Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Photo: Road trip to the beach to escape the smoke

Road trip to the beach to escape the smoke, originally uploaded by xeno735.

July 12, 2008 · Leave a comment

Former Bush Spokesman Tony Snow Dies at 53

Here are the top 10 tips to keep from getting colon cancer.  In short: Eat healthy, don’t be overweight, exercise. What did Tony Snow eat most days? Just curious.

July 12, 2008 · Leave a comment

A UFO! … suspended from a helicopter.

Dominic Harris of Cinimod Studio, who recently brought you the hypnotizing Illuminating Table, has just produced a new artwork that’s even more startling. Particularly startling if you were walking the … Continue reading

July 12, 2008 · Leave a comment

Dragon’s blood trees

Dragon’s blood trees grow in the archipelago, which consists of four islands and two rocky islets that trail for 150 miles (250 kilometers) off the Horn of Africa. “The site … Continue reading

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World’s first brain prosthesis revealed

The world’s first brain prosthesis – an artificial hippocampus – is about to be tested in California. Unlike devices like cochlear implants, which merely stimulate brain activity, this silicon chip … Continue reading

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Want to Enhance Your Brain Power?

A little brain boost is something we could all use now and then. A new option may be on the horizon. Researchers at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and … Continue reading

July 12, 2008 · 1 Comment

Fish fossils plug hole in evolutionary theory

Some odd-looking fish fossils discovered in the bowels of several European museums may help solve a lingering question about evolutionary theory, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. The 50 million-year-old fossils … Continue reading

July 12, 2008 · Leave a comment
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