Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

BlackHat USA 2011: SSL And The Future Of Authenticity

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Common pesticides ‘can kill frogs within an hour’

Widely used pesticides can kill frogs within an hour, new research has revealed, suggesting the chemicals are playing a significant and previously unknown role in the catastrophic global decline of … Continue reading

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Sexy heroine kicks knife out of suicidal woman’s hand, becomes online sensation

An unidentified woman in Guangzhou, who looks like she’s barely out of her teens, has become an online sensation after a display of athleticism and bravery last Saturday (January 5). … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Guy attacks an ostrich as part of elaborate suicide attempt, ultimately fails

A man was rescued by police in a zoo in Shaoguan City on January 19 after a bizarre suicide attempt which followed even more bizarre behaviour, Shenzhen Satellite Television reports. … Continue reading

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Iran launches monkey into space, showing missile progress

A still image from an undated video footage released on January 28, 2013 by Iran’s state-run English language Press TV shows a monkey that was launched into space. Iran said … Continue reading

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Ancient bones found 100 years ago belong to undiscovered species

Prehistoric bones discovered more than a century ago belong to a previously-undiscovered species of ocean predator, research has revealed. The partial skeleton, including a jawbone and teeth, has been identified … Continue reading

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Photos: Sperm whales adopt deformed dolphin

Toronto-born behavioural ecologist Alexander Wilson has discovered an unlikely friendship in the North Atlantic. A group of sperm whales have apparently adopted a bottlenose dolphin with a spine deformity, swimming … Continue reading

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