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First Broken iPhone 4 Shows New Glass Isn’t That Resistant [Rant]

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The iPhone is made of aluminosilicate glass. Apple says it’s “chemically strengthened to be 20 times stiffer and 30 times harder than plastic” and it’s “ultradurable and more scratch resistant than ever.” Well, not enough to survive a 3.5-foot drop. More

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Broken Bottles Transformed Into Shards of Light [Lights]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 738, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Beer, Bp, broken, broken bottles, cat, clear, color, core, core77, Culture, cycle, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, emp, Et, Eu, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glass, Glass shards, Gq, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Les, Light, lights, Mac, Macro, mid, Mod, Ms, My, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Prism, Pro, Q, quant, Rage recycling, Rc, Recycle, recycled bottles, Recycling, Red, Reduse, reuse, Roof, RSS, Rv, sea, seas, serve, SF, Shards, SMS, step, Stress Relief, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, Via, War, X1

Step one: Throw empty beer bottles into a 20×30 foot bulletproof glass cage. Step Two: Gather the shattered bottles. Step Three: Re-imagine the shards of glass into prisms of light. Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

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Communicating with Dolphins via the iPad, Sort Of [Dolphins]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Animal, Animals, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, Art, Ati, bd, biology, Bp, cat, clear, color, communication, data, de, Display, Dolphin, Dolphins, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Eu, ff, flo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Isp, ITA, La, Labels, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, P4, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, T1, Tablets, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, TV, V, Via, X1

Dolphins, they sure are smart! But since they can’t talk, it’s hard to communicate with them. Enter the iPad, which some see as a great way to facilitate cross-species communication. Defensive Driving Texas . More

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South Africa’s Soundproof Stadium For the World Cup [WorldCup]

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When the World Cup kicks off in South Africa , 69,070 soccer fans inside Cape Town Stadium will scream at the top of their lungs. But thanks to some clever engineering, the people living nearby will hear hardly a peep.

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

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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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Synaptics: PC Trackpads Getting Four-Finger Gestures [Computex]

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PC trackpads have tended to lag behind their MacBook counterparts, but the gap’s narrowing today. Synaptics—the same folks who introduced the buttonless, clickable PC trackpad last year, are adding four-finger gestures and more goodies with their TouchPad-IS platform.

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Pacman’s Got Competition In the Form of the Unpackman [Concepts]

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Second cousin twice-removed, Unpackman is a keyring which also doubles as a bottle opener . scommesse sportive . Custom Jewelry . I’d like to see what those sharp teeth can do to some blinking blue ghosts. HGH Products . [ Unpackman via Likecool via Nerd Approved ] More

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Money Of The Future To Be As Pretty As Butterfly Wings [Money]

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Even though the future obviously revolves around credit cards and online transfers, a team of British scientists have developed a way for banknotes to be harder to forge—using iridescent butterfly wings as inspiration. More

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The Kinkiest USB Sticks Around [Concepts]

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These are bound to be the dirtiest USB sticks you’ll ever see. roof repair . Each stick depicts both the male and female gender symbols, yet can piggyback onto another stick like some bizarre sex game. boston temporary housing . More

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