An amateur astronomer using a home-made backyard telescope has discovered an Earth-sized smudge in Jupiter’s surface. Anthony Wesley of Murrumbateman, Australia was viewing Jupiter at around 1am local time yesterday when he spotted the damage. He told SPACE.com that he saw a dark spot rotating near the planet’s south pole; his records showed the same […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Considering how much “education” about music and copyright is out there (“downloading music is stealing!” ads and the like), most people have no idea how it actually works in terms of who owns what and who should get money from what kind of use. And lately, with issues like […]
In case you’ve never seen one, a drinking bird is a toy that mimics the motion of a bird drinking from a glass of water. What makes this device so fantastic is that even though it has no apparent power source, it never stops moving, making people incorrectly think that somehow, it is a perpetual […]
After releasing the highly popular Sexy Cyborg from Another Dimension video a few months ago, the barely digital folks once again have used their insane minds to create a whole new piece of nerdtastic delirium: Moon Girl! Thanks Jake!
Toshiba is to release its first Blu-ray DVD player. It comes 17 months after the firm’s decision to ditch the rival HD-DVD format effectively spelled the end of the next-generation format wars. At the time, Toshiba spoke of exploring other ways of delivering high-definition content rather than DVD, such as portable drives and wireless technology […]
Captain Alpha Male is a funny new web miniseries starring Jay L. Lutsky about a guy who works as a manager at a superhero agency. Here’s the first episode: For those interested, the second episode is supposed to go live on Thursday. [Captain Alpha Male | Via Neatorama]
By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] HIV/AIDS is a worldwide pandemic disease, but I would wager that few people (even among our esteemed readers) really understand it at all. You may be aware that Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (or AIDS) is a disease that results from an HIV infection. To most, HIV/AIDS is a frightening […]
–How 16 Famous Electronics Companies Got Their Names Most of us spend a lot of time staring at a computer or TV screen, playing video games, or gabbing into our cell phones. The brand names for these products are all familiar, but where did they come from in the first place? –A Pictorial Guide to […]