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The Scale of the Universe
Rather awesome little flash thing showing everything from the universe to quantum foam
posttofacebook  dude!  awesome  clever  science 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Dude Takes Pregnancy Test as Joke, Finds Out He Has Testicular Cancer via Rage Comic on Reddit
'He told his friend about the ordeal, who then turned the humorous tale into a rage comic and posted it on Reddit.

And that's the decision that saved his friend's life.'
dude!  dud  The-internet.-Occasionally-a-force-for-good-after-all.  Reddit  biology  medicine  amusing  weird 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - The man who turned his home into a public library
'If you put all the books you own on the street outside your house, you might expect them to disappear in a trice. But one man in Manila tried it - and found that his collection grew.'
posttofacebook  dude!  culture  literature  books  reading  humanity;-actually-able-to-do-some-awesome-stuff-after-all  human  awesome  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
How A Sheriff Uses His 10,000 Facebook Fans To Solve Crimes - The Consumerist
'Sheriff Al Lamberti, 54, is like The Consumerist with a badge and a gun. His beat is Broward County. He's been walking it for 34 years. But he's always looking for new ways to help out the citizens he keeps watch over. Like using Facebook to solve crimes.'
interesting  awesome  social-media  dude!  culture 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Malaria scientist celebrates success after 24 years | Reuters
'For Joe Cohen, a GlaxoSmithKline research scientist who has spent 24 years trying to create the world's first malaria vaccine, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 goes down as a fabulous day.'
awesome  dude!  medicine  health  death  disease  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
When Not To Quit: Man Revived After 96 Minutes : NPR
"Last January, a Minnesota man's heart stopped beating for an amazing 96 minutes. Emergency room doctors thought he was dead. But first responders who gave CPR on the scene decided not to give up, in part because of technology that allowed them to see their efforts were working."
Awesome  medicine  SCIENCE!!!  interesting  dude! 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Find Out Why This Could Be The Greatest Wedding Photo Of All Time | Badass Digest
"Julian Sunmi Park and Benjamin Jinsuk Lee got married and opted to take some of the coolest, dorkiest wedding photos possible. I like this because it’s a fun way to assert your nerdiness at your wedding without dressing up like a Klingon. It’s a perfect compromise!"
amusing  Awesome  dude!  photos  geeky 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
6 Shockingly Affordable Sci-Fi Inventions | Cracked.com
"…most of the really cool gear must cost a fortune and a half... right?
Actually, no. A lot of this stuff that not too long ago was only available in your daydreams is actually well within an average person's budget. And if it's outside of yours, who would ever deny you a loan once they hear you're going to use it for…"
Awesome  SCIENCE!!!  amusing  dude!  cracked 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
New drug could cure nearly any viral infection - MIT News Office
A team of researchers at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory has designed a drug that can identify cells that have been infected by any type of virus, then kill those cells to terminate the infection.
science  health  medicine  Awesome  SCIENCE!!!  dude!  interesting  healthcare 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
7,000 costumed people take part in the Conquest of Mythodea role-play battle - Telegraph
Participants wearing costumes take part in a fight as part of the Conquest of Mythodea role-play battle on a field in Brokeloh, Germany. According to the organisers, about 7,000 people from all over the world attended the world's second biggest interactive game which took place in and around an old castle, over several days
LARP  geeky  gaming  rpg  Awesome  dude! 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Search is on for missing 'floating island' - Telegraph
'Is Land' was a £9,000 helium-filled sculpture of a desert island which floated above the heads of revellers at the Secret Garden Party festival recently. However, the art project drifted off somewhere without anyone seeing it and may now be floating in the troposphere, the lowest portion of Earth's atmosphere.
amusing  dude!  wtf  weather 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Virgin wants to give free public wi-fi to London - Challenge to BT's Openzone | TechEye
Richard Branson wants to give BT's Openzone a run for its money by covering London with a free public wi-fi network. If it all works, Virgin Media's network would be free to anyone at 0.5Mbps, and to subscribers at speeds up to 10Mbps.
Awesome  commercial  computers  geeky  web  useful  dude! 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Vilnius mayor crushes car parked in cycle lane
The mayor of Lithuania's capital, Vilnius, has been filmed using an armoured vehicle to crush a car parked illegally in a cycle lane. "That's what will happen if you park your car illegally," Mayor Arturas Zuokas, an avid cyclist, says in a clip posted on the Vilnius City website.
law  parking  cycling  amusing  Awesome  dude!  ooh…nasty 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
New York says 'I do' to gay marriage - in pictures | World news | guardian.co.uk
Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples wed on the day New York state legalises same-sex marriage
Awesome  dude!  fairness  beautiful  love  LGBT  photos 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
6 Real People With Secret Identities Nobody Saw Coming | Cracked.com
"Every character with a secret identity seems to be surrounded by nothing but oblivious morons. Yet real life has given us examples of people who carried on this kind of brazen charade for years."
It feels slightly like I'm getting sponsored by Cracked now, but fuck it, they have interesting articles.
cracked  interesting  politics  crime  history  Awesome  dude!  dude...  geeky 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Analysis: TheOneRing.net Staff Talk Dwarves
The dwarves (or at least, the ones they've cast so far) of The Hobbit. Discussion of their appropriateness (generally pretty good) and a fairly high res image of each one.
Awesome  dude!  fiction  geeky  interesting 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Video for Kindle « Frisnit Electric Industrial Co. Ltd.
Turning a TV show into a PDF that's basically a series of slides with the subtitles from the show on them. Has some clever stuff to detect 'action' shots, so you get the changes of view/expression/movement, even when no–one is saying anything.
video  Awesome  dude!  clever  geeky  technology  useful  interesting 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Bee Gees song Stayin' Alive helps doctors perform CPR - Telegraph
The Bee Gees hit Stayin' Alive has lived up to its name after researchers in
the US discovered that it has almost the perfect rhythm to help jump-start a
stopped heart.
music  amusing  Awesome  dude!  healthcare  useful 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Printer produces personalised 3D chocolate
A 3D printer that uses chocolate has been developed by University of Exeter researchers - and it prints layers of chocolate instead of ink or plastic.
food  technology  omnomnom  amusing  dude! 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Groundbreaking solar plant in Spain generates 24 hours of power | Grist
Torresol's 19.9 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power plant
became the first ever to generate uninterrupted electricity for 24 hours
straight. The plant uses a Power Tower design which features a field of 2,650 mirrors that concentrate sunlight onto a boiler in a central receiver
tower. The plant also utilizes molten salt as a heat transfer fluid that
allows it to generate electricity when there's no sunlight.
news  spain  Awesome  environment  energy  dude!  science 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Martin Freeman | 'Hobbit' First Look: 3 Pics! | Photo 1 of 3 | EW.com
Peter Jackson lets us sneak a peek at work-in-progress; spy Martin Freeman as Bilbo, Ian McKellen as Gandalf, with the director's comments
cinema  Awesome  dude!  geeky  interesting  pretty 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Low-calorie diet offers hope of cure for type 2 diabetes | Society | The Guardian
People who have had obesity-related type 2 diabetes for years have been cured, at least temporarily, by keeping to an extreme, low-calorie, diet for two months, scientists report today.
Awesome  medicine  health  science  dude!  interesting 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Carbon Negative Cement
Normal cement = more carbon released than absorbed = bad for the environment. This stuff = more carbon absorbed than released = good for the environment.
building  environment  dude!  interesting 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
A Doctor World
The words of A Softer World, put on photos of Doctor Who. Awesome
Awesome  Doctor-Who  art  comics  amusing  interesting  internet  dude! 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Republican New York Senator Comes Out For Gay Marriage With Awesome Quote: Pics, Videos, Links, News
“You get to the point where you evolve in your life where everything isn't black and white, good and bad, and you try to do the right thing,” McDonald, 64, told reporters. “You might not like that. You might be very cynical about that. Well, fuck it, I don't care what you think. I'm trying to do the right thing."
dude!  USA  republican  politics  interesting  LGBT 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
YouTube - Just The Cussing - Pulp Fiction Supercut
There are 429 swear words in Pulp Fiction. This is all of them, minus everything else in the movie. Just the swearing. The plot still kinda makes sense, though that's from a perspective of already knowing it.
nsfw  amusing  dude! 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Free Geek Vancouver Volunteer Blog: Another hack: Wiretap picture frame
The project: to make a digital picture frame to snatch pictures from a public wi-fi connection.Imagine toting your laptop down for a latte, plugging in, and discovering that your Facebook pictures are on display on the wall. That's what this picture frame does.
via-theweaselking  amusing  computers  dude!  geeky  interesting 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Higher Taxes For The Rich: Fair Or Warfare? : NPR
Two hundred millionaires ask Obama to increase their taxes. Awesome.
politics  economy  fairness  USA  argument  comment  dude!  money  news  interesting 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
First man ‘functionally cured’ of HIV - Yahoo! News
Dude has HIV and Leukemia. Dude gets a bone marrow transplant from a dude that's immune to HIV (like 1% of people are). Original dude's HIV goes away.
dude!  important  interesting  medicine  science  news  research  HIV 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Carmageddon: Reincarnation announced | bit-gamer.net
Stainless Games, the developer behind the original Carmageddon, has announced a new title in the infamous racer-killer series after reacquiring the franchise.
amusing  computers  dude!  gaming  geeky 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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