Whale testicle beer, a seasonal product produced by Brewery Steðji in Iceland, incorporates testicles "that are cured according to an old, Icelandic tradition, lightly salted and then smoked," brewery co-owner Dagbjartur Arilíusson told Icelandic news site Vísir in 2015. "We put a lot of effort into this and it's a long process," he said. … [Read more...] about Squirrel beer, ant gin and poop wine are served up in Disgusting Food Museum’s new exhibit
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For those who want accessibility features, Long recommends using Firefox because it already supports accessibility, whereas it's coming to Chromium in a future release. But Long advises against Firefox for others because it can't use the Raspberry Pi's hardware accelerator for video playback whereas Chromium can. … [Read more...] about New Raspberry Pi OS update: First 8GB Pi 4, now you get these latest features
Following the viral success of its Project Venom April Fool’s gag in 2010, Razer got serious about creating an energy drink for gamers. The problem they found, however, is that many drinks and formulations were focused on providing physical energy rather than heightening mental alertness. Razer was interested in nootropics, not energy drinks, so that’s exactly what they made. … [Read more...] about Razer’s Respawn drink mix is meant to heighten mental performance while gaming
NEW DELHI: India has successfully flight tested the indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle (HSTDV) that is expected to power futuristic long-range missile systems and aerial platforms, officials said. The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), they said. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO over the successful test flight of the HSTDV, calling it a "landmark achievement" "I congratulate to DRDO on this landmark achievement towards realising PM's vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat. I spoke to the scientists associated with the project and congratulated them on this great achievement. India is proud of them," he tweeted. A DRDO official said, with the successful test flight of the HSTDV, India has demonstrated capabilities for highly complex technology that will serve as the building block for next generation hypersonic vehicles in partnership with … [Read more...] about India test fires indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle
How did the authors figure this out? It turns out that at some point in the past, both A and B picked up a sort of DNA-level parasite called a transposable element, which inserts itself into the genome at random. Conveniently, however, they picked up different transposable elements, which can now be used as tags for the sets of chromosomes each species passed on to Xenopus laevis. For reasons that aren't clear, the two sets of chromosomes haven't exchanged much DNA, which allows the people who sequenced its genome to study what happened to these chromosome sets separately. … [Read more...] about What happens when you end up with an extra genome?