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Jetpack for Sale!

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According to GOOD, the Martin Jetpack is going to start selling commercial jetpacks for about $75,000. It is real?
"A New Zealand outfit called Martin Aircraft Company is going to start selling commercial jetpacks for about $75,000. They're 200-horsepower dual-propeller packs that can "reach heights of up to 2,400 metres and top speeds of 60mph" and don't require a pilot's license. Look for pill food and robot butlers soon."

The Search for The Best Bottom in The World

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There is a Best Bottom Contest on the American Apparel : The Search for The Best Bottom in The World.
Something you need to know.

Stupid Human Trick of the Day

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People jump off five-story buildings into a pile of snow.

Energy-Generating Soccer Ball

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It is a cool idea. The sOccket soccer ball with a battery and a generator inside, and 15 minutes of play produces enough to illuminate a small LED for three hours .
"Early prototypes of the ball use an inductive coil mechanism similar to the technology found in shake-to-charge flashlights. The movement of the ball forces a magnet through a metal coil that "induces" voltage in the coil to generate electricity. For each 15 minutes of play, the ball can store enough energy to illuminate a small LED light for three hours. "

Tiger Woods Vanity Fair Cover

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Tiger Woods Vanity Fair Cover by Annie Leibovitz. The pictures of Tiger showing off his muscles while pumping iron.  Looking sexy and manly. This issue will be available on the newsstands on Wednesday, January 6, 2010. Cover story: Tiger in the Rough.

Happy New year 2010!

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Happy New year 2010! [ pic ]

Darth Vader Opens Wall Street

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Darth Vader and a number of Storm Troopers from the Star Wars Saga rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. They, along with R2-D2, were there as representatives of Lucasfilm Ltd. (Dec. 22)

The World's Smallest Snowman

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The world's smallest snowman at just 0.01mm across - one fifth of the width of the average human hair. It is made of two tiny tin beads that usually used to calibrate electron microscope lenses. Built by the National Physical Laboratory.
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Wii is For Girls

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With the increasing popularity of Wii today, according to some statistics that the Wii is made for girls.
"Of all the female console players out there, 80% (about 9 million) play the Wii. The other 20% is split between Xbox 360 and PS3. Basically Nintendo owns the female market.
These statistics do make sense — if you think about the games on Wii and DS, many of them just seem like their geared towards girls. "
It wouldn't be surprising to know that  thousands of moms who secretly bought the Wii for her son but really just wanted to use Wii fit themselves.
Note: my god! I love this pic, via.

Google Chrome OS

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Google has announced their new operating system, Google Chrome OS. It features the "machine" booted to the login screen in under 10 seconds. The system bases on Linux and the Chrome browser...

TwitterPeek is Official

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Last week Peek have announced a Twitter messaging device, TwitterPeek.  Now TwitterPeek is available, priced at $99.99 with six months of service(followed by $7.95 per month) or $199.99 for lifetime service.
Price: $200   |   BUY

Kindle for PC is coming soon

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Amazon has released a free Kindle iPhone app. Now the Kindle app for PC will be available soon. I won't see any ebooks at my heavy laptop, because its screen and battery. [ link ]. Features:
- Purchase, download, and read hundreds of thousands of books available in the Kindle Store
- Access your entire library of previously purchased Kindle books stored on Amazon's servers for free
- Choose from over 10 different font sizes and adjust words per line
- View notes and highlights marked on Kindle and Kindle DX
- Zoom in and out of text with a pinch of the fingers (Windows 7 users only)
- Turn pages with a finger swipe (available in a future release for Windows 7 users)

Spring Design Announces Dual Screen E-book Reader - Alex

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Today Spring Design has announced a Google Android-based dual-screen mobile wireless e-book, Alex. It features -inch E-ink EPD(electronic paper display) screen and a 3.5-inch color LCD display for browsing the web, images, videos and notes. Other features include earphones, speakers, a removable SD card, Wi-Fi and 3G. The enhanced Android OS is optimized to support integration between the color and monochrome displays while preserving battery life. Users can capture and cache web content from their online experience on the LCD screen, and toggle to view it on the EPD screen without taxing the battery life. [Press]

Gas Mask Bras Wins Ig Nobel Prize

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Before the Nobel Prizes are given out, there are always the Ig Nobel Prizes, Organized by the Improbable Research, is research that makes people laugh and then think. This year's lg includes a bra that can be converted into a pair of gas masks, one for the brassiere wearer, one one to be given to some needy bystander. By the inventor, Dr. Elena Bodnar, won the Public Health prize for the device, and demonstrated it on 2 real Nobel laureates.

Palm Pre drops to $79.99 at Walmart

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If you dropped $200 a few months ago to have a Palm Pre, you will hate this news. Follow the $99.99 Amazon deal for a Palm Pre, now Walmart is selling the Palm Pre phone price down to $79 (on contract and with mail-in rebate). [ link ]
Price: $80   |   BUY