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 Smart wrapping developed to detect 'off food'
Smart wrapping developed to detect 'off food'
Researchers from Strathclyde University are working on indicators made from "intelligent plastics" which change colour when food loses its freshness. picked by midnightbliss10 9 months ago
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  More Than Meets the Eye: Transforming Urban Motorcycle
More Than Meets the Eye: Transforming Urban Motorcycle
As urban areas become ever-more congested, air pollution is an increasing concern for everyone. Benjamin Gulak was inspired upon visiting China and decided to create an electric vehicle that was incredibly agile, flexible and cool enough that people would actually want to ride it. picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 Steve Jobs's Cancer Secret Revealed Following Source's Death
Steve Jobs's Cancer Secret Revealed Following Source's Death
Steve Jobs took a secret flight to Switzerland in 2009 for cancer treatment, reports Fortune, suggesting a radical, all-out fight against his ailment. Fortune agreed to keep this a secret, but now that their source is dead, the deal's off. picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 Log on. Zoom in. Bang!!
Log on. Zoom in. Bang!!
Some overeager hunter in Georgia hooked up a bunch of shotguns to be fired via webcam. A state wildlife employee found the rig last fall and reported it to the Department of Homeland Security. picked by suebe 9 months ago
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 Space Station excursions available in 2013
Space Station excursions available in 2013
Space Adventures Ltd. is offering 10 day excursions to the International Space Station. They have partnered with the Federal Space Agency of Russia to provide seats on the Soyuz spacecraft to get you there. Start saving your pennies. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 iPhone + Verizon = HappyMrP
iPhone + Verizon = HappyMrP
Finally! Tomorrow Verizon will announce that the iPhone comes to their network. There has been a ton of stuffs out there in the last month, and I personally am 100% gonna get one. How about you? picked by heymrp 9 months ago
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 Alberta's oil sands project
Alberta's oil sands project
A short, basically factual portrayal of some of the oil sands projects going on in Alberta. picked by b2run 9 months ago
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 Last Kodak Kodachrome Prints Developed in Kansas
Last Kodak Kodachrome Prints Developed in Kansas
A man brought in 1,580 rolls of color film to develop as the world's last Kodachrome developer shut its doors on December 30. picked by suebe 9 months ago
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 The Last Mud Horse Fisherman
The Last Mud Horse Fisherman
The last remaining fisherman still using a centuries old technique known as the ''mud-horse'' fears the art will die with him as all his children have chosen different careers. picked by suebe 9 months ago
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 Mama, don't take my Kodachrome away!
Mama, don't take my Kodachrome away!
A celebrated 75-year run from mainstream to niche photography is scheduled to come to an end on Thursday when the last Kodakchrome processing machine is shut down to be sold for scrap. picked by suckersklub 9 months ago
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 Cheaters Find an Adversary in Technology
Cheaters Find an Adversary in Technology
Mississippi had a problem born of the age of soaring student testing and digital technology. High school students taking the state’s end-of-year exams were using cellphones to text one another the answers. picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 The Case of the Missing o.b. Tampons
The Case of the Missing o.b. Tampons
Where have o.b. tampons gone? They've disappeared in Boston. The o.b. Ultra is selling on ebay for $142.50. What's a bleeding girl to do? picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 Tor: communicate anonymously on the Internet
Tor: communicate anonymously on the Internet
Good heavens! A New York Times magazine feature on Tor, the "onion routing system" that enables users to communicate anonymously on the Internet. What took 'em so long, and why now? Ah, of course: WikiLeaks is based on Tor. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 GOOD RIDDANCE
GOOD RIDDANCE
Is this the end of CAPS LOCK? Google (and I) certainly hope so.... picked by icepigs 10 months ago
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 How an Electromagnetic Pulse Bomb Could Wipe Out America's Computers
How an Electromagnetic Pulse Bomb Could Wipe Out America's Computers
Imagine that every electronic device in the United States is suddenly fried. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Navy Tests Futuristic Weapon
Navy Tests Futuristic Weapon
Gun can kill at 100 miles...at seven times the speed of sound.

*thwap!* picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Lego Antikythera mechanism
Lego Antikythera mechanism
One hundred years BCE, when agriculture and the wheel was for most of human civilization the apex of technological achievement, the Greeks built a mechanical computer so sophisticated that it could add and subtract--all in the name of predicting the next lunar eclipse. Now, it's recreated with Legos.
(with video) picked by plurk 10 months ago
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 Rolex Owner gets a big Christmas bonus
Rolex Owner gets a big Christmas bonus
A retired Navy Doctor decided to sell his old Rolex from back in the day on Ebay.
Turns out it was an ultra-rare James Bond version that is in super-high demand.
Starting bid on Ebay was $9.95, can you guess the ending bid? picked by stewmint 10 months ago
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 60 Wild Coyotes Patrol Chicago
60 Wild Coyotes Patrol Chicago
This coyote (Big Mama) is "patrolling" the streets in downtown Chicago. She's supposed to be there, say the police. And she's not alone. picked by bingo 10 months ago
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 The X-37B has landed
The X-37B has landed
After 225 days in space the secret X-37B landed on Friday. The air force has said that it accomplished its objectives but were not forthcoming about what they were. picked by b2run 10 months ago
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 San Jose man uses surveillance app on iPhone to alert cops to robbery at his house
San Jose man uses surveillance app on iPhone to alert cops to robbery at his house
Peter Chen was at work earlier this week when he saw something disturbing on his iPhone.
A man and a 17-year-old boy were robbing his San Jose home.
He could see it through a live feed of a security video camera he had set up and attached to his smartphone.
He called police. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 DIY Dreidel Made Out of Everyday Supplies
DIY Dreidel Made Out of Everyday Supplies
Can it be Hanukkah time again already!? And here you are without your dreidel! But by now, the stores are probably picked dry of the best dreidels. What are you to do!? picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Diagrams that changed the world
Diagrams that changed the world
A picture, the old adage goes, is worth 1,000 words. But in science a diagram can describe things that transcend the written word. A single image can convey the simple underlying pattern hidden by words or equations picked by Bornbad 11 months ago
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 Arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder issued
Arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder issued
After opening an investigation and then dropping it earlier this summer, Sweden's chief prosecutor now says that Assange needs to be questioned. The charges involve rape, sexual molestation, and unlawful coersion. picked by b2run 11 months ago
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 Long Live the Web
Long Live the Web
The Web is critical not merely to the digital revolution but to our continued prosperity—and even our liberty. Like democracy itself, it needs defending. picked by Bornbad 11 months ago
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