Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

New Exoskeleton Gives Soldiers Super-Strength

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 06:30 PM PDT

Stronger, faster and harder is the promise of a new exoskeleton developed by Lockheed Martin for U.S. soldiers. Dubbed the Human Universal Load Carrier, or HULC, the device helps a soldier carry up to 200 pounds at a top speed of 10 mph.

Scientists 'Discover' Source of Wisdom in The Human Brain

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 06:00 PM PDT

Scientists have discovered the source of wisdom in the human brain, it was revealed today. Experts have pinpointed the part of the brain that guides people when they are battling with difficult moral dilemmas, according to a study.

Two Galaxies For A Unique Event

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 05:40 PM PDT

To celebrate the 100 Hours of Astronomy, ESO is sharing two stunning images of unusual galaxies, both belonging to the Sculptor group of galaxies. The images, obtained at two of ESO's observatories at La Silla and Paranal in Chile, illustrate the beauty of astronomy.

Choose Your Own Adventure (On Drugs) | Cracked.com

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 05:36 PM PDT


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Posted: 06 Apr 2009 04:21 PM PDT


Tour of Astronaut Mike Fincke's living space aboard the ISS

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:50 PM PDT


APOD: The International Space Station Ex

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:40 PM PDT

The developing International Space Station (ISS) has changed its appearance again. In a recently completed mission, the Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery visited the ISS and added components that included a new truss and new solar panels.

Why Can’t Kids Understand That There Is No Such Thing As Doggy Heaven?

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:29 PM PDT


The games microbes play

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Game theory study in yeast shows how cooperative behavior meshes with evolutionary theory. One of the perplexing questions raised by evolutionary theory is how cooperative behavior, which benefits other members of a species at a cost to the individual, came to exist.

Science IS imagination | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Posted: 06 Apr 2009 03:00 PM PDT

People don't understand science. And I don't mean that your average person doesn't understand how relativity works, or quantum mechanics, or biochemistry. Like any advanced study, it's hard to understand them, and it takes a lifetime of work to become familiar with them. No, what I mean is that people don't understand the process of science. [...]