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6.25.2005

New York City Invokes Eminent Domain to Acquire New Jersey. Bah, no one would believe that wasn't satire anyway. After all, who would want New Jersey:-P Although this quote is pretty good, "I have mixed feelings about this," said Newark resident Franklin Comstock. "On the one hand, I am not thrilled to be kicked out of my home and be paid pennies on the dollar for the privilege. On the other hand, New York is evicting our state government as well, every last official and bureaucrat. That is an immensely appealing concept."

The Roomba now has a hack allowing you to schedule your cleaning.

Anyone up for some homemade holograms?

Swim goggles with heads-up display are pretty cool. I'd like them to make some sort of driving glasses that double as sunglasses and display speed, location, etc.

6.24.2005

This monitor thing is pretty crazy.

This Electronic Light Shower (ELS) seems like it's pretty fun. Shame there's no orange one though.

6.23.2005

I want one of these. It's more than just a boat, so make sure you watch most of it.

6.22.2005

Huge table gives food for thought. That looks like it'd be fun to play on. Anybody up for a picnic in Britain?

ChRoMicro - Cheap Robotic Microhelicopter HOWTO.

Anybody need a Pac Man Guitar?

The Onion 2056. The future of news.

30 Garden Gnomes discovered on roof. Clearly they were planning something.

80 Percent of us are infected with the AAV-2 virus. Luckily, ""Our results suggest that adeno-associated virus type 2, which infects the majority of the population but has no known ill effects, kills multiple types of cancer cells yet has no effect on healthy cells," said Craig Meyers, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the Penn State College of Medicine in Pennsylvania.."


What Video Game Character Are You? I am Kung Fu Master.I am Kung Fu Master.


I like to be in control of myself. I dislike crowds, especially crowds containing people trying to kill me. Even though I always win, I prefer to avoid fights if possible. (If you were not Kung Fu Master you would be Pacman.) What Video Game Character Are You?

Let your C-Legs do the walking. Good to know if I ever lose a leg there are some fancy cybernetic replacements available. Unfortunately, they cost $40,000.

Takara Walkiebits Turtlebots. "Walkiebits, with the "world's smallest class" (Takara) body, feature four modes: "Walk" in which the turtle shakes its rear as it makes sound, "Rhythm Mode" which will imitate learned rhythms as it walks, "Race Mode" in which the turtle runs, and "Sing Mode" where the turtle will play melodies with electronic sounds." Cute little things too.

Digital Clock as Thin as Paper. I want one of these embedded in my wrist, just below a layer or two of skin so I can tell what time it is without wearing a watch.

Incredi-Ball, the remote controlled golfball that lets you screw with your friends' minds.

6.20.2005

I think we need one of these solar powered automatic faucets for the house. Maybe it'll combine forces with the Roombas and Scoobas in the ensuing robot rebellion.

Japan Dreams of Robot Moon Base in 2025. Of course they do. Now, I just have to figure out how to get one there before them...maybe if I hook a Roomba up to some model rocket engines?

American to English Translation Guide. Might come in handy if you go to England or want to impersonate a British accent...not that I do that or anything...

Photoshop Contest: Stupid error messages.

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