Archive for August 4th, 2011
Facebook seems to be forever pushing the boundaries of what “online privacy” means. Today we see the latest iteration of this–Face Recognition.
A very well-preserved 33,000 year old canine skull from a cave in the Siberian Altai mountains shows some of the earliest evidence of dog domestication ever found.
NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft will feature an unusual crew when it launches tomorrow… three little 1.5-inch tall LEGO figurines.
The first “e-petitions” – which allow the public to prompt parliamentary debates if they get enough support – have been published by the government.
A new laser imaging device has given scientists a more accurate picture of the role the dorsal and anal fins play in fish swimming.
Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker are among the famous faces to be sculpted from everything from carrots to sweet potato – complete with a side serving of the phantom lettuce – by a top sushi chef.