Hey, did you know …
- Doomsday bunkers are all the rage right now. So much so, in fact, that one Texas company has seen a whopping 400% increase in sales in the past two months.
- PetPace LLC markets a wearable health monitoring system for pets and working animals, including police canines.
- Isopropyl methylphosphonic acid, a chemical which sarin degrades into, was found in the blood and urine samples taken from recent victims of the gas attacks in Syria.
- FABIS-Mobile is a facial recognition software that performs real-time identification of individuals using still or video images.
- A secure means for protecting and storing fingerprints is in use at U.S. border crossings.
- Higher quality fingerprint collection with silicone membranes.
- On June 30, 2012, clocks gained an extra second. Why? Because the earth’s rotation is slightly slowing, increasing the length of a solar day.
- DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Project Agency) has moved forward with a number of technologies to make software safer against hacking. Gee, I wonder what it was that suddenly brought this action to the front burner …
- Scientists have developed a “super sponge” that absorbs mercury from a contaminated body water within seconds. The sponge converts the toxin into a non-toxic material that can be tossed into a landfill. The sponge also kills bacterial and fungal microbes. So yes, it’s a super sponge.
- Re-accommodation of paying customers. Let’s examine the definition of this term in the United Airlines policy manual.
This is why I cut WAY back on speaking at events. I DESPISE air travel.