Tag Archives: Space

Space Invading Keyboard Is Pseudo Retro

Many kinds of products are spawned from the inspiration that Space Invaders brings but this specific product is more special than the rest. Yes, even that quilt doesn’t impress as much. Maybe I’m merely being biased because I just spilled beer all over my keyboard and I’m desperately looking for a replacement. Yeah, that’s it. That’s the one! The keyboard ...

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It Seems NASA Got Bored

When NASA gets really bored, it starts doing pointless comparisons of the first successful landing on the moon. Only the brightest minds at NASA will be jotting down coordinates and tracing all of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s movements. It turns out that the two original mooninites only hopped around in an area smaller than a soccer field. So NASA: ...

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Rocket Accident Scatters Human Remains Over The Pacific

It turns out that space funerals might not be such a great idea after all. Commercial spaceflight company SpaceX had their third failed launch in a row last night when the Falcon 1 rocket began spinning out of control less than two minutes after liftoff in the Marshall Islands. Aboard the doomed rocket were the ashes 208 people including Star ...

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Same Tall Towers, Brand New Windows

Two new buildings are being built in Tinajin, China that are sure to rival the Dubai tower in design. The 1175-foot Sinosteel International Plaza and the 288-foot hotel next to it may not be as tall as the Ultima tower, but they’ve got something to prove with the hexagonal windows installed in them. The windows are placed in such a ...

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You’ve Seen The Dark Knight, How About The White Knight?

Remember the Virgin Galactic Mothership Hunter posted about over the weekend? Well, Designer Burt Rhutan of Scaled Composites and Sir Richard Branson, chairman of Virgin, have unveiled the latest in aviation technology and the worlds largest all carbon composite aircraft, the White Knight 2. It’s capable of reaching heights as great as 50,000 feet and specifies in training pilots for ...

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Virgin Galactic Mothership To Debut On Monday

Good news for people who want to have a space wedding or drink some Martian mineral water: Virgin Galactic, the space tourism venture co-sponsored by British mogul Sir Richard Branson and aerospace designer Burt Rutan will unveil their ship White Knight Two tomorrow. Over two hundred people have already plunked down $200,000 to take Virgin Galactic’s rockets to space when ...

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NASA Thinks May Have Found Water On Mars (For Real This Time)

NASA says their Phoenix lander may have found water on Mars again. Last month, they thought Phoenix had discovered Martian ice, but it evaporated before they could were able to analyze it. Now, NASA is announcing that Phoenix has discovered another small trench which may contain frozen water. Data transmitted from the lander has revealed a hard layer below the ...

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Microsoft’s Arc Mouse Fits In Your Pocket But It’s A Tight Squeeze

Later this year, Microsoft will be retailing its new wireless mouse specifically designed for easy transit. Gone are the days of the tiny transportable mouse for your laptop that makes your hand look like an amputated limb from Andre The Giants body. It’s a full-sized mouse that folds into a space-saving form that’ll fit anywhere from your laptop case to ...

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Sony Announces Virtual Advertising Space For The Highest Bidder

In an effort to stem losses from console sales (because the PS3 is a steal), Sony announced Friday that it is in desperate need of cash. Well, that wasn’t verbatim but it was something along the lines of an offer for advertising space in their upcoming games. “Various game titles are played by fans who like certain things, which can ...

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Phoenix Mars Lander Finds “Friendly” Soil

Last we checked in with NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander, it had just discovered ice below the martian surface. Now, after multiple tests on the martian soil, scientists have discovered that the dirt-like substance contains alkaline. It’s been deemed friendly enough to support plant life both in “past, present and future.” So the next time you want to plant some asparagus ...

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