Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Turkmen natural gas pipeline Tapi to cross Afghanistan

A deal has been struck on building a 1,700km (1,050m) pipeline to carry Turkmen natural gas across Afghanistan to Pakistan and India. The Tapi project aims to feed energy-deprived South … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 6 Comments

Futuristic weapon undergoes Navy tests

… Inside a cavernous building at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va., on Friday, a gigantic pulse of electricity hurled a 20-pound slug of aluminum out the barrel … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Wikileaks protests in Spain over Julian Assange arrest

Protests have taken place across Spain calling for the release of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is facing extradition from the UK to Sweden for alleged sexual offences. Hundreds of … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 22 Comments

TSA Fail: Teen sneaks onto commercial jet wheel well, falls from it, dies, is run over by two cars

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts prosecutor said Friday it’s likely that a North Carolina teen whose mutilated body was found in a Boston suburb fell from the sky after stowing … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 1 Comment
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