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Monday, 29 March 2021

Russians combine basketball, rugby and wrestling

quote [ Rugball, a Russian-invented sport that combines elements of basketball, wrestling and rugby, hopes to go mainstream after a sudden surge of public attention. ]

Maybe when the Russians are allowed back in the Olympics, they can introduce this as an exhibition sport.
[SFW] [games] [+1 Hot Pr0n]
[by XregnaR@5:24pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 19 March 2021

Nevada smart city: A millionaire’s plan to create a local government

quote [ Jeffrey Berns wants to build a tech oasis in the Nevada desert. Do others share his utopian vision? ]

I can't imagine how this won't go badly...
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Sad]
[by XregnaR@1:23pmGMT] [7 comments]

Friday, 29 January 2021

Navy team floats idea for a 'Spacetime Modification Weapon' more powerful than nukes

quote [ In 2019, the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) filed a number of seemingly out of this world patents that could, in theory, revolutionize not only military aviation, but just about everything. Chief among these strange new inventions is a High Energy Electromagnetic Field Generator, which if functional, could produce massive amounts of power with far reaching military and commercial implications. Interestingly, the patent also closely resembles longstanding theories posited by UFO researchers about the means of propulsion seemingly employed by alien visitors to our world. ]

...and all along we thought it was the Air Force that had all the alien stuff.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by XregnaR@5:51pmGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 22 January 2021

Baseball great Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron, 86, passes into history

quote [ In March of 1954, with his place in the major leagues far from assured, Hank Aaron was granted a start in a Milwaukee exhibition game versus Boston, only because Bobby Thomson, the regular left fielder and Aaron’s idol, had just broken his ankle. ]

I was never THAT in to baseball, but living in the ATL you couldn't help but be familiar with Hank and his efforts in the area.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2 Informative]
[by XregnaR@5:16pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 11 December 2020

Rats love driving tiny cars, even when they don’t get treats

quote [ Rats that learn to drive are more able to cope with stress. That might sound like the fever-dream of a former scientist-turned-car writer, but it's actually one of the results of a new study from the University of Richmond. ]

In addition, the rats appear to be better drivers than anyone on the roads around Atlanta...
[SFW] [science & technology] [+5]
[by XregnaR@10:09pmGMT] [5 comments]

Zodiac '340 Cipher' cracked by code experts 51 years after it was sent to the S.F. Chronicle

quote [ The solution to what’s known as the 340 Cipher, one of the most vexing mysteries of the Zodiac Killer’s murderous saga, has been found by a code-breaking team from the United States, Australia and Belgium. ]

Alternate text - Be Sure To Drink Your Ovaltine
[SFW] [history] [+3 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@7:52pmGMT] [4 comments]

Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Giant Arecibo radio telescope collapses in Puerto Rico

quote [ Scientists and Puerto Ricans mourn loss of historic observatory that had been set to close after damage in August ]

We knew it was coming, but still, this sucks.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+6 Sad]
[by XregnaR@2:37pmGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 5 October 2020

Max Vandervorst présente ses meilleurs voeux 2017

quote [ Max Vandervorst is a Belgian musician, composer and inventor of musical instruments. Since 1988, he has put together a number of performances, showcasing instruments he created using a wide variety of objects as raw material : “Symphony for Abandoned Objects”, “Concerto for Two Bicycles”, “The Man from Spa”, “The paper orchestra”, have all been performed numerous times in many different countries. ]

Now I want him do it with ducks...
[SFW] [art] [+1 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@8:44pmGMT] [0 comments]

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