Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Utah Woman Assaults Ice Cream Truck Driver Over High Prices

A Utah woman faces misdemeanor charges after police say she sprayed an ice cream truck driver in the face with cleaning solution because she was upset about the driver’s prices. … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Strange Exits: Man Dies Eating Brother’s Cocaine to Spare Him Jail

A 20-year-old South Carolina man died after eating an ounce of cocaine his brother was hiding in his buttocks as the two were sitting in the back of a police … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bird flu: Research row as US raises terror fears

US authorities have asked the authors of two controversial bird flu studies to redact key details after a government advisory panel suggested the data could be used by terrorists. The … Continue reading

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New Invisibility Cloak. Not Only Invisible, But Also Inaudible. As If Nothing Was There

Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have now succeeded in demonstrating for the first time an invisibility cloak for elastic waves. Such waves also occur in strings of a … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · 2 Comments

Comet Lovejoy Plunges into the Sun and Survives

These two images were taken by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) and show comet Lovejoy heading in toward the sun (top) and then emerging back out the other side … Continue reading

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‘Anonymous’ hackers hit US security firm Stratfor

The activist hacker group Anonymous says it has stolen thousands of emails, passwords and credit card details from a US-based security think-tank. The hackers claim they were able to obtain … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Brazil economy overtakes UK, says CEBR

Brazil has overtaken the UK as the world’s sixth largest economy, an economic research group has said.The Centre for Economics and Business Research CEBR said its latest World Economic League … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · Leave a comment
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