Posts Tagged: Science

High on science

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After a few ciders during a viewing of the hour long ‘A Universe From Nothing’ by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009 on the curiosities of cosmology at a Richard Dawking Foundation event, I return to the the glorious creations of John Boswell (aka melodysheep on YouTube), who edited, vocoded and accompanied various video clips on the… Read more »

Finally

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I can now forgive They Might Be Giants for their earlier misleading comments.

Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens

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“A new generation of contact lenses built with very small circuits and LEDs promises bionic eyesight” link This article made the transhumanist in me squee. A few quotes; “These lenses don?t give us the vision of an eagle or the benefit of running subtitles on our surroundings yet. But we have built a lens with… Read more »

Valve’s Portal

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Video on YouTube. Article on Wikipedia. Think Half-Life 2’s gravity gun plus Prey’s zany use of portals. This should make for some amazing gameplay tactics. Set to be released in a few months time along with the Half-Life 2: Episode 2 episodic content release (and it’s set to be in the Half-Life universe which should… Read more »

Sodium bicarbonate

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Exfoliating with baking soda. Anyone know if this works or is worth it over proper skin exfoliation products? Although anything would probably be better than the chemically-burn-your-dead-skin stuff I impulse bought in Boots a while back. About.com has 5 pages worth of baking soda uses which I’m sure someone will find handy. P.S. From Wikipedia;… Read more »