Friday, February 29, 2008
Raytheon's Ray Gun Video
It's a real-life ray gun which shoots 95 GHz millimeter waves. They penetrate a 64th of inch beneath the skin, where nerve receptors are concentrated. And when the waves hit, they produce an "intense heating sensation [which] stops only if the individual moves out of the beam’s path or the beam is turned off," a Sandia press release explains. "The sensation caused by the system has been described by test subjects as feeling like touching a hot frying pan."
Lab Defense: Pain Ray
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Monday, February 18, 2008
Fat Is The New Tobacco
Too much body fat raises the risk of about a dozen different cancers, according to a major new study that adds to growing evidence linking excess weight to cancer at most sites in the body. British scientists who pooled data from 141 studies on 20 cancer types found a higher body mass index is associated with.
Friday, February 15, 2008
Thursday, February 14, 2008
US Intel Links Iran With Nuke Bomb Bid
The U.S. has recently shared new intelligence with the International Atomic Energy Agency on key aspects of Iran's nuclear program that Washington says shows Tehran was directly engaged in trying to make a bomb, diplomats said Thursday.
Saturday, February 9, 2008
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
When asked about this, Mr. Johndroe at the White House forwarded me a statement from Press Secretary Dana Perino, which said that the signing statement "has nothing to do with our policy regarding permanent bases or Iraq's oil resources." "It merely protects the constitutional prerogatives of the President and preserves Commander in Chief authorities -- for this President and future Presidents."
Iran Claims Launch Into 'Space'
Iran signalled its ambition to join the elite group of nations in space yesterday by claiming to have reached orbit with a rocket capable of carrying satellites. In a move that drew criticism from the Bush administration, Iranian television beamed footage of the rocket, called Explorer-1, being fired after Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gave the launch order. Officials in the control room were heard chanting "God is great" as it lifted off. State TV said the rocket had reached "space", generally defined as 62.5miles above earth.