Saturday, January 31, 2009

Bambi vs. Google

Sadly, Bambi loses again.
In upstate New York, a street view car hit a baby deer on Five Points Road - and then recorded the whole thing on Google Maps. Nobody noticed until, well, someone noticed, prompting a Daily What blog post, floods of traffic, and then a sequence of five street-level pictures being removed from the site.

-Full details HERE.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Paging Dr. Brigham

Space elevator ... and the next floor is outer space

An elevator ride into space could become more than sci-fi fantasy, thanks to a British breakthrough

Ever since it was first popularised by Arthur C Clarke, the idea of a “space elevator” has languished in the realms of science fiction. But now a team of British scientists has taken the first step on what could be a high-tech stairway to heaven.

- Times Online

Told ya! It's my way to the spaceway!