Bored of skydiving already? Anonymous Coward at Slashdot reports on this article on Space.com about a Canadian company that wants to introduce a new sport called “space diving.” It’s like sky diving, but from space down to earth.
- The Wikipedia Competitor That’s... — https://www.wired.com/story/everipedia-blockchain/?mbid=nl_120717_daily_list1_p3Everipedia, a two-year-old online encyclopedia, will become a decentralized, peer-to-peer, user-owned resource. Larry Sanger’s Everipedia entry is pretty close to his Wikipedia entry. It describes him as “an American Internet project developer … best known as co-founder of Wikipedia.” By the time you read this, however, it may well mention a new, more salient fact—that [...]
- 3D-Printed Euthanasia Machine Doubles... — 3D-Printed Euthanasia Machine Doubles as Casket – Geek.comhttps://www.geek.com/tech/3d-printed-euthanasia-machine-doubles-as-casket-1725317/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleEuthanasia may sound like a nice alternative to 2017. And, thanks to Dr. Death himself, it’s about to get a lot easier. All you need is a 3D printer, some open space, and a death wish. Philip Nitschke, founder of pro-euthanasia group Exit International, recently unveiled plans for [...]
- The Best Movies of 2017 — The Best Movies of 2017 | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/2017-in-review/the-best-movies-of-2017?mbid=nl_Daily%20120917&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=12528470&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1300805748&spReportId=MTMwMDgwNTc0OAS2The best movies aren’t only ones that include new voices; they’re also ones that include voices in new ways. One of the most noteworthy movies of 2017 is a TV show, “Twin Peaks: The Return,” all eighteen episodes of which were directed by David Lynch and written [...]
- The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan F... — The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble®https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/art-of-looking-sideways-alan-fletcher/1101057318?ean=9780714834498Overview The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher “The Art of Looking Sideways is a primer in visual intelligence, an exploration of the workings of the eye, the hand, the brain and the imagination. It is an inexhaustible mine of anecdotes, quotations, [...]
- What are offloaded apps in iOS 11 and... — What are offloaded apps in iOS 11 and how do they work? | Macworldhttps://www.macworld.com/article/3236747/ios/what-are-offloaded-apps-in-ios-11-and-how-do-they-work.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=mw_nlt_mw_daily_html_2017-11-16&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Macworld%20Daily%202017-11-16&utm_term=mw_daily_htmlApple’s new option is not well explained, but it can save space on your iPhone. [...]