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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

NASA Tests New Moon Rover

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NASA's plan is to send humans back to the moon by 2020, including a new exploration vehicle called Lunar Electric Rover (LER). It has 12 pivoting wheels that enable the rover to move in any direction and turn on a dime, and featruing a tilting cockpit for close-up views of the terrain. It runs on batteries and fuel cells.

Sprint Launchs Unlimited Calls Plan

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Sprint offers a unlimited calls to any Sprint Mobile on the $69/month plan includes: unlimited calls to any mobile phone, unlimited web surfing, unlimited text and MMS messages, and 450 minutes, will be able to call any other cell phone on T-Mobile, Verizon, or AT&T without using plan minutes.
- On Spint, you're free to call any mobile, anytime, on any network without worrying about the meter running
-With an Everyting Data Plan get unilimited text plus 3G data, picture and video messaging
- 450 Anytime Minutes
[ Sprint Link ]

Man Climbs Building Using DIY Vacuum Gloves

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As part of a BBC science show called Bang Goes the Theory, Inventor Jem Stansfield has climbed up a BBC building(120ft) using a pair of vacuum gloves he built himself, and made from an ordinary vacuum cleaner. Check out watch the video!
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Black Wii

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A new Wii launchs in Japan on August 1. The same as the old Wii, but it's finished in black instead of white. See the image of the packaging, it looks more cool. If you are fortunately in the Jappan, you can check out from Amazon Japan for JPY 23,750.
Price: JPY 23,750   |   BUY