Meet the 78 year old first person shooter Guru from Japan

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Akira Kitajima, a 78 year old Japanese man and 13 year veteran of western style first person shooter video games. It is as much a surprise that he started playing video games so late as the fact that his gaming interests are first person shooters; a gaming genre with practically no … Continue reading Meet the 78 year old first person shooter Guru from Japan

More Cloning in Japan – This time an Amami Rabbit

Scientists at Japan's Kinki University have cloned an embryo of an Amami Rabbit and are awaiting its birth next month. The Osaka based researchers cloned the endangered rabbit by taking a cell from the ear of a dead Amami rabbit and injected it into the unfertilized egg of an ordinary Amami lab rabbit. After the … Continue reading More Cloning in Japan – This time an Amami Rabbit

Vote for Jamaican Athletes – Performance of the Year Awards

It's voting time again! I hope you dropped by the IAAF website to cast you vote for the Jamaican athletes as I requested for the World Athlete of the year awards but although all the Jamaican athletes were most popular in the voting only Usain Bolt survived the more powerful vote of "IAAF Athletics Family … Continue reading Vote for Jamaican Athletes – Performance of the Year Awards

Japanese Scientists have Cloned a Frozen Dead Mouse

The line between science fiction and reality continues to be blurred more and more. Recently a Japanese team of scientists at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology successfully made a clone mouse from braincells of a mouse that have been frozen for 16 years. The mouse on the left is cloned I don't know how … Continue reading Japanese Scientists have Cloned a Frozen Dead Mouse

Honda’s Robo-Legs – Futuristic Walking Assist Device

Honda recently revealed an interesting piece of technology. The device is a robotic exoskeleton that is worn like shoes to support the body and protect the joints while moving around and doing repetitive tasks like what workers might do daily in factories. Honda developed the gadget using technology developed and achieved from its ASIMO robotics … Continue reading Honda’s Robo-Legs – Futuristic Walking Assist Device

Let the Mobile Phone Service Wars Begin

Claro has now official launched in Jamaica (albeit with a few hiccups), Digicel is aggressively promoting it's position as "Jamaica's bigger better network" and Cable and Wireless is regrouping and rearming it's entire Caribbean division to LIME to go on the offensive. The entire telecommunications sector in Jamaica in in for a big shakeup and … Continue reading Let the Mobile Phone Service Wars Begin