Cars Into Cows

She spells her name with too many dots, but Miina Äkkijyrkkä, from Finland, where they truly realize the importance of cattle, has found a new use for old automobiles. Why crush those things down for scrap, when with a little … Continue reading

A Cautionary Tale

I recently had an unpleasant experience that was shared with all of my e-mail correspondents (my apologies). Somehow one of my e-mail accounts was compromised and many of my contacts received spam mail from “me.” I still don’t know quite … Continue reading

Blinded by Bias

Modern battlefield communications are often coded through a process called “Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum” (FHSS.) In short, a transmission is spread over a wide number of frequencies at extremely short intervals, so if you are listening to any one frequency, all … Continue reading