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The Federal Aviation Administration Is Looking Into Pilotless Commercial Flights [Aviation]

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The FAA wants to bring the aviation industry into the 21st century, and one particularly terrifying area of their research, announced today, is the possibility of commercial planes that fly themselves. What could go wrong, besides just about everything? More

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

by on Jun.10, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 4G, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Art, bd, Bp, broken, bus, business, cat, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Emi, Et, Feeds, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glass, hand, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Iphone, Iphone 4, Iphone hd apple, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Mic, mid, mino, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Plastic, Play, Q, quant, Rant, Rc, Red, resist, RSS, Rv, Scratch, serve, Show, Shows, smartphone, Smartphones, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, Top, TV, Us, V, Viv, X1

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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Japan’s Mega Solar Kite Conquered Space, But Now Needs To Fly [Space]

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The 20meter (diagonally) solar sail Ikaros we mentioned last month has been successfully unfurled in space by its Japanese team. Now it’s a waiting game to see if it can be used for solar-powered travel as planned. More

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The UK’s Fifth Carrier Confirms They’ll Carry The iPhone 4 [Apple]

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What’s going on?! Vodafone, O2, Orange, T-Mobile and now Three have announced they’ll be selling the iPhone 4 when it hits on June 24th. The US’ exclusive carrier, of course, remains with AT&T.

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The Cutting Edge of Extreme Sports Photography [Awesome]

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The Creators Project assembled this incredible video profile of Curt Morgan, a snowboarder-cum-filmmaker whose team, Brain Farm , uses the world’s most advanced cameras to capture extreme sports as they’ve never been seen before. Think Planet Earth on forty Red Bulls. More

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This Hacked Ikea Furniture Takes Care of Its Own Feng Shui [Hacks]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Av, Bp, bus, business, car, cat, Ces, clear, color, D3, Dc, de, Decoration, design, Display, down, drink, drinks, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Engineering, Et, Feeds, Feng Shui, ff, furniture, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hack, Hacked, Hacks, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Ikea, Im, images, In, Ink, Isp, La, Labels, Lite, MER, mid, Mod, My, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Projects, Push, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sensors, serve, Service, Services, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, Ui, Us, V, X1, xl

When you consider it, we’re not so nice with our furniture. We plop our heavy selves down on some pieces and put drinks on others…sometimes without coasters. We push them around, figuratively and literally. This smart furniture, however, pushes back

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Fanboyism and Brand Loyalty [Fanboys]

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The Misconception: We prefer the things we own over the things we don’t because we made rational choices when we bought them. The Truth? More

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The BP Effort Feels Way Too Much Like This [Humor]

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Watching BP’s continued, repeated failures would almost be funny if it weren’t so gut-wrenching. If only there were a perfect analogy for how it felt watching the unraveling, in hilarious comic strip form.

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How Much Video Can You Actually Stream With AT&T’s New Data Plans? [Att]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, At&t, Ati, Att data plans, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, clear, color, data, data plan, data plans, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, ipa, ipad, iPad 3G, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Mod, Nes, NK, Ny, Nyt, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, Pet, Pets, PI, Pixel, plan, Plans, Play, Pur, Q, quant, Rc, Republished, RSS, Rv, serve, Stream, Streaming, Style, T1, Tag, tar, Target, Tat, tech, ted, TI, time, TV, unit, Up, Us, V, Vide, Video, X1

We’re going to tell you the punchline right away: Run, don’t walk, to get your iPad 3G before the end of the weekend More

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Comic Viewer For iPad Lets You Surf For Comics In-App [Comics]

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When we did our last round-up , the state of reading comics on the iPad was basically “good, not great.” A few shortcomings keep Comic Viewer from achieving that greatness, but goodies like in-app comic downloading make it a worthy contender. More

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