Tag Archives: alaska

Green endurance: electric race car goes the distance

The SRZero goes from 0 to 60 in fewer than seven seconds. But this power doesnt come from stepping on the gasthe race-ready automobile runs on electricity. And in a coup for green technology, tomorrow the car will reach Ushuaia, Argentina and the end of a 16,000-mile journey from Prudhoe Bay in Alaska.

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The Drunk Eskimo’s Pad

Ever wonder what a drunk Eskimo’s pad looks like? It’s an igloo made out of bottles. When you’re in Alaska, the middle of nowhere, it’s difficult to find recycling depots. I guess that’s why artist Jasmine Zimmerman created this open-roofed greenhouse from hundreds of plastic drink bottles we litter our streets with everyday. That or she hates really hates Palin. ...

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What’s The Difference Between A Hacker And A Hacked E-mail Account? Lipstick!

I’m sure you’ve heard about Republican vice president candidate Sarah Palin’s e-mail account getting hacked. Turns out, the hacker knew more about her personal life than both the Republican party and the press. The hacker had guessed that Alaska’s governor had met her husband in high school, and also knew Palin’s date of birth and home Zip code. With those ...

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Watch the Northern Lights live on your mobile

The Aurora Borealis is one of the most beautiful spectacles of nature, yet only a very small percentage of us ever get to see the spectacular beauty of the Northern Lights. Japanese mobile users just got even more lucky then they already are with the new Live!Aurora service. For ¥315 ($2.70)  a month, customers of the AU network can subscribe ...

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