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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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Just Your Usual Day at Work [Nasa]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, C5, cat, clear, Clips, color, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, Mod, movie, movies, My, Nas, Nasa, Of, om, One, Orbit, order, Ovi, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, Watch, work, X1

I don’t know if these guys are used to this already—my gut feeling is that they are not—but I do know that just watching this part of the video makes me giddy every single time. More

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The Work With the Best View In the World [Nasa]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Bes, Bp, C5, cat, clear, Clips, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Et, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, Mod, movie, movies, My, Nas, Nasa, Of, om, One, Orbit, order, Ovi, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, tweet, Us, V, Vide, Video, view, Watch, work, world, X1

I don’t know if these guys are used to this already—my gut feeling is that they are not—but I do know that just watching this part of the video makes me giddy every single time. More

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Just an Excuse to Drool [Architecture]

by on May.29, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, architecture, archive, archives, ares, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, car, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Hp, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iq, Ir, Isp, ITA, Italian, La, Labels, Les, Lg, live, magazine, Magazines, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, Ny, om, One, order, Padd, PC, PI, Pixel, plan, Play, Pr, Q, quant, radiator, Rc, RSS, Runtal splash, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, Via, view, Wall, white, Who, X1

That white thing on the wall is the Splash radiator, by Italian company Runtal. But who cares. I just want to go live there and enjoy the view.

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The Education of a Superhero [Image Cache]

by on May.28, 2010, under 'Lois, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, Ati, Av, book, Bp, cat, clear, color, Comic, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, Emi, Et, F2, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gq, Hd, hero, Home Automation, Humor fun, Id, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, Journalism, KX, La, Labels, Lane, Mic, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Padd, paper, Pet, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Research, RNA, RSS, Rv, sea, search, serve, Spiderman, Style, Superhero, Superheroes, Superman, Tag, tech, TI, TV, university, Up, V, vers, what, X1

What did Peter Parker write essays about? How did Lois Lane manage to get a measly C- on her final paper in Journalism 230? Here’s a look at what our favorite comic book characters might’ve done in their university years. More

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Buy a Mac, Get a Free iPod Touch (If You’re a Student) [Apple]

by on May.25, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apple back to school, apple education, apple.com, AR, Art, Ati, bd, Bp, Bt, Cam, cat, clear, color, day, de, Disco, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Education, Et, ff, Free, Free ipod touch, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, iMac, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, iPod, Ipod Touch, IpodTouch, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Mac, MacBook, mid, Mod, Model, nin, om, One, order, Os, Ouch, Padd, Peripherals, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rip, rom, RSS, Running, Rv, S20, school, September, serve, star, store, Style, Tag, tar, tech, TI, Touch, TV, Us, V, Vr, War, Who, X1

Apple is once again throwing its annual free-iPod-with-a-Mac, starting from today and running through until September 7th. Anyone who buys a new Mac on their education-discount scheme gets a free 8GB iPod Touch model. [ Apple ] More

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The InfoLadies of Bangladesh, Armed With Bicycle and Netbook [Brightideas]

by on May.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, ash, Asia, Ati, Av, Ban, Band, bangladesh, Ben, Bic, Bicycle, Bicycles, book, Books, Bp, Brightideas, cat, Cf, clear, color, cycle, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Education, Eris, Et, F1, Fb, ff, gala, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, Hd, Health, History, Home Automation, Id, Ideas, Ie, Im, images, In, Infoladies, Infolady, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Ladies, live, Medical, Medicine, Men, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, Netbook, netbooks, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, People, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, Ui, V, villa, Women, X1

Many people living in Bangladesh’s impoverished villages haven’t yet been reached by technology. But a determined band of InfoLadies—young women equipped with netbooks, phones, and medical equipment—are delivering technology’s benefits to those people, one village at a time. More

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Nanotech Breakthrough Could Make Satellite Imaging 20x More Powerful [Nanotech]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, aging, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, Bp, cat, clear, college, colleges, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Education, Et, Evo, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gold, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Infrared, Infrared detection, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, mix, Mod, My, Nano, Nanoscale, Nanotech, New York, Note, Of, om, One, order, Os, OTS, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, power, Pr, pre, Q, Qdip, quant, Quantum, Quantum Dots, Rc, Red, Research, Revolution, Rf, rom, RSS, Rv, Satellite, Satellites, Science, serve, signal, Style, sub, Tag, Tat, tech, Technic, ted, TI, TV, unit, universities, Us, V, vers, what, X1

Take a few of my favorite subjects: quantum dots , satellites , and gold . Mix them together, and what do you get? A breakthrough from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that could revolutionize infrared detection . Somewhere, the Predator is jealous.

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How Do You Poop In Space: The Movie [Space]

by on May.17, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bp, cat, cc, clear, Clips, color, Comment, Comments, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Education, Et, Exclusive, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ion, ions, Isp, La, Labels, Men, mid, Mod, movie, My, Nas, Nasa, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Padd, PI, Play, Poop, Port, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, que, question, Ram, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Shuttle, Space, Space potty, Space potty training, Space Shuttle, space toilet, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, Test, TI, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, X1

Here’s an exclusive video from NASA, which answers one of the most important questions in the space program: How do you poop? It’s truly fascinating, but some of the comments in the video shrivels my testis. More

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