Satellite to test whether astronaut poop can be turned into fuel.
Satellite to test whether astronaut poop can be turned into fuel.
The Florida Institute of Technology with send up an experiment in the UNESCOSat to see if bacteria can convert waste into hydrogen which can be used in a fuel cell. picked by b2run 5 months ago
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 Space–time cloak could hide events
Space–time cloak could hide events
Proposed device could edit actions out of history. It would be the perfect hiding place: a hole carved out of space–time. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 The Beginning Of The Web As We Know It
The Beginning Of The Web As We Know It
Twenty years ago, on Nov 13 1990, the first page of the World Wide Web went online. picked by suckersklub 5 months ago
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 Learn to love the Dick-Measuring Device, even though it doesn't do dick
Learn to love the Dick-Measuring Device, even though it doesn't do dick
Agents were funneling every passenger at this particular checkpoint through a newly installed back-scatter body imaging device, which allows the agency's security officers to, in essence, see under your clothing. The machine captures an image of your naked self, including your genitals, and sends the image to an agent in a separate room.(a very busy agent) picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Portable breast scanner allows cancer detection in the blink of an eye
Portable breast scanner allows cancer detection in the blink of an eye
Women could have a fast test for breast cancer and instantly identify the presence of a tumour in the comfort of their own home thanks to ground-breaking new research from The University of Manchester. picked by 2manyusernames 6 months ago
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 No antenna, no problem
No antenna, no problem
The US navy has created a device that can turn a stream of salt water into an antenna. They say it will make more room on ship decks as some ships carry as many as 80 antennas. You can send up different streams at different heights for multiple broadcasts on different bands. picked by b2run 6 months ago
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 Parachuting Dogs Will Win the War in Afghanistan
Parachuting Dogs Will Win the War in Afghanistan
British special forces are parachuting into Taliban strongholds in Afghanistan with dogs strapped to them, then using the dogs—with cameras attached to their heads—to scout the surrounding area. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Google Street View Spots Car Thief
Google Street View Spots Car Thief
When 11-year-old Reuben Soames searched for his family's address on Google Maps, he was just looking for a picture of their home. He ended up finding a man apparently in the midst of stealing his family's caravan. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Think You Have Herpes? Pee on Your Phone.
Think You Have Herpes? Pee on Your Phone.
STD Test? There's an app for that! Old-fashioned STD tests are too slow and awkward for British youth, so the government's funding a computer chip you pee on and attach to your phone for an instant diagnosis. You don't even have to leave your favorite nightclub! picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Nicaragua Blames Google Maps for Accidental Invasion of Costa Rica
Nicaragua Blames Google Maps for Accidental Invasion of Costa Rica
Oops! Nothing like relying on technology to plan an invasion...using incorrect information. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 NEVERMIND - DUPE Is your laptop cooking your testicles?
NEVERMIND - DUPE Is your laptop cooking your testicles?
Ever wonder just how hot your balls get under your laptop? "Within 10 or 15 minutes their scrotal temperature is already above what we consider safe," says one doctor. Turns out that cooking your testicles is also bad for reproducing. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Real time holographic messaging nearing reality
Real time holographic messaging nearing reality
A group at the University of Arizona has develop a system to create holographic displays of an image in very near to real time.
"Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're our only hope." picked by b2run 6 months ago
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 The sneakiest new shopping scams
The sneakiest new shopping scams
Think you're too savvy to get taken? OK, maybe you don't fall for those e-mails from Nigerian royalty asking you to wire money, but digital criminals are getting sneakier every year.

The Stripped gift cards was a new one for me. Watch out if buying any for Christmas. picked by bingo 6 months ago
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 Pronunciation guide for geek terms
Pronunciation guide for geek terms
For those of you that sneak into geek bars and don't want to give yourself away by your mispronunciation. picked by b2run 6 months ago
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 The day email was invented
The day email was invented
Forty-one years ago today, a pair of computer scientists tried to send the world's first computer-to-computer message via the internet. The message was to be the word "log." Their connection crashed before they got to "g. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Reverse Geocache puzzle box
Reverse Geocache puzzle box
Techie makes his friend a gift box that has to be open within 50 tries and uses a GPS to make location a requirement in opening the box. picked by b2run 6 months ago
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 Tube Free Toilet Paper Has Arrived
Tube Free Toilet Paper Has Arrived
Meet Scott Naturals Tube Free toilet paper, a new brand debuting from Kimberly-Clark that's missing one distinctive feature: the center tube. Yes, in distressing news to crafting kindergartners and gerbils everywhere, the brown cardboard core is nowhere to be found. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Roadside Prostitutes Ordered to Wear Reflective Vests
Roadside Prostitutes Ordered to Wear Reflective Vests
Street prostitutes have been ordered by police to wear fluorescent jackets to prevent road accidents outside a Spanish town. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Climate Change Confuses Most Americans, Study Says
Climate Change Confuses Most Americans, Study Says
Most Americans don't understand climate change, a Yale study has shown. Of the 63 percent of U.S. adults that believe that global warming is happening, only one in 10 say they are "very well informed" on the issue.... picked by jepons 6 months ago
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 Wikipedia Vandalism Search
Wikipedia Vandalism Search
Wikipedia seems to have got its act together over moderation and you rarely come across lies and vandalism any more, which is where this search engine comes in. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Left-handed underwear for men
Left-handed underwear for men
Male underwear has followed has been cut from the same cloth for at least 50 years. But now a manufacturer has produced a pair of pants for left-handed men. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 How Mankind Could Stop the Power of a Hurricane
How Mankind Could Stop the Power of a Hurricane
In order to stop a hurricane, it is necessary to disrupt the convection currents between the ocean surface and the cool air aloft. There are two strategies: (1) cooling the water and (2) disrupting air movements. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic
Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic
Smarter Than You Think picked by Bornbad 7 months ago
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 Bravely Saving Asians From the Square-Eye Menace
Bravely Saving Asians From the Square-Eye Menace
Revo-Round is a round computer designed to "preserve the special features and characteristics of the Asian population for the future generations... thereby providing a small contribution to world history." picked by suebe 7 months ago
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 eLegs Exoskeleton Gets Paraplegics Walking
eLegs Exoskeleton Gets Paraplegics Walking
eLEGS is a wearable, artificially intelligent, bionic device that powers paraplegics up to get them standing and walking. picked by suebe 7 months ago
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