On the human augmentation front;
http://www.prweb.com/releases/stratasys/3Dprinting/prweb9765671.htm - 3D Printed exoskeleton helps little girl play and hug. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/08/merging-the-biological-electronic/ - Harvard scientists grow cyborg tissues with embedded nanoelectronics.
The Prototype: Neato? →
Sick Star Wars animation! →
How the NSA spies on you (all of you) →
How the NSA spies on you (all of you) →
Pinkie Pie = Best Heavy Weapons Guy →
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Aerofex hover bike →
3D Printing MC Escher structures →
View from the Mars Lander as it descends. →
Ghost Tits (NSFW? Ish?) →
The older generations: eating their children's...
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5heZljyVLTuLty0r3nZ6KfiTVk_Mg “WASHINGTON (AP) — People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who have paid more in Social Security taxes during their careers than they will receive in benefits after they retire. It’s a historic shift that will only get worse for future retirees, according to an analysis by The...
The Invisible Bike Helmet
https://vimeo.com/43038579 “Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all.” Did they succeed? What do you think?
The next opportunity for Occupy-level unrest: the... →
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Goldneye Source releases v4.2 - now with bots! →
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EXOIDS: Cool 3D short, found on the internets →
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Obama's Affordable Care Act - a tax on those who...
http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/node/1217 “….18 months from now, when the health insurance mandate part of the new Act takes effect, and people who have no employer-provided health plan, and no other kind of coverage, fail to buy a policy for themselves and their families. They will be socked with a bill by the IRS, and while the Obama administration and supporters of the act in...
Meet the Pyro: Copyright lolololol →
I can tell I got my money’s worth from my Industrial Design degree when I recognized two of the chairs in the background of scenes in Prometheus.
From ZeroHedge: The US Labor Market Is In A...
The share of long-term unemployment is at its highest level since the Great Depression (42%). Fully 54% of college degree graduates under the age of 25 are either unemployed or underemployed. 45 million Americans are on food stamps — one in seven residents. 47% of Americans are on some form of government assistance. The employment-to-population ratio for 25-54 year olds is now 75.7%, lower...
Illinois Rep explodes on the house floor
Dilbert's Boss's view on education
Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban
http://www.buzzfeed.com/mhastings/congressmen-seek-to-lift-propaganda-ban In a little noticed press release earlier in the week — buried beneath the other high-profile issues in the $642 billion defense bill, including indefinite detention and a prohibition on gay marriage at military installations — Thornberry warned that in the Internet age, the current law “ties the hands of America’s...
TED and inequality: The real story
http://tedchris.posterous.com/131417405 Tl;dr: The talker had an extremely partisan talk and TED didn’t want to put it on their site. Quote: He had hired a PR firm to promote the talk to MoveOn and others, and the PR firm warned us that unless we posted he would go to the press and accuse us of censoring him. We again declined and this time I wrote him and tried gently to explain in...
Diablo 3 so far receiving a lower metacritic score...
Diablo 3: http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/diablo-iii Mass Effect 3: http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/mass-effect-3
Haha you don't see this in Rochester
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/emergency-law-considered-in-quebec-as-thousands-of-students-protest-tuition-122-arrests/2012/05/17/gIQA5ElxVU_story.html “MONTREAL — Quebec was set to consider emergency legislation Thursday aimed at calming weeks of student protests over rising tuition costs, after thousands took to the streets once again and more than 100 were...
Kodak had a secret nuclear reactor in Rochester NY
http://gizmodo.com/5909961/kodak-had-a-secret-weapons+grade-nuclear-reactor-hidden-in-a-basement “ Down in a basement in Rochester, NY, they had a nuclear reactor loaded with 3.5 pounds of enriched uranium—the same kind they use in atomic warheads.”
Youth in the office: Confessions of a fed-up...
STUDENTS RALLY TO OCCUPY GRADUATION
NEW YORK, NY (May 10, 2012) - Burdened by debt and silenced by the media, graduating students will exeunt the college stage with a silent, but firm expression of their angst and frustration. Some students will wear blow up ball-and-chain shackles to symbolize their financial distress, while others will write the amount of college loans they owe on top of their caps at their graduation ceremonies. ...
I believe that we are starting what will later be...
WW2 Fan? Digital Combat Simulations (Black Shark,... →