Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Breaking News: from the Onion.

http://www.theonion.com/video/breaking-news-some-bullshit-happening-somewhere,16928/ This keeps cracking me up every time I watch it.

June 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

At least 40 Shot in Chicago Violence over the Weekend

At least 40 people were shot in a spate of violence across Chicago over the weekend, police said on Monday. An one-year-old girl was among the victims. She was standing … Continue reading

June 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Chemical element 114: A first at GSI

At GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, an international team of scientists succeeded in the observation of the chemical element 114, one of the heaviest elements created until now. The production of … Continue reading

June 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Hubble captures bubbles and baby stars

A spectacular new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image — one of the largest ever released of a star-forming region — highlights N11, part of a complex network of gas clouds … Continue reading

June 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

New design for motorcycle engines powered by compressed air

Most motorcycles in the world today use engines that burn gasoline, contributing to greenhouse gasses and adding air pollution to the surrounding area. Now two scientists in India have conceptually … Continue reading

June 22, 2010 · 6 Comments

Scientists discover music in Sun!

For the first time, astronomers have found that the magnetic field in the outer atmosphere of the Sun produces eerie musical harmonies — a discovery that could provide new ways … Continue reading

June 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

French prisoner ‘killed cellmate and ate his lung’

A French prisoner killed his cellmate then sliced open his chest to remove and eat his heart, a court has heard. However, the man removed the wrong organ, and ate … Continue reading

June 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

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