In a manner of speaking one could say she was the lead actress for the sci-fi version of CSI, sort of. Her claim to fame is playing the role of FBA Special Agent Dana Scully in X-Files.
She was born Aug 9 1968 in Chicago and entered most heterosexual adolescent male fantasy’s in September 1993 when X-files was launched into our lives through Fox TV.
I give you Gillian Anderson, one of the greatest and geekiest sci-fi babes of the 20th century…in provocative poses.
Search Geeknews for more “Women Of Sci-Fi And Their Provocative Poses“.
Wow, this is a great idea to defray the costs of fish farming!
“BOSTON (AP) – Call them Pavlov’s fish: Scientists are testing a plan to train fish to catch themselves by swimming into a net when they hear a tone that signals feeding time.
If it works, the system could eventually allow black sea bass to be released into the open ocean, where they would grow to market size, then swim into an underwater cage to be harvested when they hear the signal.”
Here’s a short 2 or 3 minute video update on the Cassini ballet of orbital maneuvers that are delivering close flybys and new views of Saturn’s moon Titan.
And if you want even more Cassini news, today NASA alerted the public that it ‘tasted’ and sampled a surprising organic brew erupting in geyser-like fashion from Saturn’s moon Enceladus during a close flyby on March 12. Full story
Just for fun:
Happy Waffle Day!
This holiday originated in Sweden. It is called Våffeldagen. The holiday coincides with the Feast of the Annunciation. This day was also considered the start of spring in Sweden and Europe. It became a custom for Swedish families to celebrate the two events by making waffles on this day.
Camouflage your Beer Can
Random Good Stuff
Want to enjoy some suds in the park or in an area where they frown upon the consumption of beer? Don’t want to pay the inflated prices for a cold beer at the beach? Well now you can enjoy your brews and nobody will be the wiser.
Dog Fur Reveals Mercury Pollution
A sled dog’s thick fur coat may do more than protect it from inclement weather: Scientists say it can be used to detect mercury contamination in the environment — and possibly even in humans.
Doctors Outline Policy To Prevent Genetic Discrimination
The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a policy document which they believe should be integral to new laws designed to protect against genetic discrimination in employment and insurance.
Polar bears will destroy the American way of life
The real threat isn’t a changing climate upsetting the foundation of human civilization. The real threat is polar bears:
Android port turns phones into webservers
Webtide has announced a port of its open source Jetty webserver to the Android mobile phone platform.
Accidental Wi-Fi access still a criminal offense in Maryland
If you’re sitting on a coffee shop patio with your laptop, and you find out later that you happen to be accessing the Wi-Fi from the attorney’s office upstairs by accident, should you go to prison? A Maryland legislator says no, but his bill is facing opposition.
Will You Standardize the @#$%! Chargers Please
Stop the charger insanity for all these mobiles and mobile accessories!
Why Apple fans hate tech reporters
On hot-button issues — the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or the Mac-PC divide — we’re quick to see bias in even the most objective news.