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White House decides against building $850 quadrillion Death Star

White House decides against building $850 quadrillion Death Star

Star Wars fans may be dismayed to hear that the U.S. will not be building a Death Star after all.  The White House finally responded to...

DIY air-powered sliding doors add Star Trek touch to your home

DIY air-powered sliding doors add Star Trek touch to your home

Instructables has posted a do-it-yourself guide on installing Star Trek-style air-powered sliding doors in your home.  The process is relatively complicated, involving an air compressor,...

Steve Jobs action figure hits the market

Steve Jobs action figure hits the market

If you’ve always wanted to add an Apple reality distortion field to your action figure collection, here’s your chance!  The illustrious iCEO, Steve Jobs, has...

Artificial retina restores mouse vision, humans not far off

Artificial retina restores mouse vision, humans not far off

A new type of artificial retina may one day allow blind people to see with much greater detail than today’s prosthetic eyes allow.  The new...

Windows Phone 7 outlasts Android, iPhone 4 in grilling contest

Windows Phone 7 outlasts Android, iPhone 4 in grilling contest

If “Will It Blend” isn’t enough for you, the makers of EZGrill have put up a comparison video between a Windows Phone 7 device (HTC...

Why, Not What: Behind Apple’s Reality Distortion Field

Why, Not What: Behind Apple’s Reality Distortion Field

Simon Sinek’s TED talk, “How great leaders inspire action.” looks at why Apple succeeds in communicating with consumers where others fail.  Instead of focusing on...

Magnetic field can alter human sense of morality

Magnetic field can alter human sense of morality

A new study by MIT researchers shows that people’s sense of morality can be altered significantly by strong magnets that interfere with neuron activity in...

Game Over: Google shuts down its censored Chinese search engine, Google.cn

Game Over: Google shuts down its censored Chinese search engine, Google.cn

Google has finally closed down its censored Google.cn search engine.  As we reported, the company announced in a January 12 blog post that following a...

Odd Recipes of the Day: Steve Jobs Cheese Head, iPad Thai

Odd Recipes of the Day: Steve Jobs Cheese Head, iPad Thai

Some people clearly have too much time on their hands.  Not that we mind though– here’s the dinner you’ve been waiting so long to make:...

“Nano Trek”: World’s Smallest Model USS Enterprise Measures 8.8 Micrometers

“Nano Trek”: World’s Smallest Model USS Enterprise Measures 8.8 Micrometers

Presenting the world’s smallest model of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise-D!  Measuring a whole 8.8 micrometers in length — or less than one-tenth the thickness of a...

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