Little Girl, Big Gun [Video]

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] This is possibly the most frightening thing I’ve ever seen.  I mean sure she’s got skill, but I’m honestly a little unsettled by the fact that other countries will see this too.  Talk about reinforcing stereotypes.  Anyway, here’s the clip: This just blows me away.  Though not in the […]

NASA Releases Portrait of Stellar Nursery to Celebrate Spitzer’s 5th Anniversary

The Spitzer Space Telescope, NASA’s last great space observatory to have been lauched into Earth’s orbit, is now celebrating its fifth anniversary. To celebrate the event, NASA has released this multigenerational shot of a stellar nursery located in the Cassiopeia constellation, 6,500 light-years from Earth. Jaw-dropping, isn’t it? [Via Cosmiclog]

IKEA May Be Going Solar

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] IKEA, the company that can fit almost anything into a flat box for easy pick-up, has decided to go green in a big way.  They plan to put $77 million into their GreenTech fund – dedicated to producing “solar panels, efficiency meters, and energy efficient lighting.”  While IKEA has […]

Google Maps gets its Georgia’s mixed up

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] This will probably go down in journalism history as one of the classics and Google will never live this down.  Plus you’ve probably still got the crazies in Georgia, USA hiding in the bushes with their shotguns waiting for the Russian tanks to come rumbling past muttering to themselves […]

Office worker jailed for exposing his ex-boss’s private emails

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] A Spanish office worker has been jailed for two years after he “hacked” into the computer of his ex-boss, retrieved hundreds of emails that the man had deleted and then sent them on to lots of other people. The emails were said to be “highly personal” and contained details […]