a reminder that female bodies ejaculate
Saturday, 11 May 2024

The Longest-Running Laboratory Experiment In The World Is Streaming Live Right Now

quote [ The experiment takes so long, two of the people running it died before seeing a drop. ]

Remember seeing this on a school trip to the science museum, the person in charge spun a story about how no one had ever seen it drop at the time how there were ghost stories and wild nights with storms.

Impush young me suggested a camera and he said that was in the planning stages.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by R1Xhard@5:48pmGMT] [2 comments]

Elon Musk?s Neuralink reports trouble with first human brain chip

quote [ It's unclear what caused the retraction or how many threads have become displaced. ]

Neuralink hacking ur own brain
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:50amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 10 May 2024

Discovering the First Other Earths

quote [ Inside the hunt for habitable planets. ]

There are other earths
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:21amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 26 April 2024


quote [ OpenOrb is a curated search engine for Atom and RSS feeds. ]

Builds a little search index on the feeds you want to scrape. The example page leans heavily onto programmers but you could set one up on your own computer by running a lovely little set of Python commands.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:38pmGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 17 April 2024

The invisible seafaring industry that keeps the internet afloat

quote [ How one crew risked radiation, storms, and currents to save Japan from digital isolation. ]

This internet thang
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:05amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 12 April 2024

Carmakers give up on software that avoids kangaroos

quote [ Australia is turning to virtual fences to cut down on car-kangaroo impacts. ]

surprised when suddenly a kangaroo ran close by.
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 8 April 2024

Scientists Accidentally Made a Mouse Grow Legs in Place of Genitals

quote [ Turning off a gene early in mouse development led researchers to end up with an accidental six-legged embryonic mammal. ]

Keep going until we create Centi-musculus.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 WTF]
[by R1Xhard@1:11pmGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 5 April 2024

NASA Will Create a New Time Zone for the Moon, Called Coordinated Lunar Time

quote [ With dozens of lunar missions on the horizon, a standard time-keeping system for the moon will assist with precise navigation, docking and landing ]

Full moon madness, now is time
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 laz0r]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:33amGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 31 March 2024

Flickr Commons

quote [ To increase public access to archival photography collections,
To provide tools and resources to help interested researchers enhance the photographs? descriptions and other metadata, and
To return this new information to the contributing cultural member organizations, and
To protect and attend to the long life of this unique collection. ]

a nice tool ?launched this year ?to easier follow through permissively licensed archives on Flickr. Found via blog of Alex Chan (working at Flickr + having co-build this portal)

thumb is Hong Kong radio station '69 via The National Archives UK "most recent" feed.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Good]
[by Paracetamol@3:14pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 30 March 2024

Everything I know about the XZ backdoor

quote [ jesus, I hope you like beer cuz we owe you a free lifetime supply. ]

This is all over the internet by now: a social-engineered backdoor inside SSH servers, being repacked inside Linux distros and only noticed by accident yesterday. Quote is Mastodon, thumb xkcd ?some more info on LWN and a lengthy FAQ.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@12:36pmGMT] [2 comments]

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