Lokulokus are little pig toys out of Japan that you can smush the hell out of but will regain their piglike shape in a few seconds. They're pretty damn amazing and only cost $2-$3 in Japan. Unfortunately I couldn't find any online, so somone either send me a link to a seller or some of the actual pigs, because they're awesome and I want some. No word on how toxic the stuff they're made of is, but I imagine it's pretty damn toxic. I mean that stuff has properties like nothing I've ever seen. I'm thinking these little bastards came from outerspace. I'm talking alien technology people. I'm just hoping they're friendly aliens, because if the rest of their technology is anything like this, they can destroy us whenever they want (or at least violate our you-know-whats).
Japan is at it again, this time planning to launch a paper spaceplane from the International Space Station and having it travel through the atmosphere and land on Earth.
The researchers are scheduled to begin testing the strength and heat resistance of an 8 centimeter (3.1 i... / Continue →
This is a shot of a total eclipse (unfortunately, not of the heart) showing the sun playing hide and seek behind the moon (very worthwhile high-res shot HERE). If you look close enough, you can even see an alien in the bottom left corner. Keep looking.
This stunning solar ec... / Continue →
Will you look at that -- four of Saturn's moons (from left to right) Enceladus, Dione, Titan, and Mimas, all transiting its face at the same time. Amazing! This picture was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and just recently released by NASA. You know, pictures like this r... / Continue →