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Gizmodo Japan at the Japanese iPad Launch [Japan]

by on May.28, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, About gizmodo, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Asia, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gizmodo Japan, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Ipad launch, Ipads, Iphone, Ir, Isp, japan, japanese, La, Labels, Launch, life, media, Meta, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, Online, order, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, Wai, wait, Who, X1, XP

Here are our colleagues from Gizmodo.jp who just waited in line all night to be some of the first in Japan to get the iPad. And to celebrate, of course, they made these iPad hats.

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Iron Baby Is Iron Man Without the Poop Jokes [Iron Man]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Baby, Bp, C5, cat, clear, Clips, color, Comics, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, emp, Et, F2, Fan, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Heart, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ir, Iron baby, iron man, IronMan, Isp, Joke, Jokes, La, Labels, Marvel, Meta, mid, Mod, movie, movies, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Poop, Q, quant, rail, Rc, Recap, Red, Review, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Trailer, Trailers, TV, V, Vide, Video, view, Watch, X1, YouTube

After the teetering jumble that was Iron Man 2 , this fan-made ” Iron Baby ” trailer has tottered its way into my heart. I’d rather watch two hours of Iron Baby than another attempt to recapture the first movie’s moxie. SEO Denver . (Sorry, Mark !) More

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How God Makes Cheetos [Food]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Bp, bus, business, cat, Cheetos, clear, color, D3, de, Display, Dj, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Factories, ff, Food, foodtech, frito lay, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, God, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Industrial, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, late, Make, Meta, mid, Mod, Moisture, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Plates, Play, Pr, Pro, Production, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Snacks, star, Style, Tag, tar, tech, ted, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, X1

” Gobs of cornmeal are fed into an extruder , which rubs the meal between two metal plates. used trucks in pa . Custom Jewelry . The friction melts the starch in the corn and causes the moisture to heat up… heating and cooling pa . More

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DVDs Could Hold 1,000x Capacity of Blu-rays With New Japanese Research [DVDs]

by on May.24, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, ash, Ati, Av, Blu-Ray, Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray Disc Association, Bp, capacity, cat, Cia, city, clear, color, dash, data, de, Discs, Display, Ds, dvd, DVDs, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, japan, japanese, Japanese dvd capacity, La, Labels, Memory, Meta, mid, Mod, movie, movies, My, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Ovi, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Research, RSS, Rv, Scientists, sea, search, serve, soc, storage, Storage Capacity, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, Up, Upgrade, Us, V, Vide, Video, Wai, wait, Waiting, X1

chicken coops . roofing and siding .

While we’re waiting for the Blu-ray Disc Association to upgrade discs to 128GB capacity , Japanese scientists have found a way to increase DVD capacity by 1,000 times—using just a slick of metal material over each disc. More

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Internet Commenters Save Two Russian Girls From Possible Sex Slavery [Commenters]

by on May.21, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, Bp, cat, cc, CERN, clear, color, Comment, commenters, Comments, Cool, D3, Danger, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, friends, Ge, girl, Girls, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Help, heroism, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, lte, Men, Meta, Mod, My, Net, Of, om, One, Opera, operation, order, Os, oss, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, raf, Rant, Rants, Rc, rom, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, sex, Signs, Style, Tag, tech, Tent, Theinternet, TI, Traffic, TV, Us, V, work, X1

Way to go, internet. A Metafilter user was concerned that his friends, two Russian immigrants promised work as lounge hostesses, were potentially walking into a dangerous situation. Other commenters saw the signs of a human trafficking operation and intervened.

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Philippe Starck’s Light Photon Lamp Is Made From OLEDs and Unicorns’ Eye-Teeth [OLEDs]

by on May.19, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, ash, Ati, bd, Bp, bus, business, cat, clear, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, energy, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ion, Isp, kin, La, Labels, lamp, Lamps, late, Led, LEDs, Les, Light, lighting, lights, Meta, metals, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, Oled, OLEDs, om, One, order, organ, organic LED, Os, Padd, Philippe Starck, photo, photon, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, price, Q, quant, Rc, Rice, rom, Roof, RSS, Rv, serve, Solar, star, Steel, Style, Tag, tar, tech, teeth, Test, TI, TV, Us, V, work, X1

This rather bizarre-looking creation isn’t a solar panel that’s normally found on a roof—oh no, it’s the latest work from Philippe Starck , and is made from OLEDs and stainless steel. It’s a light. A very, very pricey light.

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Vibration Is Killing Hard Drive Speeds [PCs]

by on May.10, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, AR, ash, Ati, bus, business, clear, Computers, dash, data, de, Display, Drives, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hard Drive, Hard drive performance, Hard Drives, Harddrive, HardDrives, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, ions, Isp, Laptops, Meta, mid, Mids, Mod, Mounts, Nes, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PC, PCs, Pee, Play, Q, Rc, Red, speed, ssds, storage, Study, Style, Tag, ted, TI, Us, vibrations, War, what, X1

I can’t be the only one who’s wondered—even stabilized by several screws in metal mounts—how can hard drives sift through so much minuscule data amidst minuscule vibrations? A new study suggests what we’ve long suspected: They can’t.

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Quake III Running On a Nexus One With LOUD NOISES [Smartphones]

by on May.10, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, Apps, AR, Art, ash, Av, Ces, clear, dash, de, Display, down, droid, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, impress, In, Isp, keyboard, Meta, mid, Mod, Moto, Motorola, Motorola Droid, Nes, nex, neXus, Nexus one, Nexusone, nin, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, Phones, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, Processor, Q, Quake, quake 3, Quake 3 android, quake iii, quake III android, quake III nexus one, Rc, smartphone, Smartphones, Software, Style, Tag, TI, Up, Us, Vide, Video, Video Games, X1

Quake III running on a Motorola Droid was impressive. But Quake III running on the Nexus One —no physical keyboard, a souped up processor—that’s downright heavy metal. More

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I Order You To Pee On This Battery, Soldier [Batteries]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, AR, Baghdad, Batteries, battery, Cell, Cf, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fan, Gadget, Gadgets, Ge, Gear, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ink, Ir, Isp, live, Magnesium, Men, Meta, Metalcell, Mod, Nes, nin, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pee, Play, Q, Rc, salt, Science, soldier, Style, Tag, TI, Ui, Us, War, Water, world, X1

If you think your gear runs out of juice at inopportune moments, consider the infantrymen of the world, whose lives depend on their gadgets maintaining a charge. Thus the MetalCell, a magnesium-based battery that charges with salt water. Comcast Packages . Or urine. corporate awards . More

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Art Lebedev’s Mixed Metaphor Coffee Cup: Somebody Is Going to Die [Coffee]

by on Apr.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, Art, Art Lebedev, artlebedev, ash, battery, Body, Caffeine, clear, Coffee, coffee cup, Cup, dash, de, dev, Display, Dj, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Eu, Ge, Gizmo, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, J3, lebedev, Lg, Meta, mix, Mod, Mug, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PC, Play, power, Q, rail, Rc, Sound, Style, Tag, The Battery, TI, Up, Via, X1

The battery’s power level rises with the temperature—not the amount of caffeine. Bleary-eyed and hungover, somebody’s going to find this out the hard way. That’ll be that screeching sound, trailing in the distance

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