The Greater Manchester Police is now tweeting names, birthdays and address of looters. While this information is public in England and it gets printed in papers, this is the first time Twitter is being used to broadcast this info.
Perhaps the police is doing it to let people know they are doing something. Publicly humiliating these bastards with Twitter is OK, I guess, but I would rather keep it quiet and smack them with some bricks and baseball bats. [TNW]
An oddly dimming star located 1500 light-years from Earth is causing all sorts of commotion in the scientific community, leading some to speculate that it may be some sort of alien megastructure. A new analysis of infrared data suggests a more natural explanation.
Airbus's notable patents from the last few years reads like a list of failed aerospace Kickstarters. standing-room-only aircraft, bicycle saddles instead of real seats, or VR headsets to escape the awful reality of coach. Is it possible to go more ambitious? Airbus's R&D department says yes.