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5.14.2004

Origami Folding Robot. With pictures/video.

5.12.2004

Bathers warned of kick-boxing shrimp.

Losing weight on McDonalds? Of course, his cholesterol went up, but he still managed to lose weight.

Halo 2 E3 Demo. This game looks like a ton of fun.

5.11.2004

Top 100 IRC Quotes. I haven't used it in ages, but these are still hilarious.

Gizmodo has info and pics on the Sony PSP and the Nintendo DS. "Here are the final specs of the Playstation Portable, including high-resolution shots of the hardware and all the technical details. Notable are some of the listed accessories, including a 'headphone with remote commander and microphone,' 'USB Camera,' 'USB GPS for PSP,' 'USB Keyboard.' Sony wants this thing to be able to do it all." Also, there seems to be a lot of confusion over whether the Nintendo DS has Bluetooth, WiFi, or both. Otherwise, both systems look great and have a lot of advantages. The Nintendo DS for example can play both GBA and DS games and the PSP is basically a mobile media center. Thankfully, the DS also seems to be backlit and features a touch screen AND standard headphone jack, so my refusal to buy a Gameboy SP seems like it will pay off.

Skype will soon allow you to make real phone calls, for a price.

Could this be the Nintendo DS? Now I just want to see what the Sony PSP looks like and figure out which one I want.

Halo 2 Multiplayer Hands-On over at IGN.

Videophone for Xbox Live? Giggity giggity giggity. I love E3.

Based off of these Halo 2 screens, you can be the aliens in multiplayer, use an alien sword/dagger, and there is some sort of rocket launcher on a warthog. Anyone see anything I missed? The game is set for a November 9th launch date, btw.

5.10.2004

Astronomers may have finally gotten a photo of a planet in another solar system. This should prove to be very interesting, I can't wait till they are able to image earth sized planets.

Btw Blogger has been updated. New interface and such, if you want to sign up for one.

Along with robots of course, Japan also has the coolest phones first.

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