Monday, October 30, 2006

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The Shins - Those Bold City Girls

Ripley's Oct. 30


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Hokey Pokey Smokey Show - Episode 4

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The last of our Halloween themed episodes for the season.

Todays story is called “Three Skeleton Key” starring Vincent Price from 1958

In this story, three men worked the light at a lonely lighthouse on a barren rock. One day a derelict ship, filled with huge, starving rats, crashes on the dangerous rocks and heads towards the lighthouse.

Odeo: Hokey Pokey Smokey Show - Three Skeleton Key

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Jack Black and The Green Lantern is a no go.

He admits that there was a script written for him, but, the fans had not reacted favorably to the idea of him playing the hero. So, as of now, it’s not something that is moving forward. Can you say big sigh of relief for the fans? - Independent Entertainment News - Exclusive Video: Jack Black and The Green Lantern

Protein, Nesfetin-1, Found In Rat Brain Curbs Hunger Pangs

A new study in rats shows a molecule in the brain linked to inducing the sensation of "fullness" could help fight obesity. When the molecule was injected into rat-brains, the rats ate less and lost weight.

All Headline News - Protein, Nesfetin-1, Found In Rat Brain Curbs Hunger Pangs - October 30, 2006

The Art of Rex Hackelberg

robotic exoskeleton that would let GIs run faster

The engine, and a tank containing a 24-hour supply of fuel, will be slung “beneath your rear end”, says Main. The engine (a turbine, two-stroke or four stroke - they haven’t decided yet) will then drive hydraulic fluid via high pressure lines to servo valves on each joint, amplifying the force used to move each limb when the wearer’s motion is sensed.Main tried it out himself recently. “It makes you feel really, really strong. You get the sensation that you have a lot of strength. I sort of felt like The Hulk and I’m a skinny guy. I wore a 100-pound weight on my back and it felt I was carrying nothing like that amount,” he says. And he was only wearing the lower body - the legs and back support section.

New Scientist Technology Blog: Exoskeleton update

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Fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 rejoice!

Three of MST3K's writer/characters — Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy — have started a new venture: The Film Crew. The Film Crew has been entrusted with a very important mission: providing commentary tracks for every movie that doesn't have one. Typically, they've chosen to start at the bottom of the barrel, and now you get to vote on which B-movie will get the Film Crew treatment on DVD first.

The Film Crew Online

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