Monthly Archives: May 2009

The Plastic Logic E-Reader – Move Over Kindle

The Kindle isn’t the only reader in the market. Apparently several companies are working feverishly on ways to replace paper and allow for updated content on a flat portable screen.  This one looks very sleek, and although it isn’t available yet, I’m standing in line for one already.  Or anything like it.  I would rather it be less rigid and more flexible, but apparently others disagreed.  Really????

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Filed under Introspection, Tech

Aurora Borealis Pics

This link is to a great site showing 30 wonderful pictures of the northern (or southern in some cases) lights.  An amazing thing to witness in person, but these shots are the next best thing.

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New Yorker Cover – Composed Using an iPhone App

This magazine cover was “drawn”  using only an iPhone app.  This thing just might catch on.

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Voyage to the centre of the ‘Plastic Vortex’ – Hey, Look What WE Made!

Everything from flip-flops to plastic bags have been slowly broken down by the sun’s rays into small particles, and ocean tides have meant much of it has settled in a spiralling pattern just below the ocean surface between Hawaii and the mainland United States. Proud…that’s the way this makes feel (he said sarcastically.)

read more | digg story

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The Most Scientific Tattoo You’ll Ever See

So this guy writes: “My tattoo is 3 lines of equations, the top is the Born Oppenheimer Approximation, the second line is the equation in the form of a 3-Dimensional Schroedinger Equation, and the solution in the form of a Schroedinger Equation.” Someday this will come in handy for sure.

read more | digg story

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Air Force Sgt. on jetliner spots fuel leak, saves 300 lives

When he first told a stewardess about the trouble she brushed him off, then: “I told her you need to inform your captain before we go oceanic.” Lesson learned, assume people might know what they’re talking about, until proven otherwise.

read more | digg story

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Who Knew That Money and Faces Could Be So Much Fun?

OK everyone… get your wallets out and let’s play!

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