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Saturday, 16 February 2019

Researchers Create 'Rat Cyborgs' That People Control With Their Minds - D-brief

quote [ Scientists have developed what they call rat cyborgs, which humans can control wirelessly with their minds to navigate mazes. ]

Human brain-to-brain interfacing possible, too, which is simultaneously neat and disconcerting.

[SFW] [science & technology]
[by JWWargo@4:38amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 15 February 2019

This person does not exist

An endless stream of fake portraits made by AI. Hit refresh for a new portrait.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Interesting]
[by spazm@9:03pmGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 14 February 2019

That Glitter Bomb Package Thief Video: What’s inside the box?

quote [ This week ? and possibly this year ? the most popular video on YouTube shows a fantastic invention made solely for revenge. And for science, of course ? because what good is revenge without science? ]

Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter Glitter
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Original]
[by cb361@10:30pmGMT] [1 comment]

What Is Glitter?

quote [ The specific events that led to the initial dispersal of glitter are nebulous; in true glitter fashion, all of a sudden, it was simply everywhere. ]

Sparkly Particles! Full article in extended.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@7:55pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

NASA's Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End ? NASA?s Mars Exploration Program

quote [ ?We have made every reasonable engineering effort to try to recover Opportunity and have determined that the likelihood of receiving a signal is far too low to continue recovery efforts," said John Callas, manager of the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) project at JPL. ]

Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince,
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Informative]
[by slaytanik@8:07pmGMT] [3 comments]

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Depression's Evolutionary Roots

quote [ Two scientists suggest that depression is not a malfunction, but a mental adaptation that brings certain cognitive advantages ]

Article's not new, but I thought it was interesting. Could also be filed under "health".

[SFW] [science & technology] [+9 Interesting]
[by hellboy@10:04pmGMT] [17 comments]

Thursday, 7 February 2019

James Hiram Bedford: The First Person To Be Cryogenically Preserved

quote [ Will humans ever posses the technology to revive a dead person back to life? Dr. James Hiram Bedford certainly hopes so. He has been waiting for that day for the last fifty years frozen in a lab at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. ]

So you can have me frozen cryogenically for centuries
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Hot Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [15 comments]

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Finding Lena, the Patron Saint of JPEGs

quote [ In 1972, a photo of a Swedish Playboy model was used to engineer the digital image format that would become the JPEG. The model herself was mostly a mystery?until now. ]

This one might interest you ?thumb via The Art of PNG Glitch.

Full article and spoiler image in extended.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Classy Pr0n]
[by Paracetamol@9:13pmGMT] [1 comment]

This undersea robot just delivered 100,000 baby corals to the Great Barrier Reef

quote [ The project's leader hopes to eventually develop a fleet of the submersibles that would be used to save reefs around the world. ]

?Even if this technology is scaled up, if we don?t deal with climate change, it won?t be enough,? he said. ?It?s like coming up with a robot to replant trees after the devastating wildfires that just happened. It?s not addressing how to stop the wildfires in the first place.?

[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Good]
[by lilmookieesquire@10:28amGMT] [9 comments]

Monday, 4 February 2019

QuadrigaCX Owes Customers $190 Million, Court Filing Shows - CoinDesk

quote [ ?Quadriga?s inventory of cryptocurrency has become unavailable and some of it may be lost," the founder's widow said in documents obtained by CoinDesk. ]

Dude with the only password for a cryptocurrency exchange dies, $190 million of users' money completely inaccessible.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+8 Funny]
[by mechavolt@2:06amGMT] [6 comments]

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