Adventure Worldin Japan has a program raising emperor penguins. In order to prevent parents from crushing babies, the staff cares for newborn chicks. But to prevent chicks fromimprintingon humans as their parents, which would discourage them from mating with other penguins when they mature, staffwear penguin disguiseson their heads and one of their hands:
In The New York Times, Gina Kolata writes that a team of scientists has proven a method of identifying specific individuals from “anonymous” data sets. Scientists at Imperial College London and Université Catholique de Louvain, in Belgium, reported in the journal Nature Communications that they had devised a computer algorithm that can identify 99.98 percent […]
GIF: John Keats, 1785-1921. Enjoy this beautiful, creepy, ethereal short ambient ambient video loop by Bill Domonkos, a filmmaker, GIF maker and stereoscopist.
Tested visits sculptor Andrew Freeman who made these wonderfully creepy and hyperreal Ren and Stimpy masks!
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We all knew that 3D printing was too cool of an innovation to stay out of the hands of the masses for long. Sure, there are makers out there who are willing to save up for a decent SLR printer, but when will we have something that hits the trifecta: Easy to use, affordable and […]
Tech-wise, the modern office employee has never had so much freedom. More and more businesses are kicking away from the desk and getting work done remotely on tablets, laptops, and phones. That’s great for the worker. But for management — and especially IT — it can be a real hassle configuring settings, installing security protocols […]