July 9th, 2008

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Today's post of scraped offbeat wonderfulness.

The DHS has expressed great interest in a bracelet that could be worn by all airline passengers that would serve as a boarding pass, ID, tracking device, and wearable Taser all in one. The Electronic ID Bracelet, as it’s referred to as, would be worn by every traveler until they disembark the flight at their destination.

A US company has devleoped MEDUSA, a microwave ray gun that can beam loud sound directly into your head for crowd control, 'loud' enough to cause discomfort and/or incapacitation. Normal audio safety limits do not apply since the sound does not enter through the eardrums.


Ten things to do with SUVs (that don't involve driving).


American Airlines cancels flight because their customers are too pissed off to fly. Imagine that.

The Indian Tata Nano, the world's cheapest production car, may end up not being sold at it's famous 1-lac (100,000 rupee) price thanks to rising prices of pretty much everything.

deputydog: Breathtaking pics of six communities living on the edge - literally, on beautiful cliff-edges with sheer drops.

Health officials in Colorado blame a country music festival for a spike in pregnancies.

Florida mom chucks newborn baby into the trash, denies giving birth despite having a crying trash bag in her hand.

Texas megachurch pastor wants to erect gigantic crosses at freeways to 'mark Texas for God.' How gigantic? They need FAA approval.

Man in wheelchair rescued from train tracks. Twice. In the same day. I'm not sure if this says more about the man or about the train tracks.

Sam Harris comments on the recent poll claiming that "21 percent of American Atheists believe in God."
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