November 30, 2009

What's DNA Splicing?

Splicing is a process in which scientists splice human DNA with the DNA of different animals to create a new creature. SPLICE is a new sci-fi film directed by Vincenzo Natali, with Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley as the scientists trying to contain a beautiful but deadly winged human-chimera they have created.

SPLICE website.

November 29, 2009

SPORE for classroom?

Copyright: EA Games

According to GeekDad Daniel Donahoo, here is 5 reason why they should be in classroom.

1. World Building
2. Understanding Relationships
3. Media Literacy
4. Learning about Evolution
5. Cultural Studies

More Details Here

Check out NEW! Sporehero

November 24, 2009

20 Years in the making and cost $400 Millions to make?

On December 18, 2009...James Cameron, the man who directed
will take everyone for an out of this world experience like no other films he ever produced. His dream, concept, and script all took a cumulative of 20 plus years to plan, research, and produce. According to Mr. Cameron, Avatar cost $400 millon to produce. Will this be his true master piece? Explore
Avatar now. Trailer and Interview below.

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November 23, 2009

Where is the highest or lowest unemployment?

Good news is not around the corner anytime soon... with constant increase of unemployment.
At least this will give anyone interested in seeing which state and cities have the highest and lowest percentage of unemployment visually. Oklahoma City anyone?

by GOOD + Gavin Potenza

November 19, 2009

Printing organs and tissues?

Wake Forest University School of Medicine is developing some interesting research such as Bioprinting! By using inkjet printing technology researcher are now able to build heart, bone, and blood vessel tissues. Learn more.

November 17, 2009

Chasing Pirates?

The one and only Norah Jones just released The Fall, her fourth studio album on Blue Note Records. Just sample and see her new video Chasing Pirates very interesting.
Check out her site and enjoy!!!

Chasing Pirates video in the media section.

November 16, 2009

What happens when the H1N1 virus infects our bodies?

Flu Season just begun and CDC Estimates of 2009 H1N1 Cases and Related Hospitalizations and Deaths from April-October 17, 2009 below.

* CDC estimates that between 14 million and 34 million cases of 2009 H1N1 occurred between April and October 17, 2009. The mid-level in this range is about 22 million people infected with 2009 H1N1.

* CDC estimates that between about 63,000 and 153,000 2009 H1N1-related hospitalizations occurred between April and October 17, 2009. The mid-level in this range is about 98,000 H1N1-related hospitalizations.

* CDC estimates that between about 2,500 and 6,000 2009 H1N1-related deaths occurred between April and October 17, 2009. The mid-level in this range is about 3,900 2009 H1N1-related deaths.

More from CDC

What happens when the H1N1 virus infects our bodies? Check out DiscoveryNews video below.

November 12, 2009

Got kids? We got an Apps for them too!

For those who have kids, an iTouch, or an iPhone you might like to check out Tickle Tap Apps. They focus mainly on educational games such as number counting, shape matching, and color learning.

November 11, 2009

What is Artificial Paradise?

If you do not know what is Artificial Paradise or who is Jp Frenay then you might want to take a moment and watch the video below.

ARTIFICIAL PARADISE,INC. from Jp Frenay on Vimeo.

November 9, 2009

Naming Right, Who, Where, How long, and How Much?

Do you believe in branding your brand? If not check out the list below and see who, where, how long, and how much each very recognizable company paying for their naming right.

Who? American Airlines Arena
Where? Miami, Fla.
How long? 20 years, $42 million

Who? HP Pavilion
Where? San Jose, Calif.
How long? 15 years, $47 million

Who? Chase Field
Where? Phoenix, Ariz.
How long? 30 years, $66 million

Who? Toyota Center
Where? Houston, TX.
How long? 20 years, $100 million

Who? Target Field
Where? Minneapolis, Minn
How long? 25 years, $125 million

Who? Minute Maid Park
Where? Houston, TX.
How long? 28 years, $170 million

Who? American Airlines Center
Where? Dallas, TX.
How long? 30 years, $195 million

Who? Amway Center
Where? Orlando, Fla.
How long? 30 years, $195 million

Who? Barclays Center
Where? Brooklyn, N.Y.
How long? 20 years, $400 million

Who? Citi Field
Where? Flushing, N.Y.
How long? 20 years, $400 million

November 8, 2009

Who will win the 4M$ Space Elevator Challenge 2010?

LaserMotive is the first team to take home the first level challenge for driving a vehicle using power beaming to a height of 1 km at more than 2 m/s! Their prize $900,000!


The Spaceward Foundation

The Space Elevator Games

November 4, 2009

Like to play game but dislike mowing the lawn?

Well thanks to Kjeld Jensen the scientist and his team for using a wii mote and a custom lawn mower to play and work at the same time! FAQ for the Casmobot
What is Casmobot?
How does Casmobot work?
What is the status of the Casmobot project?
How does the Nintendo Wiimote work?
Is it safe to use a Wiimote for steering large vehicles?
How big is the Casmobot vehicle?

Is it safe to let a big slope mower operate autonomously?
How does the Casmobot computer work?
What is the Casmobot simulator?
What scientific and technology topics are related to the Casmobot project?

November 3, 2009

What happen if world temperature change 7°F or 4°C?

Details from a map showing the impact of a global temperature rise of 4C.
Photograph: Met Office

From failing crops, forest fire, water availability, sea level rise, marine endanger, tropical cyclone, and many other unforeseenable event will impact world wide if world temperature change 7°F or 4°C. Learn more and Interact links below.

Interactive Maps

Act On Copenhagen

November 1, 2009

Artificially induced rain and snow?

Chinese meteorologists for years sought to make rain by injecting special chemicals into clouds and now they just covered Beijing in snow Sunday after seeding clouds! In the near future any country can order their perfer weather? What will happen to mother nature? Read More.

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