The world's biggest, craziest Battlestar Galactica LARP is happening…

If you enjoy live-action role-playing, are a Battlestar Galactica fan, or regularly hear "All Along the Watchtower" in your head, you'd best start looking for plane tickets to Sweden immediately. In March of next year, the city of Gothenberg will be host to an absolutely insane LARP called The Monitor Celestra."… » 11/29/12 1:20pm 11/29/12 1:20pm

A breathtaking aurora from Earth's largest geomagnetic storm in almost…

Late last Sunday, the Sun unleashed an M9-class solar flare, showering Earth with subatomic particles that gave rise to one of the biggest geomagnetic storms in recent history. The resulting aurorae, which were even brighter than usual in the planet's northernmost latitudes, were an absolute marvel to behold. » 1/27/12 8:35am 1/27/12 8:35am

Robot Beats Man In Sweden, Grabbing His Head and Shaking Him

A Swedish industrial worker was attacked by a malfunctioning robot two years ago in Sweden, and has this week won a lawsuit against the company that owned the vicious bot. Apparently, the man tried to fix the robot, which was designed to lift rocks. But he failed to turn the robot off first, and it grabbed him by the… » 4/27/09 3:11pm 4/27/09 3:11pm

Store Your Data in a Swank, Swedish Eco-Bunker

This bunker is so hardened it can withstand an atomic blast, but it's so eco that it has a tiny built-in ecosystem of artificial sun, waterfalls, and plants. And the best part about this subterranean environment in Sweden is that it's packed with giant, shiny server cabinets throbbing with data. Want to poke around… » 11/18/08 7:30am 11/18/08 7:30am