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Windows 7 is Officially named Windows 7

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I just used the Window Vista at my laptop and I have an old computer uses XP, Now the Microsoft look likes settled on an official name for its next Windows operating system - Windows 7. The Code name is the real name according to Mike Nash on the Vista blog. I searched a Windows 7's video, you can see it after more.
"The decision to use the name Windows 7 is about simplicity. Over the years, we have taken different approaches to naming Windows. We've used version numbers like Windows 3.11, or dates like Windows 98, or "aspirational" monikers like Windows XP or Windows Vista. And since we do not ship new versions of Windows every year, using a date did not make sense. Likewise, coming up with an all-new "aspirational" name does not do justice to what we are trying to achieve, which is to stay firmly rooted in our aspirations for Windows Vista, while evolving and refining the substantial investments in platform technology in Windows Vista into the next generation of Windows." Mike Nash writed. [ link ]
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Gold Kate Moss

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A 50 kilogram (110 pound) solid gold sculpture of British model Kate Moss made by artist Marc Quinn is unveiled at the British Museum, in central London, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008. The statue named 'Siren', the largest gold statue produced since Ancient Egyptian times according to the museum. It worths £1.5 million! Model inspiration: Kate Moss was also captured in a yoga pose in plaster.
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Nintendo DSi - Built-in Cameras, Bigger Screen

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Today Nintendo announced a new handheld gaming console that they updated a new version of the Nintendo DS - Nintendo DSi. Announced in Japan Thursday morning. This DSi measures in at 0.1 inch less than than the DS Lite(12% thinner); the 17% bigger(3.25 inches) than original 3" LCD; and packed a 0.3 megapixel(640x480) camera on the exterior of the case, with another camera on the interior hinge. It also included a SD memory card slot. A new Internet browser will also be installed on the machine, allowing people to browse the Web and the DSi Shop to download games and applications to SD cards. The DSi will launch in Japan on November 1 for JPY 18,900 ($179). International releases will follow in 2009. Check out see more pics.
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The Worlds Biggest Cruise Ship - Celebrity Solstice

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The Celebrity Solstice Solstice-class cruise ships, the largest ever passenger ship, which has just left port for the sea. She is one of five Solstice ships launching between now and 2012. Weighing approximately 134,000 tons, the Solstice is over 1,000 feet long and can hold 4,350 people (or about 3,000 paying customers). This cruiser is the first one to boast an authentic grass lawn on its top deck. It will host its first passengers next month. Wow, a super huge ship! [ link ]
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'Human jet' crosses the English Channel

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Below video from yesterday, image from jet-man.com.
Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy successfully crossed the English Channel using his homemade jet-propelled wing Friday, the first man to perform the feat. Yves Rossy makes a safe landing after successfully crossing the English Channel. Rossy leapt from a plane more than 8,800 feet or a mile and a half from the ground, before firing up his jets. He made the 22-mile trip from Calais in France to Dover in England in a little under 15 minutes. He began the Friday flight just before 1207 GMT; by 12:15 GMT, Rossy was above British soil and looped over onlookers before opening his parachute, with his wings still strapped to his back.
He touched down in a field near the famous white cliffs of Dover. [ link ]

Stephen Hawking Unveils Scary $1.8 Million Clock

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An extraordinary New type of Clock was unveiled at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge by Professor Stephen Hawking - even if it was 14 minutes and 55 seconds late. This £1 million ($1.83 million) timepiece took seven years to completely construct, it was led by inventor John Taylor who designed the timepiece as a tribute to English clockmaker John Harrison, the world's greatest clockmaker, who solved the problem of longitude in the 18th century.
" The bizarre Corpus Clock visually explains that it relies on grasshopper escapement to function, and to let you know that time can never be regained once lost, that beast on top actually gobbles down time every 60th second. Oh, and every hour, on the hour, the sound of a "chain dropping into a wooden coffin" is played to really pound home the 'time is a destroyer' concept."
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The baby turtle born with two-heads

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It looks cute! It is the baby turtle that proves two heads really are better than one. While its siblings grow at a the usual steady pace, this tiny creature is speeding ahead. The reason for its extraordinary growth spurt is simple: having two heads mean it eats twice as fast. Staff could have been forgiven for thinking they were seeing double when the turtle turned up at the Water World aquatic farm at Wuwei town in Anhui, eastern China. [ link ]

Spray-On Condoms to Fit All Sizes

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A German condom expert has developed a "spray-on condom" system in the form of a pump that squirts out liquid latex through a multitude of nozzles that cover the erect member with a latex sheath in a matter of seconds. The idea that by Jan Vinzenz Krause (Pic).
"If you go into a drug store to buy condoms, the ones they sell are mainly suited to men with the average penis length of 14.5 centimetres (5.51 inches), but a lot of people have penises that are smaller or larger than that," Jan Vinzenz Krause said.
Although he is aiming for a drying time of 10 seconds, it currently takes 20-25 seconds for the latex to dry. 25 second!!
As for cost, the spraying chamber will cost around EUR 15 to EUR 25 ($22-$36) and the liquid latex refills, which produce between 10 and 20 condoms depending on size, will be priced at between EUR 7 and EUR 10 ($10-$14).
My Quest? Build a better condom - Time Magazine
Spray-On condoms - still a hard sell - Time Magazine
Revolution in the bedroom - Spiegel Online

Lance Comeback to Cycling in 2009

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Through an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair and Supertouch news, 7-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has confirmed that he will return to professional cycling in 2009 to compete in the Tour de France, really ?!
¡°I am happy to announce that after talking with my children, my family and my closest friends, I have decided to return to professional cycling in order to raise awareness of the global cancer burden. This year alone, nearly eight million people will die of cancer worldwide. Millions more will suffer in isolation, victims not only of the disease but of social stigma. After the passage of Proposition 15 in Texas, a $3 billion investment in the fight against cancer which is helping to make this disease part of the national dialogue in America, it¡¯s now time to address cancer on a global level.¡± ¡ªLance Armstrong
Watch his video announcement HERE...
I just can't believe this news, I very like the Lance, I want to more info and from his word to confirm he will try for an eighth Tour title - at age 37.
Photos from Vanity Fair and Elizabeth Kreutz.

The 30ft mechanical spider terrorising Liverpool

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The 37-ton artwork has been billed as the largest and most spectacular piece of street theatre ever staged in the UK.
Created by French company La Machine, the installation cost £1.8million to bring to Liverpool ¨C and all but £250,000 of this was funded by the taxpayer.
The story behind the artwork is that French 'scientists' have arrived in the city to investigate it. They will use cranes to remove the animal off the tower block, before taking it to their 'research base' in Liverpool's new concert venue, the Echo Arena.
There, the creature will undergo a series of experiments, allowing the team to show off special effects using water, fire and artificial snow.
Organisers hope the spider will attract huge crowds, but onlookers appeared more bemused than enthralled. [ link ]

Ross Lovegrove's Solar Trees in Europe

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The Solar Trees created by Ross Lovegrove, was developed and produced by Artemide in collaboration with Sharp Solar. The solar trees have been on tour in cities across Europe and make their next stop in Venice at the Biennale dell' Architettura.
Designed to resemble a bouquet of flowers, the petals are lined with LED bulbs and photovoltaic cells. During the day the flower absorbs energy to recharge a battery pack which illuminates the LED bulbs at dusk.
The pic is the Solar Trees in the Berlin and Venice.
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I will Arrive Home In Wednesday

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I will back home after 2 days, 3th Sep(Wednesday). I will work hard for LikeCOOl when I at home.

I will back after 6 days

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I will be back after 6 days! In Sep 2th.... just waiting....

Intel shows off Wireless Power Tech at IDF

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Intel demonstrated a wireless technology at IDF. Intel's wireless power technology involves a setup of two metal arrays -- resembling the rings of a planet -- connected to a power amplifer. Even though this sort of technology isn't new, Intel has gotten the highest efficiency so far of 75% for transferring 60 watts over two feet. No worries for us: The technology's currently safe for humans. Bad news is not yet for our gadgets. It seems Intel is well on their way to developing this into something usable.

American Airlines Adds Internet To Their Flights

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American Airlines has launched Aircell's in-flight mobile broadband service, Gogo. Effective Aug. 20, passengers traveling on American's Boeing 767-200 aircraft can pay a nominal fee for Web access on select flights from New York to San Francisco, New York to Los Angeles and New York to Miami. Available video includes general views of passengers using Wi-Fi devices onboard aircrafts as well as executive and consumer soundbites.
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