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Scientists Looking to Synthesize Salvia for Medicine

October 16, 2017 - 6:25 pm in People

Salvia is a decently well-known hallucinogen that’s gained some popularity in recent years, mostly because it’s one of the few drugs the US hasn’t made significant efforts to regulate. That lack of regulation, […] The post Scientists Looking to Synthesize…

Car thieves unknowingly steal bottles of smelly stoat anal gland oil

September 29, 2016 - 12:10 pm in People

Sometimes the universe is just. Some thieves in Wellington, New Zealand broke into a car last week allegedly looking for chemicals for illicit drug production.…

Mysterious SETI signal is either super-advanced aliens or the Russian military

September 21, 2016 - 11:58 am in People

Astronomers working on the SETI project have reported a peculiar signal, one that could potentially indicate the existence of alien life in a solar system…

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Developer Bro Alex St. John: Want a great coder? Hire someone autistic!

April 27, 2016 - 12:15 am in People

Yesterday, we looked at Alex St. John’s disgusting screed in VentureBeat, where it says that employees of large developers and publishers shouldn’t complain about work, and should be able to get by purely […] Source: News – Geek.com

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GODS OF EGYPT | Movie Review

March 14, 2016 - 12:00 am in People

The movie making process can be long and sometimes arduous. There are a good number of movie executives who simply don’t know what the movie-going public wants, then there are times when the budget of a movie determines what decisions are made throughout…

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Good is bad, bad is good: Fiction’s best alignment changes

March 9, 2016 - 11:50 pm in People

In wrestling, they’re called turns, both heel and face. In tabletop roleplaying games, they’re alignment changes. It’s one of fiction’s most enduring, effective and reliable tropes, and it occurs when a character goes […] Source: News – Geek.com

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Canon G9 X review – All the right ingredients

March 6, 2016 - 11:24 pm in People

  The Canon G9 X is part of a growing trend for compact cameras with 1in sensors and wide-aperture lenses. Together, the sensor size and lens aperture dictate how much light is captured, and this is the single biggest factor for determining image quality.…

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Scientists are going to sneak vegetables into your ice cream

September 29, 2014 - 11:44 pm in People

You’ve read about color-changing ice cream. Now there’s a group of food scientists with a much more nefarious plan: they’re trying to sneak vegetables into your delicious frosty treats. Don’t panic, though, they’re not concocting artichoke turnip…

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Interview with Jimmy Jay of Amazing Comic Conventions

July 15, 2014 - 12:07 pm in People

Plus photo gallery of Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2014 Song River: Jimmy, thank you for taking time to chat a bit with me today about the Comic Con industry, and your part in creating an organically charged enterprise.  For those who may not be familiar with…

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Geek Mom: My First Month

June 3, 2014 - 9:46 am in People

Geek Mom: My first month I made a person! Like a flesh and blood, squishy person. Not only that, but I managed to keep him alive for a whole month. My little man is quite adorable, loves to climb up on your chest and calms down to the sounds of Star Wars.…