Monthly Archives: June 2011

There Is Too Much Electricity in the Northwest [Power]

After this long winter, spring’s warmth has begun to melt all that pesky snow. In the Northwest, the resulting runoff helps power everyday life. Only this year there’s too much power for them to handle. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/_NwQFNEh9dU/there-is-too-much-electricity-in-the-northwest Summer Altice … Continue reading

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Life Without a Pulse Is Possible [Science]

At the Texas Heart Institute, doctors have developed an artificial heart replacement that produces no discernible pulse or audible heartbeat. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/SgTBRXBv4AY/life-without-a-pulse-is-possible Christina DaRe Christina Milian Christina Ricci Chyler Leigh

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Anonymous Goes After Federal Reserve [Video]

Headless hacker collective Anonymous says it plans to hit the Federal Reserve starting tomorrow as a part of Operation Empire State Rebellion, timed to coincide with, um, Flag Day. Buy Gold! Buy gold now! More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/pH8fom0Z9-o/anonymous-goes-after-federal-reserve Sarah Silverman Sarah … Continue reading

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30 Glimpses Into Infinity [Photography]

Infinity. It’s an idea too large for our consciousness, and how can you see that which cannot be contemplated? These 30 photos from this week’s Shooting Challenge answer that question, giving us the faintest glimpse of the limitless. More » Source: … Continue reading

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Android Market’s Malware Flood Level Rises With Plankton Surge

Yet another Android malware package has been publicized just two weeks after the last one, dubbed “DroidDream Light,” was disclosed. This latest malware, named “Plankton” by Xuxian Jiang, an assistant professor in North Carolina State University’s computer science department, exploits … Continue reading

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Artist Paints Tiny Pictures on Chewing Gum Spit Out on the Sidewalk [Art]

Ben Wilson, a British artist, paints tiny little paintings on the chewing gum that mar the sidewalk of London. He transforms those black and grey blobs into delightful, colorful and meaningful works of art. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/7S2Z3X9OFeA/artist-paints-tiny-pictures-on-chewing-gum-spit-out-on-the-sidewalk Emilie de Ravin … Continue reading

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Sand Trap is a fun and difficult physics maze game

Sand Trap is one of those games that at first seem too hard to bother with, but when you try to stop playing it you discover you’re hooked. The goal is to get as much sand as you possibly can … Continue reading

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Ortho-Tag Uses RFID To Identify Your Implants [Science]

When you have a prosthetic device implanted in your body, how do you retrieve information about it? You can’t look at the bottom for a model number and you don’t want to go under the knife to find the manufacturer. … Continue reading

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Apple Recalls ?Extremely Small? Number of Verizon iPad 2 Tablets

Apple recalled an unspecified number of Verizon-carried iPad 2 tablets because of connectivity issues related to their mobile equipment identifier codes. Late last week, a number of people reported in online forums that their iPad 2s were being returned to … Continue reading

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Google Wants to Make Internet Faster…Again [Google]

Last year, Google launched their own DNS servers in an attempt to speed up internet load times for those who trusted them enough to handle their web routing. Now, they want to speed up those load times again using SPDY, … Continue reading

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