Huh, WTF?! Evidence for Alien life found?!

You know one of those ordinary sunday mornings when you get up, it’s a beautiful day, you look out of the window, you see a yellow bulldozer, you make a toast, make some coffee, look once again out of the window, reed an article about some guy claiming he has found evindence of alien life, […]

US embassy soap, S01 E05: geo map of leaked diplomatic juice!

A cool alternative to your daily dose gossip and intoxicating news! That is, if you have enough time and nothing more valuable to do… Use the interactive guide to discover what has been revealed in the leak of 250,000 US diplomatic cables. Mouse over the map below to find key stories and a selection of original […]

Yeah, ape not like mice

It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem. For instance, on the planet Earth, which is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet orbiting at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles a small unregarded yellow sun, stationed far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral […]

Universe’s Quantum Weirdness Limits Its Weirdness

The more one probes the universe at smaller and smaller scales, the weirder matter and energy seem to behave. But this strangeness may limit its own extent in quantum mechanics, the theory describing the behavior of matter at an infinitesimal level, according to a new study by an ex-hacker and a physicist. “We’re interested in […]

Logical Proposition; Digital media vs conventional media

News Corp. Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch set the Internet abuzz Monday after an interview appeared online in which he said the company is considering blocking Google from being able to search its Web sites. “I think we’ve been asleep” is what he said. Echoing accusations of “parasitism” and “kleptomania” that other News Corp. execs have levied […]

“Think fast. Think under pressure.” Kasparov vs businessmen 26 – 0

“Ultimately, what separates a winner from a loser at the grandmaster level is the willingness to do the unthinkable. A brilliant strategy is, certainly, a matter of intelligence, but intelligence without audaciousness is not enough. Given the opportunity, I must have the guts to explode the game, to upend my opponent’s thinking and, in so […]

A historical testimony to the US congress! Or is it?!

Can you recall a moment when you could honestly say ‘I told you so’, but when no one listens? Well this just might be one of those for me. This Thursday September the 10th marks perhaps a historic development for both Washington and the financial markets. The US Congress’ Committee on Science and Technology held a […]