Archive for December, 2011

New Year’s Eve Ambitions

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Monumental Interactive Smiley

Fühlometer (Feel-o-meter) is an interactive art installation that shows the mood of a city by displaying it in the form of a monumental Smiley. The system allows to read emotions out of random people’s faces. The faces are analyzed by […]

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Engineers Unleash Car-Seat Identifier That Reads Your Ass

Finger prints, eye scans, facial recognition…I suppose it was just a matter of time before someone came up with an ass reader. A report surfaced earlier this month that researchers there developed a system that can recognize a person by […]

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They told me I could become anything…

so I became an equalizer. Via

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Colombian city gets giant, outdoor escalator

Officials in Colombia’s second-largest city on Monday inaugurated a giant, outdoor escalator for residents of one of its poorest neighborhoods. For generations, the 12,000 residents of Medellin’s tough Comuna 13, which clings to the side of a steep hillside, have […]

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What makes us yawn?

Next time you’re in a meeting, try this little experiment: Take a big yawn, cover your mouth out of courtesy and watch to see how many people follow suit. There’s a good chance you’ll set off a chain reaction of […]

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