What is this black magic? This stuff is called Ultra Ever Dry, and supposedly it creates a layer of air between itself and any substance so nothing sticks to it. The also mention that they use ‘nanotechnology’ to create this product. They don’t mention what the stuff is, only that you can use it on [...]
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Yes, I want one of these for Christmas. The noise the servos made fits the insect nature. Sort of reminds me of the movie THEM.
I really want to know more details about how Google plans on selling and renting Chromebooks. If you do not know what a Chromebook is check out this short video. The most trustworthy information I can find comes form The New York Times: The first Chromebooks, made by Samsung and Acer, will start at $349 and [...]
From Netflix: We are thrilled to announce that we have begun to roll out a Netflix application for the Android platform. We are making the free app available for download from Android Market. The Market download will initially be available only on select phones that currently have the requisite playback support. We expect to quickly add [...]
It starts with the Big Bang, re-creates the extinction of the dinosaurs, holds a jousting competition, flips over an album, and simulates World War II, a shuttle launch, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and even the alleged apocalypse in 2012. In its precisely executed review of history, “The Time Machine,” a Rube Goldberg contraption [...]
SpaceX announced their new Falcon Heavy today. They say a prototype will be available by the end of the year, and that it will be able to lift 117,000 pounds into low earth orbit. They say that they can do it for around 125 million dollars per launch. Via (LA Times and Venture Beat.com)
From NASA: The dominant rayed crater in the upper portion of the image is Debussy. The smaller craterMatabei with its unusual dark rays is visible to the west of Debussy. The bottom portion of this image is near Mercury’s south pole and includes a region of Mercury’s surface not previously seen by spacecraft.
Flowing Data has a nice map of the current levels of access to broadband internet.
This video is incredible, but it also makes me extremely sad. Farewell space shuttle. Via (boingboing)
This may just be the product I’ve been looking for to replace the Courier product that Microsoft killed last year. The NoteSlate. Some of the specs: Basic Characteristics – REAL PAPER look design – ONE COLOR display – ONE TOUCH ability just with pen / eraser – 210x310x6mm thin body – 13 inch matte monochrome [...]