Robot Raptor

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Seriously scientists.  what makes you think this is a good idea?  A robotic raptor that can dun at almost 30mph?  Does anyone remember Jurassic Park.  Remember Terminator?  Combine those two films together and you get what could happen to earth, (and what is happening in some twisted alternate reality) xkcd remembers: In the years since … Continued

eBay Passwords

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Last week eBay detected an attack on their databases and issued an email to all users to reset their account passwords.  That’s fine and excellent customer service.  One thing that is a clear leftover from when eBay was founded (19 years ago) is the password requirements: 6 – 20 Characters at least 2 numbers, letters … Continued

What is Time?

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This probably went unnoticed last year, but you may have heard something about it over the summer, when it finished, (that’s when I heard of it anyway). xkcd # 1190 was an extremely slow moving movie.  In total, it was 3,099 frames that updated every half hour, or hour for the following 123 days.  Set … Continued

Alternate History Thursday – The Invasion

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It started out slowly (like everything that drastically changes the world does), they was marketed as a toy.  Except it wasn’t just any toy, it was one that those children who were effected by the subtle chemicals baked into them were attached for life.  It was an addiction for them, always having to get more. … Continued