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2.18.2005

State trooper held hostage by a turkey. With video!

Megazooka. "Just like Airzooka, the Megazooka shoots a powerful blast of air up to 20 feet at unsuspecting targets. Unlike Airzooka, the Megazooka can intimidate your enemies into submission at mere sight." The thing is HUGE.

2.17.2005

Try your hand at the eBay Treasure Hunt. They give you a clue, you find the listing that matches it and you win $1000. There are 25 clues posted a day and then contest goes on till the 23rd of February. Only thing is, half the clues seem to be totally unrelated to the listing. For example the clue "Home of the rocket scientists" is apparently "IBM mainframe server". Yeah, good luck.

2.16.2005

I found an interesting program that converts video/images into sound for "seeing" with your ears. Artificial Vision for the Blind

Practice your secret agent skills at work or school with this stealth IM program.

The robot soldier is coming. The Pentagon predicts that robots will be a major fighting force in the American military in less than a decade, hunting and killing enemies in combat."

2.13.2005

Apparently a new material nanograss, is supposed to allow frictionless surfaces. It works using silicon "stalks" that are a thousand times thinner than a human hair. You can actually alter the shape and properties of the grass using temperature, voltage, or ultrasound.

Nintendo DS to Include the Palm OS? That could be interesting, assuming Nintendo allows you to hook up to the internet.

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