Archive for March 19th, 2014

A Fully-Functioning LEGO Replica of the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism
By March 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

A Fully-Functioning LEGO Replica of the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism has been called the World’s Oldest Scientific Computer. Built in Greece at around 100 BCE, it was lost for over 2,000 years. The mechanism was recovered from a shipwreck in 1901, but it was not until a century later that its purpose understood. The Antikythera Mechanism was an astronomical clock that determined […]

NASA Study Concludes Civilization Is About To Collapse… and It’s the 1%’s Fault
By March 19, 2014 6 Comments Read More →

NASA Study Concludes Civilization Is About To Collapse… and It’s the 1%’s Fault

A new study sponsored by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, human civilization only has a few decades left. The report was written by applied mathematician Safa Motesharrei of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center. A team of natural and social scientists joined him in explaining that modern civilization is doomed. Their study explains that the entire fundamental structure and nature of […]

Police Raid Man’s Home Over Gun Tattoo
By March 19, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Police Raid Man’s Home Over Gun Tattoo

It is a bit ironic when having a tattoo of a gun results in police, armed to the teeth with assault rifles, busting down your door. That’s exactly what happened to Maine resident, Michael Smith. His tattoo was of a handgun. It was inked on his stomach. Police, apparently received a tip that he had […]

Seattle Firemen Beat Up Sleeping Homeless Man
By March 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Seattle Firemen Beat Up Sleeping Homeless Man

Francis Hicks is a homeless man. He was sleeping near a firefighter memorial in Seattle’s Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park, when he and another homeless man were brutally attacked. “I went to talk to him and he swing at me. He went there and kicked him right in the face,” Hicks said of the confrontation. “And […]

Posted in: Abuse, War on the Poor