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purse lights
purse lights

Purse Lights Let You Get To The Bottom Of Your Purse

You've got to admit, that the whole concept of carrying a purse is a little strange.  A big handbag that opens in the center?  That's just kind of a faulty design.  After all, how are you supposed to see anything in there?  Wha...
 
Battery
 
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zsparq_01
zsparq_01

The ZAGGsparq Puts A Charge In Most Any Small Battery

If you do a lot of talking or texting or just in general playing around on your cell phone, then you know that these things run out of juice at the worst possible time.  And you also know that there are a lot of other portable ...
 
Gaming
 
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Gold-PS3
Gold-PS3

Stuart Hughes’ Gold PS3 May Well Be Height of Excess

Stuart Hughes is a name you may not have heard of very often, but after today, you're either going to be glad you've never heard of it or wish you could hear more. These are the guys who came out with the Gold Wii and the Gold ...

 
Concepts
 
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save-the-internets
save-the-internets

The Avatar Individualized By Physical Characteristics Program Lets Microsoft Ban Fat Gamers

Are you too fat to game?  Microsoft might think so. In a move that might have gamers everywhere flocking to PS3s, Microsoft just took out a patent application for the  Avatar Individualized by Physical Characteristic program.  ...
 
Concepts
 
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yotaro_portfolio
yotaro_portfolio

Yotaro Robot Secretly Terrifies High Schoolers Everywhere

Well, folks, leave it to the Japanese to make a more advanced and yet much more terrifying version of every high school freshman's secret dread, Baby Think It Over. Today we're talking about Yotaro, possibly the creepiest robot...
 
Computers
 
RUTH_Auto
RUTH_Auto
RUTH_Auto

RUTH: The Robot With the Magic Touch

Ford believes it has found a way to replicate human touch in a lab setting. While before, getting the "human perspective" on a vehicle's interior depended on--you guessed it!--talking to an actual human, that may now no longer ...

 
Green Energy
 
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lightning
lightning

Today Zombie Pigs, Tomorrow Project NIMBUS

Some days I don't know just how creeped out to feel about the Pentagon. There are days when I'm convinced the whole thing is run by Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers series.  Not too long ago I got you some insider data on their ...
 
Household
 
neato robotics XV11
neato robotics XV11
neato robotics XV11

Neato Robotics’ XV11 Surpasses Roomba Easily

All right, everybody, got a new and interesting gadget for you today, so brace yourselves--the logical successor to the Roomba has reared its suctiony head, and it's called the XV11 from Neato Robotics. Okay, with a name like t...
 
Computers
 
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usb-bamboo-keyboard-mouse_WHbwX_58
usb-bamboo-keyboard-mouse_WHbwX_58

Brando’s USB Bamboo Keyboard And Mouse Combo Lets Your Computing Go Green

I admit, this one surprised me when I first found it.  It's a bit of a puzzler that someone would actually test this and discover that, it's indeed possible to make not only a computer keyboard but also an optical mouse out of ...

 
Cell Phones
 
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nexus-one-xda2-550x412
nexus-one-xda2-550x412

The Google Phone May Be Coming Soon

Now here's an exciting picture for you, folks--what you're seeing right there is a shot of the Google Phone, the Nexus One. Pics of this thing have been leaking like a sieve to the web at large and initial reports are conflicti...
 
Robots
 
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actroid_kokoro
actroid_kokoro

Kororo Android–Tokyo Is The Uncanny Valley

There are times when I look at the Japanese with a look of vague unease and alarm, because they're doing things out there that push the boundaries of science and Things Man Was Not Meant To Know. And today, they prove their lov...
 
Biometrics
 
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zombiepig_600
zombiepig_600

Pentagon Plans Zombie Pig Project: Night of the Living Swine?

Now, you might look at the above title, and conclude that I've finally gone whistling fruitcrackers clear round the bend.  Or maybe just thoroughly insane for those who don't like colorful metaphors.  But I assure you it is tru...