Listen to the First-Ever Recording of a Musical Performance from 134 Years Ago

This is the oldest recording of an American voice and the first-ever recording of a musical performance. Recorded by a Thomas Edison-invented phonograph in 1878, the audio recording (which lasts 78 seconds) is pretty much "as far back as we can go" in terms of the history of recorded sound. » 10/25/12 10:00pm 10/25/12 10:00pm

Counter-Surveillance Device: Every Bunker Should Have One

I'm writing this from under the sofa. Because they're watching me, you know. The Feds. They are - I can feel it in my toenails, which haven't stopped tingling all day. And until I finish knitting my tinfoil bikini and matching peek-a-boo balaclava, I'm not leaving my hiding place. It might be different if I had $350,… » 3/05/07 7:05am 3/05/07 7:05am