[PHD Comics | Via DailyCupOfTech]
Yep folks, Vista / Windows 2008 SP2 is finally available for download! But before installing it, here are a few things you should know about the update: Prerequisites If you have any beta versions of SP2 installed, they must be un-installed prior to installing Use the Control Panel applet “Programs and Features” and select “View […]
Just a few weeks after unveiling the new 9.7″ Kindle DX, Amazon skips ahead 6 models to bring you the biggest, highest powered e-reader ever conceived: The Kindle 9XXXD. Check it out:
This tattoo is made from 3 lines of equations: the first represents the Born Oppenheimer Approximation, the second is the equation in the form of a 3-dimensional Schroedinger Equation, and finally, the third is the solution in the form of a Schroedinger Equation. [Via Discover]
What’s weirder than a naturally caffeine-free coffee plant? How about a two-foot long insect? Or perhaps a ghost slug. They are all featured in a list of the 10 strangest species discovered around the world in 2008. The list is the work of the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University, and is […]
In the following video, International Space Station Science Officer Don Pettit demonstrates gyroscopic spin stabilization via the help of several portable CD players which, in microgravity, are spinning and, at the same time, not spinning. [Via Neatorama]
Hmmmm, What was this an advertisement for, magic mushrooms?
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] You may recall that last Fall we gave you the heads-up on some new, potentially geeky TV shows. Of course, as a whole that batch didn’t fare so well; Eleventh Hour, Life on Mars, My Own Worst Enemy, and Knight Rider (shocker!) all got the ax. Only two turned […]