Monthly Archives: April 2013

Horrifying video emerges of deadly 747 plane crash outside Afghan air base

Originally posted on National Post | News:
Warning: Graphic content Seven Americans died Monday in a plane crash in Afghanistan and horrifying video has emerged of the 747 cargo plane’s apparent final moments in the air. [np_storybar title=”SEE VIDEO OF THE…

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Bad, bad nuclear waste leaking from tank [article, video] Article + Video  – J

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Act of Terror: arrested for filming police officers [awesome video] 9/11 wrongs the law law wrongs woman woman takes the law to… the law law bends a bit and settles outside of court woman takes winnings and makes this video … Continue reading

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McGurk Effect How seeing affects our hearing. But ears deal with hearing, and eyes seeing! Right? Not entirely…  – J

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XKCD Joke check the alt text on it too… I cried laughing. Had to share  – J

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“A week worth of groceries around the world” “What the world eats — a week’s worth of groceries”  Quite interesting… and oddly endearing.   [Quotes and material from reddit and imgur]  – J

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End killer robot program before they end us [article]

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/04/23/us-arms-robots-idUKBRE93M12620130423 At the outset of such an idea… that robots will be the ruin of us all, it may seem a little silly. It may. But it is no joke. Autonomous killer robots are without many of the characteristics that … Continue reading

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slavery is slavery, no matter what form it takes [article] A piece concerning the shifting, though never disappearing nature of slavery.  – J

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FBI to operate in Canada [article] A redditor’s description of the piece: “Canadian and American police agencies are in private talks that would allow American agents from organizations like the FBI and the US Drug Enforcement Administration to be accredited … Continue reading

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Detailed how-to of a thermonuclear bomb [fascinating] I found this to be QUITE fascinating. Particularly when they break down the bomb on top of a bomb situation which comprises the hydrogen bomb. The fact that part of the trigger depends … Continue reading

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