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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Designer External HDD Cases

I have to admit, these designer hard drive cases are very cool...well, that is until you see the ridiculously high price tag on them.

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Nvidia 7800 Won’t Work

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Your Moment Of Zen, Brought To You By Word

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Apple 3G iPhones Prone To Cracking?

The MacRumors forums are packed full of people with 3G iPhones with cracks in them. iPhone owners are speculating that the damage could be caused by everything from heat issues to faulty case castings. It reminds me of all the cracked Nintendo DS hinges a while back.


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Google: "Complete Privacy Does Not Exist"

Arguing that technology has ensured that "complete privacy does not exist," Google contends that a Pennsylvania family has no legal grounds to sue the search giant for publishing photos of their home on its popular "Street View" mapping feature.

Responding to an invasion of privacy lawsuit filed by Aaron and Christine Boring, Google has countered that the couple "live in a residential community in the twenty-first-century United States, where every step upon private property is not deemed by law to be an actionable trespass."

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R2-D2 Knows How To Get Down

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Ripe Fresh Pineapples

Lays chips at $1.67 bag x 5 bags would only be $8.35. Your not saving ANY money to buy 5 bags for $10. Not only do they have naughty pineapples but their accounting dept is messed up too. What kind of freakin grocery store is this???

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eBay | 1890's -201 Levi's- Great Condition

This old pair of LEVI'S were found in a mine in the Rand Mining District, on the Mojave Desert,. California. They are covered in candlewax from the candle's the miner was using to light the tunnel he was working in. They were found with and old paper bag with the name of a mercantile store which operated between 1895 and 1898 in the town or Randsburg. Their was also a gunny sack with the initials A.P.K. and Randsburg marked on it. A.P.K. is through to be Adam P. Kuffel who was a partner in the mercantile store.

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Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. monster of montauk
2. nick masset
3. ken griffey jr
4. alligator gar
5. gaby hernandez
6. return to roots
7. murciélago lp640
8. fishgator
9. dickie roberts
10. imclone
11. osama sam lutfi
12. mlb trade rumors
13. danny richar
14. jason bay
15. tom casale
16. u.s. district judge john bates
17. wordscraper
18. marsha spicer
19. audacity watch
20. what town did howdy doody live in
21. cincinnati reds
22. dena riley
23. power yoga for sports
24. griffey trade
25. shenandoah pennsylvania
47. engaged.mtv.com

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Say So Long to an Old Companion: Cassette Tapes

While the cassette was dumped long ago by the music industry, it has lived on among publishers of audio books. Many people prefer cassettes because they make it easy to pick up in the same place where the listener left off, or to rewind in case a certain sentence is missed.

For Hachette, however, demand had slowed so much that it released its last book on cassette in June, with “Sail,” a novel by James Patterson and Howard Roughan.

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The Alphabet in beard FONT

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Jowlers


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Japanese Manhole Covers

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Microsoft Releases “Mojave Experiment” Videos

Remember that “Mojave Experiement” we told you about the other day where Microsoft took people with negative views of Vista and let them try what they thought was a new operating system called Mojave?

Well the videos are out and they pretty much cement what most of our forum members have been saying all along. Hit the link below for the continued discussion.

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Inside an iPhone Factory

It’s pretty bad when the only pictures you can get of the inside of an iPhone factory are when it happens by accident.

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Virtual Hip Replacement

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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. big brother 10 banner
2. los angeles earthquake
3. taylor bradford
4. california earthquake
5. corbin bernsen
6. greenland shark
7. rick rossovich
8. san diego earthquake
9. earthquakes today
10. auntie mame
11. harry potter trailer
12. the secret life of the american teenager episode 5
13. cal tech
14. harry potter and the half blood prince trailer
15. serendipity
16. la earthquake
17. usgs
18. chino hills
19. hartford courant
20. casey kotchman
21. braciole
22. mark teixeira
23. ca earthquake
24. richter scale
25. transporter 2
26. ron white
49. funnyjunk.com

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Dazzling Multi Monitor Setups You Wish You Had

If you have ever used a computer that had more than one monitor or a computer with a very big monitor attached to it, it’s hard to go back to using just one little monitor. Now imagine using one of the huge gigantic multi monitor setups below. Going back to even two or three monitors would feel extremely small in comparison.



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Mowna Lisa into the Suburban Garden Lawn

Tania Ledger from Croydon in south London employed a 3D art expert who reconstructed the famous painting for the The Da Vinci Code film to do the same in her garden. Chris Naylor took two days to replicate Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece in grass, using a small lawnmower and a handful of garden tools.

The design will grow out within a few weeks but Mrs Ledger, 48, says that is what made the project so exciting.

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Logical Conclusion

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Licking Your Wounds May Help Them Heal Faster

Scientists have discovered a compound found in human saliva that can heal wounds quickly. The Netherland scientists published this research in The FASEB Journal and believe that their studies will be able to help people suffering from chronic wounds related to diabetes and other disorders, in addition to traumatic injuries and burns.

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I Play no Game That Involves an Apology

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UPS driver gets special funeral delivery

UPS driver Michael McGowan was in charge of the very special delivery, which included moving his former co-worker's casket from a funeral home to St. Thomas the Apostle Church.

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You May Go Blind

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Terra Wind Luxury Amphibious R.V. Motorcoach

We have combined the best features of world class yachts and Motor Coaches in a revolutionary design and YES IT DOES GO IN THE WATER! Terra Wind Prices from the $850,000's as shown $1.2M.


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The Real Story of HDTV Standards and Lack Thereof

Popular Mechanics has a great article on the lack of HDTV standards from broadcasters. I know I’m pretty annoyed when several of the “HD” channels in my provider’s lineup are nothing more than an ugly upconvert of a SD signal. If you need proof of this, watch a show on Discovery’s HD Theater and then flip to something on TNT HD or another channel that broadcasts a lot of upconverts.

In order to qualify as hi-def, a signal must have either 720 horizontal lines of progressively scanned pixels (720p), 1080 lines of interlaced pixels (1080i) or 1080 lines of progressively scanned pixels (1080p, which nobody even broadcasts yet.) But there's a whole lot more to the quality of digital television than the number of pixels present. After all, 1080 lines of poor-quality pixels may technically be "high-definition," but that doesn't mean it looks very good.

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PSA | Sunset Recycling - Inkjet Recycling SCAM!!!

Public service announcement from a reliable source to MoPo readers regarding an inkjet recycling company that is apparently up to no good. You've been warned.

Beware of SunsetRecycling - Sunset Recycling they do not pay and are running a charity scam. Real scumbags people that steal from educational and charity organizations. 100's of disappointed children as their school fundraisers have failed because of non payment from Sunset Recycling.

Beware of Sunset recycling and pass this on as an FYI to your PTA and local fundraising groups.

http:// www.sunsetrecycling. com/ - Charity Scammers.

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Monday, July 28, 2008

Coolest Cake Ever! Millenium Falcon

This blog talks about a surprise birthday party and what we care about is the picture at the start of the entry. Yep, that’s a Millenium Falcon cake. Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, MD (Ace of Cakes is filmed there) created the incredible masterpiece of Star Wars geekery and cake artistry. You’ll see them making it in a future episode of the show.

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Stainless Steel Spiders from Stolen Scissors

In the past year, the Transportation Security Administration has confiscated over 8 million items, including guns, knives, narcotics, cuticle scissors, mousse, pudding, and bottled water. I have obtained some of the TSA-confiscated scissors, and they inspired me.

The TSA officially allows scissors with blades less than four inches. But the individual officers have the authority to disallow anything they think poses a potential threat. These scissors all belong in that grey area between what should be allowed on the plane, and what wasn’t allowed.

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Dog Productions | Photography & Photoshop

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The Galactically Hot Women of Star Trek

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Nike Camel Toes

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Apple and a Culture of Secrecy

The New York Times has an article about the recent speculation in to Steve Jobs’ health and Apple’s stonewalling of the press with the statement: “Steve’s health is a private matter.” Though privacy is a serious matter, when it involves the CEO who is a very public face of the company, corporate disclosure becomes a factor. It’s an interesting read, especially the conclusion.

On Thursday afternoon, several hours after I’d gotten my final “Steve’s health is a private matter” — and much to my amazement — Mr. Jobs called me. “This is Steve Jobs,” he began. “You think I’m an arrogant [expletive] who thinks he’s above the law, and I think you’re a slime bucket who gets most of his facts wrong.”

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Mil-House

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Burning Love

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Linda Zacks | Design & illustration

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Friday, July 25, 2008

How about a Vista, Halo 3, or GTA IV casket?

While “themed” coffins is nothing new, biodegradable coffins with an iPhone theme are. While I can think of a bunch of people that should be buried in coffins like this, I’m not sold on the whole cardboard aspect. Blame our weekend news guy Terry for this one.

How many people would want to be buried in a coffin made to resemble an iPhone? Surely all those fanboys literally can't live without their Apple handsets? Wouldn't it be apt to be ensconced in a Microsoft Vista desktop wallpaper coffin, after having a heart attack from seeing one too many Blue Screens Of Death? Maybe those who had a killer case of D-pad thumb would fancy one styled after a Super Nintendo controller?


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Mojave - Vista Haters Actually Like Vista

It looks as though Microsoft is tired of being the butt of every anti-Vista Apple ad and is finally doing something about it. Microsoft has rounded up Windows XP users that had negative impressions of Vista and showed them “Mojave.”

After 90% of the focus group said they liked the new OS, they were told it was actually Windows Vista. A video of the event will be distributed sometime later this month. Not really groundbreaking but it is a start.

Spurred by an e-mail from someone deep in the marketing ranks, Microsoft last week traveled to San Francisco, rounding up Windows XP users who had negative impressions of Vista. The subjects were put on video, asked about their Vista impressions, and then shown a "new" operating system, code-named Mojave. More than 90 percent gave positive feedback on what they saw. Then they were told that "Mojave" was actually Windows Vista.

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Last Supper Parody Collection

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Online Banking Has Widespread Security Flaws

With all the bad news about online banking and security flaws, I thought I would give you guys some good news for a change. Wait…this isn’t good news, this is more bad news….oops. I guess if there was any good news in all of this it’d be that your bank isn’t the only one at risk. O.K., I’ll shut up now.

The security holes stem from the flow and the layout of these Web sites, according to their study. The flaws include placing log-in boxes and contact information on insecure Web pages as well as failing to keep users on the site they initially visited.

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Modern Life

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Harley Quinn

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Love Padlocks - Florence, Italy

Beginning in the 1980s, in the centre of the southern Hungarian city of Pécs, lovers began to clamp padlocks to a wrought-iron fence in a narrow street linking the mosque in the city's main square and the magnificent medieval cathedral, as a symbol of their commitment to one another. However, after the fence was completely covered and no more padlocks could be added, couples, both locals and tourists, began attaching them to fences and statues throughout the town centre.

Local authorities organised several attempts to discourage people from attaching the padlocks, by putting notices discouraging the activity throughout the town and removing the padlocks as vandalism. More recently, plans have been made to add a new iron fence near to the original to provide a legal site for couples to attach love padlocks, similar to walls set aside by authorities in some cities for use by graffiti artists.

These photos were taken in In Florence, Italy, where love padlocks have been affixed to the railing around and near the statue of Benvenuto Cellini located at the centre of the Ponte Vecchio.

Photos by MoPo forum member Righteous

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Blood Puddle Pillow

This pillow is a hint of pure genius. Designed to look like a splattered puddle of blood under your head. In the images it looks pretty realistic and could be a really cruel joke to pull on your family.

Although your wife will probably make you take your blood pillow and sleep on the couch for a few weeks after this. For even more realism, sleep with a gun in your hands and lay like one of those corpse chalk prints. Extra points for more than one scream!

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Vegas Then & Now

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Thursday, July 24, 2008

MoPo Logo Design Contest | Win a Sony PSP

MoPo needs new logo ideas, t-shirt designs and banners. Be as creative and artistic as you like and enter as many times as you want.

1)Design your MoPo Logo Banner T-shirt Design.

2)Sign up & Post your design in this thread or E-mail your design to " support @ mopo.ca " I will post all submissions recieved via e-mail.

3)You may enter as many times as you like.

4)While your lurking sign up on our forum.

5)Contest closes when 86 more quality submissions are received.






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First "American" Map to Go on Display

As the U.S. Library of Congress readies the first map to use the name "America" for its public debut, some researchers are wondering where in the world the mapmaker got his information.

The world map, created by German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller in 1507, is the first document to show a separate Western Hemisphere and label the Pacific Ocean as its own body of water.

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1200 Baud Archeology: Reconstructing Apple I

The audio file that was posted two weeks ago is indeed a very important artifact of computer history: It is a recording of the “Apple I BASIC” cassette tape that came with the Apple I. It is the first piece of Software ever sold by Apple (not counting computer firmware).

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Beijing 2008 Preparations - Three Weeks to Go

Final preparations for the 2008 Summer Olympics are in full swing in Beijing. This includes completing hundreds of construction projects, reconstructions, pollution controls, cultural training, and a general "beautifying" of greater Beijing. Rehearsals and drills take place daily as Chinese citizens hurry to finish up - after all, the whole world is coming soon. The Olympics are set to begin on August 8th.



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USB Wine, Revolutionary Technology

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Giant duck! Can anyone explain?

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Training Session at a Pole Dancing School

Dance students practise during a training session at a pole dancing school in Hefei,
Anhui province, June 24, 2008. The dance school, which opened 2 months ago, is
the first in Hefei to introduce pole dancing.

Increasing in popularity, students, mostly women, sign up for the daily training for a variety of reasons such as to get fit, receive training to be a pole dancing coach and to work in night clubs. Pole dancing is billed as a serious workout, closely aligned with gymnastics.

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The 28 Most Recognizable Guitars

We salute rock & roll's most iconic tool of the trade since stuffed spandex — the multinecked, fur-lined, flame-throwing masterpieces that remain as influential as the shredders who strapped them on.

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Mommy, Why is There a Server in the House?

This is the crap that Balmer reads to his kids. If I gave my wife a home server she would divorce me. But it is kinda funny in a Britney Spears train wreck sort of way.


Click the link below to read the entire book.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Apple Plans Mystery "Product Transition"

Apple, still reeling from its recent stock drop has announced plans for a mysterious product transition before the end of September. No other details were given.

While notions of what this transition entails are likely to become clearer soon, several product categories are just now reaching the ends of their typical cycles, with updated MacBooks, the Mac mini, and new iPods all due for refreshes or replacements in the near future.

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Bear Warning - British Columbia

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Extraterrestrial Highway - State Route 375

State Route 375 (now also officially known as the Extraterrestrial Highway) is a two lane highway in south-central Nevada in the United States. The highway stretches 98 miles from Warm Springs at US 6 to Crystal Springs at State Route 318. The highway is on the eastern edge of the Nellis Air Force Range.

The name Extraterrestrial Highway alludes to the top-secret (but much noted in popular culture) Area 51 government base located nearby. Many UFO observations have been reported by travelers on this road over the years. The town of Rachel is located on the Extraterrestrial Highway, and is home to a UFO research group, a restaurant, and a few shops. Rachel receives tourism all year round thanks to its proximity to Area 51. However, only "an average of about 200 cars drive some portion of the Extraterrestrial Highway every day, making it one of the state’s least traveled routes."

Photos by MoPo Forum member - Righteous



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Rebecca Romijn | MoPo Forum Arcade

Flash Shooting Games
Flash Retro Games
Flash Driving Games
Flash Puzzles Mind Games & Benders

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Blood & Gore Extreme Flash Games
Flash Casino Games
Flash Flying Games
Flash Sport Games
Flash Adult Games

Registered users play 100's of free flash games in the MoPo Arcade.

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Water Front Property for Sale

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Robot Fights

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Are Google Maps Good or Evil?

What do you guys think? Are Google Maps (Street View) good, bad or neither? Are you concerned that anyone on the internet can see your house, cars and family via Street View?

On the other side was the announcement of CriminalSearches.com, a new service from PeopleFinders.com that said it shows where "sex offenders...thieves, violent offenders, murderers, or con artists" live in your neighborhood. The site shows people icons on a Google map; clicking an icon shows a person's photo, description, address, and criminal history.

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HACKED!™ the OH! *#% flash drive

Holy crap—somebody just went and TORE MY FREAKING USB CABLE IN HALF while it was still attached to my laptop! No — wait — sorry. That’s just my USB flash drive. My bad. Nevermind. Mammoth 2-gig capacity.

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TV'S 50 Hottest Women -- Ever

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Advertising With Armpits?

Someone please tell me this is a joke. Seriously, a laptop bag slung over your shoulder with a 17” screen on the outside is about a billion times more effective than this lame idea.

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Classics Photographs in Lego

Tank Man, or the Unknown Rebel - is the nickname of an anonymous man who became internationally famous when he was videotaped and photographed during the Tiananmen Square protests on June 5, 1989.

Several photographs were taken of the man, who stood in front of a column of Chinese Type 59 tanks, preventing their advance. The most widely reproduced version of the photograph was taken by Jeff Widener, from the sixth floor of the Beijing Hotel.


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Google Sari

Fashion designers always go the extra mile to express their creativity be it New York, Paris or Bombay. Satya Paul a leading fashion designer showed a Saree with Google on it in one of his recent shows. Sari is a traditional garment worn by females in India.

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Your life will be flashed before your eyes

Babak Parviz wears contact lenses. But he's not yet using the new contact lenses he's made in his Seattle laboratory. Containing electronic circuits, they look like something from a science fiction movie. He's now going to add some extremely small light emitting diodes (LEDs), helping turn his prototype contact lenses into a sophisticated personal display - the tiniest one possible.

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Mavis Beacon Teaches Stereotyping

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Luxury Laptops Made For The Rich

This is the same company that just announced Bentley laptops too. What is that old saying? Something along the lines of “If you have to ask how much something is, it’s too expensive.”


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The Drool Runneth From My Mouth

A s'more is a traditional campfire treat popular in the United States and Canada, consisting of a roasted marshmallow and a slab of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker.

Behold the s'more Keyboard

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Sale on used Apples

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Trieste Visier Sk8Budgies'

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Monday, July 21, 2008

Hand Painted Toilet Seats

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ASCII Poster Maker

ASCII Poster converts any image into a giant PDF poster suitable for mounting on your wall. Each poster is made completely from ordinary letters and numbers.

When viewed from a distance the characters on your poster give the illusion of giant image. You can make your own poster in three easy steps.

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Adobe Photosop CS4 Capability Shadow

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New York in Black and White

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A complete list of things caused by global warming

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Strange Goings On in the UK

Ok, so there’s a hole in the ground in London’s Potter Field with what looks like some sort of crashed UFO and some Men in Black guarding it. Marketing ploy? Elaborate flash mob? Roswell in London?

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Wii Overtakes Xbox 360

According to Nintendo, today's data shows that the overall US install base for the Wii is nearly 10.9 million units, making the Wii the "new console leader in the US" and reaffirming it status as the worldwide console leader.

Taking today's figures into account, the Xbox 360 has sold a total of 10.4 million units in the United States since launch. As of April 2008, the Wii had sold 24.5 million units worldwide, while the Xbox 360 had moved 19 million.

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9 Reasons Not to Date a Tyrannosaurus Rex

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Transparent Toaster Invented

The new concept glass toaster, which lets you see your bread as it browns, is from product developer Inventables.

The idea is based on transparent heating glass technology and the idea is that the glass heats up enough to toast the bread.

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Friday, July 18, 2008

The Japanese Wii Safety Manual is Crazy

This crazy Japanese Wii safety manual is pretty much indicative of Japanese people's general insanity. Our theory: a secret battle between Godzilla and several Gundams in the early 1980s bombarded the whole of Japan with cosmic G-rays, which allowed then-youths to grow up and draw these weird-ass manuals.


Do not remove the four leaf clover from your Wii. It is Nintendo's secret to motion sensing.

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Apocalyptic Fantasy | Statue of Liberty

While writing the post, in connection with Ryan's theory that the most salient feature of apocalypse in science fiction is the way in which the same images are simply repackaged for us over and over again, I was struck by the recurrence of a ruined Statue of Liberty as perhaps the quintessential icon of disaster since the 1940s.

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Pizza Delivery on Hovercraft

Domino’s Pizza has been working hand-in-hand with Airboard Europe to develop a Hoverboard model that is not only roadsafe but has the potential to overtake the moped in terms of delivery efficiency. The early prototype raises up to 1 cm off the ground and can glide over all hard services including ice assisting, in particular, when deliveries are affected by adverse weather conditions.

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80 Million Tiny Images

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Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe?

Apparently, the New World isn't all that intrepid explorer Christopher Columbus discovered; seems we may also have him to thank for spreading the pathogen that causes syphilis—along with news of the Americas—to Europe.

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Placenta Party

Eating the placenta is known as placentophagy. It is practiced by most mammals in the animal world, including many primates.

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Self Defense


You're gonna want to get wrist control.

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How to Survive a 500-Foot Fall

It's a modern-day miracle. An Ecuadoran native who fell 500 feet from the upper reaches of a New York City skyscraper--and survived. By the time Alcides Moreno hit the alley behind the black-glass luxury apartment building, he was traveling upward of 124mph. Only about half of the people who fall off a four-story building make it. So how is it possible that Moreno is alive?

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Storm Troopin'

These little guys are just way too fun and deserved a set of their own. They've got so much personality and I think everyone who loves toys, Star Wars fan or not, NEEDS one of their own.

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

The Pong Clock Screensaver 2.0

We are glad to present The Pong Clock Screenaver 2.0, based on the classic game. It plays a random game of Pong that lasts for 24 hours - the right side wins every minute and the left side wins every hour. The scores at the top reflect the current time in 24 hour format. Version 2.0 brings a bunch of cool new features!

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Langford's Homebuilt Airplane & Online Builder's Manual

This is my version of the KR2S. Well, I guess it's not really a KR2S anymore...it has been modified in almost every conceivable way, with only the basic fuselage shape retained. I'm using different airfoils for all flight surfaces, different flap and aileron planforms to increase control effectiveness, redesigned control system, Dragonfly canopy, lots of aerodynamic details for maximum efficiency, and an engine that's almost twice as powerful as the plans call for.

It's far from complete, but I've started flying it anyway! It's only painted on the bottom, and that's mainly so oil won't soak into the primer and make paint adhesion difficult later on. I'm flying it in urethane primer for a year or so (or three or four), so if there are any modifications, I won't have to ruin the paint to do them. I'm already happy that I haven't painted it, because I've added ram air to the cowling, and will add nav lights and strobes over the winter, one of these years. There are several areas where the body still needs work, but at least I can fly it now! This plane will be an experimental test bed for even more improvements to the design, including tufting and wing tip optimization.

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Inside the Tokyo Traffic Control Center

Tokyo traffic can be crazy. Perhaps not as crazy as it is frustrating, but it’s certainly a lot easier to get through the mess on a Monkey rather than in a car.

However, despite our gripes about traffic lights that seem very poorly timed, it turns out that the entire system is much more centralized than we could have imagined.

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Mel Ramos Original Graphics

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Faces in Places

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Strictly NO Photography

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Soungle

Soungle is a free site, developed by Southern Codes, for finding all kind of sound FX and musical instruments samples on our mega online library. As different from most of similar sites, Soungle is NOT a Web search engine. It only searches in our growing monster database. Our goals are to keep it simple to use (search, preview and download) and to keep it free.

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Warm & Fuzzy


Click the link below to watch Video - NSFW.

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Piracy and the Underground Economy

I have heard some off-the-wall rationalizations for piracy before but this one takes the cake. The article takes the “I’m poor, I have to steal” to an astounding new level by suggesting that piracy supports whole countries so it is okay. Huh?!?!

In the Philippines, as in many other Asian countries, piracy isn't a matter of right or wrong; it's a matter of survival. To eradicate piracy means depriving people of jobs generated by this underground economy. It means eradicating the businesses that employ them and negating the taxes funneled to the Philippine government.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

The Rolling Exhibition

Everyone tries to create a story in their heads to explain the things that baffle them. For the same reason we want to know how a magic trick works, or how mystery novel ends, we want to know how someone different, strange, or disfigured came to be as they are. Everyone does it. It's natural. It's curiosity.

1 year ago I was asked by a little boy in Christchurch, New Zealand if I had been eaten by a shark.

2 months ago I was asked by an elderly woman in Sighisoara, Romania if I had lost my legs in a car accident.

6 weeks ago I was asked by a bar patron in Helena, Montana if I still wore my dog tags from Iraq.

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Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. andy dick
2. walking catfish
3. jib jab
4. megan fox tattoos
5. gary dourdan
6. walking fish
7. transformers sequel
8. brian austin green
9. michael jordan s girlfriend
10. jibjab.com
11. shawn carla
12. scott peterson s blog
13. wolf lake
14. jorja fox
15. debbie clemens
16. robie house
17. lauren lee smith
18. clipper pacific
19. paul pierce gang sign
20. riley smith
21. natalie cole
22. jimmy v
23. jose socrates
24. virginia cammack
25. anthony roberson

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More than 1% of American Adults Now in Jail

The United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world, a report says. The report, by the Pew Centre on the States, says the American penal system held more than 2.3 million adults at the start of the year.

The report also says for the first time in US history, more than one in every 100 American adults is confined in a prison or jail.

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Giant Zombie LEGO Men ATTACK!

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Top Ten most Polite Ways to Say Your Zipper Is Down

Top Ten most Polite Ways to Say Your Zipper Is Down … by David Letterman

10. The cucumber has left the salad.

9. Quasimodo needs to go back in the tower and tend to his bells.

8. You need to bring your tray table to the upright and locked position.

7. Paging Mr. Johnson… Paging Mr. Johnson..

6. Elvis is leaving the building.

5. The Buick is not all the way in the garage.

4. Our next guest is someone who needs no introduction.

3. You’ve got a security breach at Los Pantalones.

2. Men may be From Mars … but I can see something that rhymes with Venus.

And the #1 way to tell someone his zipper is unzipped…..

1. I always knew you were crazy, but now I can see your nuts.

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The Sounds of Train Horns

Included here are various train horn sound files from the Yahoo railroad air horn groups. If you find your locomotive horn sound file here, then please let us know so that we may give proper credit. Note: The newest uploades are indicated with a date in blue text appended to their discription.

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Getting Dry

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Opium Museum

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iPhone gets Adult Treatment

PrOn studio Digital Playground is claiming the first iPhone-friendly web site that will allow subscribers to instantly stream content and get “full-frame views that do not require any scrolling and zooming.” I guess this would put a new spin on the iPhone’s multi-touch display.

Joone, founder of Digital Playground, said that the company began developing the iPhone compatible version of site a year ago. “We've always had the goal of making our content available in as many places as possible,” we have said.

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Woz Cut In Line For iPhone?

So the big hubbub this morning is that Steve Wozniak didn’t really wait in line for an iPhone, he actually cut in front of the line to get his. Now, I know this may be the biggest controversy since that kid cut in front of you in the fourth grade at lunch BUT there is a bigger controversy at work here. What controversy is that? The fact that the Woz doesn’t automatically get an iPhone sent to him is a travesty / tragedy / conspiracy all in itself. I know most of you would have given up your spot to the Woz anyhow, I would have.

In fact, according to Doug and Patrice Broussard, Woz actually never waited in line at all. The couple, who were there, said the Apple co-founder lounged on some of the mall's nearby sofas for about four hours and then ambled up to the front of the queue when the store opened at 8 a.m and simply cut in line. No discussion.

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The Man Behind 4Chan | Christopher Poole

The Wall Street Journal did a bit this week on 4Chan and its creator, Christopher Poole. I wonder if the author delved into /b/ or some of the other “interesting” boards before pointing WSJ readers to the site.

Mr. Poole originally just wanted a place to share his fascination with Japanese comics and television shows. He was a fan of the popular Japanese image Web site 2chan and wanted to create a version for American audiences. With his mother's approval, he used her credit card to purchase server space and started 4chan.org.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Funkytown Remixed with Old Computer Equipment

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Official: Xbox 360 20GB Price Cut, 60GB Announced

Microsoft Corp. is giving consumers more gigabytes for their buck. The company today announced an Xbox 360 console with triple the storage space of the original console, but for the same price of $349 (U.S.) estimated retail price (ERP).

Available in retail stores in the U.S. and Canada starting in early August, the upgraded Xbox 360 will include a 60GB hard drive… In addition, Microsoft today dropped the price of its 20GB Xbox 360 console in the U.S. and Canada to just $299 (U.S.) (ERP) while supplies last, a savings of $50.

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World's oldest blogger makes final post

The Australian woman renowned as the world's oldest internet blogger has made her final post, aged 108. Olive Riley, of Woy Woy on NSW's central coast, died in a nursing home just after 6am yesterday. She will be mourned by family and an international readership in the thousands.

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NES Engine Mod

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No Plan to Price Drop PlayStation 3 Price Cut

Sony has no plan to cut the price of its PlayStation 3 game console, the company's chief financial officer Nobuyuki Oneda said Friday. "This year, our strategy is not to sell more quantity for PS3 but to concentrate on profitability," Oneda told a forum in Singapore. "Our plan is not to reduce the price."

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Hacker Sentenced to 2 Years for MySpace Stalking

What kind of idiot hacks into someone’s PC, then stalks the person they hacked before eventually trying to extort the victim for nude photos? Sheesh, what a creepy bastard, he should do just fine imprison.

Weinberg was arrested by LAPD detectives in Southern California in January, following a weeks-long police investigation aided by victim Amor Hilton -- a teenage MySpace user who had a popular video streaming show on Stickam.com.

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Mr Hanky French Knitting Tool

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7 Abandoned Wonders of the European Union

The European Union may appear on the surface to be a unified body but underneath each member country retains a unique and complex history. The rich stories of individual European nations can be read in part through the amazing abandoned buildings found across the continent.

It is truly remarkable how intact some of these structures are even after centuries. From Finland to France, Belgium to Denmark and Poland to England here are seven amazing abandonments from all over Europe.

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ACLU Illegal Wire Tapping Complaint

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Monday, July 14, 2008

No Pants 2k8 | Improv Everywhere

On Saturday January 12th, 2008 nearly 2,000 people took off their pants on subways in 10 cities around the world. In New York’s 7th Annual No Pants! Subway Ride we had around 900 participants, spread out over three subway lines. Enjoy the videos first and then go behind the scenes with our mission report and photos.


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Experience is Everything

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Kristen Becken Portfolio

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Fluorescent Field

Realized in February while he was Artist-in-Residence of the Physics Department at Bristol University, the project involved over a thousand fluorescent bulbs “planted” underneath high voltage AC transmission lines. Unwired, the bulbs drew energy from the surrounding electromagnetic radiation and lit up, making for what must have been a marvelous sight.

The FIELD of tubes will flicker in to life across the hillside as the early evening light fades. The performance each evening is hard to anticipate as the daily operation of the electricity supply will differ and is always dependent on the weather.

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IBM’s Power7 Chip has 8 Cores, 4.0GHz Speed

IBM is working on a new chip that will have 8 cores clocked at 4.0GHz and will support 4 threads per core. Called the “Power7,” each chip can push 256 gigaflops and they are being arranged in dual-chip modules. The chip will be the core of the “Blue Waters” system that IBM is building for the NCSA in 2011. Wowza!

We've got documents showing IBM going after a 10 petaflop system (peak) comprised of 38,900 eight-core Power7 chips with each chip running at 4.0GHz. This monster will have an astonishing 620TB of memory and 5PB/s of memory bandwidth. According to the documents, IBM will rely on a 1.30PB/s interconnect to link the systems and will feed them with 26PB of storage. As if that's not enough, IBM will offer an exabyte of archival storage.

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E3 '08: Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

With the initial shock of its announcement now gone, Midway's upcoming Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe stands as one of the most anticipated entries in the Mortal Kombat series in quite a while. The promise of a revamped fighting system, a graphics makeover, and the chance to play as DC Comics characters such as Superman and Batman definitely has undeniable appeal.

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Caption This | MoPo Forum

Here's a great caption from MoPo Forum member Righteous.

The webmaster of the abrasive website "danish-police-are-idiots.com" turned out to be a 15-year old boy named Harald Rasmussen, who when caught was forced to slowly and painstakingly teach his accusers how to use the Windows Explorer search function in an effort to gather evidence against him. Ironically, the three of them were unable to find any, which Harald thought certainly proved his website's name and premise to be more than accurate.



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Robot Milk

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Gorbachov: Bigger and Russianer


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Friday, July 11, 2008

Back to the Future McFly Sneakers Going for $2,000

The limited edition Back to the Future Nike basketball sneakers are available now. You can get yours on eBay, where prices are going from $600 to $2,000. That is serious dollar gigawattage for a pair of sneakers, even if they look great out of the box, as you can see in the mega-gallery.

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Left 4 Dead Release Date In November 2008

Pre-ordered copies of Left 4 Dead will be shipping on time (November 08), the game was originally listed as 12-08. If you haven’t seen the latest and greatest from Valve, make sure you check out the screenshots below:


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Land of The Free Gallery


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Dual Screen Laptop Coming In 2010

Alright, I’ll admit it, even though this thing resembles an oversized Nintendo DS for grown-ups, it still looks pretty damn sweet. The bad news? They won’t be here for another two years if everything goes right.


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Women More Frustrated By Computers Than Men

Straight from the “I could have told you that” department comes this recent survey that says damn near everything about computers frustrates women more than men, including the internet.

The highest frustration levels are understandably brought on by computer crashes, which cause frustration in 77% of the men and 85% of the women. This is followed by slow load times for web pages, which frustrate 56% of the men and 66% of the women, and Internet advertising, which frustrates 47% of the men and 52% of the women.

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Pirate Encyclopedia

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Hydrogen Refuel Station Unveiled

A hydrogen refuelling station which could be installed in the home as an alternative to visiting a petrol station has been unveiled.

Users will need a hydrogen-powered car to go with it although the system can also be used for heating and cooking. Hydrogen has long been touted as an alternative energy source to carbon-hungry fossil fuels.

One of the biggest obstacles to wider adoption of fuel-cell vehicles is the lack of hydrogen fuelling stations.

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Internet Cafes of the World. Darfur to Darlington



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Snake Girl Extreme Contortionist

Most women couldn't speak with one foot on their head, let alone both, but not Lunga. She chatters away in a tight green snake costume, swaying but not falling over, flexing her super-supple body like a python.

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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Brain Control Emotiv Headset for Gamers

Gamers will soon be able to interact with the virtual world using their thoughts and emotions alone. A neuro-headset which interprets the interaction of neurons in the brain will go on sale later this year.

"It picks up electrical activity from the brain and sends wireless signals to a computer," said Tan Le, president of US/Australian firm Emotiv. "It allows the user to manipulate a game or virtual environment naturally and intuitively," she added.

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Capitalist Pyramid

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Cheers

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Nubrella

Introducing nubrella; "The Ultimate Weather Protector". Nubrella is no ordinary umbrella. It protects you against rain, wind, sleet, snow and extreme cold. It is an umbrella for all inclement weather conditions not just rain.

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41 Hilarious Science Fair Experiments

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Mt Huashan Hiking Trail

You are about to view pictures of a mountain hiking trail on Mt Huashan which is located in China. After you see the pictures, I have little doubt you will agree that it might just be the most dangerous Tourist Hiking Trail in the world.

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Internet Distractions

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Super Mario Sidewalk

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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Star Wars Floppy Disk

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Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. ivan lattimore
2. gina ravera
3. julie donaldson
4. eric logan
5. alicia marie
6. tony stewart
7. candace houlihan
8. clifton powell
9. a place to remember
10. joseph burkett
11. what they play
12. flat belly diet
13. the closer
14. elyse umemoto
15. haas cnc racing
16. peter sarsgaard
17. laura wattenberg
18. supercar life
19. m i bank
20. dorian leigh
21. maybach car
22. lively google
23. jay electronica
24. rich rodriguez
25. emily rose leclare

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The Subterranean Farms of Tokyo

While we're on the subject of things agricultural and of things covered by just about everyone long before today, there is Pasona O2, a subterranean farm cultivated inside a former bank vault beneath a high rise building in one of Tokyo's business districts.

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65 things that look like Pac-Man

Pac-Man's got to be right up there with Mario as one of the most recognisable videogame characters of all time. And because his basic design is simple, you can see him everywhere. Whenever you take a slice of pizza or cut a segment from a cake, he's there. Then the noise starts to go in your head: waka waka waka waka waka…

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Xbox 360 Pro Price Drop $50 Cut On July 13

A GameStop employee has sent us cell pics of the internal announcement for the coming Xbox 360 Pro price drop announcement. They also included pics of the shelf art all of which will go on display on July 13, the day before E3 kicks off with Microsoft's press conference.

So, while still not official, it seem pretty clear that come Sunday you'll be able to pick up an Xbox 360 Pro (aka Premium) for a penny shy of $300.

If true, I can't help but think that this means that Microsoft wanted to clear the decks of pricing news to make room for something more interesting, or at least they want more attention on, come their press conference. Motion controls? Minority-Report-like interface? Who knows.

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More Geek Words Added To Dictionary

The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is adding a new new geek-inspired words like fanboy, pretexting, webinar, malware and netroots.

Webinar is "one more example of the significant ongoing trend for electronic technologies to add words to the language," Merriam-Webster publisher John Morse said in a Monday press release about the 100 or so new words in the 2008 edition of the influential reference guide.

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Oldest Surviving Map of Britain - 1360

Your'e looking at the oldest surviving map of Britain, dating from around 1360. And, give or take a bit of poetic licence north of the border, it's startlingly accurate.There are the Severn, Thames and Humber, the loop of the Wear in Durham and the Thames estuary, all easily recognisable.


Ahem.... What an odd shape.

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Over 10,000 Laptops Per Week Stolen At Airports

Close to 10,278 laptops are reported lost every week at 36 of the largest U.S. airports, and 65 percent of those laptops are not reclaimed, the survey said. Around 2,000 laptops are recorded lost at the medium-sized airports, and 69 percent are not reclaimed.

Travelers seem to lack confidence that they will recover lost laptops. About 77 percent of people surveyed said they had no hope of recovering a lost laptop at the airport, with 16 percent saying they wouldn't do anything if they lost their laptop during business travel. About 53 percent said that laptops contain confidential company information, with 65 percent taking no steps to protect the information.

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Recycle Your Tires Into…Chairs? Re-Tyre

You have to admit, the idea of turning an old tire into a chair is kinda cool, especially when you burn through as many sets as I do each summer. A set of used BFGoodrich G-Force T/A KDWs would look awesome repurposed into a set of chairs.

Re-Tyre by Carl Menary is a product born out of the environmental dilemma of disposing of scrap tyres. The design is an alternative to burning, converting the scrap tyres into outdoor furniture with minimal resources and energy. This eco friendly furniture is formed from one truck tyre, which is folded and fixed with two recycle wheel bolt assemblies to become a comfortable outdoor seat.


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Human Mirror On a Subway

I explained the mission to everyone. We would get on the 6 train at the start of the line at Brooklyn Bridge and the twins would sit on either side of the car, directly across from their sibling.

Once in place, their job would be to mirror each other as closely as possible. If one scratches his head, so should the other. If anyone asked them what was going on, they should claim not to notice anything unusual and not to even be able to see their sibling.

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Army Designates Year's Best Inventions

The U.S. Army has just handed out its awards for the top inventions for 2007. Some of the stuff on the list is pretty damn impressive.

Every spring, the U.S. Army designates a set of top inventions from the preceding year. Rather than radical, out-of-the-blue creations, the list tends more toward refinements on existing gear, but that doesn't make them any less significant for the soldiers who use that gear in battlefield conditions.

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Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Porsche 911 Covered in Solid Gold

If you have enough money and you would like to have an ugly but unique car, buy some gold and cover your car with it. This way you will attract everyone’s attention.

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Airports Want Shockbands On Passengers?

If this wasn’t posted by The Washington Times, I would think it was a practical joke. C’mon, are airports really considering wrist bands that shock passengers into submission?

The Electronic ID Bracelet, as it’s referred to as, would be worn by every traveler “until they disembark the flight at their destination.” Yes, you read that correctly. Every airline passenger would be tracked by a government-funded GPS, containing personal, private and confidential information, and that it would shock the customer worse than an electronic dog collar if he/she got out of line?

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Windows SteadyState 2.5 - Free Download

Windows® SteadyState™ 2.5 is now available on Windows XP and Windows Vista. Whether you manage computers in a school computer lab or an Internet café, a library, or even in your home, Windows SteadyState helps make it easy for you to keep your computers running the way you want them to, no matter who uses them.

Windows SteadyState runs on genuine copies of Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, and Windows Vista Starter. And, Windows SteadyState is offered free of charge to Windows Genuine Advantage customers!

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Excuses: Trying to Get Out of Traffic Tickets

Here's the craziest excuses Kitsap County cops have actually received (that's worth repeating — these are real) when they ask the motorist: "Why were you speeding?"

"I didn't know I was, because my lights are off."

"I'm taking my friend to the hospital. He has alcohol poisoning." (The driver was drunk, too).

After crashing: "I put supreme gas in the car, which caused me to lose control." (He, too, was found to be drunk.)

"Don't I get a couple over when I am taking my grandkids to the airport?"

"I get 10 extra in the fast lane."

"My speedometer is broken."

"Gas pedal got stuck."

"I'm trying to catch that UFO. Can you try to catch it for me?"

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“Unbreakable” Data Encryption Challenge

Permanent Privacy announced that they have the world’s first practical data encryption system that is absolutely unbreakable. They’re so sure of this that they’re offering $1 million USD to anyone that can crack it. Break out your decoder ring and Enigma machine and get “crackin’!”

Permanent Privacy has been verified by Peter Schweitzer, one of Harvard's top cryptanalysts, and for the inevitable cynics Permanent Privacy is offering $1,000,000 to anyone who can decipher a sample of ciphertext.

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Send Barack Your Baby

Barack Obama travels a lot, but many babies live in places he hasn’t been. That’s why he’s now accepting babies by mail. Send him your baby, and he’ll kiss it and send it back to you.

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Man Trapped in Chastity Belt

A RED-faced lover had to be cut free by fire-fighters after locking himself into a metal chastity belt then losing the key.

The crew spent nearly an hour using three high-powered machines to saw through the chasity belt – as the man passed out.

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Apple Mac Market Share Grows by 32%

Net Applications reports that Apple’s OS market share increased by nearly 1/3 in the last year: up to 7.94% vs 6.03% a year ago. Vista and Linux also increased their share while Windows XP and Win2000 both dropped. All is not rosy for Microsoft in these metrics however.

While Windows Vista's 256% increase in market share over the last 12 months significantly outpaced Mac OS X's gains, Windows' overall June total was down 2.45 percentage points from the year before, indicating that Vista was replacing XP, not adding to Microsoft's share.

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Monday, July 07, 2008

Where Gibson Guitars are Custom-Made

At the Gibson custom factory in Nashville, Tenn., the famous guitar manufacturer makes its most expensive and exclusive instruments, including an ongoing series of limited-edition replicas of historic Les Paul instruments.

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What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Coke?

Have you ever wondered why Coke comes with a smile? It’s because it gets you high. They took the cocaine out almost a hundred years ago. You know why? It was redundant.

In The First 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor allowing you to keep it down.

20 minutes: Your blood sugar spikes, causing an insulin burst. Your liver responds to this by turning any sugar it can get its hands on into fat. (There’s plenty of that at this particular moment)

40 minutes: Caffeine absorption is complete. Your pupils dilate, your blood pressure rises, as a response your livers dumps more sugar into your bloodstream. The adenosine receptors in your brain are now blocked preventing drowsiness.

45 minutes: Your body ups your dopamine production stimulating the pleasure centers of your brain. This is physically the same way heroin works, by the way.

60 minutes: The phosphoric acid binds calcium, magnesium and zinc in your lower intestine, providing a further boost in metabolism. This is compounded by high doses of sugar and artificial sweeteners also increasing the urinary excretion of calcium.

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I played WoW, I became a terrorist

This … is going to be a long one. And believe it or not, it’s a 100% true story. Its relation to World of Warcraft will not be immediately apparent.

It all started when I got out of my seat to go to the bathroom. I went to the bathroom, washed my hands, and returned to my seat. A little while later the two stewardesses on the flight crossed each other in the aisle. They had a quick conversation that I was in earshot of…….

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Are Some People Mosquito Magnets?

After this weekend's barbeques and fireworks displays, you might wonder why some people wind up covered in mosquito welts and others are bite-free. It's not a coincidence. Each person's individual body chemistry determines how many mosquitoes will come calling.

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ATF - Should be a Convenience Store

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Vintage Photo Gas Mask СССР. 1975.

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The Website is Down


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The Dark Knight Cards

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Platypus

The Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) is a semi-aquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Together with the echidna, it is one of the five extant species of monotremes, they are the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young. It is the sole living representative of its family (Ornithorhynchidae) and genus (Ornithorhynchus), though a number of related species have been found in the fossil record.

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Friday, July 04, 2008

The Ladies Of Team Fortress 2

Deviant Art member *ghostfire created a truly inspired all-girl version of the Team Fortress 2 characters that has to be seen to be appreciated.

Dear god, I don't think I want to open this file up again for at least a month. Each individual character was done so I could print them at 11x14 inches, so when combined into one, the file bloated to over half a gigabyte!

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Apple’s Recent Hand Gesture Patent

Apple’s recent patent application for gesture learning has so many combinations that you may be violating their patent if you; wave “hi,” give the thumbs up, get a hand cramp, use the shocker or flip off your MacBook Pro (flipping off your Windows PC is still okay).

The new patent application from Cupertino, called “Gesture learning” gives a whole new meaning to gesture expansion. It describes how Apple may go about teaching you a whole new multi-touch gesture language, consisting of hundreds of words. Something like American Sign Language for touchscreens.

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Pacman Cake - Omnomnom

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Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Sets World Record

The Mozilla Blog says that it’s official, the little-browser-company-that-could broke the world record for “largest number of software downloads in 24 hours.”

The Firefox community is the proud new owner of a Guinness World Record — each and every one of you! Mozilla today received confirmation from Guinness World Records that we’ve officially achieved the record for the “largest number of software downloads in 24 hours.” From 18:16 UTC on June 17, 2008 to 18:16 UTC on June 18, 2008, 8,002,530 people downloaded Firefox 3!

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These Colors Don't Run

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Happy Fourth of July | Independence Day

MoPo wishes all our readers to have a great and safe 4th of July.

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Lithium Picnic Flowers

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Thursday, July 03, 2008

NVDA Downward Spiral Continues

The NVIDIA stock sell off continues this morning doubling normal trading volumes. I was thinking it looked like a deal yesterday at $18, then again, I told my buddies to buy 3dfx at $3, so what do I know?

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Top 25 Google Trends Today

1. metacarpal
2. matterhorn
3. bozo the clown
4. larry harmon
5. lee grivas
6. william henry harrison
7. sherrybaby
8. worcester fireworks
9. chicago fireworks
10. red white and boom columbus ohio
11. kaboom town
12. aztec emperor
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14. danvers fireworks
15. naperville ribfest
16. portsmouth nh fireworks
17. carole rome
18. peachtree road race
19. jett angel
20. sigalert
21. coleoterapia
22. 4th of july myspace graphics
23. how to make jello shots
24. metacarpal bone
25. major grey s chutney

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Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Throwing Away Broken Electronics?

What do you do with your broken, trashed electronic equipment? It's a pain to look after the right place to leave them, if you want to find some environment friendly solution. Why don't you call the Boombox Girls? These stylish bikini models love to smash used broken electronics. Perfect service in our opinion!

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The World's Ten Biggest Metropolitan Areas

Tokyo is by far the largest urban region in the world. Despite its size and complexity, Tokyo has a very efficient public transportation, which accounts for almost 80 percent of all daily journeys in Tokyo.

Metropolitan area: 34 million people
City: 12.5 million people

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Earth's Cries Recorded in Space

Get this, astronomers have discovered a series of sounds that, according to them, is caused by charged particles from the solar wind smashing into Earth's magnetic field. The sound would make a cool ring tone, it sorta sounds like that noise in the Transformers movie…..waitaminute!

Earth emits an ear-piercing series of chirps and whistles that could be heard by any aliens who might be listening, astronomers have discovered. The sound is awful, a new recording from space reveals.

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Workin' for Old People

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Gleam (GLBT) Employee Affinity Group at Microsoft.

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Stephen Hawking LEGO

I didn't realize that LEGO sculpture was a competitive sport, able to be won utterly and without challenge, but apparently I was wrong.

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ESC Key

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Extreme street football in Mexico


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Homeless: Can you build a life from $25?

Self starter: With only $25 in his pocket, Adam Shepard spent 10 months in South Carolina, eventually landing a job, buying a pickup truck, and renting his own apartment.

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008

the Trons - self playing robot band

The Trons are a completely self playing robotic junk band! They are made mostly from old computer and mechanical parts and play original songs using an array of old amps and instruments. They now have five gigs under their belt and have just completed Hamilton’s Ignition Fringe Festival.

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Doramad Radioactive Toothpaste (ca. 1940-1945)

Doramad radioactive toothpaste was produced during World War II by Auergesellschaft of Berlin. The same company founded by Carl Auer von Welsbach who invented the gas lantern mantle!

A gamma spectroscopy analysis did reveal trace quantities of thorium, but the levels are too low to be detected with a simple hand-held survey meter. For the story behind this toothpaste, and it is an interesting one.

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The 2008 Cheese-Rolling at Cooper's Hill Gloucester

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Happy Canada Day

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GTA IV Reviewed by Pulitzer Prize Winner

This ain’t your average website review. 2008 Fiction Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz reviewed GTA IV for the Wall Street Journal and has a lot to say. I thought the review was very well done and interesting to read. What do you think?

GTA IV is brilliant, but despite what virtually all the reviews claim, it ain't the revolution. If you played GTA III or higher, GTA IV won't exactly catapult you to higher plane of existence or induce metanoia. GTA III was the revolution, and established the grammar for the franchise.

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The Robot Hut Museum

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Retro Gaming on Real Backgrounds

Remake of retro gaming like Donkey Kong, Yoshi Island, Advance Wars, Street Fighter and many others on real backgrounds.




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