Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Middle East Map of War

Conflict in the Middle East is not a new phenomenon. The map below is a flash animation of the different cultural forces that have fought over and shaped that area over the past 5000 years:

Via MeFi

Monday, October 02, 2006

My Future Pet

Apparently scientists discovered intact Tyrannosaurus Rex flesh. From the article:
Does this discovery of soft dinosaur tissue mean that scientists will soon be able to clone a Tyrannosaurus rex? Probably not – most scientists believe that DNA cannot survive for 70 million years. Then again, before this discovery, most scientists believed that soft tissue could not survive for 70 million years either.

This is what my future pet T-rex looks like now: