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Microsoft Zune September 27, 2006

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Microsoft’s Zune which was believed to be an “Ipod Killer” will be coming out soon and here’s one of the videos of it

The Wrong Studio… September 26, 2006

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Driving so Fast can’t be detected by a Speed Camera September 25, 2006

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Draw in 2D & Get an Output in 3D September 24, 2006

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The Pianola: The Self Playing Piano September 23, 2006

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I posted the “self-playing violin” last month.. now here’s a self playing piano.. another amazing invention

Artificial Heart that Doesn’t Beat September 22, 2006

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A new concept for an artificial heart could solve some of those issues. But its innovative pulse-free architecture might also raise problems of its own.

The newly approved device, called AbioCor, made by Massachusetts-based Abiomed, uses an implanted hydraulic pumping system to simulate a natural heart beat. But an alternative design, conceived by O.H. “Bud” Frazier, a prominent heart surgeon and pioneer in the development of cardiac devices at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, pumps blood through the body continuously, rather than with the periodic beat of the normal heart.

Ultimate Lego Chaingun September 21, 2006

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Here is Sebastian’s ULTIMATE Lego Chaingun, which has 8 barrels, a 64 shot capacity, and an eleven rounds per second firing rate. The rubberband chaingun took over a month to build, and is powered by an honest-to-goodness Lego motor

The Xerox Alto Story September 20, 2006

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If Xerox Corp did not ignore the revolutionary technology that they have 25 years ago…

The New Foxit PDF Reader 2.0 September 19, 2006

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Check this out.. a free PDF Reader that is small and no need for installation..

Now with Foxit Reader 2.0, you don’t have to endure such pain any more. The following is a list of compelling advantages of Foxit Reader 2.0:

  • Incredibly small: The download size of Foxit Reader is only 1.7 M which is a fraction of Acrobat Reader 20 M size
  • Breezing-fast: When you run Foxit Reader, it launches instantly without any delay. You are not forced to view an annoying splash window displaying company logo, author names, etc.
  • Annotation tool: Have you ever wished to annotate (or comment on) a PDF document when you are reading it? Foxit Reader 2.0 allows you to draw graphics, highline text, type text and make notes on a PDF document and then print out or save the annotated document.
  • Text converter: You may convert the whole PDF document into a simple text file.

 

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The Power of Hypnotism September 18, 2006

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People got hypnotized to have sex with a chair.. 😀

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