Monday, December 10, 2007

12-10-07 Science/Tech

Scientists have discovered how to make robots bounce on water like bugs.

2008 is the Year of the Spaceship for Virgin Galactic. In January, their new engine will be delivered, and flight assessment starts on their New Mexico spaceport. In July, their model 2 spaceship has a test flight.

Nutraceuticals make me nervous. There is now a cheese that kills tapeworms and a chocolate bar that has more active cultures than yogurt.

Want to know why net neutrality is important? ISPs have started to spy on and modify web traffic. The largest ISP in Canada has started using javascript to insert account messages about bandwidth limitations into websites (Google is the example shown).

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