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DIY: Google Map Icons in real life

Want to make a geek take a second glance? Try setting up one of these real Google Map icons somewhere in your town. Watch as the geeks fear over their sanity. “I think I was on the computer way to long last night”. The fear of being brainwashed will drive them mad. This would be an absolutley awesome idea for ...

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Jinsei Ginko: Watch your life on a piggy bank

The Japanese population has one of the highest savings ratios in the world, and this Jinsei Ginko (human life bank) piggy bank helps reinforce that idea to the next generation. The Jinsei Ginko is not like other big banks you have ever seen before. For one thing, it can only take 500 yen coins ($5). Secondly, the more you save, ...

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Never buy batteries for a flashlight again with Everlife Flashlight

You�ll never have to replace dead batteries in the Everlife/Faraday Flashlight because it doesn�t need batteries. That�s right, the Everlife flashlight does not use batteries; rather, it uses electro-magnetic induction, meaning that it gets its power from you shaking the magnets back and forth inside the flashlight. It has to be shaken for about a minute whenever its completely drained, ...

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Virtual Hugging Vest: Pretend That You Have Human Contact

Professor Dzmitry Tsetserukou at the Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan developed the iFeel_IM, a virtual hugging vest that simulates your social life,�eliminating�all need for human contact period. The iFeel adds a human touch to online chat, simulating heartbeats, warm feelings, butterflies in your belly and the chill of fear. The setup resembles the straps of a backpack which contains sensors, ...

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Worlds.com CEO Wants to Sue Everyone

If you’re unfamiliar with Worlds.com, you’ll have to read up on the company’s asinine history sometime. The company created some shitty 3-D environment back in the dot-com boom days and because of this, it feels it owns all the patents pertaining to 3-D gaming. Now CEO Thom Kidrin is pulling a real douche move and is looking to sue the ...

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Google Cans “Lively” Project

Say goodbye to Google’s attempt at making a virtual social network. Announced back in July, Google is now closing the door on its Google Labs project “Lively” at the end of this year and says it wants, quote: “to ensure that we prioritize our resources and focus more on our core search, ads and apps business.” I guess it’s back ...

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Sony Accepting Applications Playstation Home Beta

The main reason you bought a Playstation 3 was probably due to Killzone 2 or Playstation Home, Sony’s new online service that’s supposed to be something like Xbox Live meets Second Life. You and your friends can meet up with your avatars, talk, chat, shoot the shit and so on. Oh, and more importantly, you can play games together too. ...

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Motion-capture Suit Keeps Crotch Intact

Sex-deprived geeks everywhere will be turning their heads toward Kevin Alderman’s wireless, consumer-level motion-capture suit that should be hitting shelves in 2009. For those who don’t know Kevin, he is the creative genius behind the sexual emotes found in the “massively-multiplayer-online-game” known as Second Life. Kevin Alderman is in desperate need of some new sexual animations and needs the assistance ...

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Understanding Solar Technology in 2024

Understanding Solar Technology in 2024

Solar energy has continued to soar in the United States, with about 4% of all single-family homes using solar panels as of 2020. These numbers are mostly driven by a growing desire to help the environment, but there are plenty of other incentives. Solar technology’s evolution has led to a great deal of solar trends that can feel overwhelming to keep ...

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Breaking Barriers: Making PDFs Accessible for Inclusive User Experience

Breaking Barriers: Making PDFs Accessible for Inclusive User Experience

The issues of accessibility and inclusivity remain as topical as ever. While accessibility in real life calls for installing ramps and providing captions in Braille among other things, the world is in its digital era, and new approaches must be taken. Digital accessibility is the new norm as we live in the era of digital content. This concerns websites, software, ...

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