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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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Guatemalan Sinkhole Video Is Just as Scary as the Photos [Science]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, america, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Bp, car, cat, cc, Cf, city, clear, Clips, Clothing, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Factory, Fb, Feeds, feet, ff, Film, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guatemala, Guatemalan sinkhole, Hd, Helicopter, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Isp, La, Labels, MER, mid, Mod, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, photo, photos, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Scary, Science, Sd, serve, Sink, sinkhole, storm, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Torrent, TV, tweet, Us, V, Vide, Video, Wall, what, X1, XP

Finally, someone got a helicopter and filmed the Guatemalan Gates of Hell . The 200-feet deep sinkhole—which swallowed a clothing factory—was caused by tropical storm Agatha’s torrential rains.

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Floating City in the Sky Brings You Closer to the Heavens [Floatingcity]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, botanical, Botanicalcity, Bp, Brin, bus, business, C6, Canada, cat, city, Cityinthecloud, Civilization, clear, color, Concept city, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, environment, Et, F1, f16, ff, fire, flo, Floatingcity, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Green, Greenfloat, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ink, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, life, Men, mid, Mod, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, ota, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, SelfSustaining, serve, Shimizu, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Water, Wildfire, X1

I can’t think of a better place to escape the honking horns and suffocating smog of city life than a floating botanical city in the sky. Built on water, it’s a lily pad for human civilization. More

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The Gates of Hell Just Opened In Guatemala [Science]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, america, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Av, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, D3, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, first, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, guatemala, Guatemalan sinkhole, Hd, heck, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Men, MER, mid, Mod, My, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Red, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Sink, sinkhole, source, street, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, tour, Travel, TV, tweet, Us, V, X1

“This can’t be real” was my first thought. Then I checked the source: The Guatemalan government.

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Kickstand Coffee: The Best Coffee You’ve Ever Had Served Off of the Back of a Bicycle [Coffee]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Bar, bd, Bes, Bic, Bicycle, Bicycles, Bikes, Bp, bus, business, cat, city, clear, Coffee, color, Cup, cycle, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Food, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Haw, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, kickstand, Kickstand coffee, La, Labels, mid, mobile, Mod, Ms, Nab, Nes, New York, New York City, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, power, Q, quant, Rc, Red, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, Stand, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, Up, Us, V, Wes, X1

The most sustainable cup of coffee you can buy in New York City is powered by bicycle, served out of a rickshaw that transforms into a coffee bar. Mobile, sustainable, awesome coffee: That’s the idea behind Kickstand Coffee .

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World’s Tallest Married Couple Also Own iPads [Ipad]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 50D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apple Store, AR, arc, architecture, Arri, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, Dubai, E, Ea, EC, eco, England, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Intern, international, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad launch, Ipads, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, london, mid, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Records, RNA, RSS, Rv, sale, scrap, serve, store, Style, Tag, Tallest couple, Tallest couple ipads, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, Uk, unit, Up, V, Wedding, world, Worlds tallest couple, X1

And lo, the iPad went on sale internationally—but not before the record-holding world’s tallest married couple made an appearance at the London Apple store, dressed in full wedding attire. Publicity stunt? Your guess is as good as mine.

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Playing the Dr. Who Theme With Millions of Volts of Electricity [Electricity]

by on May.28, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, ArcAttack, ash, Bp, bus, business, cat, Cia, city, clear, color, dash, de, Display, down, Dr. Who, Dr. who theme, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, eco, electric, Electricity, Et, ff, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, impress, In, Interview, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Light, Lightning, Lions, Maker Faire, mid, Mod, Model, Models, Moto, Music, Musicians, My, Nes, nin, NK, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, ota, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, Roof, RSS, Rv, Secrets, serve, Style, Tag, tech, Tesla, Tesla Coil, Tesla coil music, Tesla Motors, tesla-coils, Theme, TI, Toy, Toyota, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, view, volt, Who, X1

ArcAttack graced us with their musical Tesla coils —and an entertaining interview —at last year’s Gizmodo Gallery . And as impressed as we were with their performance then, I’m downright giddy that they’ve added the Dr. Who theme to their repertoire.

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How One Russian Man Is Building His Own Personal Subway System [DIY]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, building, bus, business, cat, city, clear, color, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Leonid Murlyanchik, mid, Mod, Nes, Nsa, Of, om, One, One man subway, order, Os, Padd, Personal subway, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Trains, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, what, world, X1

In a word: Persistence. Partly the traditional, inspiring, one man against all odds type of persistence, but more the obsessive, borderline insane persistence. But whatever, this dude’s building his own metro , like a CITY, so I should probably shut up

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How One Russian Man Is Building His Own Personal Subway System [DIY]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, building, bus, business, cat, city, clear, color, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Leonid Murlyanchik, mid, Mod, Nes, Nsa, Of, om, One, One man subway, order, Os, Padd, Personal subway, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Trains, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, what, world, X1

In a word: Persistence. Partly the traditional, inspiring, one man against all odds type of persistence, but more the obsessive, borderline insane persistence. But whatever, this dude’s building his own metro , like a CITY, so I should probably shut up. More

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Strolling Through 19th Century London Today [Apps]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, app, application, Apps, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Augmented Reality, AugmentedReality, Av, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, Eu, ff, future, Ge, geotagging, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Google Maps, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, iPhone App, Isp, La, Labels, london, Men, Mod, Museum, Museums, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, photography, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Ports, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Software, Sport, sports, street, Streetmusum, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, transport, TV, Us, V, X1

Augmented reality might be the future, but my favorite application so far transports you far into past. Oregon foundation repair . StreetMuseum—an iPhone app from the Museum of London—overlays four hundred years of historic images on today’s city streets. More

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