As some people receive Museum updates via RSS feed, or just don't frequent the forum, we have decided to round up some of the most interesting threads each week for all to see.
Two carcasses discovered in 1988 and 1993
are thought to be a new species – rabbit-headed wildcats. These Kellas cats seem to be rare, and investigators are urging landowners and gamekeepers to help them discover more. Sadly, the rabbit-like ears aren’t as impressive as I’d hoped.
Get your free virus now!
“Is your PC virus-free? Get it infected here!”
409 people decided to click the text advertisement that Finnish IT security expert Didier Stevens had placed on Google’s Adword
. Stevens’s experiment was aiming to show that such advertisements could be used with malicious intent. There was, of course, no virus.
June 6, Théopolis World Contact with Aliens
On June 6th, the annual gathering to officially ask the alien gods to visit will take place in Théopolis
Boost Car Remote With Your Skull
(not suitable for work, due to the type of adverts on the site) demonstrates how, by placing your car remote under your chin and opening your mouth, you can boost the range of the remote. Apparently it uses your oral cavity to amplify the signal. The video doesn’t actually show the remote being used at the same time as showing the car react, so it could be faked. There’s really no way of telling. A couple of forum members have tried it, with mixed results.
Tims Don’t Look Like Bobs
A new study
reveals that the more a person ‘resembles’ their name, the more likely it is that others will remember it.