November 30, 2008

City of Ice?


8th Annual Ice and Snow Show

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Glowing mouse?

What's GFP?

glowing fluorescent protein



With the aid of GFP, researchers have developed ways to watch processes that were previously invisible, such as the development of nerve cells in the brain or how cancer cells spread.

2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry Roger Y. Tsien "for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein (GFP) with two other chemists: Martin Chalfie of Columbia University and Osamu Shimomura of Boston University and Marine Biological Laboratory.


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November 29, 2008

HP Mini 1000 netbook 3G hidden secret?


HP Mini 1000



So if you own a cell phone using a wireless data plan, you can take out its SIM and plug it into the netbook's slot to surf the web!

Just remove the HP Mini 1000's battery and enjoy!

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November 25, 2008

Bruce Lee + Nokia = Ping Pong?



NO! but the Nokia N96 called the Bruce Lee Edition, will be released in China and Hong Kong only!

The Bruce Lee Edition includes the phone engraved with Lee's likeness and signature, a Bruce Lee action figure and mini nunchucks.


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Are we Human?



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The Killers "Human"

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November 24, 2008

How much is an Astronaut's tool bag?


NASA TV

Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper cost about $100,000!

"During the spacewalk ... it was easy to put it aside because I knew that we still had five hours of spacewalk work to do and the work needed to get done and you can't dwell on a mistake.

"You're not going to see us lose another bag. We're going to double- and triple-check everything from here on out," she said.


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November 23, 2008

Who used rockets to build the world highest bridge?




Siduhe Grand Bridge

The Chinese used precision rockets to send 3,200-foot-long cables over a valley, and enable the construction of a bridge that would be 2,132 feet above the ground.

Siduhe Grand Bridge set to make a record as the highest bridge ever constructed, when measured from the ground to the deck.

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November 22, 2008

COM BAT?





COM BAT or Center for Objective Microelectronics and Biomimetic Advanced Technology.

Dr. Kamil Sarabandi, the electrical engineering and computer science professor who is directing its development envision a six-inch, robotic spy plane modeled after a bat that could gather data and send it back to soldiers in real time.

The bat robot's body would be about six inches long. It would weigh about a quarter of a pound and use about 1 W of power.

The radar unit, for instance, will have to weigh less than twenty-five grams (the approximate weight of a standard AA battery), which Sarabandi readily acknowledges, "is science fiction." Now. The Michigan engineers are learning from nature, however. "We have been copying what bats are doing in terms of echolocation for navigation in the dark and collision avoidance."

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November 19, 2008

In 2025, All electric car will be powered by?

The all-electric car powered by solar panel farms in the Mojave desert.

Mazda's all-electric KAAN






Designer:

Jacques Flynn
Carlos Salaff
Minyong Lee
Greg Lee
Tim Brown
Jordan Meadows

"Mazda’s patented electronic tire system uses this technology to power the KAAN to reach 250 mph with no harmful emissions!"

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November 18, 2008

Mission Impossible 3 + Lost + Alias + Fringe = STAR TREK?




From director of:
  • Mission Impossible 3
  • Lost
  • Alias
  • Fringe
JJ Abrams will bring you 11th STAR TREK

What's your name?

Having hard time finding your placen in this world?

Ever know your true worth?

Which path will you chose?


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14 year old CEO?


Anshul Samar 14 year old CEO Alchemist Empire, Inc.

"I have always wanted to show the world that the youth can start a business and have fun at the same time," says Samar.



The game is based on a 121-card deck of chemical elements, compounds and catalysts. Every card has an explanation of the element or compound's uses and chemical properties. For example, the Oxygen card can rust neighboring metal cards and the Copper Conductor card can shock any metals. The oxidation state of an element is used as its attack power, and its physical state determines its movement on the board. The goal of the game is to reduce the opponents electrons to zero through strategic use of each card's chemical properties



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Who got Hijacked?


The Saudi-owned supertanker Sirius Star Hijacked


  • 2 British, 2 Polish, 1 Croatian, 1 Saudi and 19 Filipino nationals Hijacked by Somali pirates!
  • pirates have increased their demands. “They know the going rate.”
  • payments can range from $500,000 to $2 million.
  • The pirates, often armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades, travel in speedboats equipped with satellite phones and GPS equipment.
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November 17, 2008

What is One 77 all about?

How many? only 77 will be produce.

How fast? 700+ horsepower

How much? 2.1M$

When? October 2009.



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What will be at 56 Leonard Steet, NYC?

Herzog & de Meuron who introduce the "Bird Nest" to the world, now will reinvent another great architectural prototype as construction begins in New York City on the first hi-rise tower of the firm’s career. 56 Leonard Street will be a 57-story residential condominium building at the intersection of Church Street and Leonard Street in the Tribeca Historic District of downtown Manhattan, where it will rise above cobbled streets and historic 19th century neighbors.





Homes available at 56 Leonard Street will range in size from 1,430 square feet to 6,380 square feet, and will include two- to five-bedroom residences and 10 penthouses. Prices for the residences at 56 Leonard Street range from $3.5 million to $33 million.

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November 16, 2008

Are you ready for CHANGE?

Who, What, When, Where, and How will President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden make CHANGE for America?



Here is a source for the latest news, events, and announcements so that you can follow the setting up of the Obama Administration.

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November 15, 2008

G-Speak?

John Steven Underkoffler, earned an S.B. in 1988, an M.S. in 1991, and a Ph.D. in 1999, all in media arts and sciences.

Underkoffler envision a concept of a novel human-to-machine communication system known as G-Speak.


Underkoffler sees the G-Speak system as the next step in human-to-machine communication, with applications in fields as diverse as security and surveillance, air traffic control, shipping, medical imaging, video games, and film production.

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November 14, 2008

Why Japan worried about getting FAT?

  • Japan produces only about 40% of the food they consumes.
  • Now eat more meat, fat, and oil.
  • As a result more health issue.
  • 80% of Japan are mountains.
  • How will Japan and the world deal with food in the future?



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November 13, 2008

Can't find a dedicated training partner?

This could be the answer for you!

The Polar FT80 will reminds you when you haven’t been working out and even makes suggestions for your weekly workouts based on weight, height and activity level!





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November 12, 2008

Styrobots invade Houston?




By Michael A. Salter

Watch Michael's install a styrobots at Rice Gallery in Houston!

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November 11, 2008

Can this widget SAVE Sprint?


Sprint widget

As you may or may not know...Sprint has lost more than 4 million of postpaid customers in the past two years!

Can this widget Save Sprint?


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November 10, 2008

What's the 30 fastest growing occupations?



The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projections:

30. Physician assistants

29. Physical therapists

28. Manicurists and pedicurists

27. Environmental science and protection technicians

26. Gaming and sports book writers and runners

25. Computer software and systems software engineers

24. Database administrators

23. Computer systems analysts

22. Dental assistants

21. Marriage and family therapists

20. Mental health and substance abuse social workers

19. Mental health counselors

18. Dental hygienists

17. Forensic science technicians

16. Pharmacy technicians

15. Physical therapist assistants

14. Gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators

13. Social and human service assistants

12. Financial analysts

11. Skin care specialists

10. Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors

9. Veterinarians

8. Medical assistants

7. Theatrical and performance makeup artists

6. Personal financial advisers

5. Veterinary technologists and technicians

4. Computer applications software engineers

3. Home health aides

2. Personal and home care aides

1. Network systems and data communications analyst

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Would you like to BLOW my iPHONE?



The iphone is not just for calling your friends, playing games, listing to music, watching movie, surfing the internet, now you can even BLOW at it!

Ocarina is sensitive to your breath, touch and movements, making it even more versatile than the original. Unlike other musical applications, there are no pre-compiled riffs so musicians will find unlimited opportunities for self-expression. Advanced options allow you to choose between diatonic, minor and harmonic scales.

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