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 So You Built A Two Seater Airplane In Your Basement...
So You Built A Two Seater Airplane In Your Basement...
How do you get it out? Dan Reeves spent the past nine years building a two-seat airplane in the basement of his Cumberland County home. The plane arrived in pieces via mail but eventually it became way too big to get up the steps.Watch him get it out. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Tomorrow's tech demoed with free pizza and beer
Tomorrow's tech demoed with free pizza and beer
Augmented reality, cloudy toothbrushes, new friends to sleep with...Brush teeth, win prizes. picked by Bornbad 7 months ago
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 Navy Laser Sets Ship on Fire
Navy Laser Sets Ship on Fire
With clouds overhead in the salty air, irritable Pacific waves swelled to up to four feet. Perfect conditions, in other words, for the Navy to fry a small boat with a laser beam — a major step toward its futuristic arsenal of ray guns picked by Bornbad 7 months ago
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 MIRACULOUS new AIRSHIP set to fly by 2013
MIRACULOUS new AIRSHIP set to fly by 2013
At pressure height, automatic valves open and start venting off lifting gas to prevent the ship bursting. It may be possible to regain control and achieve a safe landing in the end – though not always –

*bummer: I am the Walrus* picked by Bornbad 7 months ago
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 $23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping)
$23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping)
Textbooks are expensive. But two Amazon sellers outdid themselves pricing a copy of Peter Lawrence's The Making of a Fly at $1,730,045.91, then raising the price a bit each day until it reached $23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping). picked by suebe 7 months ago
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 How to Find Apple's Secret Record of Everywhere Your iPhone Has Been
How to Find Apple's Secret Record of Everywhere Your iPhone Has Been
The iOS 4 operating system allows your iPhone to store location data constantly without you activating the feature. The unencrypted file where the data is stored, labeled “consolidated.db,” was discovered and brought to light by software hackers Peter Warden and Alasdair Allen. The data is stored on your computer when you sync it with your iPhone. picked by B-MoreRavensFan 7 months ago
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 Mythbuster developing vehicle armor for military
Mythbuster developing vehicle armor for military
Hyneman's task is to come up with an ultra-lightweight armor that won't encumber vehicles, but can still withstand shrapnel and blast damage from improvised explosive devices while protecting those inside the vehicle. picked by Bornbad 8 months ago
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 Marijuana State University Now Accepting Applicants
Marijuana State University Now Accepting Applicants
Ray Logan has opened enrollment for his Marijuana State University, a three-hour workshop in Maine that teaches people how to grow marijuana in their homes. Logan is one of the nearly 1,000 people in the state who have a medicinal marijuana prescription. And now he's sharing his green thumb with the world. picked by suebe 8 months ago
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 Wife's faxes helped prisoner escape
Wife's faxes helped prisoner escape
Spanish police say they have arrested a man who twice escaped from custody by having his wife send fake faxes ordering his release.

In December, he was in a cell at Arganda del Rey courthouse awaiting trial when officers got a fax purportedly from a regional court. It was followed by a phone call purportedly from a court official, corroborating the release order. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Pepsi Does Away With Petroleum-Based Plastic Bottles, Will Use 100% Plant-Based Material
Pepsi Does Away With Petroleum-Based Plastic Bottles, Will Use 100% Plant-Based Material
PepsiCo announced a response to Coca-Cola's PlantBottle, but unlike Coke's bottle, which is only 30 percent plant-based at the time, Pepsi says its will be completely derived from plants. Pepsi will make its bottles out of switch grass, pine bark and corn husks, and like with Coke's PlantBottle, they're using natural materials to make PET plastic, so it can be recycled along with their current pet... read full post picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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   RoboRoach Kit Makes You Mind Master of Live Cockroaches
RoboRoach Kit Makes You Mind Master of Live Cockroaches
Um, PETA? You might have a problem with this. It's a DIY kit that turns the average cockroach into a remote controlled toy.

*includes video* picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 You vs the computer at rock, paper, scissors
You vs the computer at rock, paper, scissors
Choose novice or veteran and compete against the computer. Novice starts from scratch to figure you out while veteran uses previous experience with humans to develop patterns. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 Projects? Next tasks? Near-term goals? Far-term goals? Why, you're just talking gibberish!
Projects? Next tasks? Near-term goals? Far-term goals? Why, you're just talking gibberish!
Many, many factors account for this -- let's call it a character flaw. But the biggest is probably this one: My utter inability (or maybe it's just an unwilingness) to see beyond what's right in front of me. This one failing has knocked the pins right out from under every GTD implementation I've ever looked at, and I've looked at 'em all picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 Canadians lead the world in online time
Canadians lead the world in online time
A new report says that Canadians spend on average 43.5 hours online per month. This is about twice the global average. Usage actually dropped in the under 17 age group. The largest increase was in the over 55 age bracket. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 Ontario launches electric car charging network
Ontario launches electric car charging network
Ontario is anticipating an influx of mass produced electric cars and is building a network of charging stations in preparation. Each station can service two cars. Currently, the stations are just plug in but in the future they will have a battery exchange that can be performed faster than you can fill up a tank with gas. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 Highest resolution microscope unveiled
Highest resolution microscope unveiled
This microscope uses beads to gather evanescent waves and refocus them so that things as small as individual viruses may be able to be seen. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 "Sent from my iPhone"
"Sent from my iPhone"
What's the worst thing you've ever seen when glancing over at someone's iPhone on the subway or another public place? picked by suebe 9 months ago
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 The Most Human Computer Award
The Most Human Computer Award
Each year computers meet to vie for the Loebner Prize. The judges sit at terminals and have conversations via the keyboard with different computers then guess whether they are conversing with a human or a computer. The winner was able to convince nearly 30 % of judges that it was human. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 Want to improve your skills? Watch more You Tube!
Want to improve your skills? Watch more You Tube!
How much deliberate practice can be replaced with periods of additional sensory stimulation (passive listening and watching)? NU Institute of Neuroscience has stunning answers. picked by delta 10 months ago
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 Aviary is helping to clean up Times Square
Aviary is helping to clean up Times Square
NØ AD NY is an internet-based effort to remove all visual advertising from Times Square. And Aviary is the engine behind it! picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 Flickr Permanently Deletes User's Account, 4,000 Photos by Accident
Flickr Permanently Deletes User's Account, 4,000 Photos by Accident
Mirco Wilhelm, an IT architect, blogged about his experience here (aka "You have to be f***ing kidding, Yahoo!") picked by cb__ 10 months ago
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 Web Running Out of Addresses
Web Running Out of Addresses
This June, Google, Facebook, Yahoo Inc. and others will switch over to the new addresses for one day in the first wide-scale test of the new network, dubbed IP version six, or IPv6. picked by cb__ 10 months ago
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 Stop Googling your Symptoms. Doctors are Sick of It.
Stop Googling your Symptoms. Doctors are Sick of It.
"I've had patients who have come in with a headache thinking they have a brain tumour and many who've had tingling in their fingers and thought they had multiple sclerosis." picked by cb__ 10 months ago
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 Goodbye Internet, We Hardly Knew Ye?
Goodbye Internet, We Hardly Knew Ye?
Disclaimer: I'm sure there are Harvard folk into onomatology but I did not consult with them about the future Internet, so the above pessimism is mine alone picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Confused Old Driver Follows GPS Directions Into Old Church
Confused Old Driver Follows GPS Directions Into Old Church
Old people and technology don't always get along. Like the retired British couple who were driving in Germany last week when their GPS told them to turn right, leading them straight into a 19th century church. picked by suebe 10 months ago
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