$130k for a first edition Tesla Model X

Mashable writes: The screenshots posted reveal a variety of new details about the Model X, including the fact that the top level Signature Series will cost $132,000. The Signature Series comes with nearly everything Tesla offers, with Ludicrous Mode, a towing package and a Subzero Weather package optional. While…

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Cities from Above

These Colorful Patterns Are Famous LA and NYC Neighborhoods From Above.…

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Up Close and Personal With the Fearsome New F-35 Jet | WIRED

From Wired: Blakeslee shoots exclusively on film, both professionally and personally, because he likes the intentionality of it. Every shot counts, and costs money, requiring greater attention to composition. Film rewards precision. “You really have to slow it down and calculate things in your head,” he says. “The whole process…

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Genetically Engineered Food

Great article on the fear-mongering going on with the labeling of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms. The scientific consensus on GMOs shows that they are as safe as their conventional and organic counterparts. Indeed, there have been thousands of studies showing their safety, many of which haven’t been industry-funded.…

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Good riddance homeopathy

Real science says that homeopathy is pure, unadulterated bullshit. Hopefully they crack down on other forms of “alternative” medicine. Great NPR piece. “Homeopathy is an excellent example of the purest form of pseudoscience,” says Steven Novella, a neurologist at Yale and executive editor of the website Science-Based Medicine. “These are…

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