Making music has never been quite this awesome! Using only ThinkGeek products (Bliptronic 5000, Guitar Shirt, Drumkit Shirt, Stylophone, and Otamatone Electronic Instrument) the ultra-geeks over at ThinkGeek have created this ultra-cool cover of The Who's Baba O'Reilly. This also qualifies as a full blown shameless plug since ThinkGeek shares a corporate overlord with Slashdot.
This company claims to have a more eco-friendly alternative to cremation. In resomation, they use a strong base to turn the body into a soup of amino acids and bone dust.
What about Karlheinz Stockhausen? Or would he be a god-father?
Just remember to take the collar off first. The little metal bits can wreak havoc with the magnetron.
I'm in the midst of reading Stephen Baxter's novel Manifold Time, and it seems to be about an NEO mining expedition to Cruithne. Cool timing on this article.
Of those, I think Powder DS is the most fun. It uses both screens, a touch interface, draggable buttons, and has (somewhat) remappable controls. It's also available in lot of different platforms if you want to try it on your desktop/laptop first.