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The Federal Aviation Administration Is Looking Into Pilotless Commercial Flights [Aviation]

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The FAA wants to bring the aviation industry into the 21st century, and one particularly terrifying area of their research, announced today, is the possibility of commercial planes that fly themselves. What could go wrong, besides just about everything? More

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Japan’s Mega Solar Kite Conquered Space, But Now Needs To Fly [Space]

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The 20meter (diagonally) solar sail Ikaros we mentioned last month has been successfully unfurled in space by its Japanese team. Now it’s a waiting game to see if it can be used for solar-powered travel as planned. More

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HTC Droid Incredible Root Now Available [Android]

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We said it was the “best Android phone you can buy on Verizon” when we reviewed it , but if you insist on rooting it—now’s your time, courtesy of the guys at Unrevoked. [ Unrevoked – Thanks, Max! ] More

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The White House Is Full of iPad Users [Apple]

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Gadget-savvy Barack Obama has surrounded himself with iPad owners, it appears. Joe Biden’s got one . Communications/press members Dan Pfeiffer , Ben Finkenbinder and Bill Burton smear fingerprints on theirs

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The UK’s Fifth Carrier Confirms They’ll Carry The iPhone 4 [Apple]

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What’s going on?! Vodafone, O2, Orange, T-Mobile and now Three have announced they’ll be selling the iPhone 4 when it hits on June 24th. The US’ exclusive carrier, of course, remains with AT&T.

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Bill Gates and Friends Urge US Government To Triple Energy Research Spend [Energy]

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BP’s oil spill disaster isn’t even the half of it. Bill Gates ; the CEO of General Electric Jeffrey Immelt , and various other senior-level corporate-types have issued a plea to the US government to triple spending on energy research to $16bn/year. More

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This Hacked Ikea Furniture Takes Care of Its Own Feng Shui [Hacks]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Av, Bp, bus, business, car, cat, Ces, clear, color, D3, Dc, de, Decoration, design, Display, down, drink, drinks, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Engineering, Et, Feeds, Feng Shui, ff, furniture, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hack, Hacked, Hacks, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Ikea, Im, images, In, Ink, Isp, La, Labels, Lite, MER, mid, Mod, My, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Projects, Push, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sensors, serve, Service, Services, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, Ui, Us, V, X1, xl

When you consider it, we’re not so nice with our furniture. We plop our heavy selves down on some pieces and put drinks on others…sometimes without coasters. We push them around, figuratively and literally. This smart furniture, however, pushes back

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The BP Effort Feels Way Too Much Like This [Humor]

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Watching BP’s continued, repeated failures would almost be funny if it weren’t so gut-wrenching. If only there were a perfect analogy for how it felt watching the unraveling, in hilarious comic strip form.

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Uh Oh! Sprint’s Activation System Is Crashing? [Sprint]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 4G, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Ads, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Ati, Av, Bp, broken, bus, business, C6, Cam, car, Cars, cat, clear, Content, Home Automation, Sprint

We’re hearing reports that Sprint’s activation system isn’t holding up too well today. Might have something to do with a certain new device ? [ BGR ] More

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Steve Jobs 2003 Trashing Steve Jobs 2010 [Retromodo]

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Tablets are great for “a bunch of rich guys who want to have a third computer.” That’s just one of the many pearls coming out of Steve Jobs ‘ mouth in this 2003 interview. A must watch before the WWDC’10 keynote. More

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