Saturday, February 14, 2009

The semi-submersible world of narcotics transport

Disposable $2m. boats with a 2000 mile capability, manned or unmanned, for a cocaine cargo. Hard to find on radar. But why green? 

Glasses to change the (third) world

Injecting the interior liquid filled area until the prescription is correct, and then snapping off the syringe, creates perfect vision without the need for eye tests and opticians. They are cheap and could give sight, and therefore work, to millions in underdeveloped countries. 

Time for an Eames fix

Sunday, February 08, 2009

First woman to swim the Atlantic

56 year old Jennifer Figge swam 1000 miles off course during her month in the ocean.