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Nanowires Convert Rat’s Heartbeat Into Usable Electricity [Electricity]

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Nanowires inside a rat can convert the power of breathing and heartbeats into electricity, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Technology Review reports these nano-generators could conceivably lead to nano-scale implants and sensors powered by the body. More

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Speed Tests Show Flash 10.1 Slowing Down Android 2.2 Significantly [Flash]

by on May.24, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, Android, android 2.2, Android2.2, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, ash, beats, Bp, browser, cat, Cellphones, clear, Clips, color, de, Display, down, droid, Droid 2, DROPS, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, first, flash, froyo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Iphone, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, MER, Mod, Nexusone, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Pee, PI, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Show, Slow, speed, Style, Tag, tech, Test, Tests, TI, TV, Ui, V, Vide, Video, X1

Here’s the bottom line on the first speed tests of Android 2.2: without Flash 10.1, its browser handily beats all comers. But with Flash? It drops to the bottom of the heap.

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Freedom Driver Is a Miraculous Backpack-Powered Artificial Heart [Freedom Driver]

by on May.23, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, artificial heart, Backpack, beats, Bp, cat, cc, Cia, clear, color, Cyborgs, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Evo, ff, Free, Freedom, Freedom Driver, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Heart, Hearts, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, ITA, La, Labels, Les, live, Mac, machine, Medicine, Mod, NK, om, One, order, Os, Pack, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, power, Pr, price, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Revolution, Rice, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, Videos, X1

The heart that beats inside Charles Okeke’s chest is completely artificial. It keeps him alive, but at a price: he’s tethered to a 400-lb. machine in a hospital. Thanks to a revolutionary backpack-sized breakthrough, he can finally go home again.

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Freedom Driver Is a Miraculous Backpack-Powered Artificial Heart [Freedom Driver]

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Reminder: We’ve Become So, So Lame [Retromodo]

by on May.14, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ban, Banned, beats, Bp, bubble, bus, business, BUST, C6, Cam, cat, clear, color, Comment, Comments, Concepts, core, core77, Culture, de, design, Display, driving, Ds, Dust, E, Ea, eco, Emi, Et, etail, Fb, ff, Futurism, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ink, Inventions, Ion, ions, Isp, Labels, Lawn, lawn tractor, Lawnmower, Men, mid, mind, Mod, mower, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, power, Q, quant, Rc, retail, Retro, Retromodo, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, source, Style, summer, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Us, X1

Anyone who thinks that driving around a clown-sized tractor beats a bubble dome on a giant, bladed dust buster will be banned in the comments. [c ore77 ] More

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Yes, Airport Screeners Do Make Fun of Your Tiny Penis [Privacy]

by on May.07, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, airport, airport scanners, Airport Security, Airports, and, app, AR, arc, beats, clear, cow, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eee, Electron, Et, Fan, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ir, Isp, Led, Make, MER, Miami, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Pee, Penis, PI, Ping, Play, Port, Pr, Privacy, Q, Rc, rip, Roland, Scanner, Scanners, screen, sea, search, security, snap, Style, Support, Tag, TI, Travel, Tron, Tsa, Up, work, X1

This man, former TSA screener Rolando Negrin, apparently has a tiny penis. It was revealed to his TSA coworkers by the TSA’s fancy electronic no-hands strip searcher .

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Lonely Lovers Saved By Heartbeat-Pumping PillowTalk [Design]

by on May.07, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, arduino, Art, ash, Ati, Av, Ban, Band, Bands, bd, beats, Breaking, Cf, clear, dash, Dc, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Epa, Et, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glow, Hd, Heart, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ir, Isp, ISS, Joanna Montgomery, kin, lonely, Love, mid, Mod, Music, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, pill, Pillow, pillow talk, Pillows, Pillowtalk, Ping, Play, Q, Rc, Sensors, Shop, shopping, Sound, sounds, star, Style, Tag, ted, TI, Up, Us, vers, Vide, Video, Wai, wait, why, X1, xl

The video opens with heartbreaking music—a couple is separated and missing each other. But wait! They strap PillowTalk bands around their chests, and start cuddling glowing pillows in beat, beating with the sounds of each other’s heartbeats. More

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Why HP Buying Palm Is Good for You [Hp]

by on Apr.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Acquisitions, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, app, apple, AR, Art, beats, Ces, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, ENESS, Et, F2, Feature, Ge, genes, Gizmo, good, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, In, Isp, kin, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Palm, phone, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, Rc, smartphone, Style, Tag, TI, Top, WebOS, why, X1

Rejoice: HP is buying Palm! If the boring beigeness of HP doesn’t kill it in the process, this could only be good for anyone looking for a neat, solid smartphone that beats Google and Apple in many areas. More

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The iPad DJ [Music]

by on Apr.21, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, app, apple, apple ipad, Apps, AR, beats, cc, clear, dash, de, Destroy the silence, Display, Dj, Ds, E, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, In, ipa, ipad, Ipad dj, Ipads, Isp, kin, Laptop, Mod, Music, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, ps, Q, Rc, Style, Synth, Tag, TI, Top, Us, Vide, Video, X1

Meet Rana Sobhany. She puts together some great beats using only two iPads and some apps. No laptop or synth needed—this gal’s an iPad DJ . More

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$400 Red Sox Beats Headphones Cost Nearly as Much as a Trip to Fenway [Beats]

by on Apr.04, 2010, under 2, 2D, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Audiophiles, Av, Baseball, beats, C5, Ces, Cf, clear, cost, day, de, Ds, E, Ea, F1, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, headphone, Headphones, Home Automation, Im, Ion, Mlb, Mod, Nes, One, order, Os, phone, Phones, Pr, pre, Pro, Rc, Red, Red Sox, rip, Style, Tag, TI, time, true, Us, vers, X1, XP

Dr. Dre and the Boston Red Sox have combined forces to produce a branded Red Sox version of those notoriously expensive Beats headphones, just in time for Opening Day. The result of this union, predictably, is also expensive.

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$400 Red Sox Beats Headphones Cost Nearly as Much as a Trip to Fenway [Beats]

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