Screw Spaceship 1, go round the moon!

MOSCOW – A Russian rocket manufacturer is proposing sending space tourists on a ride around the moon for $100 million, and a top official of the nation’s space agency said the project could be viable. from here Just slightly more expensive than going with Burt Rutan and Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic at $100m

Anti cancer nanoparticle bombs

Yeah, just like the incredible journey! Little balloons that travel through the system, find cancerous cells and explode there releasing chemotherapy chemicals… The dual-chamber, double-acting, drug-packing “nanocell” proved effective and safe, with prolonged survival, against two distinct forms of cancers-melanoma and Lewis lung cancer-in mice.

Tall Building Fever

Notwithstanding 9/11, people are still hungry to build skyscrapers – and even more hungry to build the Worlds Tallest Building ™ Currently there are a whole load of projects ongoing, including arguments about whether antennae and spires count. Here is a page with some of the more realistic projects described…

Speeding cameras cause Fatalities?

Yup, in one of those wonderful studies I like, it turns out that: Crashes are avoided by making a safe plan based on what you see. Cameras move attention away from hazards to speedometers So the UK has stopped deploying them whilst it ponders this… – From El Reg

US backs a Nuclear India

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Bush, in a dramatic policy shift, promised India full cooperation on Monday in developing its civilian nuclear power program without demanding that it sign a major nuclear arms control treaty. From Reuters What about Pakistan? They sure won’t be happy… will this jeapordise the ongoing peace processes that are finally progressing Read more about US backs a Nuclear India[…]

A Secret Service

A totally new look at how to keep a secure list of passwords: broadcast them live on webradio to the world! A Secret Service invites you to submit your passwords and a timestamp for storage on the Secret Service website. It is then translated (text-to-speech), automated and broadcasted via webradio and live at Mediamatic Groundfloor Read more about A Secret Service[…]

Google Earth

Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. I wouldn’t go so far as to call Paris exotic, but it really is a pretty fantastic piece Read more about Google Earth[…]

Retro Big Boobs

Bra Buster Magazine has opened a site with big boob nudity for posterity – all the big boobed babes from times gone past are to be found her, or (hopefully) will be found here…

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High tech mountaineering

Well, should you really feel like being a safety freak AND looking like a complete and utter dork whilst scaling mount Kilamanjaru it’s now possible – this suit integrates around 9 high tech devices for the insecure climber. Oh, and did I mention it makes you look like a loser?

The Makeup Gallery

themakeupgallery is the best photo-gallery on the Web featuring actresses in character and prosthetic makeups by some of the best makeup artists. There are over 5000 images from more than 600 movies and TV shows. The transformations from actress into character are illustrated with before and after shots and, wherever possible, with behind the scenes Read more about The Makeup Gallery[…]

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125 unanswered questions

Science magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary with a list of 125 questions science hasn’t got an answer for. I’ve always been a bit curious about no 1 myself.. ooh, and that one, and that one, ooh! ooh! and that one! 25 Questions .. further 100

News should be News

Not the crap people are throwing around these days. So what do you do? You Protest! How? Well, by getting a team of actors, newspeople, etc together and coordinating actions in front of live, rollling news of course. The cheese ninja, tigers, evangelists and more bravely disrupt the news where reporters report bullshit…