Lego art is real art. Discover brick artists and their impressive work in this simple and entertaining app.
URLRoulette
Posted by webhead in the wired 12 days ago
Pass an URL to the next person who goes to the site. It's a fun way to play "spin the web."
Zika injections shrank aggressive tumours in fully grown mice, yet left other brain cells unscathed.
Human trials are still a way off, but experts believe Zika virus could potentially be injected into the brain at the same time as surgery to remove life-threatening tumours, the Journal of Experimental Medicine reports.
Welcome to What Eats? This is a website specifically for kids seeking information about the relationships between predators and their prey. I hope you enjoy it.
Jellyfish Chips
Posted by kingskyprawn in just add bacon 46 days ago
"Take one common jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), submerge it in 96 percent ethanol in a plastic box, stick it in the fridge for a few days, place on a baking sheet at room temperature to let the alcohol evaporate and, voila!, jellyfish chip."
A pair of Apollo-era NASA computers and hundreds of mysterious tape reels have been discovered in a deceased engineer’s basement in Pittsburgh, according to a NASA Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report...

The two computers are so heavy that a crane was likely used to move the machines...

At some point in the early 1970s, an IBM engineer working for NASA at the height of the Space Race took home the computers—and the mysterious tape reels...

"Please tell NASA these items were not stolen," the engineer's heir told the scrap dealer, according to the report. "They belonged to IBM Allegheny Center Pittsburgh, PA 15212. During the 1968-1972 timeframe, IBM was getting rid of the items so [redacted engineer] asked if he could have them and was told he could have them.

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Searx.me
Posted by webhead in the wired 92 days ago
Self-hosted meta search engine that allows you to run your own public instances. Also there's no log in so it doesn't personalize results.
43Things
Posted by webhead in the wired 95 days ago
A site for writing down your goals, and sharing them with others. The old 43T site shut down back in 2015, this is a new version.
Lavabit - Wikipedia
Posted by webhead in the wired 98 days ago
For all those unfamiliar with what transpired in 2013. I'd start here, but this isn't where I'd finish.
SBI VS Wealthy Affiliate.
Posted by webhead in the biz 98 days ago
I'm posting this because I fell pretty hard for WA. I'm not saying that SBI is better, just stating the fact that WA isn't the way to go about things.
Device absorbs water from the desert air overnight and then uses the sun's heat to deliver drinkable water. Proof-of-concept device produced 2.8 liters of water per night/day cycle.
The improving economy finally sees a shortage of labor as more workers have an increasing array of job options.
Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province.

That's according to new research from a team of scientists who discovered a well-preserved cranium of the newly-discovered species in an open lignite mine in 2010. They recently published their findings in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.
Researchers testing anti-Alzheimer's drug discover that it could be used to heal tooth cavities.
[quote] I visit Prasowy with Polish journalist Pawel Pieniazek, who calls it a "hipster milk bar." The cashier ringing up customers has tattoos and pink-toned hair. The menu is written in multi-colored cursive on a black wall.
(...) Zoja Wygnanska, an 18-year-old high-school student, is eating dinner with two friends. She says she usually goes to "fancy restaurants that serve wine" but comes here when she's craving dumplings. "They cost less than what I usually pay for my coffee," she says.