I’m not sure if anyone on this site will see my post, but this is the creepiest fucking video I’ve ever watched and it’s dead on-topic for io9. Do a story about this; I want to see the group cringe.
Well, I'm banned from the ODeck, so nobody but the one or two people who follow me will see this. But I just saw the news about Serenada.
So...I worked on a surveillance program in the 1990s called Gangster, under a SI/TK/BYE clearance. I believe it metastasized into the TIA, which then became what is now PRISM. I might have something relevant to say on current events.
As I see it, there are only four ways for me to experience my displeasure at the new comment software and the new format of Io9 in general:
In our Mad Science News of the day, researchers took a dead sparrow, re-animated it using tiny motors to move its wings and head, and put it in a field to study male sparrow aggression.
I didn't watch the Oscars, but what I'm hearing is that this year's show was the most misogynist production to come out of Hollywood in years, and that's a high bar to hurdle. Oh, well. At least one of the joke writers for the Oscar show shared jokes that didn't make the cut, and most of them are pretty funny…
Anyone scared of snakes? A nature photographer went to the Amazon to swim with a 26 foot anaconda. Some amazing pictures here.
No. Just NO. I'm all for diversity, believe me, but some comic book characters just should not be gay. Judge Dredd is near the top of that list. Apparently he comes out in his next comic book appearance. Just no.
Chart porn, anyone? Here's an infographic about the history of the One Ring, from lotrproject.com.
Curious about what the hell Bronies are? Here's a video that explains it all, done by John De Lancie (Q from Star Trek), Tara Strong, and co-written by Lauren Faust.
So apparently at a presidential Q&A session on Reddit, Obama was asked whether he would rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck.