Big Wave Surfing Fun


And now just off for some Big Wave Surfing Fun!:: C’mon, just gettin some feet wet :P

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC)


The largest particle accelerator in the world, the LHC of the European Center for Physics, will start in August , as being told by CERN in Geneva. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is a circular tunnel 27 kilometers long at the height of Geneva and the Swiss-French border. In this tunnel particles are fired at nearly the speed of light that in turn come into conflict with each other. This collision creates a multitude of new particles. At full speed and thanks to more than

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Bluetooth is watching: secret study gives Bath a flavour of Big Brother


Tens of thousands of Britons are being covertly tracked without their consent in a technology experiment which has installed scanners at secret locations in offices, campuses, streets and pubs to pinpoint people’s whereabouts. The scanners, the first 10 of which were installed in Bath three years ago, are capturing Bluetooth radio signals transmitted from devices such as mobile phones, laptops and digital cameras, and using the data to follow unwitting targets without their permission. The data is being used in a project called Cityware to

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The Pirate Bay Wants to Encrypt the Entire Internet


The team behind the popular torrent site The Pirate Bay has started to work on a new encryption technology that could potentially protect all Internet traffic from prying eyes. The project, which is still in its initial stages, goes by the name “Transparent end-to-end encryption for the Internets,” or IPETEE for short. It tackles encryption not on the application level, but on the network level, the aim being that all data exchanged on your PC would be encrypted, regardless of its nature — be it

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George Carlin: education and the owners of America


George Carlin recently put his “doomed to go to hell” soul to rest =6/22/2008 RIP truthspeaker= and in memory of his humorous awareness of life (dark side//bright side): a clip out of one of his performances. George Carlin: education and the owners of America <<video>>

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Scientists find bugs that eat waste and excrete petrol


Silicon Valley is experimenting with bacteria that have been genetically altered to provide ‘renewable petroleum’ “Ten years ago I could never have imagined I’d be doing this,” says Greg Pal, 33, a former software executive, as he squints into the late afternoon Californian sun. “I mean, this is essentially agriculture, right? But the people I talk to – especially the ones coming out of business school – this is the one hot area everyone wants to get into.” Some of the complex lab equipment used

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