Taiwan breeds green-glowing pigs

Scientists in Taiwan say they have bred three pigs that glow in the dark. The pigs are transgenic, created by adding genetic material from jellyfish into a normal pig embryo. Okay..That’s just plain wierd!!

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Laser board game: A geekier chess

In this game, you may move one of your pieces one square or rotate one 90 degrees before firing your laser to see if one of your opponent’s (or one of your) pieces will be removed. A high-tech re-imagining of chess.

(Seen on Boing Boing)

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Remains of Star Trek’s ‘Scotty’ headed for space

Evidently “Star Trek” actor James “Scotty” Doohan took the catchphrase “beam me up” very seriously — his cremated remains will be launched into space in accord with his last wishes.

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How to get by on only 4.5 hours of sleep!

The author states the the overall quantity of sleep doesn’t matter as long as it is in 90 minute multiples. He functions on 3 hours of sleep at night and one 90 minute nap in the evening and feels completely alert and refreshed.

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