Monthly Archive: June, 2013

3 Arrested development inspired drinks…

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Biosphere 2: An American Space Odyssey

*** In 1991, eight men and women sealed themselves inside Biosphere 2, a vast, greenhouse-like structure that replicated the ecosystems of “Biosphere 1” –- Earth. They called themselves “Biospherians,” dressed in Star Trek-like… Continue reading

Delivering KFC by Tunnel, Not Too Fast but Satisfying

GAZA CITY — The French fries arrive soggy, the chicken having long since lost its crunch. A 12-piece bucket goes for about $27 here — more than twice the $11.50 it costs just… Continue reading

Behind Kanye’s Mask

Malibu, Calif. — From Shangri-la Studio here you can see the Pacific Ocean just over the fence lapping calmly at Zuma Beach. And this compound is just as Zen, with recording equipment set… Continue reading

DARPA’s New Robotic Limb Will Let Amputees Feel Again

We’ve known for a few years now that DARPA-funded prosthetics research is yielding some pretty incredible technology. We’re not talking incredible in the robotic cheetah sense. We’re talking incredible in The Incredibles sense of the term. Specifically, DARPA is literally building… Continue reading