Monthly Archives: January 2011

Angry Birds Rio: Rovio secures silver screen tie-in with animated film Rio

Rovio has just announced its first big-money commercial tie-in with upcoming film Rio — which, rather unsurprisingly, is a film about birds. With the imaginative title Angry Birds Rio, the new game will have a story that revolves around the … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: New Traffic Edition

Hands On With the Verizon iPhone Kids Design The Next Generation Of Cute Cars New Guitar Tuner Tunes, Is Green Revox M100 Modular HiFi Lets You Configure Parts Before You Buy Pygmy Motorcyles Made From Lighter Parts Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/01/12/daily-crunch-new-traffic/ Anna … Continue reading

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Protect your iPhone and iPad from crazy button pressing infants

I don’t have kids, but apparently toddlers absolutely love to play with iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices. And the one thing that they love to do is press the Home button. Unfortunately, doing so will pop them right out … Continue reading

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Aaron Rodgers Broke a Photographer’s Monopod to Score a Touchdown [Photography]

Scott Kelby, an excellent photographer, was taking pictures in the end zone during last week’s Packers game when Aaron Rodgers decided to run and dive in his direction. Rodgers scored a touchdown but accidentally broke Kelby’s $350 monopod in the … Continue reading

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Perform the Kama Sutra with Your Laptop [Kamasutra]

To be honest, I’ve been thinking of spicing up my relationship with my laptop for a while. I was thinking more RAM or a SSD would do the trick but maybe I’ll learn some of these Kama Sutra positions instead. … Continue reading

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How to Survive a 1,000-Foot Fall [Luck]

British climber Adam Potter fell 1,000 feet down the side of a mountain in the Scottish Highlands. A helicopter crew found him half an hour later, standing on his feet reading a map. How did he survive? More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/g59m629h9PI/how-to-survive-a-1000+foot-fall … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Bridge plans to collect all tolls electronically by September 2012

San Francisco’s world-famous Golden Gate Bridge looks much like this right now, but come September 2012 the last of those yellow “cash” signs are scheduled to wink out. That’s because the bridge’s board of directors voted 13-2 to approve a … Continue reading

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Back in 1994, People Had No Idea What the Internet Was [Video]

1994! Doesn’t seem that long ago, right? But for Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric, it’s been a very long time. This hilarious 1994 clip of The Today Show shows the two of them trying to explain what the Internet is. … Continue reading

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Inhabitat’s Week in Green: the power plant you can ski, and NASA’s orbiting Nanosail-D

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green. This week we saw new horizons dawn for green transportation as NASA’s Nanosail-D became the … Continue reading

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UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion

The UN’s International Telecommunication Union predicted last fall that the number of internet users worldwide would hit two billion by the end of 2010, and it’s now issued its full report that confirms just that — 2.08 billion, to be … Continue reading

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