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New Paint Reduces Boat Drag, Developed from Tun...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: John Heylin over 5 years ago
Nippon Paint Co. has developed a new gel-like paint to coat ships in order to reduce the drag they face on the water. The substance, developed with tuna and dolphins in mind, promises to improve fuel efficiency by 4%. That’s a consider... More>>>
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Technology

Siri Raises $8.5 Million for Personal Artificia...

(http://mashable.com) - scanned by: Mielle Sullivan over 5 years ago
Chances are, you don’t need yet another search engine to go out and find content on the web. You need bridges between your own content and communications. You need your calendar to be aware immediately when you schedule a meeting via your email. More>>>
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Biotechnology

'Bio-Beer' Designed to Extend Life

(http://dsc.discovery.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
A friend recently told me that one of the most recession-immune products in the world is beer. Now there's one more reason (excuse) to take a swig...Cheers! More>>>
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Entertainment

3D without the glasses: TV makers prepare for n...

(http://www.abc.net.au) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
This builds on John Heylin's earlier scan on "3DIcon Develops True 3D Imaging with Dual Infrared Lasers". This could throw a life-line to television. More>>>
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Six Real Gadgets Minority Report Predicted Corr...

(http://blog.wired.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
when the film hit theaters in 2002, the gadgets seemed pretty unrealistic, too. But eerily enough the slew of dreamed-up gizmos showed off throughout John Anderton's daring escape are hardening into reality. More>>>
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Ballmer dismisses Google Android

(http://news.cnet.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer on Thursday dismissed the Android mobile operating system, saying he believed that building it was financially unsound for Google. Speaking at Telstra's annual investment day, Ballmer said designing Andro... More>>>
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Gadgets

Snowball Launcher Dominates Any Winter Battlefield

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: John Heylin over 5 years ago
If you’re constantly on the losing team during snowball fights, this nifty hand-held gadget from Hammacher Schlemmer could ensure your survival. “This toy blaster makes and launches softball-sized snowballs up to 50’, allowi... More>>>
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UserNameCheck.com, Find Out Where Your Username...

(http://laughingsquid.com) - scanned by: christinep over 5 years ago
There are so many websites where we have to register a user name. With this website, people are able to check availability for numerous websites. Also if they are curious, they are able to see how many websites they are on. More>>>
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Gadgets

10 Things 3D Printers Can Do Now

(http://replicatorinc.com) - scanned by: John Heylin over 5 years ago
Amazing images of 3D objects created by 3D printers. More>>>
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Technology

Hot nanotube sheets produce music on demand

(http://technology.newscientist.com) - scanned by: AJ0111 over 5 years ago
Sheets made of carbon nanotubes behave like a loudspeaker when zapped with a varying electric current, say Chinese researchers. The discovery could lead to new generation of cheap, flat speakers. More>>>
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3D systems provide reliable face biometrics

(http://www.sciencecentric.com) - scanned by: martymcfly over 5 years ago
A novel 3-D face imaging system captures detailed images of people's faces as they pass through high security zones. More>>>
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Technology

The Spy Pass Card Micro Camera

(http://www.geeky-gadgets.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
The Spy Pass Card Micro Camera looks like a standard ID card, but it has a hidden spy camera for all your covert missions. More>>>
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