This asshole bird named the Steller's jay keeps eating the eggs of the endangered murrelet. Scientists are intervening by planting fake murrelet eggs with a chemical that immediately induces vomiting, hoping for a Pavlovian response. (Pavlov's birds!) Read more...
A lot of classic shmups also happen to work as metaphors for insemination. The last level of R-Type Final immediately comes to mind. Wouldn't you know it, but there is a guy who's taken that theme even further, with the game like Space Phallus and the award-winning Scoregasm. For some mysterious reason, Scoregasm is 75% off just for today. Show More Summary
A new outbreak of low-pathogenic avian influenza A(H7N7) has been reported at a farm in Lower Saxony.The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 16 May to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).The report describes one outbreak of avian flu on a farm at Langförden near Vechta in Lower Saxony. Show More Summary
I’m off traveling in the Bakken Oil Patch today avoiding my usual frenzy of activity immediately before I head to Cyprus for my field season. I’m hoping that we have lovely weather and see new and interesting way that people have adapted to live and work in the oil patch. Since I’m off having adventures, […]
Activists protest outside White House to call for the immediate closure of the controversial jail.
Some of you guys may remember the teaser trailer we showed you a few months back for SCENIC ROUTE which featured a bat shit crazy Josh Duhamel with one hell of a haircut. It immediately grabbed our attention due to the fact that it's...Show More Summary
Via FreeIO.org comes news of a new open hardware robot: the official Arduino Robot. The Arduino Robot will be on sale at the Maker Faire in San Mateo immediately but will be generally available for online orders starting in July. The robot has two ATmega32u4 microprocessors. Show More Summary
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez will accompany his team immediately after the season ends on Sunday on the club’s United States post-season tour where they’ll play Manchester City in two friendlies — in St Louis and New York City. Show More Summary
Today’s Voice–Versus Versace relaunches headed by Donatella Versace and JW Anderson. Available immediately, with JW Anderson’s capsule collection following on June 15, 2013, the label looks for a bold young edge. Tapping model Jester White for the lookbook, the very image of youth is married to Versace’s heritage for brazen designs found in dramatic prints [...]
Loop today is proud to announce the global availability of its new iPad and iPhone app for businesses to get real-time customer feedback in the App Store and website. With Loop, businesses can survey their customers immediately on site instead of after the fact. The business presents the customer with a tablet or places it [...]Show More Summary
CNN reports that the U.S. military has updated plans to “capture or kill” alleged perpetrators of the Benghazi attacks. Officials emphasized that military planning has been underway since the immediate aftermath of the armed assault. CNN said the story is the result of several days of reporting. It wasn’t offered to CNN by officials as [...]
Ga Tech is offering an online Master’s Degree program for a cool $6k. The program immediately garnered national attention. Morehouse decided to allow Kevin Johnson to speak during commencement exercises. His privilege was rescinded when criticism from him of Obama surfaced. And speaking of El Presidente, he will deliver the keynote on Saturday. (Side note to any college [...]
Like so many of you, I've lost count of the nights I've found myself sleepless, lost in thought, wondering if the universe will ever see fit to grave our small, grey lives with a follow-up to Shaq-Fu. Well, that which we didn't dare dream has come to pass, brothers and sisters. Show More Summary
I've been eyeing gorgeous spool quilt blocks for weeks, so this thread spools plastic canvas needlepoint ornament caught my eye immediately. Read the full article on MAKE
When Supersize Me -- a documentary about the health problems one man got from eating nothing but McDonald's fast food -- came out in 2004, McDonald's almost immediately stopped using the term. People no longer wanted to "supersize" their...Show More Summary
Effective immediately, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will be replaced by Flo, the bubbly spokesgirl for Progressive Insurance.
IT USUALLY drives me mad when fellow flyers ignore the “fasten your seatbelt” sign. I make an old-fashioned assumption that pilots switch it on for a good reason. And even if that reason is not immediately apparent, anything that adds minimally to safety is worth an equally minimal amount of inconvenience. Show More Summary
Each time a new iPhone is released, rumors start spreading about the next one almost immediately. As long as Apple manufacturers its iPhone, rumors will circulate, which is currently the case for the company’s upcoming iPhone 5S. One rumor that spread [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
The lady seated to my immediate right (very close quarters on bench seating) was fairly insistent about using her phone. I asked her to turn it off. She answered: “So don’t look.” I asked her whether I had missed something during the very pointed announcements to please turn off your phones, perhaps a special exemption granted for her. Show More Summary
Benjamin Wittes, editor-in-chief of Brookings’ Lawfare blog, and colleague Stephanie Leutert tried to edit the Wikipedia page for “Lawfare”: Rather to our surprise, our edits were almost immediately undone; the material we added was, literally within minutes, removed. Show More Summary