The company claims Flyboard Air can reach an altitude of 10,000 feet — more than three times the height of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world — hit speeds of 93.2 mph, and fly for about 10 minutes at a time. In the test shown on video, however, the device flew at 35 mph… Read More »
Are you ready? A supervolcano is any volcano capable of producing a volcanic eruption with an ejecta volume greater than 1,000 km3 (240 cu mi). This is thousands of times larger than normal volcanic eruptions. Supervolcanoes can occur when magma in the mantle rises into the crust from a hotspot but is unable to break… Read More »
Tonight I was looking for the best sounding piano plug-in for my songs. I’m currently using Piano One which is free. There is a great shootout here: http://purgatorycreek.com/documents/25.html and I decided that I like the Roland RD700GX Expressive Grand sound, but I don’t think there is a VST plug in. After more thought, I realized… Read More »
In this interview Dr. Maurice Hilleman reveals some astounding revelations. He admits that Merck drug company vaccines (Polio) had been deliberately contaminated with SV40, a cancer-causing monkey virus from 1953 – 63. For years, researchers suggested that millions of vials of polio vaccine, contaminated with SV40, infected individuals which caused human tumors, and by 1999,… Read More »
A pod of dolphins have shown their competitive spirit by joining a group of more than 200 surfers in California’s Rincon Classic competition.The surprise entrants drew cheers from the crowd as they joined the line-up at the contest in Santa Barbara, South California.Hundreds of spectators looked on as the pod of at least a dozen… Read More »
In keeping with the theme of this blog, here’s a strange egg situation: EGG WITHIN AN EGG: This extraordinarily rare situation occurs when an egg that is almost ready to be laid reverses engines into the reproductive tract, meeting up with another egg-in-progress. It gets another layer of white/albumen and a new layer of shell… Read More »
This video claims marijuana is a medicine that cures cancer and improves chronic pain. The smell of pot makes me ill. I totally hate the stuff. I hope I never need any. Then again, I don’t think it should be illegal. Hemp is a very useful plant. What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?… Read More »
Looters who took advantage of last weekend’s EBT card system failure to steal Walmart groceries are to be shamed into admitting guilt by having their photos posted online. When a system crash temporarily rendered the Electronic Benefit Transfer cards unusable for a few hours during the evening of Saturday 12th October, some Walmart stores responded… Read More »
Catchy, and I like her voice… but what does it mean? More than the singer knew, which was part of what the song was about. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poup%C3%A9e_de_cire,_poup%C3%A9e_de_son
In what appears to be the Internet’s latest and greatest hoax, a whistleblower who claims he worked for the Department of Defense purports to have leaked Michael Jackson’s final phone call before his death, during which the pop star voices his fear of a government conspiracy to murder him. Robert Connors, about which no information… Read More »
▶ “Something” – bass & drums – YouTube. Only Ringo’s and Paul’s tracks. Recorded at the EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London in the summer of 1969. comment: Note how Ringo jumps a beat on the ride cymbal when the solo starts and the effect it delivers on launching the part… It takes your breath away…… Read More »
A baseball player was knocked out by a skydiver who misjudged his landing on the field of play. Mattingly Romanin, a shortstop for the Hannibal Cavemen in Missouri, was levelled by the clumsy aerial performer. The skydiver was one of three hired to deliver the first pitch prior to Saturday’s game against the Terre Haute… Read More »
Starts at 14 minutes in if you want to skip to the movie.
A surfer recovers in hospital after being knocked unconscious by a 15-metre humpback whale that flicked him off his board at Sydney’s Bondi Beach. The whale was swimming among surfers about 70 metres offshore on Sunday morning. Bishan Rajapakse lost consciousness for about 10 seconds and other surfers managed to help him back to the… Read More »
Zero Motorcycles has created a stealth motorcycle for use by U.S. Special Operations Forces: The MMX. The all-electric off-roader features a nearly silent powertrain, full blackout capability, wiring for infrared lighting systems and a keyless ignition for quick starts. “It was a very rewarding experience for the Zero team to go through such an exacting… Read More »
Anna Christine | AMERICA’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS | LIVE 6-4-13 “Hand Me In” by Anna Christine, Original Composition Live at The Smith Center – YouTube. Silent Night live performance by Anna Chrstine , 10 Years Old “Lights” by Ellie Goulding, Cover by 10 year old Anna Christine Damn. I could listen for hours. So much… Read More »
Pizza company Domino’s has released footage purporting to show it testing a remote-controlled drone to deliver its pizzas. In the video posted on YouTube by the company’s UK and Ireland division, a craft nicknamed the “DomiCopter” flies over fields and rivers directed by a member of staff to deliver two pizzas to an expectant customer.… Read More »
For decades, scientists have been developing brain-computer linkages they hope will enable people to manipulate objects hands free. Duke neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis reported a few years ago that a monkey fitted with implanted electrodes could use its brainpower to control the walking patterns of a robot . Less invasive, more commercial efforts include electroencephalalography (EEG)… Read More »
The Springboro Board of Education is asking for trouble. Board members are considering a policy that would require faculty to teach creationism in science class. According to the Dayton Daily News, the proposed policy would require teachers to offer all sides of “controversial issues” such as evolution. Evolution is lumped in with other “controversial” issues… Read More »
Well-wishers around the world contribute towards £34,000 cost of life-saving surgery to save hydrocephalic baby’s life. A toddler whose head swelled up to three times its normal size has undergone surgery which could save her life. Roona Begum caught the world’s attention when images of her plight were published in a last-ditch bid to help… Read More »
A would-be robber had a lucky escape after he was struck by a bus, moments after he snatched a woman’s mobile phone. The incident happened in the Colombian city of Bogota, and was captured on CCTV. The man escaped with only minor injuries, while his victim’s mobile phone was returned to her. via BBC News… Read More »
The Incredible Power Of Concentration – Miyoko Shida – YouTube.
Chris Hadfield has conquered space. Now he’s conquering the Internet, too. A video of the Canadian astronaut singing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” from the International Space Station has been zipping around the Web at light speed since it was posted Sunday. The five-minute clip features Hadfield singing a modified version of the tune and strumming… Read More »
Researchers used a scanning tunnelling microscope to move thousands of carbon monoxide molecules to make an animated short film depicting a stick boy playing with his pet atom. In the one-minute video, individual molecules are repeatedly rearranged to show a boy dancing, throwing a ball and bouncing on a trampoline. The film, called A Boy… Read More »
16×9 – Robot Revolution: Androids are coming – YouTube.
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Scientists claim to have identified the missing link between human speech and monkey chatter. Researchers analysed the distinctive “lip-smacking” sounds made by wild gelada baboons of the Ethopian highlands and found striking similarities to human speech. Their noises are so human-like that Thore Bergman, an assistant professor with the University of Michigan, thought he heard… Read More »
Great White Shark Attack Ataque de Tubarão Branco 24/03/2013 – YouTube.
The following short video shows a B-52 Stratofortress during a standard training mission of the War Week, an exercise which incorporates Aerial Refueling, Weapons Tactics and High Altitude Maneuvering. The iconic bomber can be seen taking off, cruising, releasing simulated bombs, taking fuel midair from a KC-135 Stratotanker refueler and landing at Barksdale Air Force… Read More »
If you want to just trip out on humanity and watch random snippets of people’s lives, check out this link: http://photobucket.com/recentuploads?filter=video It’s a total random grab bag of real people’s videos (like YouTube with no ads). You might see supermodels on fake horses, babies, animals, bands, people firing guns, talent shows, snow storms, beaches, fish… Read More »
While it is amusing to take at face value, the actor‘s face isn’t really doing this, of course. The unintentional morphing alien effect is the result of compression errors with the data stream. This is one of the most interesting distortions I’ve seen, and it is happening to an actor who plays the part of… Read More »
What I’m wondering is if you could make a combination jet and balloon where you retract the balloon part as you fire up the jet engines. That would be awesome and would make UFO sighting headlines. You’d hear reports like this: “The object hovered for 20 minutes, then suddenly accelerated straight up at high speed.… Read More »
Wheels are great for traversing flat, paved surfaces, but when the terrain is covered with loose sand and large rocks, it’s time to grow feet. Scientists built a six-legged robot after studying the movements of lizards, and the breakthrough may mean a fast walking rover we send to Mars that’ll leave its predecessors in the… Read More »
1 day ago 1 day ago Matt Taibbi – I went yesterday to a screening of We Steal Secrets, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s brilliant new documentary about Wikileaks. The movie is beautiful and profound, an incredible story that’s about many things all at once, including the incredible Shakespearean narrative that is the life of Julian Assange, a free-information… Read More »
Desperate beachgoers formed a human chain to battle “treacherous and dumping” waves to save a boy from drowning. Twelve-year-old Joshua McQuoid was caught by a wave and swept out while playing with a friend at the beach on Napier’s Marine Parade in New Zealand at 4.55pm on Sunday. A German tourist went to the boy’s… Read More »
Captain Kirk may not be up for a promotion anytime soon.The Enterprise commander faces a reprimand from Starfleet brass in the latest trailer for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming “Star Trek Into Darkness.” J.J. Abrams gives exclusive sneak peek of “Star Trek Into Darkness” Terminally ill fan gets to see “Star Trek Into Darkness” before release”Do you… Read More »
Man terrifies pet pig by making it surf… Surfing pig sensation in New Zealand – YouTube.
Dr. Greer is associated with some very interesting finds. This, for example: I’ve seen something like this before. Compare to the images of a little “alien” I posted some time before April 2007. Is this a different creature? Consider the little insectoid creature found alive in the Southern Chilean city of Concepcion on Oct 1,… Read More »
Here is an interesting letter which indicates Greer is potentially distorting facts. I watched the Disclosure Project with interest. I wrote to them about the Chupacabra once in case they knew anything linking them to UFOs. My over(?)active imagination considered that Disclosure might be “a clean up operation” to flush out and get rid of… Read More »
Documentary director, James Fox, finally revealed the contents of a letter from Steven Spielberg to Larry King regarding his UFO documentary, I Know What I Saw, at this year’s UFO Congress. In 2009 Fox had appeared on Larry King Live to talk about UFOs and his documentary, which was about to appear on the History… Read More »
The man and woman aboard the Inspiration Mars mission set to fly-by the Red Planet in 2018Movie Camera will face cramped conditions, muscle atrophy and potential boredom. But their greatest health risk comes from exposure to the radiation from cosmic rays. The solution? Line the spacecraft’s walls with water, food and their own faeces. “It’s… Read More »
I still need to do my fact checking on this, but it seems like a real eye-opener and connects a lot of dots I’ve been researching.