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Diamonds: Hard as Aerogel

Diamonds are as useful as they are beautiful. They coat our blades, sharpen our tools, and convince women way out of our league to marry us. Researchers have now managed to construct a diamond aerogel 40 times as dense as air.

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E Ink strikes first with color e-paper display

E Ink, the company whose displays power the Kindle and the Nook, is bringing the first low-power, ambient-light color display to market. Like its black-and-white reflective-displays forerunners, Triton promises weeks, not hours, of battery power. But the resolution of the new technology, at least for now, lacks the richness and resolution of its backlit LED competitors.

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World’s Smallest Full HD Display Leaves Retina Display in the Dust

When Steve Jobs unveiled the retina display of the iPhone 4, I thought that once again, Apple was years ahead of the competition in terms of development, but Ortustech, in a joint venture with Casio and Toppan, have one upped Apple at their own game with the world’s tiniest full HD display, making the retina display look downright pixelated. The ...

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FaceTime as Predicted in 1910

A relic from the prophetic Hildebrandt chocolates collection of foreboding predictions for the future, this artist clearly had no idea what he was talking about. For one, those video conversations are clearly taking place over a 3G connection. Secondly… flying cars? Come on, that’s crazy talk. All I can say is that this woman must have said something mighty rude ...

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GEARgasm: 43″ Ostendotech CRVD Curved Display

I wouldn’t even bother to besmirch the sanctity of the 43″ Ostendotech CRVD display and its 0.02 millisecond response time and 2880900 resolution with the mediocrity that is my computer. A display like this deserves nothing less than a custom-built gaming behemoth. Most Alienware gamer rigs are too modest for this bad boy. With its awesome curved form factor you’re ...

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