I was hoping to pop into the launch party for Best New Manga (at least I think that's what it is) at the Cartoon Museum, but if I do it will be for about seven minutes.
Here are some things...
Easily receive WIFI signals from far away using a standard USB WIFI adaptor and a bit of ingenuity. This Simple idea requires no modifications to a USB WIFI adaptor or your computer. A simple way to increase the signal strength and range of your WIFI. Plus it works with all USB WIFI adaptors
Has everyone been reading Instructables except me?
New Scientist ask the cleverest people in the world what the place will be like in 50 years time...
The BBC continues its series on alternative lifestyles and housing in the UK.
In 2056, I think you'll be able to buy a T-shirt on which are printed equations describing the unified physical laws of our universe. All the laws we have discovered so far will be derivable from these equations.
We will have confirmed beyond doubt, through observation, that what we now call the big bang wasn't the beginning of everything, merely the time when our part of space stopped undergoing an explosive stretching called inflation. We will have understood the physics of inflation well enough to know that inflation continues forever in some faraway places, and that in other places where it has ended and allowed life to evolve, the T-shirts on sale mostly have different equations.
The existence of such "parallel universes" will be no more controversial than the existence of other galaxies - then called "island universes" - was 100 years ago. This idea was controversial until Edwin Hubble settled it in 1925.
Jan, 33, does not have a permanent base, but chooses to squat in empty premises. Up to 12 people can live in the squat, which is made up of several derelict council flats.
"They are people who do things that don’t make the money that enables them to pay the rent, or who are living a life that is pretty international."
And from this week's Ten Things We Didn't Know This Time Last Week:
7. About 60% of drivers stopped by police do not give their true identity.