Great Scott, Doc Brown!! A TIME MACHINE in IRAN?!?

It looks as if that 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 with plutonium that would supply the 1.21 gigawatts of power to the flux capacitor that I’ve saved up for won’t be necessary. Iranian scientist Ali Razeghi is the managing director of Iran’s Centre for Strategic Inventions says that he created a time machine called “The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine”. Well, it’s KINDA of a time machine because it’s only limited to taking you to the future. Well, it won’t actually bring you to the future, per se, but it rather brings the future to you, and Razeghi says that using complex algorithms in his invention can “predict five to eight years of the future life of any individual, with 98 percent accuracy”. Hmmm… Continue reading “Great Scott, Doc Brown!! A TIME MACHINE in IRAN?!?”

San Fran Arena with DIY Speakers Ends the Power, SERIOUSLY! – WIRed #24

…also, Pearl Harbor Day, “Man of Steel,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” and ALL THE THINGS!!

This week on WIRed, a new community arena for the Golden State Warriors and San Fran, build you own speakers, the end and final issue of Nintendo Power, and celebrating the WWE’s most awkward lowlights.   Continue reading “San Fran Arena with DIY Speakers Ends the Power, SERIOUSLY! – WIRed #24”

Thanks for the Memories, Nintendo Power! the age of instantly-updatable news and updates in video game news and reviews, it was only a matter of time before the big dogs and mainstays of print video game media would go the way of the do-do bird. First, Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) bit the dust, followed by GamePro last December, and now Nintendo Power is ending publication. If you look above, you’ll see the magazine on the left is Nintendo Power #1, and the right is Nintendo Power #285, the final issue, available on this coming Tuesday, December 11th. Sigh….   Continue reading “Thanks for the Memories, Nintendo Power!”

Attack of the Laser-Controlled Micro-robot Bubbles!!

Why, you ask?  Why would bubbles be chosen over four-wheeled remote cars or planes, human-like androids, or even a kite?  Because SCIENCE, that’s why!  Researchers at the University of Hawaii (located in my birth state; AWESOME) have designed and built microscopic robots made from a single bubble and have their movement controlled by lasers.  Yes, you read that correctly.  Check out a video bubble ballet demonstration after the break.

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Captain James Tiberius Kirk, the Pride of Riverside, Iowa

This is epic beyond words… Attention my fellow nerds: Should you ever, EVER find yourselves driving through Iowa, and should you happen to encroach into the town of Riverside, you night find something interesting, as Madolan Greene did.  As she was in said circumstance, she took this photo that shows a monument acknowledging that future Starfleet Captain James Tiberius Kirk, son of George and Winona Kirk, will … Continue reading Captain James Tiberius Kirk, the Pride of Riverside, Iowa

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