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A Bollywood Composer Invented Techno in 1982 and Nobody Knew About It Until Now [Music]

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I’m no techno aficionado. I like bleeps and bloops. Who cares if they’re acid house or space jam or whatever? But I can tell you this: ” Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat ” is amazing.

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Get Ready for More Expensive Kindle Books From HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster [Amazon]

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Publishers HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have signed a deal with Amazon to follow the agency pricing model for their books—the same deal publishers have with Apple for the iBookstore—allowing the two publishers to set their own books prices. Custom Jewelry . More

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Google Japan’s Drum Keyboard: Not Quite Practical [Keyboards]

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As part of what is apparently an April Fool’s Day Prank over at Google Japan , they’ve made a pretty impressive drumset keyboard, complete with emoticon keys. More

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Sneak Preview: Inside the iPad App Store [Ipad]

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Apps, obviously! But not just a few. And not just good ones, either. From the start, here’s what the iPad’s section of the App Store will be like.

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Remainders – The Things We Didn’t Post: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet Edition [Remainders]

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In today’s Remainders: feats of amazement. Superman’s first comic book appearance sells for $1.5m at auction; RIM posts its most impressive quarter ever; Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet performed…over Twitter; researchers create a full-screen Braille display; and more. More

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Hulking Russian Radiotelescopes [Image Cache]

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Some parts of Russia’s Pushchino Radioastronomy Observatory , constructed in 1956, have been plundered by metal thieves. The rest is still operational today. See a full tour at: [ English Russia ] More

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Percussion Instrument Made From Old Floppy Disks [DIY]

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Making pleasing noises your ears will appreciate, and looking like dinosaur bones that have been strung up together by a crafter, this is a 21st century version (or should that be 20th century?) version of the traditional kokiriko instrument. body creams . More

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Apple Refunds All iPad Rush Shipping Charges [Ipad]

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It looks like Apple has decided to refund all rush shipping charges for iPad pre-orders after we noted that Apple was charging $12 for the same delivery day as free shipping . More

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Amazon to Produce YouTube Clips of Your Shipments? [Amazon]

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How strange would this be? Amazon emails you a link to a video that allows you to watch a person packing your product. Well, it just might happen

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Amazon to Produce YouTube Clips of Your Shipments? [Amazon]

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Machine Gun Bacon Is the Best Part of Waking Up [Bacon]

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Well that pretty much says it all, doesn’t it? Turns out all you need to crisp up your bacon is some tin foil, string, and a locked and loaded 7.62mm machine gun .

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Machine Gun Bacon Is the Best Part of Waking Up [Bacon]

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