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Motorized Window Curtain Automatically Follows Peeping Toms

For some people, the easy way out just doesn’t cut it. You could make a good argument that it would have been much easier just to get a curtain that comfortably fit in front of the whole window, or find some blinds that would scare people away. Even a shower curtain would work. But it’s the principle of the thing! ...

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PC Case Mod Turns Your Computer Into a Mini-Oven

If you walked into a friend’s room and saw this sitting under their desk, you’d probably be like “Um, why the hell do you have an oven in your room?” Because it really does look like a fully-functioning oven. But in reality, this is a PC case mod by Czech modder Zbyek, who woke up one morning and decided to ...

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This is Me Screwing With Your Mind

I wonder if the the illusion only works if the the words are on separate lines? Guess not. (Read that sentence again.) The brain automatically filters out the duplicated “the”s as if they never even existed. With all of our massive brain power, is it intuitive or disruptive for our brain to censor our reading in this case? Some people ...

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Guy Uses Custom Programmed Super Mario Game to Propose

Geek hero Adam Lynch decided to put a gamer spin on the traditional act of marriage proposal by creating his own custom programmed version of Super Mario World, titled Super Dez World, in honor of his fiancee Desiree. Saturday September 11thhe tells me hes been playing around with programming video games. I think this is an awesome idea; he has ...

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Turn Your iPod Nano Into a Touchscreen Watch

The new iPod Nanos look like they were literally designed to be modified as a wristwatch. The tiny square shaped touchscreen device would make such an awesome watch that County Comm tried attaching the Nano to one of their standard 22mm watch band and what do ya know? It worked out perfectly. The watch band fits perfectly through the Nano’s ...

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How to Open a New Book

Before I bought my Kindle, I was a used book addict. Library book sales were my battleground. I can tell you first hand that most people have absolutely no idea how to handle their books. I’ve seen it all. Coffee stains, cover folds, books ripped clean off their binding, portal holes. It’s a crying shame, the hardships that most books ...

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Whoopsy Daisy: iPod Touch 4G Case Leaks Early

All but confirming the super accurate tabulation provided by our patented Gearfuse percentage of likliness in the “Special Event” post earlier today, Hard Candy Cases seems to have dropped the ball on Apple’s big new iPod Touch announcement with the early release of Street Skin for iPod Touch 4G cases, which will be available to order on Wednesday, September 15, ...

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What Has Been Seen Cannot Be Unseen: Ducks Are Actually Wearing Dog Masks

Despite being wild animals, mallards are surprisingly trusting. Just offer them some bread and you’ll have an army of ducks following you for hours. Which got me thinking, maybe ducks think we’re the ones being deceived. If you take a look, it’s clear that ducks have genetically adapted the ability to make us trust them by donning a built-in dog ...

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