Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Michael Palin’s journey across Africa

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Food Project Proposes Matrix-Style Vertical Chicken Farms

Architecture student André Ford has proposed a new system for the mass production of chickens that removes the birds’ cerebral cortex so that they don’t experience the horrors of being … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · 7 Comments

Swiss ‘janitor’ satellite to sweep up space junk

Swiss scientists plan to launch a shoebox-sized satellite with jellyfish-like tentacles to sweep up space junk as early as 2016. The $11 million satellite, called CleanSpace One, would chase down … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yale: Error correction brings quantum computing closer to reality

Physicists at Yale University have taken another significant step in the development of quantum computing, a new frontier in computing that promises exponentially faster information processing than the most sophisticated … Continue reading

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Department Of Homeland Security Tells Congress Why It’s Monitoring Facebook, Twitter, Blogs

BY Neal Ungerleider – At a Congressional hearing this morning that veered into contentious arguments and cringe-worthy moments, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spilled the beans on their social … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Underwear Bomber Case

Tony Muga – Now that the Underwear Bomber trial is over, the corporate controlled mainstream media has once again given a version of the story (or rather left parts out … Continue reading

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UC Davis pays $1.35M to settle Title IX case

The University of California, Davis has agreed to pay more than $1.3 million to attorneys representing three women who had filed gender discrimination claims because the campus did not offer … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment
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