nuclear

  • Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales On British Government Snooping: “Technologically Incompetent”

    Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales On British Government Snooping: “Technologically Incompetent”

    Don't mess with Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia when it comes to Internet freedom, because he will use harsh words to lash out at you. Today, according to the BBC, Wales had some choice words for the British government and their snooping practices on citizens. Basically, he called them "technologically incompetent." Yikes. A quick bit of background here, the British government has been working on a… Read More

  • Researchers creating a nuclear powered battery

    Researchers creating a nuclear powered battery

    Man has long been on a quest for a better battery. This has resulted in some less then ideal solutions, such as the potato battery (it was half baked) and the onion battery (too smelly). Finally, researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a smaller, more efficient, and hopefully radiation free nuclear battery. Read More

  • Appropriate attire for your next Chernobyl trip

    Appropriate attire for your next Chernobyl trip

    Raiation Shield Technologies has what you need in order to hit those hard to reach geocaching locations deep inside the Chernobyl wasteland. The Flordia-based firm's fabric is comprised of metallic fabric that is more flexible and light than traditional lead suits which should make galavanting around a tad more enjoyable. The suits can withstand gamma rays, X-rays, and even nuclear emissions. Read More

  • Traveling to Switzerland? Stay in nuclear bunker. It's cheap.

    Traveling to Switzerland? Stay in nuclear bunker. It's cheap.

    Hotel accommodations these days are too opulent. Who needs central heat and carpet? No one. Only the Wall Street fat cats, that is. Real people stay at this converted nuclear bunker zero-star hotel that offers rooms for only £6. They even provide you with a a hot water bottle heating system and a bed to sleep on for that price! I know, what a good deal. Plus, if you’re lucky enough… Read More

  • Nuclear aircraft add one more horror to the litany of air travel fears

    Nuclear aircraft add one more horror to the litany of air travel fears

    As if flying weren’t scary enough now we could have giant airplanes full of nuclear power plants that could transport “millions” across the stratosphere. Actually, this does make a lot of sense. Air travel has been essentially unchanged since the 1950s and any improvement over the fossil fuels currently used is long due. As for safety, ships and submarines have been using nuclear… Read More

  • Police arrests couple for selling radioactive cell phone lanyards

    Police arrests couple for selling radioactive cell phone lanyards

    Japanese people love cell phone straps in all forms and colors, even old men do. However, some of them might be in serious trouble now. Yesterday Japanese police arrested a man and a woman from Hiroshima for selling cell phone straps contaminated with tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen. Japanese law requires special permission from the Ministry of Science and Technology for handling the… Read More