklaw – Ubersoft on ISO, “voting irregularities”, and Groklaw

Help Desk cartoon on the above subjects. LOL funny (warning geek humor)… 😉

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