Research Fodder December 12, 2012
- Biohackers And DIY Cyborgs Clone Silicon Valley Innovation | Fast Company
Stolen from the Round Table Podcast twitter feed.
- The X-37B “Space Plane”: Still No Clear Mission, at a High Price | Union of Concerned Scientists
“Because it is an Air Force project and details about it are classified, and because it does not have a clear mission compared to simpler systems, this project has generated confusion, speculation, and in some cases concern about its purpose. “
- List of unusual deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grab canary, put on mining helmet
- In S. Korea, the Republic of Samsung – The Washington Post
“You can use a Samsung credit card to buy a Samsung TV for the living room of your Samsung-made apartment on which you’ll watch the Samsung-owned pro baseball team.
Samsung is South Korea’s greatest economic success, and, more recently, the subject of major controversy. Economists, owners of small- and medium-size businesses, and some politicians say Samsung no longer merely powers the country but overpowers it, wielding influence that nearly matches that of the government.”