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Monday, June 30, 2008

Official: Diablo 3 Announced at Blizzard's Invitational

It's official folks: Diablo 3 was announced at Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational in Paris. The splash page has been updated with the graphic below. The teaser trailer and gameplay highlights that were shown to attendees and via the live stream are available at the official site.

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ATM Hack | Deposit Money Here


Why didn’t I think of that?

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WorldCard Ultra 3-Sec Business Card Scanner

In just 3 seconds, this palm-sized scanner converts a business card into a digital file that resides on a computer, eliminating cumbersome rotary card files and time-consuming typing. Simply insert a standard business card into the slot and the scanner automatically captures it in 600 dpi resolution.

The included software then converts the scanned image into text for easy searching, editing, and retrieval, or exports it to your preferred contact management application, including Outlook, ACT!, and Lotus Notes. The scanner reads single- or double-sided cards, and a batch option allows you to quickly input multiple cards.

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Celestron Video Screen Microscope

This is the microscope that uses an LCD instead of a standard eyepiece to display objects as small as a protozoan's flagella, a strand of hair, or plant tissue and the fine details of larger items such as coins, stamps, or insects. The compound microscope uses a built-in 2 MP digital camera to capture still images or videos and displays objects on its 3 1/2" thin-film transistor LCD at 320 x 240 resolution.

The three objective lenses (4X, 10X, or 40X) provide magnification from 40X-400X (up to 1600X when used with its 4X digital zoom feature); objects can either be illuminated from the top (for solid objects) or from the bottom (for prepared slides) using two separate 6-watt LED light sources that can each be controlled by turning an exposu re value knob. A filter wheel provides six different colors to help block out wavelengths to make objects clearer.

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Right Side Up Slide In Water Dispenser Cooler

This is the hot and cold water dispenser that holds a bottle upright in the bottom of its cabinet, helping you avoid the back strain and spills that can result from inverting an unwieldy 5-gallon jug onto a traditional water dispenser. Simply slide an opened water bottle onto the dispensers retractable platform and connect the patented pumping system.

The Energy Star certified dispenser consumes 15% less electricity than standard models; its 450-watt element heats two liters of water to 197.6° Fan ideal temperature for hot breakfast cereals and teaand its 90-watt compressor chills 3.2 liters of water to a refreshing 39.2° F. A safety lock on the hot water faucet prevents inadvertent dispensing and LED and audible alarms alert y ou when the water bottle is empty.

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The Apple iPod® Gramophone French Horn

Handcrafted entirely of slip-cast ceramic to replicate the curvature and passive amplification of a French horn, this is the iPod® gramophone that augments sound from an iPod® without requiring auxiliary power or speaker components.

The gramophone projects music using authentic horn acoustics; simply place Apple earbuds on the gramophones integrated cradles and music channels through the coiled tube and resonates out of the flared bell, resulting in warm, amplified sound up to 55 decibels (near the sound level of laptop computer speakers).

The gramophone is compatible with all iPod® models and similar in size to a desk lamp, allowing for use on a nightstand, credenza, or desktop.

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BMW M3 Beats Toyota Prius in Fuel Economy Test

In this test, the M3 matched the speed of the Prius as the hybrid ran flat-out over ten laps of the 1.8 mile Top Gear Test Track in Surrey, England. Measurements taken after the run show that the Prius returned just 14.3 miles to the US gallon, while the BMW had 12 percent better fuel economy at 16.1 miles per gallon.

"It was one of the dullest drives of my life, but in the interest of science I stuck with it," Clarkson said. "Seriously, what I'm saying is, it isn't what you drive that matters, it's how you drive it. That is everything."

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MoPo Design Contest | Win a Sony PSP

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The price of food - 2007 vs 2008

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Sunday, June 29, 2008

Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. ruslana korshunova
2. gay pride parade nyc
3. taquitos
4. rfk stadium
5. janis ian
6. eva peron city
7. anne burrell
8. webkinz estore
9. model suicide
10. ann todd
11. calphalon
12. cato institute
13. orfe
14. roxy s dance partner in chicago
15. alternative asset classes
16. ruslana model
17. the fayetteville observer
18. code geass r2 12
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20. polymeric sand
21. shapely secrets
22. jacqueline kent cooke
23. six flags georgia
24. david zanthor
25. shady lady ranch

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Friday, June 27, 2008

The Original Microsoft 'Family' Reunion

In 1978, when Microsoft was three years old and based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, there were only a dozen people working for the company - compared with the current number of almost 90 000 employees worldwide.

Here we have 11 of the early pioneers, in a photograph that has evolved from a snapshot to become a historic document. Thirty years on from the taking of the original photograph, the Microsoft staff who worked at Albuquerque were reunited to recreate the photograph.

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New Roller Coaster Features 97 Degree Drop

The New Fahrenheit roller coaster at Hershey Park in Pennsylvania features a 97 degree drop at the beginning. That's 7 degrees past vertical (see picture: right side, where the track curves back in).

At the bottom of the drop riders experience 4 G's and then puke and/or passout. The two minute ride is being billed as the steepest and most severe in the United States and the coaster just opened on May 24th.

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More Fun With Google Streetview

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Video Game Inspired Crime Spree

Once again GTA is being blamed for real world violence. A handful of kids are actually trying to blame their actions on video games.

"It was determined that they were emulating the character in that Grand Theft Auto game, going on a crime spree" using weapons and tactics inspired by the controversial video game, said Det. Sgt. Anthony Repalone, a Nassau police spokesman.

Crap like this makes you wish video game developers would sue the criminals for poorly impersonating their games. Obviously they suck at crime, life and in this case, haircuts (see photo of suspect)…surely society should be able to preemptively file a lawsuit against them barring these idiots from ever playing video games.

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Mac vs PC - Motorcycles

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Mac Vs Pc - Webcam Is Broken

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Insided a Beatles record 2: A Day In The Life

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

If Mario Was Real

If Mario was real, thas one creepy plumber. Created with Photoshop CS2 and a bunch of random faces pasted over a 3d render of Mario.

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Passengers Stripped Naked By 3-D Airport Scanner

The airport in Kelowna, B.C., will be the first in Canada to test a new type of passenger scanner that creates a three-dimensional image of people's bodies.

The new body imager unveiled on Thursday uses high frequency electromagnetic waves known as millimetre waves to create a detailed 3-D image of what a person looks like underneath their clothes.

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Edith Macefield Died at Home The way She Wanted

The Ballard woman who captured hearts and admirers around the world when she stubbornly turned down $1 million to sell her home to make way for a commercial development died Sunday of pancreatic cancer. She was 86.

“I don’t want to move. I don’t need the money. Money doesn’t mean anything,” she told the Seattle P-I in October.

She continued living in the little old house in the 1400 block of Northwest 46th Street even after concrete walls rose around her, coming within a few feet of her kitchen window. Cranes towered over her roof. Macefield turned up the television or her favorite opera music a little louder and stayed put.

“I went through World War II, the noise doesn’t bother me,” she said in October. “They’ll get it done someday.”

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Rush Hour

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Bill Gates’ First Business Card

Microsoft’s first customer was located in Albuquerque NM, so they moved the company there. Fortune Magazine’s website has a slideshow narrated by Bill Gates about the company.

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10 other things you can clean in your dishwasher

Hubcaps and wheel covers
Baseball hats
Computer keyboards
Crocs and other plastic shoes
Hand and garden tools

Here’s how you wash a computer keyboard:

I don’t want to know how your keyboard got that sticky, but… Pop out the keys and put them in the utensil container. Lay the keyboard face down on the top rack and wrap the USB connection jack tightly. Run the wash on the normal cycle. Let it all dry completely before you put the keys back on, and your keyboard will be squeaky clean and germ free.

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Donut Bacon Burger

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Appliance Golf

That’s easy. Appliance Golf. You know, it’s a lot like regular golf, but players use sledgehammers instead of golf clubs, and they use washers, refrigerators and televisions instead of balls.

The game takes up much less space than normal golf, because of course you’re not going to move an 800-pound refrigerator very far, even with the biggest sledgehammer you can lift.

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Darvaz: The Door to Hell

This place in Uzbekistan is called by locals “The Door to Hell”. It is situated near the small town of Darvaz. The story of this place lasts already for 35 years. Once the geologists were drilling for gas. Then suddenly during the drilling they have found an underground cavern, it was so big that all the drilling site with all the equipment and camps got deep deep under the ground.

None dared to go down there because the cavern was filled with gas. So they ignited it so that no poisonous gas could come out of the hole, and since then, it’s burning, already for 35 years without any pause. Nobody knows how many tons of excellent gas has been burned for all those years but it just seems to be infinite there.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Night Nurse

It's the throbbing excitement of a hospital! It’s torn from real life! It’s all the drama of a burst appendix with the sickening wet spash of spilled intestines! All the heartache of a denied insurance claim! It’s Linda Carter, Night Nurse - who’s apparently pulling an overtime shift, since she’s standing outside in broad daylight.

Just in case you wonder how dramatic this will be, note that this nurse comes with her eyes pre-moistened with tears of sympathy already in place. If you study her closely, she's mostly neck and legs. She's about 70 percent legs, in fact. Also, her arms go down to her knees.

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Stranger Photos Have Happened

I tied a disposable camera to a bench with a sign that read:

Good afternoon,
I attached this camera to the bench so you could take pictures. Seriously. So have fun. I'll be back later this evening to pick it up.
Love, Jay / The Plug

When I retrieved the camera that night, I was happy to find that the entire roll of film had been shot. Below are the photos that were taken.

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WALL-E

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One Red Paperclip Dude Selling House

To be honest, I never liked the one red paperclip guy. The idea was cool but it was all about “him.” He didn’t do it for charity or the benefit of others, he traded with people so that he could get himself a house…a house that he is now getting rid of. Someone take the guy ONE RED PAPERCLIP and ask for the house.

That's right, Dom and I are trading the red paperclip house. With who? For what? Well that's where things get interesting: We have no idea yet. I'll be accepting trade offers from now up until 5pm on Friday July 11th and will be in Kipling the week of July 14 to make the trade....maybe with you!

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A Bra That Harnesses Boob Power

There are times when funny news items literally write themselves. This happens to be one of those times. How about a bra that generates power thanks to the motion breasts make when women move / exercise. If that isn’t a mental picture enough for you, the man behind the research is named…wait for it….Dr. Wang.

Lawson explained that breasts move on three different axes: from side to side, front to back, and up and down. The most motion is generated on the vertical axis. Naturally, the bigger the breast, the more momentum it generates. "Let's face it—if you're a double-A marathoner, you're probably not going to get that iPod up and running."

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Absinthe Lollipops

The US Government recently approved the sale of absinthe within certain guidelines, namely that there is less than 10ppm of thujone. Absinthe Lollipops contain an amount of thujone that is within the legal limits set by the US regulatory authorities and of the European Union.

Our Absinthe Lollipops are really freaking awesome. And we say that without even an ounce of hubris. People go crazy (not like, cut-your-ear-off crazy, tho) for them. We're pretty sure they're the ultimate party favor. The combination of absinthe's mystique and the inherent sexiness of lollipops is a pretty explosive one.

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Reverse Graffiti Strikes San Francisco

This isn’t really tech related (unless you count that it’s in San Francisco) but it’s pretty cool nonetheless. An artist team created a 140-ft mural on the walls of the Broadway tunnel in SF, using nothing but cleaning products to cut through the grime. The results are below. Wow!


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How to Calculate Age in Dog Years

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Internet Dating Wedding Cake

Did you meet your significant other on the Internet? This couple decided to take the advent of their Internet-meeting and eventual wedding to the ultimate level by baking two laptop-shaped wedding cakes, attaching their profiles to the screens, and even connecting them together with a candy ethernet cable with hearts on the plugs. Pretty "sweet" way to proclaim your digital love.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Sony Lost $3.31 Billion by Selling PS3 Below Cost

Sony, in a statement to investors, revealed that the company has lost a mind blowing $3.31 billion on the PS3 by selling them below cost. That puts them in the same league as the original Xbox. It will help when Sony eventually starts making money on the consoles but the billions already lost is hitting the company pretty hard right now.

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Yahoo Auto-Resignation Tool

Are you one of the thousands of Yahoo employees ready to jump ship the minute the opportunity arises? Do you need help with your resignation letter? If you said yes, the Yahoorezinr is here to help! The website has a form letter with several drop down menus that allow you to customize your resignation letter in a number of ways. Be forewarned, some of the “options” contain colorful language.

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Man to Auction His Life on eBay

Alrighty then. Perth resident Ian Usher has decided to auction off his life after a 12-year relationship with his wife ended. The lucky winner will get his house, car, motorbike, clothes, a chance at his job, and even his friends. Good luck, mate!

The auction closes at noon on June 29, with Usher hoping it will meet the reserve price, which he says is reasonable. "As long as the auction is a success I will leave Perth with my passport and wallet and I'm off," said Usher, who didn't want to give away his plans before he's sure he can fund them.

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Transformers in Real Life


Turns out transformers aren’t as exciting in real life.

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Nintendo NES Controller Cookie

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Cheeseburger in a Can Reviewed

Curiosity is at an all-time high about the Cheeseburger in a Can. Does it taste good? Will I die if I eat it? Thanks to one brave soul who put his life on the line for canned cuisine, we now know the answers to these questions and more. First off, it is fairly expensive at 3.95 EUR (around $6) and it takes about 10 minutes to cook in a "bain-marie" (double boiler). It can also be cooked out of the can or eaten cold (ewww).








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Atari Sues Over Video Game Review

Atari has filed suit against German gaming website 4Players for publishing a negative pre-release review of Alone in the Dark, alleging that it was written based on an illegally obtained copy of the game.

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Lego Airbus A380 Biggest Lego Airplane in the World

Behold the biggest Lego airplane in the world, made after the largest passenger airplane in the world, the Airbus A380. Made at a 1:25 scale-9.5-foot long, 10.5-foot wingspan, 3.2-foot tall—the Lego A380 uses 220 pounds (100kg) of bricks.

That's a mindblowing 75,000 pieces in eight colours—15 Lego Millennium Falcons. With that amount of bricks, and knowing how long my Falcon is taking, I'm not surprised that it took 600 hours for the entire team of professional Legoland model builders to assemble this beast.

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Girlfriend For Lonely Techno Geeks?

She walks like a lady, swings her hips to music and is always affectionate. Meet Emma, a 38cm-tall "lovable" humanoid. Her creators at Sega promise that her infared sensors and battery power allow her to act like a "real girlfriend.

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More Mac OS X Trojans Found

All you Mac users out there should be extra cautious as you surf the web. There are several new variants of a Trojan horse out there targeting Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 users. Make sure your anti-virus software is up to date.

Distributed as a compiled AppleScript called ASthtv05 or as an application, the Trojan allows remote access to the system and can transmit system and user passwords. SecureMac also said the Trojan is also capable of logging keystrokes and turning on file sharing.

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The Great Office War

Witness the biggest and greatest office confrontation ever!

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Burger King Launches World's Most Expensive Burger

It's known as the home of 'The Whopper' and Burger King is hoping its latest product really lives up to its reputation. The fast-food giant launched a $200 burger Wednesday — all in the name of charity.

The fine ingredients of what is called simply 'The Burger' include Wagyu beef, white truffles, Pata Negra ham slices, Cristal onion straws, Modena balsamic vinegar, lambs lettuce, pink Himalayan rock salt, organic white wine and shallot infused mayonnaise in an Iranian saffron and white truffle dusted bun.

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Dell Offers Out Of Warranty Sex Chat

Has your out of warranty Dell computer crashed? Are you feeling down in the dumps? Cheer up…Dell Chat offers free phone sex referrals! Oops.

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Kid Rock Says Steal My Music

Whether or not you like Kid Rock or his music, what he had to say about the recording industry will likely make you an instant fan:

According to a BBC report, his response to the label was: “Wait a second, you’ve been stealing from the artists for years. Now you want me to stand up for you?’ In true rock and roll style, this performer wasn’t going to do as he was told. “I was telling kids - download it illegally, I don’t care.”

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Friday, June 20, 2008

The Abandoned City San Zhi

The area is called San Zhi. There are no named architects since the whole site was commissioned by the government and several local firms. They were trying to create a posh luxurious vacation spot for the affluent and rich streaming out of Taipei.

Now this is where things get weird. The local papers say there were numerous accidents during its construction, and as news spread to the urbanites of the island state, nobody wanted to vacation there, much less visit.

Locals say the area is now haunted by those who died in vain and because they are not remembered, they linger there unable to pass on.

This explains why the area was abandoned. If the site is haunted, no amount of redevelopment is going to bring the masses to that spot. Even demolishing it is out of the question because destroying the homes of spirits and lost souls is a HUGE no-no in Asian culture.





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Expanding Drivers Put Pressure on Car Makers

CAR makers are facing a growing problem – growing car buyers. Customers who are older, taller and with expanding waistlines are demanding roomier and easier-to-use cars. Engineers also are under pressure to keep vehicle weights down to boost fuel economy.

The bigger-is-better trend is evident in almost every new-model changeover, as car interiors are made roomier. Weighing about 160kg and standing 190cm, Michael Turner knows first-hand the dramas of squeezing into small car seats.

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'Enjoy Life While You Can'

In 1965 executives at Shell wanted to know what the world would look like in the year 2000. They consulted a range of experts, who speculated about fusion-powered hovercrafts and "all sorts of fanciful technological stuff".

When the oil company asked the scientist James Lovelock, he predicted that the main problem in 2000 would be the environment. "It will be worsening then to such an extent that it will seriously affect their business," he said.

What would Lovelock do now, I ask, if he were me? He smiles and says: "Enjoy life while you can. Because if you're lucky it's going to be 20 years before it hits the fan."

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Olympus Stylus 1030SW Shock & Waterproof

10.1 megapixel digital camera that is waterproof down to 33', withstands falls from 6 1/2', and is impervious to temperatures as low as 14° F, allowing you to capture high quality shots in extreme outdoor conditions with impunity.

The camera resists up to 220 lbs. of pressure, thanks to its rugged metal body encased in a frame pressure-sealed with rubber gaskets to prevent penetration from water, sand, dirt, and dust.

A built-in manometer measures air and water pressure, displaying the readings on the LCD so you can quickly determine depth and altitude of your photographs.

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iPod Floating Wireless Waterproof Pool Speaker

This floating speaker communicates wirelessly with a transmitter connected to any audio source, allowing you to listen to music in your pool.

The transmitter works with any audio source with a 3.5 mm headphone jack, including iPod®s, radios, and most MP3 players, and uses the 900Mhz bandyou can select from three channelsto provide an interference-free signal for the speaker up to 150' away.

The 3" 5-watt speaker is housed in a floating, fully submersible (up to 3'), weatherproof ABS and rubber case with controls for power and volume.

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Voice Recognition Activated Interactive Alarm Clock

This unique alarm clock uses advanced speech recognition technology that lets you easily set the time and alarm via voice commands and responds to queries such as What time is it with vocalized answers.

The unit recognizes 10 spoken commands, including Set alarm, Set time, Check alarm, What is the date, Alarm sound (buzzer, chime, or bell), Stop (snooze for 5 minutes), and Temperature (current room temperature).

All functions are controlled either by your voice or with a touch of the activation panel, allowing you to quickly set up and operate the clock without tedious and confusing button pressing.

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Supermarket Cart - Charity Awareness

This action consisted of three different child faces of ethnic backgrounds: Asian, Black and Indian. The mouth had an opening just where the coin to release the supermarket cart is inserted. Each coin would symbolically feed a child. Under the image, it says ” You can feed a child for two days with what you spend renting this cart. HELP

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Stalker Solo Any Sport Radar Speed Gun

Unlike typical radar guns intended for either automobile or sports applications, this comprehensive radar gun switches modes at the touch of a button, allowing you to determine a professional race cars pace, a baseball pitchers velocity, and tennis serve speed with one convenient unit.

The radar gun is as accurate as those used by police and professional baseball scouts; it is precise to within 1/10th of 1 MPH, while lesser radar guns have a margin of error from 1 to 3 MPH, and it provides a reading on the LCD 10 milliseconds after the trigger is pressed.

About the size of a hair dryer, the device allows ease of transport to professional racing events (where permitted) or amateur baseball games and tennis matches. Capable of measuring spe eds up to 600 MPH and automobiles from 3/4 mile away, the radar gun can determine current speed and peak speed simultaneously, and it holds up to five readings in its integrated memory.

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Digital Photo Picture To DVD CD Converter

This is the compact recorder that effortlessly copies photographs from your digital cameras memory card directly onto a CD for playback on a DVD player without using a dedicated computer.

Photographs are converted into MPEG format and immediately burned onto a CD (CD-RW or CD-R required) which can be placed in a DVD player for slide show viewing using your DVD players remote control. An album index enables easy photograph selection prior to full-screen viewing.

The recorder can also burn photographs onto a CD in JPEG format, allowing you to view the CDs photographs on your computer. The recorder has both RCA and S-video inputs that allow you to connect it directly to your TV and view photographs either from a burnt CD or from an inserted memory card.

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Gas Guzzlers of the 1970s - 3.5-7 MPG

Imperial - the name alone sounds as if the car was designed to overtake all weaker forms of automotive life. Truth be told, the Imperial never sold as well as its rivals from Cadillac and Lincoln, but it did have a loyal following. The full-sized Imperial puffed its last greenhouse gas in 1975, surrendering commercial use of the name to a prize-winning rose and a tasty butter substitute.



Paris Hilton has nothing on her '70s counterparts, because while she can only wear designer fashion, they could drive it! Personal editions from Cartier, Gucci, Bill Blass and Emilio Pucci helped make Lincoln's Mark V one of America's favorite luxury coupes.

Collectors have caught onto this car, pushing prices past $20,000 for a mint-condition Diamond Jubilee or Collector's Series. The 1979 brochure features another '70s icon, Tom Selleck, modeling alongside the Mark V.

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Add an Additional Room To Your Apartment

The design consists of a welded steel cabin, using steel cables on the roof or on the facade of the existing house is attached. The sculpture consists of a cube-made element with the dimensions width 2.50 m, 2.50 m in height and 3.60 m deep.

The height of the top floor of the cube element is approximately 10.50 m, and the total weight of the sculpture is approximately 2.0 t. In conclusion if you want an extra room for your apartment this might be a great idea to take in consideration.

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Natural Motion Sickness Relief Wrist Band

This FDA certified device provides relief for motion sickness without the use of medication by stimulating the median nerves located at the inner wrists, reducing nausea associated with boat, air, and automobile travel.

Similar to acupuncture but without needles, the patented device transmits gentle electrostatic pulses to the P6 meridian accustimulation point in the wrist, harmlessly interfering with the nerve stimulation between the brain and stomach that causes nausea.

Most effective when used 30 minutes prior to travel, it does not require abstaining from food or drink and does not interfere with medications.

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Peaceful Gentle Progression Wake-Up Alarm Clock

More gentle than the jarring noise of traditional alarms, this clock uses a gradual increase in ambient light, stimulating aromas, and peaceful sounds from nature to awaken sleepers. Easy to use, simply set the desired wake up time, place some aromatherapy beads (included) into the aroma bowl, and choose a natural sound setting.

Thirty minutes before wake-up, the clocks light begins to glow softly, subtly brightening over the next half hour. As the light increases, the warmth from the lamp releases faint aromatherapy scents into the air to stimulate the olfactory senses, speeding the waking process.

Fifteen minutes before wake up time, the clocks speaker generates the sleepers choice of soft, yet lively nature sounds, and at the set wake up time a buzzer sounds to finish the cycle. The alarm can also be used to awaken using only sound, or just the buzzer. Sound selection includes Nightfall, Thunder Storm, Zen Melody, Mountain Stream, Songbirds, and Ocean Surf.

Four packets of aroma beads (Energy, Morning Caf, Stress Relief, Lavender) are provided, as are 10 removable felt disks that can be placed in the aroma bowl which allow you to use your own aromatherapy oils. The clock can also be set to operate in reverse, gradually diminishing light, scent, and sound at night to usher sleepers into a relaxed slumber.

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Personal Message Remote Controlled Blimp

This remote controlled blimps inflatable mylar balloon can be inscribed with personal messages using seven included colored markers and 12 stencils, making it ideal for celebrations. It plays eight different songs from its built-in speaker in its gondola, accompanied by eight strobing light patterns that flash from 14 LEDs on the gondolas undercarriage.

The blimps balloon fills with helium (available at party stores or florists) and its gondola attaches to the bottom of the crafts hull using double-sided tape (minimizing weight). The gondola is equipped with three propellers that allow it to move in three dimensions.

A four channel controller can operate the blimp up to 100'; the blimp operates for up to two hours on a 3-volt CR123 batt ery. The balloons self-sealing air valve can be inflated and deflated an indefinite number of times.

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Age of Conan: Gamer Fury at Breasts Reductions

Fans of the Age of Conan role-player game besieged internet forums with complaints after noticing that their custom-built characters had dropped several bra sizes.

Many were angry that their previously pert avatars - which they had spent hours creating into icons of exaggerated femininity - now appeared to have "saggy" breasts.

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Bad Spock Drawings

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Presidential Cars of 20 Countries [PICS]

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America: Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Homes

Kyle Cassidy traveled 15,000 miles over two years photographing Americans in their homes and asking one question: “Why do you own a gun?” A good question, particularly since most of these guns are not easily reconcilable with the notion of self-defence and their true place should be somewhere in the Armed Forces. All the photo were later compiled in the book with its German edition being published this year. The pics below are taken from the latter.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Google Custom Logo Colleciton 1999-2008

Holiday Logos and Events - Google style! We have a variety of logos commemorating holidays and events. We've put them in this online museum for your amusement. Please do not use them elsewhere. And please, don't feed the kangaroo.

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Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. dragon millipede
2. kristen johnston
3. lisa sparks
4. jen moss
5. central ranges taipan
6. new mexico game and fish
7. celtics parade
8. la times
9. the view
10. oxyuranus temporalis
11. linked in
12. nmdgf
13. americas got talent
14. celtics rolling rally
15. oil shale
16. kristen johnston weight loss
17. what is the study of fossils called
18. invicta speedway ii stainless steel chronograph
19. holy trinity church washington dc
20. offshore drilling
21. wikileaks.org
22. los angeles newspapers
23. 40 by 74 magazine
24. financial aid
25. macrida patterson

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E85 Alternative Fuels Damage Ill Equipped Cars

When people pull into the Town Center Grocery to fill up, $3.67 a gallon looks very appealing. But that price is for E85 gas, and many people don't have a car built to handle the alternative fuel.

A growing number of people are trying the fuel anyway. Scott Ramer from Findley Honda says it's a bad move, "We are seeing two to three a week. People come in with the check engine light on. We have a test we run. Lo and behold, they have E85 in their tanks."

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Science of Mentos-Diet Coke Explosions Explained

The startling reaction between Diet Coke and Mentos sweets, made famous in thousands of YouTube videos, finally has a scientific explanation. A study in the US has identified the prime factors that drive the fizzy plumes from Coke bottles: the roughness of the sweet and how fast it plummets to the bottle's base.

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Nerd Priorities

A kid was crossing a road one day when a frog called out to him and said, "If you kiss me, I`ll turn into a beautiful princess". He bent over, picked up the frog and put it in his pocket. The frog spoke up again and said, "If you kiss me and turn me back into a beautiful princess, I will stay with you for one week."

The kid took the frog out of his pocket, smiled at it and returned it to the pocket.The frog then cried out, "If you kiss me and turn me back into a princess, I`ll stay with you and do ANYTHING you want."

Again the kid took the frog out, smiled at it and put it back into his pocket. Finally, the frog asked, "What is the matter? I`ve told you I`m a beautiful princess, that I`ll stay with you for a week and do anything you want. Why won`t you kiss me?"

The kid said, "Look, I`m a nerd. I don`t have time for a girlfriend ...but a talking frog, now that`s cool!"

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

1000100101 Black W/ Blue Led Tokyoflash Watch

Straight off the wrist of a Moon Base Commander from a 1960's Sci-Fi classic, this watch features all the things that you'd expect. Flat metal panel, cryptic flashing lights, carbon fibre style strap and display that looks like it's gauging your oxygen level.

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Ivanhoe Reservoir 400,000 Black Balls

It took 30 minutes to unload all the balls from 190 giant bags into the 10-acre, 58-million gallon water reservoir that serves 600,000 people in downtown and South L.A.

The move to deploy the balls—3,000,000 will follow soon—comes after Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials registered high levels of bromate between June and October 2007. Although these weren't dangerous enough to put the population in risk or call Jack Bauer, the department thought that it would better to be safe than sorry.

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Fully working NES inside NES Cartridge

The premise is simple: take one NES cart, one NES, empty the working-bits from the NES, empty the NES cart, put the working-bits from the NES and squeeze them into the NES cart. Insert actual NES cart into NES cart NES, plug into TV, play Mario.

Easy. It's the slimline NES we would have had if old Nintendo ever pulled a new Nintendo and released a slimmer, smaller NES, then released it in limited-edition, themed variants.


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Burger King Saved Robert Downey Jr.'s Life

In 2003, Robert Downey Jr. was driving down PCH in California with a ton of “fucking dope” in the car when he suddenly decided to stop at Burger King for a meal. He said eating one of their burgers made him turn his life around.

He said, “I have to thank Burger King. It was such a disgusting burger I ordered. I had that, and this big soda, and I thought something really bad was going to happen.”

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Toyota Developing External Airbags for Pedestrians

THE lives of hundreds of pedestrians are set to be saved each year in the UK after a major car firm revealed it is close to perfecting exterior airbags.

A Toyota subsidiary is fine-tuning a system which, in the event of a collision with a pedestrian, deploys airbags at the front of the bonnet and just below the windscreen.

The system uses sensors linked to a computer system which constantly scans ADVERTISEMENTthe road ahead and calculates if and when the car is about to hit a pedestrian. In the split seconds before an accident, the airbags burst open to cushion the impact.

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New poster for The Spirit


Scarlett Johansson as Silken Floss

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Monday, June 16, 2008

Top 30 Google Trends Today

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Best of 2600 Available for Preorder

Since 1984, 2600 Magazine has been publishing all sorts of information and controversial material involving hackers and their perception in mainstream culture. We've seen our own culture grow and flourish and we've witnessed the dramatic change in technology that has occurred in the last quarter century.

Everything from the breaking up of the Bell System to the very first days of the Internet is included in this book, all told from the hacker perspective. The stories of Kevin Mitnick, Bernie S., and Phiber Optik are each related in ways the mainstream media could never accomplish. In addition, the writings of these three (along with so many others) are included here.

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Studies Gone Wild: Death by Shower Curtain?

An environmental group claims in a new study of vinyl shower curtains that some of them may release into the air toxic chemicals which could cause asthma, eye irritation or even cancer.

"We have a clear-cut case that these products release elevated levels of harmful chemicals," said report co-author Mike Schade, PVC campaign coordinator for the Center for Health, Environment and Justice. "Our research builds on a growing body of evidence that shows that the government fails to protect us from the growing number of toxic chemicals in products."

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$500 Ethernet Cable

When I first saw this $500 five foot Ethernet cable I instantly thought “it must be a Monster cable but I was wrong. It would seem Denon is the manufacturer of the $100 a foot monstrosity.

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Gesture Control Qosmio G55 Laptop by Toshiba

Laptop Magazine got a first-look at Toshiba’s Qosmio G55. What makes this laptop special is that it has a dedicated “Quad Core HD” cell processor that enables gesture control via the webcam.

Check out the video in the link above for a demo of the gesture control feature, which is still in pre-production. Let’s hope they fix the responsiveness as I don’t see users wanting to spend 30 seconds trying to get that launch menu to open like this guy did.

The webcam senses your movement from 3 to 10 feet away and the Quad Core HD processor interprets your hand motions in real time. This was, obviously, the most talked about feature when the Qosmio G55 arrived in the office. After getting some significant time with the control scheme, we can say that we’re quite impressed.

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Real Life Trailer Park Boys

Deputies with the Clark County Sheriff’s office were called to Callahan’s Mobile Home Park on Friday night after callers reported that a large group of people were fighting.

When officers arrived at the park on NE Hwy 99 they found two men suffering from stab wounds. Witnesses told police that the group of 40 or more were physically fighting with each other and one man had been armed with a sword.

Police found a large Samurai sword and another small homemade knife at the scene.

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Friday, June 13, 2008

Meet The Emperor

This bad-ass looking “innovative workstation” looks like something straight out of a movie. Thanks to Ian for the linkage and Gizmodo for the larger image.

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Casino Debuts New Touch-Screen Bar Table

"Of all the goodies up our sleeves lately, this is one of the most dramatic," Tim Stanley, chief information officer of Harrah's, told The Associated Press. "The range of opportunities are fairly limitless.

"The six rectangular tables with built-in 30-inch flat screens using Microsoft Surface technology were installed in a lounge at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, with custom applications built for Harrah's.

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See-through Glass Keyboard

Glass surface inputting is the new hotness for almost every gadget maker today. From from the iPhone to Microsoft’s Surface technology, flat is where it’s at. Introducing the flattest full size QWERTY keyboard to date, “No-key Keyboard” by Kong Fanwen.

Consisting of just a glass surface, camera and lighting, this alternative keyboard concept will use the latest motion capture technology to watch your fingers nervously select just the perfect smiley for your online bantering.

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China Denies Hacking into US Computers

China has issued a statement today, denying allegations that they have hacked into U.S. government computers.

China on Thursday dismissed accusations from two United States lawmakers that it had hacked their office computers as alarmist and unfounded.

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Apple Computer says GreeNYC Logo is Rotten

New York officials are biting into a trademarked Apple with their logo for the GreeNYC campaign - or so claims the technology giant run by billionaire Steve Jobs.

California-based Apple Inc. is taking on the Big Apple over a federal application by NYC & Company for its own apple logo. But city officials say the design resemblance is only skin deep.

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Plants That Tell You What They Want

Growing plants would be a lot easier if plants could express what it is they need from you. Fret not because that’s what the Pet Plant by Junyi Heo does. The very sleek looking pot measures soil conditions, temperature, humidity, and water - calculates those variables based on the need of said plant, and expresses its condition via a series of pictograms on an LCD display.

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The History of Computer Data Storage, in Pictures

Nowadays we are used to having hundreds of gigabytes of storage capacity in our computers. Even tiny MP3 players and other handheld devices usually have several gigabytes of storage.

This was pure science fiction only a few decades ago. For example, the first hard disk drive to have gigabyte capacity was as big as a refrigerator, and that was in 1980. Not so long ago!

The Selectron tube had a capacity of 256 to 4096 bits (32 to 512 bytes). The 4096-bit Selectron was 10 inches long and 3 inches wide. Originally developed in 1946, the memory storage device proved expensive and suffered from production problems, so it never became a success.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Designer Gas Masks

We are in a state of perpetual war – with ourselves and with the eco-system that sustains us. Perpetual war breeds perpetual fear. In the present context, this fear stems from our extreme desire for authenticity and manifests itself in our collectively insatiable culture of consumption.

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Tooth Regeneration May Replace Drill-and-Fill

The next time your children get cavities, they might get tooth regeneration instead of fillings.

That's because materials scientists are beginning to find just the right solutions of chemicals to rebuild decayed teeth, rather than merely patching their holes. Enamel and dentin, the materials that make teeth the strongest pieces of the body, would replace the gold or ceramic fillings that currently return teeth to working order.

"What we're hoping to have happen is to catch [decaying teeth] early and remineralize them," said Sally Marshall, a professor at the University of California at San Francisco. Marshall gave a talk last week at the spring meeting of the Materials Research Society on rebuilding the inner portions of teeth.

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Beauty Trend: Placenta Drinks and Supplements

The placenta... it nourishes and protects the mammalian fetus until after the birth, when it's commonly known as the "afterbirth". That makes perfect sense.

What does not make sense, at least to this casual observer, is why women would want to eat, drink and rub into their faces products made from placenta. Then it came to me - youth and beauty. Gals (and guys, truth be told) will do anything to retain those critical commodities. Anything...

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Babbage's Difference Engine No. 2

When Charles Babbage invented a massive calculating machine in 1849, he probably didn't count on the 150 years it would take to actually get the thing built.

Babbage's Difference Engine No. 2 was a precursor of modern computers, capable of performing complex mathematical calculations with 31 digits of precision, all using Victorian-era rods, gears, levers and linkages.

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Snow Leopard Will Not Support PowerPCs

It looks as though Apple’s Snow Leopard will finally dump PowerPC support. While this has been rumored for awhile, confirmation came by the way of a screenshot of the system requirements from a developer copy of OS X Snow Leopard handed out at WWDC this week.

Developers received an early copy of Snow Leopard at WWDC this week. As this is an early developer version, requirements could change in the future, but the dropping of PowerPC support has been long rumored.

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Google In Space

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has plopped down the five million dollars to book a space flight. Wow. I guess if I had the money, I would too. Wouldn’t you?

The company announced Wednesday that Brin will be the founding member of its Orbital Mission Explorers Circle, a group of six individuals who will each make a $5 million down payment to book a seat on a future orbital space flight.

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Sweater Kittens

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Top 29 Google Trends Today

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Is The End Of The World Coming On June 12th?

An elusive group just outside of Abilene, Texas is claiming the end of the world is coming in less than a week.

The House of Yahweh recently gave ABC reporter Brian Ross access to their west Texas compound. Yahweh leader Yisrayl Hawkins says a nuclear holocaust will come June 12th and only members of his group will be saved.

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Youths Ordered to Apologize on YouTube

Two kids that posted a video of a prank have been ordered by the court to post an apology on YouTube as part of their sentence. The idiots in question were tracked down after they threw a drink at a girl working the drive-thru window. Each kid received 100 hour community service and had to post an apology on YouTube.

From the YouTube video, she found the boys' MySpace pages, where they had bragged about the incident. While keeping her identity secret, she befriended the boys and confirmed that they were involved in the attack, according to the Florida Today report. Using a phone book, she located the mother of one of the teens, who identified the others involved in the prank.

The girl shouldn’t be working for Taco Bell, after all the detective work she did, she should be hired by the police department.

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Is that a small arm in your pocket?

AN ESTIMATED 875m small arms are in circulation worldwide: one for every seven people on the planet. Nearly three-quarters of these are owned by civilians. And about 80% of those guns in civilian hands are found in just 30 countries, according to the Small Arms Survey, a research group.

Although America accounts for 40% of firearms in civilian ownership, people put them to more deadly use elsewhere. The gun murder rate in Colombia and South Africa, for example, is much higher than in America.

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ID Thieves Target LifeLock CEO

LifeLock CEO Todd Davis is the genius who drove around major cities with his social security number plastered from a truck and blaring from a megaphone. He was evidently so sure his company’s identity protection worked, he didn’t mind readily giving out his personal info as a challenge.

Davis himself admits he didn’t learn about the breach until the company called him to collect the loan back. He also admitted to the Associated Press that it’s entirely possible other people have driver’s licenses issued in his name. Davis told the AP that’s only because of the “flimsy mechanisms” used for reporting that kind of fraud — the same kind of “flimsy mechanisms” his company supposedly uses to protect your personal information.

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Sympathy

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20 Weird English Words

1. Erinaceous

Like a hedgehog

2. Lamprophony

Loudness and clarity of voice

3. Depone

To testify under oath

4. Finnimbrun

A trinket or knick-knack

5. floccinaucinihilipilification

Estimation that something is valueless. Proper pronunciation based on Latin roots: flockə-nowsə-nəkələ-pələ-fək-ation.

6. Inaniloquent

Pertaining to idle talk

7. Limerance

An attempt at a scientific study into the nature of romantic love.

8. Mesonoxian

Pertaining to midnight

9. Mungo

A dumpster diver - one who extracts valuable things from trash

10. Nihilarian

A person who deals with things lacking importance (pronounce the ‘h’ like a ‘k’).

11. Nudiustertian

The day before yesterday

12. Phenakism

Deception or trickery

13. Pronk

A weak or foolish person

14. Pulveratricious

Covered with dust

15. Rastaquouere

A social climber

16. Scopperloit

Rude or rough play

17. Selcouth

Unfamiliar, rare, strange, marvelous, wonderful. For example: The List Universe is such a selcouth website!

18. Tyrotoxism

To be poisoned by cheese

19. Widdiful

Someone who deserves to be hanged

20. Zabernism

The abuse of military power or authority. I wonder how long it will take for this one to show up in the comments.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Cloaking Device More Than Fantasy

Researchers in Utah have created a device called a “Superlens” that, in overly simple terms, causes light to reverse and travel backwards. When an object is placed next to the superlens, the light bouncing off the object is canceled out, rendering the object invisible. It’s still in a very early test stage but this is still pretty wicked cool. The article also has links to demonstrative videos so check it out.

"The findings will lead to a better understanding of partial differential equations, which will lead to a better understanding the propagation of sound, light, fluid and turbulence," Milton said. The new math will also help scientists better understand the new field of metamaterials - a family of new materials with properties not seen in naturally occurring materials. "Existing laws don't adequately describe materials with exotic microstructures that are associated with some metamaterials."

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Cell Phone Signals Reveal Human Patterns

Researchers tracked 100K people via their cell phone signals and were able to determine very predictable patterns. This research is useful for city planners and emergency response preparation. Those observed were kept anonymous, according to the article.

"This inherent similarity in travel patterns could impact all phenomena driven by human mobility, from epidemic prevention to emergency response, urban planning and agent-based modeling," they added.

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Oh yes… there will be blood

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Date Night

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Mathematical Clock

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Derrie-Air - The More you Weigh The More you'll Pay

The magic comes from our one of a kind "Sliding Scale"—the more you weigh, the more you'll pay. After all, it takes more fuel—more energy—to get more weight from point A to point B. So we will charge passengers based on how much mass they add to the plane. The heavier you and your luggage are, the more trees we'll plant to make up for the trouble of flying you from place to place.

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Even Hendrix plays Guitar Hero

To celebrate the fact that there will be two Guitar Hero performances on the main stage at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival, Activision has re-branded the bronze statue of Hendrix that sits in the grounds of the island’s Dimbola Lodge, turning Jimi’s guitar into the aforementioned video game peripheral.

Hendrix played the festival in 1970. His performance was plagued by technical problems – at one point, he told the crowd to go and buy hot dogs rather than listen to him – but has become legendary because it turned out to be one of his last.

Of course, Hendrix purists might argue that associating him with the Guitar Hero franchise borders on the sacrilegious, but given how popular the game has become, they’d possibly be in the minority.

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Principles of Economics

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Monday, June 09, 2008

Next Version of OS X: Snow Leopard

Ending a month of speculation, Steve Jobs announced that the next version of OS X will be called Snow Leopard.

You heard right -- the next iteration of Apple's OS X operating system will indeed be dubbed Snow Leopard. As we'd heard just days ago, the next major installment of OS X will be getting all dressed in powder, and we'll be seeing a sneak peek of what's to come right here at WWDC.

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Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. .af
2. .af domain
3. dean corll
4. mobileme
5. lake delton
6. at t wireless
7. party unity my ass
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Ubuntu Review Of The Day

This has to be the funniest user-review of Ubuntu ever submitted…anywhere.

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How Music is Leaked Before the Release Date


This would probably go the same for movies just add theater piracy.

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2girls1cup Cake

I asked dave to choose what the cake was gonna be, and he wanted a 2girls1cup cake for his bday. so we told the cake place i usually use to make one (www.cakeandart.com), thinking they wouldn't know what it was. turned out one of the dudes there did and had to show the video to everyone at the bakery. the cake was chocolate, with a nutty PB center, and a cup of chocolate.

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Sting Ray Migration - Key West Florida

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Please Don't Feed the Seagulls - S.O.Y

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How To Sleep At Work

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The Fight Over USB 3.0

AMD, VIA and NVIDIA are arguing with Intel over the upcoming USB 3.0 standard because, according to this article, Intel isn’t sharing and these companies want to avoid having to make their own USB 3.0 standard.

"The challenge is that Intel is not...giving the specification to anybody that competes with CPUs and chipsets," said a source close to AMD who is familiar with the dispute. "Even though (Intel) didn't do the work, the PCI SIG did the work." The PCI SIG (Special Interest Group) promotes the Peripheral Component Interconnect specification, a standard used in all PCs today.

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Friday, June 06, 2008

Doodle 4 Google Competition Winners

NBC11.com has posted a slideshow of forty of the Doodle 4 Google finalist. The competition was for school children, grades K through 12, with 40 of the best being put on display. Some of these are better than any of the professionally designed Google logos.

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When you really have to GO golfing

You arrive at the golf course, and soon you’re on to 18 holes with your best buddies. After drinking sport ades, water, beer, and whatever, you’re on the 3rd hole with no rest room in sight. There are no trees or bushes around and you just gotta go, what are you going to do?

The UroClub is intended to eliminate anxiety and any feeling of uneasiness on the course. It can be emptied at the nearest restroom or later on, when the golfer returns home.


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Space Station Toilet Trouble Fixed

The toilet problem had fast become the most pressing issue of the mission, so much so that a spare pump was rushed from Moscow, Russia, to Cape Canaveral last week for a last-minute ride aboard space shuttle Discovery.

Cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko put in the new pump, and the toilet started working normally again.

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Porcelain Pistol

The Porcelain Pistols are replicas of James Bond’s Walther PPK and its contemporary sister, the P99,with friendly permission of Carl Walther Inc.The fragile weapon, hand-painted in the style of classic tableware motifs, liesnext to your coffee and cake, asking to be picked up. Its coolness andcomfortable grip increase the qualms of the user, leaving him in a quandary between the pleasure of luxury and violence.


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Solar Bra Brings Conservation Closer to the Heart

Ladies, take your battle for the environment a little closer to your heart with a solar-powered bra that can generate enough electric energy to charge a mobile phone or an iPod.

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Creation Of The Firefox Crop Circle

If you were thinking that this is photoshop and that it’s not real then you were so wrong. Below are shown pictures of the Firefox crop circle creation, team of experts have worked on this project. After a hard job they finally succeed in this phenomenal project, the creation of the Firefox logo was finally cropped in field.


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Hell on earth city of ShipBreakers

There are places on our planet, which literally resemble hell on earth... a place that you’d think was conceived by minds of apocalyptic science fiction writers… but is however quite real…

A place, closed off to the tourists, a place where no photographers are allowed to go… and those that do, get their cameras taken away and arrested by the police…..

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Air Hostesses of Yesteryear

From "sky girls" to "stews" to "flight attendants," the story of the airline stewardess is an evolutionary tale. Originally established as an in-flight nursing corps, the earliest stewardesses also served as waitresses, baggage handlers and auxiliary ground crew.

As commercial flying grew up, the role of the stewardess changed. Along the way, she reflected her time, evolving from novelty to workhorse to sex symbol, yet always serving with professional competence.

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Thursday, June 05, 2008

14 Smoking Accessories that Nobody Should Own

These pics look like they’re from the 30’s and 40’s and the portable and built in ashtrays seem out of place. In old film noir movies they always light a cig and throw their matches and flick the ashes right on the floor.

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jDome By a Gamer for a Gamer

The main thought about the jDome is that it should be designed for the regular gamer. This means low cost product, ability to use off the shelf hardware and the possiblity to easily put the jDome away when you are finished gaming and want to watch a movie or because your mom is tired of having an OmnImax-Theater in the living room!

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I am an idiot Car Modifications


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When Bodybuilding and Steroids Go Too Far

Right or more often the case wrong, athletes have been taking anabolic steroids since the early 1960’s. Many competitive bodybuilders go to excess in taking steroids in order to compete citing that ‘extreme sports require extreme measures,’ using a plethora of various forms for different effects — one might increase muscle hardness while another will improve mass, strength or endurance — thus becoming human walking chemistry sets.

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Burj Dubai Construction

In this picture, Burj Dubai is 110 stories above ground and about 400 meters tall. As of March 25 it is 116 stories and about 425 meters tall.

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Chinese Girls Anime Massacre

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GTA IV

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Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Antec Skeleton Case Prototype

Antec gave us a sneak peek at an early prototype most controversial case design yet: the Skeleton. It's a totally open air case design, your motherboard is mostly exposed and sits on the upper level of the "case" while below it you have room for a power supply, optical drive and hard drive.


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Bruce Willis Game For "Kane" Thriller

Bruce Willis is in negotiations to play a death row inmate in "Kane & Lynch," a thriller based on a video game.

Willis' character, Kane, and a schizophrenic killer named Lynch, are sprung by Kane's former team so that he can retrieve a stolen fortune. Kane travels to Los Angeles, Japan and Cuba, with Lynch acting as the team's watchdog in order to save his wife and daughter.

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Top 25 Google Trends today

1. kidzui
2. ed mcmahon
3. eldora speedway
4. james marzilli
5. joe scarborough baby
6. mark the bagger
7. riis
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14. patricia murphy
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20. barak obama
21. noah herron
22. protean
23. miss howard stern
24. nick kaczur
25. evan bayh

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Basketball Club

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Kristen Bell | MoPo Forum Arcade

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Recycling: You’re Already Doing It

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Sexual Harrasment at the Workplace

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Happy Nov & Dec Birthdays

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Finally, Official Instructions

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Top 26 Google Trends Today

1. scion hako
2. pixel perfect
3. jeep renegade
4. mel ferrer
5. maybach 62 s
6. international cxt
7. trista and ryan
8. cecil suwal
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10. spencer redford
11. 1987 nba finals
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16. joba chamberlain
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18. charlie maher
19. chisanbop
20. 300 mpg car
21. ryan sutter
22. cleanmpg
23. wikia search
24. hummer hx
25. bank of the west
26. flavorchase.com

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Hell’s Most Wanted

This pretty much covers everybody….

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FROZEN SMILES your Grandfather's Ice Tray

All of a sudden, dentures aren’t just for Grandpa anymore! Freeze up a batch of Frozen Smiles and drop them into any glass - they’re the ice cubes that grin right back at you (and your esteemed party guests). Don’t you think they’ll add a little bite to whatever you’re drinking?

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Death of the Banana

The banana we eat today is not the one your grandparents ate. That one - known as the Gros Michel - was, by all accounts, bigger, tastier, and hardier than the variety we know and love, which is called the Cavendish. The unavailability of the Gros Michel is easily explained: it is virtually extinct.

Introduced to our hemisphere in the late 19th century, the Gros Michel was almost immediately hit by a blight that wiped it out by 1960. The Cavendish was adopted at the last minute by the big banana companies - Chiquita and Dole - because it was resistant to that blight, a fungus known as Panama disease. For the past fifty years, all has been quiet in the banana world. Until now.

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Geek Gang Signs: Claim Your Set

Macheads and Windows fanboys can now proclaim their love for their respective platforms through sign language...and oh damn! Is that a Linux Lover encroaching on your turf? Turn that mother out! All you nerds should be careful using these on the street though, since you could come across someone who might mistake them for their real-life gangsta counterparts.

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Correction

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Flexplay Disposable DVD Revived at Staples

Staples, in its first foray into selling DVD movies, has decided that Flexplay disposable DVDs is the way to go. Disposable DVDs? Didn’t this idea die off years ago? Were “single use” discs ever a good idea?

Staples will begin selling disposable discs from Atlanta-based Flexplay Technologies in its 2,000 stores across the country beginning in mid-June. Flexplay has deals with Warner Home Video, New Line Home Entertainment, Paramount Home Entertainment and DreamWorks to sell new release movies on its disposable discs, according to its Web site.

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Safari Flaw Worse Than First Thought

That Safari flaw, originally discovered two weeks ago, is apparently worse than originally thought. The bug allows attackers to carpet bomb your desktop with executable files when the flaw is exploited in combination with another unpatched bug in IE. Separately they are only moderate vulnerabilities. Combined they produce a critical flaw that allows remote code execution.

It turns out that if this flaw is exploited in combination with a second unpatched bug in Internet Explorer, attackers can run unauthorized software on a victim's computer, according to Aviv Raff, a security researcher. Raff says he originally reported the IE flaw to Microsoft more than a year ago, and then told them about how it could be combined with the carpet bombing bug just over a week ago.

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652 People for Britain’s Largest Game of Twister

It may not have been the most dignified way of meeting new people, but it was certainly intimate - and it looked like fun.

Hundreds of singletons converged on London's Bloomsbury Ballroom last night for an Eighties party - and to try and break the record for the UK's largest game of Twister.

After much stretching and awkward positioning, and fuelled by bags of retro-style sweets, the record was eventually set with 652 people.

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Monday, June 02, 2008

Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. bo diddley
2. sandro kopp
3. gina gerson
4. kelsey grammer
5. flavorchase.com
6. skinny cow
7. best life diet
8. the bachelor aaron
9. aaron buerge
10. nickarcade.com/dojo
11. chrysler financial
12. david duke
13. helene eksterowicz
14. faces of the nation
15. dave van dyck cnbc
16. james “colossus” thompson
17. lisa van allen
18. camille grammer
19. www.flavorchase.com
20. denouement
21. todd purdum
22. the filter
23. zwinky.com
24. bill clinton vanity fair
25. james watson

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Body-Mod: Elf Ears

Here are some pictures of a body mod my friend did to her ears. Elf Ears. Looks pretty sweet, i just dont know if I would do something like this, and no, you really shouldn't do this yourself in any way, shape, or form.

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"If it's in Stock, We Have it"

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Time To Rethink The Company Logo

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Directv Dog

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Air Raft Storm Trooper | redandjonny


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ISPs: The Best Speed for Your Money

Are you getting hosed by your internet service provider? A quick look at this list will let you know where you stand and give you a great list of prices, speed and availability of many major ISPs across the country.

The World Wide Web is the place to be, and the options for getting there have never been greater. We’ve investigated the deals, the speeds, and the availability to help consumers choose a high-speed bandwagon to jump on.

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Homeless woman lived in man's closet for year

A homeless woman who sneaked into a man’s house and lived undetected in his closet for a year was arrested in Japan after he became suspicious when food mysteriously began disappearing.

Police found the 58-year-old woman Thursday hiding in the top compartment of the man’s closet and arrested her for trespassing, police spokesman Hiroki Itakura from southern Kasuya town said Friday.

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Eat My Board

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Hall Monitors

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