Wednesday, 31 January 2007

Sea Launch explosion footage

Someone posted online the chilling footage of the SeaLaunch rocket that exploded at launch earlier this week. Scary stuff. (Via Bad Astronomy: 1, 2.)

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Saturday, 6 January 2007

Celebrity Patents

David Friedman has a list of celebrity patents over at Ironic Sans. The inventors range from Zeppo Marx to Michael Jackson to Abraham Lincoln. My two favorites are Samuel Clemens' (Mark Twain) self-pasting scrap book (U.S. Patent No. 140,245) and George Lucas' design patent on Yoda (U.S. Patent No. D265,754).

Via IP Funny.

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What's a TiVo?

I get this question as often as any other TiVo owner. Now Lex Friedman has answered it for me:

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