Photo: COURTESTY OF NASA
things on earth keep going to shit, moving to the moon looks like an
increasingly attractive option. Lucky for us, the Boston Society of
Architects and SHIFTboston are sponsoring the MOON CAPITAL Competition,
an international design challenge that calls on architects, artists,
urban designers, engineers, and good old fashioned lay-folk to submit
conceptual ideas for lunar habitats, culture, and lifestyle.
the last Monday of September, which means another Nerd Nite is upon us.
This monthly casual, coffee-house-style dorkjam provides us all a
much-needed the opportunity to come together and witness
PowerPoint-wielding experts expound on the really important things in
life: things like zombies, orcs, laser mind control, and cheese-making
processes that involve maggot excrement and protective eyewear.
Two years ago, Patrick Kierkegaard of the University of Essex asserted that video-games reduce violent tendencies. Today, there’s a new study making the rounds that claims video-games cause aggressive behavior. Craig Anderson of Iowa State has been studying this topic for years and has performed a variety of studies on gamers of all ages
ClimateGate continues unabated, and since science dubiously falls under the purview of dorkdom, here’s some color commentary specially packaged by Laser Orgy. I should warn you that the extent of my scientific know-how comes from reading the backround materials in Resident Evil 5 about Las Plagas … which is to say, I’m more of a science fiction type of gal, and I'm anything but an expert on the real deal.
Back in 2007, My DNA Fragrance began its production of perfumes and colognes engineered from customers' genetic make-up. You swab yourself, send in the sample, and wait for the experts to ... well, actually, it's not clear what those perfume experts are doing after you mail that sample in. Their press release says it's a "personalized fragrance .
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