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Give your Mac a voice-activated self-destruct sequence

Worried that the cops might bust in your door any minute, or simply really paranoid? How cool would it be if you could initiate a self-destruction sequence for your Mac using only your voice, just like Captain Picard would use to destroy <i>The Enterprise</i> in <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>?<p>Well, …

Star Trek

Gingerbread Starship U.S.S. Enterprise

This Christmas, one bakery chose to boldly go where no gingerbread man has gone before. Black Market Bakery in Costa Mesa California has created this incredible homage to the original Star Trek series with their faithful gingerbread recreation of the NCC-1701 U.S.S. Enterprise.<p>The attention to …

Geeky Party Drinks

It’s the time to eat, drink, be merry, and eat, drink, and be merry. Whether it’s for Christmas, for New Year, or just for the heck of it, what …

The most perfect gown ever for an astronaut party

By designer Ana Locking, from her Fall/Winter 2014-15 collection.<p>[via Theremina]

Japan's Prime Minister Accidentally Tells Women To Die

Yesterday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched a new blog to support women. The wording on the blog is most unfortunate.<p>Above, you can see the top …

Popular internet term 'Feels' dates way back to 1782

From Karen Healey's Tumblr: "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, really wrote a real letter to her mother complaining about the feels in 1782."<p>The …

Say What? Higgs Boson Theorist Claims Universe Shouldn't Exist

The universe shouldn't exist — at least according to a new theory.<p>Modeling of conditions soon after the Big Bang suggests the universe should have collapsed just microseconds after its explosive birth, the new study suggests.<p><b>Sign up for Science news delivered to your inbox</b><p>"During the early …

Physics

Flying car art

These slick flying Citroens exist only in the imagination of Swedish photo-manipulator Jacob Munkhammar.<p><i>(via)</i>

Yahoo!

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Men’s rights activists don’t…

Men’s rights activists don’t organize marches; they don’t build shelters or raise funds for abused men; they don’t organize prostate cancer-awareness events or campaign against prison rape. What they actually do, when they’re not simply carping in comments online, is target and harass women—from feminist writers and professors to activists—in an attempt to silence them.

henteye:

Imagine you’re 16 and you’ve just realized you might be gay. You’re being bullied, so reach out to your school for help – they send you to a chaplain. He says that being gay is a disease and you need to be cured.<p>Sound outrageous? The Australian government has just decided that’s what should happen in schools all over the country. The Federal Budget was just released with $245 million to send chaplains from anti-gay religious groups into schools instead of qualified social workers.<p>There’s still …

smolderingtroyler:

nobody says it but we all know what this is about<p>This picture is weirdly genius

‘Oppressed Majority’, A Short Film About a Man Subjected To Gender Harassment In Female Dominated Society

<i>Oppressed Majority</i> (<i>Majorité Opprimée</i>), an incredibly powerful short film by Eléonore Pourriat, focuses on a vulnerable man who is relentlessly …

Watch the full-length NBC News interview with Edward Snowden

NBC News has released an online version of its featured interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, a first for US TV.<p>More on the secret …

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams Interviews Edward Snowden

<i>NBC Nightly News</i> anchor Brian Williams recently interviewed Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor responsible for leaking a …

‘Keep It Simple’, A Book About the Early Years of Design at Apple

<i>Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple</i> is a book by Hartmut Esslinger, founder of design firm Frog, about the formative years of design at …

SpaceX unveils new Dragon V2 manned spacecraft

In a carefully choreographed event that felt more like an pop music awards show or an Apple product launch than anything we're used to with space …

After Decades Of Silent Wandering, NASA Probe Phones Home

You might call it the ultimate long shot — a group of space enthusiasts trying to re-establish contact with a wayward satellite launched in 1978. Figuratively speaking, it's been off the radar for decades.<p>No more.<p>"The initial contact was a tone followed by specific commands," project organizer …

Team to report on broadband wireless connection to moon

When can people expect to live and work in space? That is quite a question, but scientists are not afraid of asking yet another: assuming people are …