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Valuable Online Skills for International Students in U.S. Universities

A growing number of students are exploring the world today while still young. These adventurous youngsters have all the opportunity to study in a foreign country, meet the locals as well as other nationals and learn about different cultures. The U.S. is one of the top destinations these days of college and post-graduate students seeking more challenges in pursuit of ...

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Japanese University Using iPhone as Attendance Record

Japanese students lucky enough to snatch a free iPhone 3G from their school shouldn’t get too excited just yet. Your universities mean serious business. The iPhone might just be a smart ploy to get your asses in school. A Japanese university has started to employ a special school attendance app which keeps track of whether you show your face in ...

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The $3 LED Lightbulb

Those brits! Always inventing such crazy stuff like Fawlty Towers and The Office! This time around, researchers at Cambridge University have designed an LED-based lightbulb that costs a mere $3 and has a 100,000 hour lifespan. Very impressive, considering that my current fucking lightbulbs tend to burn out after three months. Researchers say the bulb could also help lower electricity ...

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Carcade Raises Accident Awareness

The ultimate gaming rig has now become your car. It doesn’t sport the powerhouse graphics offered by the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 nor the gimmicky bullshit that encompasses the Nintendo Wii, but it does have a cool name: the Carcade. Students at the Berlin University of the Arts designed this “augmented reality in-car videogame” which utilizes a laptop and ...

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Recreating The Earth’s Magnetic Field – On Earth

Scientists are always trying to replicate phenomenons here on earth. With the Large Hadron Collider attempting to test various theories and even replicate the big bang, you’d think scientists all over the world have their hands full. On the contrary, scientists at the University of Maryland have their own little maniacal tests to conduct. They’ve built a ten foot high, ...

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Parametric Bookshelves Probably Have A Trust Fund

Parametric Bookshelves look hip, sensible and certainly colorful. But unfortunately, there’s more than meets the eye. See, these bookshelves are the product of some clusterfuck orgy between Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Italian architectural firm Tiazzoldi and Research Lab NSU. Essentially, it’s an ivy-league bookshelf that is so pretentious, it only holds Ayn Rand novels. Sounds pretty rad and ...

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Robots take over Chicago State University Library

Well they didnt really take over the entire library; they merely took over the jobs of librarians and the hassles of students. Students no longer have to search through the massive stacks of books to find that obscure book their philosophy teacher asked them to pick up. Every book, CD, and DVD in the library are tagged with a radio-frequency ...

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