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The woman in the moon

It's a lunar craterin this case, a rather striking one found in the Bay of Rainbow's in the moon's northern hemisphere. But as the blazon of Chinese characters indicates, there's something different about this image. The probe Chang'e 2named for the Chinese goddess who lives on the moon with her companion, the herbalist Jade Rabbitis scouting sites for a planned Chinese robotic moon landing in 2013. The budget for Chang'e 2 is reportedly a mere $134 million.

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Functional ATM Made Out of LEGOs

LEGO designer Ronald McCrae created this amazing functional ATM made entirely out of LEGOs. How functional is it? Just check it out for yourself: This Lego NXT Automatic Teller Machine includes HiTechnic IRLink and a Codatex RFID Sensor, and just like any other ATM, it demands the PIN number. Along with a functional keypad, a display screen, it flaunts 913 ...

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Obama Penny Bank: Change We Can Count

During Obama’s months of campaigning for the presidency of the United States, he spoke of change. Change we can believe in. I say, the last thing we need is more change. I have way too much spare change as it is. The Obama Bank provides a place to keep all of your spare change. Finally, spare change you can believe ...

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Transforming Shelves

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a shelf that’s able to expand and contract to suit your storage needs. This time around, it’s a lot more complex, similar to that of a Autobot or Decepticon. Still, beauty is everything and we’d love to see designer Martin Sammer’s creation in person. Too bad it won’t be mass produced. Link [via]

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Xbox 360: Now Cheaper and Still Plenty of Fun

What’s this? The price drop for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is official and not exclusive to just the Arcade version of the Xbox 360? Xbox 360 Arcade will now retail for a price of $199.99, the standard 360 console for $299.99 and the Elite for $399.99. This gives the 360 the “cheapest system” title, taking the place of the $249.99 Nintendo ...

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Don’t Dress In Drag, Dress In Virtual Drag

For those not familiar with Marc Owens’ work, he’s the man behind the Avatar Machine. It’s a suit which allows the user to view themselves as a virtual character in real space via a head mounted interface. Now he’s working on another suit that’s sure to turn heads. According to a study that found that 54 percent of all males ...

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Yes, Another 360 Price Drop

That’s right, this SKU lookup clearly shows a price change from the old $279.99 price to $199.99 for the Xbox 360 Arcade. Damn, a 360 is almost as cheap as a Nintendo DS. Amazing. Remember kids, the Xbox 360 Arcade won’t come with a hard drive, so gaming online is a no-go unless you shell out an extra $100 dollars ...

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Dubai Tower Is World’s First Building In Motion

A revolutionary skyscraper by Italian architect Dr. David Fisher is planned for Dubai. The unnamed tower will be 80-stories high with revolving floors that alter the shape and form of the building. With the aid of an immobile cement core, spinning floors rotate around the core while staying connected to it. This will give guests of the building a constantly ...

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Take That Thieves! ViprLock Changes The Key For Your Lock Anytime

If you go away for a few weeks and need to give your key to a housekeeper, babysitter, or dog watcher while your away, who knows whether that person is going out and making a copy of the key, with some sort of diabolical plot for thievery planned on your return. The ViprLock ensures that something like that could never ...

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