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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. Denver Wedding Photographer . Custom Jewelry . roof repair . More

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Shooting Challenge: Oil on Water [Photograph]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, cat, cc, Cdc, clear, color, Culture, D3, Dc, de, Disaster, Display, Ds, DSLRs, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Graph, Gun, Guns, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, mid, Mod, Oil, Oil photography, Oil photos, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, photo, photograph, photography, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, resist, RSS, Rv, serve, Shooting, Shooting challenge, ski, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, tweet, V, Water, X1

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I’m not asking that you get all preachy, but with BP’s ongoing disaster, the topic for this week’s Shooting Challenge is irresistible: Capture oil on water. roof leaks . More

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Four Egg Cartons Form This Cute Desk Lamp [Design]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 300, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aluminum, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, archive, archives, Art, Bag, boingboing, Bp, bus, business, Cam, car, cat, Cf, clear, color, cook, cooking, Cute, day, de, design, desk, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, Egg, egg carton, egg cartons, emp, Et, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hal, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, HTML, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, kin, La, Labels, lamp, Lamps, late, Loc, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, paper, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, pulp, Q, quant, Rc, Recycling, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, source, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, Via, Water, X1

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After soaking four egg cartons in water, designer Victor Vetterlein pours the pulp onto a template making this lamp that takes a few days to dry, its halves held together by a few aluminum screws. [ VictorVetterlein via MocoLoco via boingboing ] More

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Intel Trims Netbooks To Just Half an Inch Thick, Adds Dual-Core Atom CPUs [Intel]

by on Jun.01, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Ati, Atom, book, Books, Bp, broadcom, Canoe lake, cat, Ces, Cia, clear, color, Computex, core, CPU, CPUs, d425, d525, day, de, design, Display, Ds, dual-core atom, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, guts, hal, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, ims, In, intel, Intel Atom, Io, Ion, Iphone, Isp, La, Labels, Light, mid, Mod, Ms, n455, n475, Net, Netbook, netbooks, News, NK, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, phone, PI, Pine Trail, pinetrail, Pixel, Play, power, Pr, pre, Pro, processing, Processor, Processors, Q, quant, rail, Rc, Rf, Rim, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, unit, Us, V, War, what, X1

The bad news: Intel’s new dual-core Atom processors won’t be appreciably more powerful than what’s in your netbook now. The good news: a Pine Trail netbook reference design Intel introduced today at Computex is only slightly thicker than an iPhone. roofing . Denver Wedding Venue . roof repair . More

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Dreamcast Boombox Is The DIY Project You Were Looking For Today [Gaming]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Bed, boom, Boombox, Bp, Button, car, Case Mod, cat, cc, clear, color, Console, day, de, Display, diy, Dolphin, dreamcast, Dreamcast boombox, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, game, Games, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, keyboard, kin, La, Labels, Lde, lte, mid, Ming, Mod, Ms, N8, Note, Notes, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Platform, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, ps, Q, quant, que, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sega, serve, step, Style, Suit, Tag, tech, TI, tmo, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, Video Games, X1

A rusty car squeals to a halt in the 7-Eleven car-park. Out steps a tracksuit-bedecked man, boombox on shoulder. Sauntering over to the rival gang-leader, he presses a button on the boombox. Out filters Ecco The Dolphin’s ambient keyboard notes.

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Smart Fridge Concept Generates Recipes Based On the Items Inside [Smart Fridge]

by on May.30, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Auto, Beer, Bp, cat, clear, color, Concept, Concepts, cook, cooking, de, design, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, Fridge, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hal, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, ITA, Juice, kin, La, Labels, Les, Light, mid, Mod, Ms, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Recipes, Refrigerator, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Smart Fridge, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, Ui, Up, V, what, X1, Yanko

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Quick, Smart Fridge ! What can I whip up that contains half a jar of pickles, beer from Christmastime, light cream and lime juice?* More

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Cochlear Implants Give Deaf Baby the Gift of Sound [Awwww]

by on May.29, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Ati, Av, awwww, Babies, Baby, Bp, cat, clear, Clips, Cochlear implants, color, communication, D3, de, Disease, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hal, Hd, Health, Hearing, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, ISO, Isp, La, Labels, Medical, mid, Mod, N1, N8, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Plants, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Rim, rom, RSS, Rv, s5, sea, seas, serve, Sound, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, V, Vide, Video, War, words, X1

This is an 8-month-old deaf baby having his Cochlear Implants turned on for the first time. In other words, he’s hearing sound for the first time. I challenge you to not get the warm and fuzzies from this.

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Nintendo Investigating Foxconn Conditions [Foxconn]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Act, Ad, Ads, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ati, Bp, cat, China, clear, de, Deaths, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Employees, Et, Factories, Factory, ff, Fox, Foxcon suicides, Foxconn, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, II, Im, In, investigation, Io, Ion, ions, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Light, mid, Mod, nin, nintendo, Nintendo foxconn, Nintendo Wii, O2, Of, om, One, order, Os, ota, Otaku, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Ports, Pr, Pro, Probe, products, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Shenzhen, Style, Suicide, suicides, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vest, Via, Watch, Who, Wii, work, Workers

Contrary to a lot of reports, more than just Apple’s products are made at Foxconn’s Shenzhen factories. mozilla free download . roofing and siding . roofing . Nintendo, whose Wii and other products are made there, has announced it shall be investigating the working and living conditions of the factory workers in light of the suicides. [ MarketWatch via Kotaku ] More

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"Top Kill" Reportedly Successful in Stopping Oil Leak [Oil]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Ads, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Bp, bus, business, cat, cc, Ces, clear, day, de, Disaster, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, emp, Engine, Et, F2, Fb, ff, fixes, flo, Flow, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gulf, gulf of mexico, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Leak, Men, Mexico, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, Oil, om, One, order, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sea, Seal, serve, star, Style, tar, Tat, tech, ted, TI, Top, Top-kill, TV, unit, Up, Us, V

Oh hey! After weeks of halfbaked attempts and botched efforts, yesterday’s top kill procedure has stopped the flow of oil into the Gulf, according to the Coast Guard. Soon engineers will start pumping cement into the well, which will hopefully allow them to seal it permanently.

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A Working Halo Assault Rifle Is a Terrifying Thing [DIY]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, Cosplay, Dc, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gun, Guns, hal, Halo, Halo assault rifle, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Les, magazine, Magazines, mid, Mod, Mods, nerf, Nerf guns, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, rifle, Rifles, Roof, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Toy, TV, Up, V, Vide, Video, Weapon, Weapons, work, X1

I’m sure that Halo assault rifle you mocked up for Halloween 2004 was nice and all. But unless it’s also a fully functional Nerf gun that holds three magazines and “a bunch” of darts, you lose. Here’s the video proof. More

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