Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

REWARD: 1st to answer this question earns cash money

I need a real answer, an answer that I believe does exist, but one that the company that makes the product about which I have the question could not or … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

A map of human problems

I want something I can’t find on the net: a visual interactive map of human problems and where we are along the various paths to solutions. I want everyone to … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

Americans spent $56 billion on pets in 2013

Americans spent a record $55.7 billion on their pets last year, an industry trade group said Thursday, a figure that could increase to a whopping $60 billion this year. The … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canada to pull out of Afghanistan

Canada’s military efforts in Afghanistan will end this month, with the withdrawal of the last 100 soldiers from Kabul, where they had been wrapping up training of Afghan National Security … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Obamacare Surcharge Appearing on Restaurant Bills Across the Country

The small business mandate doesn’t go into effect until 2015, but restaurants across the country are already passing the extra costs associated with having to offer healthcare to their employees … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saddle Ridge Hoard: Buried gold coin stash worth $10,000,000

The coins were in uncirculated, mint condition, adding to their worth to collectors A California couple found a stash of gold coins buried on their property last year valued at … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bitcoin near total collapse?

A major bitcoin exchange based in Japan has gone bust after secretly racking up catastrophic losses, a potentially fatal blow for the exotic new form of money. (Feb. 25, 2014) … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment
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