We’ve heard of quite a few things coming out of Iran in the past, but nothing about a rescue drone — until now. That’s right, Iran is busy creating a drone that could one day rescue folks from the sea. If it works, it could become more effective than risking the lives of lifeguards.…Read More »
This picture is amazing because the skulls sit so perfectly for the camera, plus that one person in the background you might have not seen.Read More »
Google appears to be working on something big and mysterious on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. No one is quite certain what it is, but from the looks of it, this thing comes off as a massive data center. The structure stands around 4 stories tall and was created with a series of modern containers.…Read More »
A team of researchers are testing out the use of underwater WiFi, and hope it’s use could eventually be applied towards better underwater warning systems, according to BBC News.
The researchers, who are from the University of Buffalo, New York, conducted their research on Lake Erie, not too far from Buffalo, and the test involved dropping two 40 lb (18 kg) sensors into the water, and then used a laptop computer to transmit information to the sensors.…Read More »
Experts are saying that the system used to track sea vessels is outdated and can be easily hacked, according to BBC News.
The technology under investigation is the Authentic Identification System, or AIS for short. It is used to track where ships are in the oceans and due to international maritime law is mandatory to have in ships that are over a specific size.…Read More »
Kids will be kids… even if they are from another species.Read More »
Sea sponges combine together to look like Cookie Monster from Sesame Street [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Captured by Mauricio Handler, an underwater photographer, at Curacao in the Caribbean, that is a trio of purple sea sponges that have grown together and happen to look like Cookie Monster from Sesame Street.Read More »
The New York Times website was down today due to a “malicious external attack,” with the group responsible alleged to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). The attack involved redirecting requests from nytimes.com to a domain operated by the SEA. The Verge notes that the attack’s timing “coincides with US declarations that Syria should be held accountable for its chemical strikes,” with multiple users reportedly seeing this image when trying to visit the site:
The attack targeted DNS host, so users were technically still able to access the website by going directly to the NYT IP address, which is 188.8.131.52.…Read More »
This amazing photo-turned-wallpaper was captured while on a cruise. Check it out.Read More »