Chairman Mao’s Underground Bunker Paradise

In 1969, Chairman Mao commanded the construction of a second Beijing beneath the surface of the original city, designed to accommodate all six million of its then inhabitants, so that if nuclear war did kick off, folk would still have somewhere to hang out and play Mah Jong while the rest of us burnt to Read more about Chairman Mao’s Underground Bunker Paradise[…]

Evidence of life on Mars

The Allan Hills 84001 Meteorite which landed on earth has been examined and they’ve discovered that the tiny magnetite crystals it contains are chemically consistent with being formed in bacteria – they’re basically little fossils. They’re pretty sure the rock, which has floated around for around 16 million years, comes from Mars as it matches Read more about Evidence of life on Mars[…]

RealTouch – The World’s First Virtual Sex Device For Men

This is like the FUFME but really works: a haptic personal pussy which is linked to porn films. The makers of the device have programmed it to respond by tightening and heating and rubbing and lubing just like the pornstar you’re watching is doing in the scene on your computer. According to Fleshbot it works Read more about RealTouch – The World’s First Virtual Sex Device For Men[…]

WoW datacenter details

Blizzard Online Network Services run in 10 data centers around the world, including facilities in Washington, California, Texas, Massachusetts, France, Germany, Sweden, South Korea, China, and Taiwan. Blizzard uses 20,000 systems and 1.3 petabytes of storage to power its gaming operations. WoW’s infrastructure includes 3,250 server blades, 75,000 CPU cores, and 112.5 terabytes of blade RAM. The Blizzard Read more about WoW datacenter details[…]

New theory of gravity works at quantum level

In this theory, time is split from space entirely. It’s a working model, but is still being refined as there are some flaws in it yet. It’s exciting because it does what Newton’s and Einstein’s theories can’t do, which is predict at the quantum graviton level. Splitting Time from Space—New Quantum Theory Topples Einstein’s Spacetime: Read more about New theory of gravity works at quantum level[…]

TI eZ430-Chronos, open source watch

This thing is quite amazing – it features a heart rate meter, x, y, z-axis motion sensitivity, temperture sensor, battery voltage and altitude (based on temperature, not a barometer) and has wifi, USB, connects to stuff and is fully programmable. Best of all, it only costs $49,- This is the press blurb: TI revolutionizes design Read more about TI eZ430-Chronos, open source watch[…]

Cern LHC has started

After some teething problems and predicions about the world ending, it’s started and we’re still here: the first low power collisions have been made in two of the four sensor arrays, meaning more science is yet to come! BBC News – Cern’s Large Hadron Collider makes first collisions.

Dirty children have better immune systems

All these hygenic parents who continuously wash and disinfect their children and don’t like them to play in the dirt are doing their progeny a huge disservice. Common bacterial species, known as staphylococci, which can cause inflammation when under the skin, are “good bacteria” when on the surface, where they can reduce inflammation. By studying Read more about Dirty children have better immune systems[…]

Shock Treatment Helps Erectile Dysfunction

It turns out that administering low-intensity shockwaves to the penis can help men with blood flow problems get over their difficulties getting a hard on. Viagra and Cialis help, but they need to keep taking the pills every time. This is a more permanent solution, because the shocks encourage the growth of new blood vessels Read more about Shock Treatment Helps Erectile Dysfunction[…]

UK Internet Law governed by media industry

Basically it’s all about the movie and music industry being able to kick you off the net and subject you to huge fines without any proof – just an accusation of filesharing is enough.  It’s also about giving the business secretary the power to make up penalties and enforcements at whim. It’s not about stimulating Read more about UK Internet Law governed by media industry[…]

Oops – global warming researchers hacked

And allthough the authenticity of the 1079 emails and 72 documents hasn’t been verified, it shows that the researchers have manipulated the data to fit their models, can’t explain the lack of global warming and have plans set up to destroy the credibility of any scientist doubting their stance. Michelle Malkin » The global warming Read more about Oops – global warming researchers hacked[…]

Smoking Near Apple Computers Creates Biohazard, Voids Warranty

Looks like Jobs will do anything to avoid repairing that overpriced piece of equipment you bought from him: not only are the repair times shocking, but the lame excuse that tar clogs up your computer, creating a biohazard – whilst not mentioned anywhere in the AppleCare contract – voids your warranty is a bit ridiculous, Read more about Smoking Near Apple Computers Creates Biohazard, Voids Warranty[…]


This site lists satellites, the ISS and other astronomical objects you can see in the sky based on your own location. It’s a very comprehensive, easy to use astronomy site with object you can and can’t see. Heavens-Above Home Page.