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The Paradox of the Proof | Project Wordsworth
Unreadable papers full of weird neologisms may or may not have provided a proof for a great unsolved problem in mathematics.
mathematics  madscience  psychoceramics 
may 2013 by ignatz
Inscentinel Ltd. is developing unique sensing instruments which utilise trained honeybees (Apis mellifera) to recognise and detect trace vapours.
bees  science  security  safety  madscience  biology  entomology 
october 2009 by ignatz
Transgenic glowing marmosets
This composite photo, provided by Nature magazine, shows newborn transgenic marmoset Kei, left, and Kou. Insets show their feet under ultraviolet light. Under UV light the skin on the soles of the feet glow green.
zoology  animals  genetics  photos  yow  yikes  madscience 
may 2009 by ignatz
Fluorescent puppy is world's first transgenic dog - life - 23 April 2009 - New Scientist
A cloned beagle named Ruppy – short for Ruby Puppy – is the world's first transgenic dog. She and four other beagles all produce a fluorescent protein that glows red under ultraviolet light.
science  genetics  news  biology  madscience 
april 2009 by ignatz
Bacon: the Other White Heat
The bacon mania is an old joke, and prosciutto is not really bacon. But you can weld with prosciutto.
bacon  science  fire  madscience  via:positivejeff 
april 2009 by ignatz
Super-laser fully operational at last - Innovation-
"After more than a decade of work and $3.5 billion, engineers have completed the world's most powerful laser, capable of simulating the energy force of a hydrogen bomb and the sun itself."
lasers  science  government  usa  weapons  nuclearweapons  doom  madscience  wmd 
april 2009 by ignatz
BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Expedition set for 'ghost peaks'
It is perhaps the last great Antarctic expedition - to find an explanation for why there is a great mountain range buried under the White Continent. And then go mad, babbling about THOSE THINGS...
leng  lovecraft  science  madscience  doom  antarctica 
october 2008 by ignatz
Home biotech as a hobby. What could possibly go wrong?
parts  biotechnology  biotech  hobby  phear  madscience  cloning  frankenstein  weirdscience 
july 2007 by ignatz
The Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments
Two nuts make ornamental fountains out of diet coke and mentos
video  food  amusements  funny  chemistry  madscience 
june 2006 by ignatz
Geoffrey Pyke
Fascinating madman who invented a number of bizarre things during the second world war: ship made of ice, motorized sledge, pipeline for pumping humans.
madscience  science  inventors  geniuses  wackos  pykrete  ww2  history 
august 2005 by ignatz

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