January 12th, 2006

upside down giraffe

death: the new life

norway builds a "doomsday vault" to ensure food supply in case of catastrophic disaster

Raytheon Corp comes up with an underwater system that if you swim too close to it will, well, kill you (no, it's not called 'a shark')

learn more from dead software projects than live ones

the subtleties surrounding the destruction of Challenger

Iran decides to hang rape victim (there's more detail, but it's SO much more sensational if I just leave it at that. yay for junk reporting!)

and just coz it's funny, female boss of Qantas is found with airline schematics at US airport, frisked by guard "you? the boss of an airline? but you're a woman!?"