Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

The Great Blood Glucose Meter Conspiracy (GBGMC)

If you are on insulin or other medications, don’t do anything stupid based on what I’m about to propose. Consult your doctor. Okay. What if your glucose meter is lying … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chinese Actress Accepts Proposal By Drone

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Zhang Ziyi has accepted a marriage proposal delivered by drone. The Chinese actress was celebrating her birthday on Saturday when the white unmanned aircraft flew … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Congress Passes Bill Which Grants “Unlimited Access to Communications of American”

According to Congressman Justin Amash, Congress just passed a bill which grants the government and law enforcement “unlimited access to the communications of every American”. When the Michigan lawmaker discovered … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Monkeys killed by Airborne Ebola

Ebola can spread by air in cold, dry weather common to the U.S. but not West Africa, presenting a “possible, serious threat” to the public, according to two studies by … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The internet hit 512K BGP routes today, causing widespread network issues.

BGP is a routing protocol that coordinates routes to blocks of IP addresses. … all edge routers across the Internet keep a full routing table; for example, your ISP’s edge … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

LAPD to get Stealth Motorcycle

The LAPD recently announced the purchase of a Zero MMX, an eletronic military-grade motorcycle developed for the U.S. Special Operations Forces. Well, that’s kinda terrifying. Santa Cruz-based Zero Motorcycles has … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 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
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