Category Archives: Technology

Pretty Damn Neato: Mexican Team Invents “Topos Good-Luck Charm” for Earthquake Survival

As the 23 Apr. Newsweek article, “Elite Mexican Earthquake Rescue Team Develops Survival Device,” by Karla Zabludovsky notes, the “Topos Good-Luck Charm” (or amulet) provides portable technology to increase the survival chances for earthquake victims. I’m thinking this could also work … Continue reading

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Neato Image in Bad Astronomy Blog Post

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No, That’s Not Smoke – It’s a Superneato LiDAR Image

This is a screenshot from a 15 April 2013 The Oregonian article, which notes that “This imagery was featured in the North American Cartographic Information Society’s first Atlas of Design.” This superneato LiDAR (see caption for more information) image shows … Continue reading

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Evolving Earth – Great Animated GIF

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