Category: Sci/Tech

How Snapchat Changed The Future

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Another little piece I wrote for work this week.  You can have a look at the original, or an excerpt quoted below. Karl Lagerfeld is probably very upset. The German fashion designer once stated, “What I like about photographs is […]

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1984 sales up 7,000%

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Sales of George Orwell’s classic work 1984 have rocketed by 7,000% in the last week, in the aftermath of revelations concerning surveillance on US citizens by the American government. Orwell’s bleak vision of the future, where citizens are monitored and observed […]

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New Comet May Outshine Moon

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An exciting piece of news from over at Geekologie. A new comet, which has been discovered near Saturn, could become one of the brightest ever recorded when it speeds past the Sun in late 2013/early 2014. The comet, entitled Comet […]

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NASA Working On Warp Drive

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In the second of today’s new technology stories, it’s the exciting news that NASA have begun work on warp drive.   [quote]Perhaps a Star Trek experience within our lifetime is not such a remote possibility.”[/quote] – Dr. Harold White. It would appear […]

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Driverless Car Bill Signed

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It may look like the stuff of science-fiction, and sound like the stuff of science-fiction, but it’s soon to become science-fact. California governor Jerry Brown backed legislation on Tuesday to bring driverless cars onto the roads of California. A Google […]

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Endeavour’s Last Flight HD

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A really nice video taken from Gizmodo, with some gorgeous shots of the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s last flight in California. The video is shot using a RED Epic camera at 5K resolution with Canon 800mm 5.6 lens in slow motion—-96 frames […]

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UK Meteor Was Space Junk

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Twitter exploded last night in a similar fashion to the disintegrating meteor that came tumbling through the atmosphere above Britain. Now, experts claim that the fireball was more likely to have been space junk. According to Dr. Tim O’Brien at […]

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Huge Meteor over UK

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Thousands of people witnessed a large fireball heading over the United Kingdom and Ireland on Friday evening (September 21st 2012). The large meteor could be seen from Dublin to Belfast, and Glasgow to the Midlands of England. The object seemed […]

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