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Netbooks To Run Google Android OS?

The question isn’t can Android run on a netbook, but rather, when will it come pre-installed on a netbook? What you see above isn’t photoshopped; it’s the work of the VentureBeat/MobileFacts crew who spent four hours compiling Android to work on an Asus EEEPC 1000H. Everything works, including network connectivity, sound, graphics and other hardware. They argue that Google’s Android ...

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The 16-Bit Genesis Bag

Here’s a bag I’d sport proudly in public. It’s designed like SEGA’s 16-bit Mega Drive system, aka the Genesis here in the states. Sometimes you’ve got no choice but to pick sides in a console war. Too bad you can’t get this $55 dollar bag in a Nintendo flavor. SEGA fans only, please. Link [via]

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Nintendo To Launch Wii Video Service In 09

Dentsu Inc, Japans largest advertising agency, is aiding Nintendo in launching a video distribution service on Nintendos home console, the Wii. The two companies plan to offer programs exclusive to the service, allowing old people and little kids to get down with some cartoons and other entertainment content. However, nothing in this world is free (except Wii Sports) and viewers ...

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Glow In The Dark Fungus

This is some trippy shit. Glow-in-the-dark mushrooms found in Japan. During the season of rains in certain regions of Japan, the forests begin to fill with small lights: in the trunks of the trees and the humid ground hundreds of bioluminescent fungi grow, that thanks to a chemical reaction produced by an enzyme, emit a light that shines in a ...

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49 Microwaves Play “Jingle Bells”

Here’s video of a crew of people setting up 49 microwave ovens to play the classic Christmas tune, “Jingle Bells.” It’s not 100% fluid, but nonetheless an impressive feat. I wonder how much planning it took to figure out how to sync them all up… Link

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Fresh Fonts Invade Helvetica

These fonts were created by tracing over the Helvetica font with different textures. Said textures included toothpaste, tomato paste and hair gel. Fancy! for their project ‘fresh fonts’ the dutch collective autobahn drew the typeface helvetica using toothpaste, tomato ketchup and hair gel. they then used these experiments to create the digital typefaces ‘heldentica’ , ‘tomatica’ and ‘gelvetica’, which you ...

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Who Buys Music?

Woke up to this cartoon on Tumblr. It’s so, so true, especially after my cousin received $75 in iTunes Gift Cards for Xmas. I mean, who really buys new music? Apps, apps, apps! Link

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The Final Verdict: Walmart iPhone 3G

We’ve been covering the constant rumor mill known as the Walmart iPhone 3G. At one point, people were speculating that Walmart would offer a 4GB iPhone 3G at $99. Ha! Those rumors came and went and are now nothing but a memory. Walmart has released an advertisement that shows the 8GB iPhone 3G at $197. That’s a whopping $2 in ...

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A LEGO Star Wars Nativity Scene

Merry Christmas! What? It’s not Christmas yet? Forgive me, I’m Jewish. Here’s a nativity scene done with Star Wars LEGOs that brightened my day. Luke and Leia are collectively baby Jesus and even the infamous IG-88 makes an appearance. The creator of this nativity scene, Larry Lars, advises that anyone trying make their own should “find balance” between the traditional ...

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