Tag Archives: evil geniuses I have known

Feeding Time

As my reward for supporting her in the Clarion West Write-a-thon, I get a custom-written story by the talented Kelley Eskridge. The story-prompt I gave Kelley was a pair of videos from the YouTube subgenre of “kids being stalked by … Continue reading

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Many Doctorows died to bring us this information

Via BoingBoing, the Instructables website offers a home recipe for Pop Rocks.

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A question for the mad scientists out there

I just ran across this story about the world’s first transgenic dog, a beagle puppy with sea anemone DNA that causes it to fluoresce red under ultraviolet light. If memory serves, this same trick was done previously with rabbits (although … Continue reading

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Making quarters smaller… because they can!

My friend PablosĀ Holman gave a lecture at Seattle’s Town Hall last week. After about half an hour of cranking up Lisa’s security phobia with stories about bump keys, RFID scanners, and other fun hacker tricks, Pablos talked about the work … Continue reading

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