Last week, amateur radio enthusiast Adrian Lane sent a call signal to the International Space Station. To his shock and delight, he got a reply. He chatted with an astronaut for about 45 seconds before the station went out of range.
Ham is so delicious maybe you actually want to make love to it. Medically, it's not recommended, but you can curl up in pork's warm embrace with the ham leg pillow.
In the introduction of his seminal 1917 pork products treatise Bacon and Hams, author and smoked swine maven George J. Nicholls included this photo of himself "in fancy dress as a side of bacon." The costume was so smashing that it won him no less than forty guineas.
The ingredients label for a can of Hormel's SPAM with bacon — that non-perishable staple of survival kits the world over — lists "pork," "ham" and "bacon." Separately. In that order.
Able to de-bone a ham at twice the speed of a human (that's 500 hams an hour!), Mayekawa's HAMDAS-R robot is a chilling look at how many of us will meet our match when robots take over the world.
A new gallery show by British artist Simon Hollington focuses on the primates sent into space to blaze trails for humanity. Click through for some of his black and white tributes to Earth's first space travelers.
Astroblogger Leroy Chiao belongs to an elite, exclusive club of earthlings who have ventured into space. Also in that club? Animals. Lots of them. This is tribute to the world's bravest "astronimals."
The boys at DoubleViking sent this out to me. I mean for a site dedicated to naked 'tang and stupid nerd tricks, you can see where their interests really lie: in the search for the ultimate poached egg.