Diego-san humanoid robot baby
Diego-san humanoid robot baby
Researchers from the Machine Perception Laboratory at the University of California, San Diego have teamed up with Japanese robotics firm Kokoro Co., Ltd. to create a sophisticated humanoid robot modeled after a 1-year-old child.(with a humongous head) picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 Twisted Physics: Scientists Create Light Knots
Twisted Physics: Scientists Create Light Knots
Like your shoelaces or electrical cords, light can get twisted into knots. Now, scientists have used a computer-controlled hologram and theoretical physics to turn a light beam into pretzel-like shapes. picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 Europe unites on renewable energy supplies
Europe unites on renewable energy supplies
Europe's first electricity grid dedicated to renewable power will become a reality this month, as nine countries formally draw up plans to link their clean energy projects around the North Sea. picked by rambler 9 months ago
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 Following The Trail Of Toxic E-Waste
Following The Trail Of Toxic E-Waste
This is a story about recycling - about how your best intentions to be green can be channeled into an underground sewer that flows from the United States and into the wasteland. This is where your computer goes to die - more images here. picked by chinook 9 months ago
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 Snap and Search (No Words Needed)
Snap and Search (No Words Needed)
Newest google application allows you to take a picture with your smartphone and start an search based on the image. No need to type in anything. picked by bernardblack 9 months ago
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About Plime
Plime is an editable wiki community where users can add and edit weird and interesting links. Users earn karma when other users vote on their actions. The more karma you have, the more power you have at Plime.

 Help, mommy, the  interwebs is eating me...
Help, mommy, the interwebs is eating me...
*Link Fixed*Cart wash area - Live and dead roach-like insects too numerous to count (TNTC) • Silverware station - At least 40 live roaches as well as other insects • The hot kitchen - At least eight dead and one live roach insects were observed in and around the walls of the hot kitchen • Repack area - Live roaches (TNTC), as well as ants • Pots and pans warewashing room -... read full post picked by Bornbad 9 months ago
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 Couple stranded 3 days after GPS leads them astray
Couple stranded 3 days after GPS leads them astray
A Nevada couple letting their SUV's navigation system guide them through the high desert of Eastern Oregon got stuck in snow for three days when the GPS unit sent them down a remote forest road. picked by muppet 9 months ago
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 Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Parking Scofflaw
Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Parking Scofflaw
I hate moving my car for alternate side of the street parking. Could use a few of these. picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 IranianCyberArmy @twitter_com: W3 h4XX U
IranianCyberArmy @twitter_com: W3 h4XX U
Also, it is suggested that if you use the same password on your Twitter account with other accounts, now would be a good time to change your password on those other accounts. picked by suckersklub 10 months ago
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 Dad Googles baby into the world
Dad Googles baby into the world
DESPERATE dad Leroy Smith resorted to Google with the request "how to deliver a baby" when his wife went into labor. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 ASCAP Now Demanding License From Venues That Let People Play Guitar Hero
ASCAP Now Demanding License From Venues That Let People Play Guitar Hero
ASCAP is demanding a licensing fee from a venue that has the video game Guitar Hero for people to play. picked by DaftGretel 10 months ago
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 Here's a great gift for a narcissist
Here's a great gift for a narcissist
Department store operator Sogo & Seibu has announced plans to sell two humanoid robots custom-built to look like the people who purchase them. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Beer could be the new weapon against cancer
Beer could be the new weapon against cancer
Men now have another excuse to go down the pub thanks to new research suggesting that a compound in beer may prevent prostate cancer. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Teux Deux
Teux Deux
A simple, free, online "To Do" application. picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 Twoddler Lets Toddlers Send Tweets
Twoddler Lets Toddlers Send Tweets
As if Twitter weren’t already full of utterly bland, mindless codswallop, researchers from Hasselt University in Belgium are about to add the random, idiotic bleatings of a baby to the stream of nonsense.

When a child presses a certain picture for a select amount of time, software captures sensor data from the activity center and selects and sends a predefined text related to that data. picked by bingo 10 months ago
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 Cleverbot
Cleverbot
This is very entertaining.
Read more here picked by Bilb0 10 months ago
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 The DIY Kodachrome machine (the "Filminator")
The DIY Kodachrome machine (the "Filminator")
Can't buy the film you want any more? Just make the stuff! picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Gift Cards Are the New Fruitcake
Gift Cards Are the New Fruitcake
Only they don't make as good a doorstop. picked by cb__ 10 months ago
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 Gazing into the Center of the Milky Way
Gazing into the Center of the Milky Way
Not too many years ago, astronomers despaired over whether they would ever get a clear, sharp, informative picture of the galactic center. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Google Opens Free DNS
Google Opens Free DNS
In an attempt to speed up google searches thereby increasing their income, Google is providing a DNS service free of charge. picked by 2manyusernames 10 months ago
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 How to fix the Windows Black Screen of Death
How to fix the Windows Black Screen of Death
Named in the classic tradition of the Blue Screen of Death (crashing Windows) and Red Ring of Death (bricking Xbox 360s), this new problem apparently hit right after a Microsoft security update on November 10. picked by Bornbad 10 months ago
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 Where's my flying car?
Where's my flying car?
For almost 80 years, aviation entrepreneurs have dreamed up winged automobiles. Here's why we're still grounded. picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 The Modern Meaning of "Pay Phone"
The Modern Meaning of "Pay Phone"
When a Los Angeles hairstylist accepted a collect call from a customer, she had no idea it would run more than $45. And no idea that's just what collect calls from pay phones cost in the mobile age. picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 Emergency Alerts Over Your XBox System?
Emergency Alerts Over Your XBox System?
Online gamers, get ready for possible alerts on your consoles! New York State authorities are testing a plan that would see the Emergency Management Office issue alerts over online gaming networks in addition to regular channels. picked by suebe 10 months ago
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 Tweets on Ice: Dispatches from Jail in 140 Characters or Less
Tweets on Ice: Dispatches from Jail in 140 Characters or Less
We live in a world where people are arrested and honestly think: "I should tweet about this." From celebrities, to hipsters, to rappers and journalists, here is a compilation of the best tweets from the Inside. picked by Bornbad 11 months ago
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