Monday, 11 May 2009

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

Only a Microsoft Product would benefit from overheating.

Posted: 11 May 2009 12:47 AM PDT


(10 votes - 1 comment - 152 views)
How to do the infamous Xbox 360 towel trick to fix the Red Rings of Death (RROD).

Hubble Photographs Giant Eye in Space

Posted: 10 May 2009 11:50 PM PDT

The Hubble Space Telescope's legendary Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 has produced one of its last images, a gorgeous shot of a planetary nebula. The nebula, a colorful cloud of gas and dust named Knockout 4-55 (or K 4-55), has an eye that appears to be looking right back at Hubble.

NASA Clears Space Shuttle Atlantis For Monday Launch

Posted: 10 May 2009 10:40 PM PDT

After months of delay, NASA cleared space shuttle Atlantis for a Monday launch to the Hubble Space Telescope.

HIV virus spreading from cell to cell

Posted: 10 May 2009 09:44 PM PDT

YouTube - Moonwalking bird

Posted: 10 May 2009 09:00 PM PDT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2Bsu4z9Y3k

Why We Need to Reach the Stars (and We Will)

Posted: 10 May 2009 06:50 PM PDT

Yes, I know what you are thinking: "It's impossible." And right now, you are right. Our current propulsion engines are, simply put, pathetic. We are still in the Stone Age of space travel. As cool as they are, rocket engines—which eject gas at high speeds through a nozzle on the back of a spacecraft—are extremely inefficient, requiring huge...

It's Happening: Humans on Mars by 2020

Posted: 10 May 2009 06:30 PM PDT

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, says that humans will be on Mars by 2020. He may just be the person who makes it happen.

The Call of the Mountain - Arne Naess, founder: Deep Ecology

Posted: 10 May 2009 05:08 PM PDT


(10 votes - 2 comments - 176 views)
Documentary film on Norwegian eco-philosopher Arne Naess and the Deep Ecology movement, recorded partly at Tvergastein, Naess's mountain cabin on the Hardangervidda plateau. 1997.

Daniel Dennett - A Darwinian Perspective on Religions

Posted: 10 May 2009 04:36 PM PDT


(11 votes - 2 comments - 154 views)
Richard Dawkins introduces.

Nasa looks to private firms to carry astronauts into space

Posted: 10 May 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Nasa is turning to commercial companies to help guarantee America can keep a human presence in space after the shuttle is retired in 2010.