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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. More

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

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Analog, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, arcade, Ati, Av, Bed, Bp, cat, clear, color, Comic, Comics, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, fail, Failure, Fb, Feeds, ff, Fun, Funny, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Humor, Id, II, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ISO, Isp, La, Labels, magazine, Magazines, Mic, mid, Mod, Nes, Ny, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Penny Arcade, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, rip, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, T3, Tag, tech, ted, Tetris, TI, TV, Us, V, Video Games, Watch, X1, XP

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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ArcAttack: America’s Next Pop Sensation? Or Mainstream Music Machine Victim? [Conspiracies]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, america, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, ArcAttack, Ati, Bp, British, cat, Cia, clear, color, Conspiracies, cow, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Geek, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, kin, La, Labels, Light, Lightning, Mac, machine, MER, mid, Mod, Music, Musicians, Nbc, nex, next, nin, Nsa, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Rock, Roof, RSS, Rv, Secrets, serve, Shop, shopping, Sim, Stream, Study, Style, Tag, tech, television, Tesla, teslacoils, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, Who, X1

A study in incongruity: ArcAttack, the Tesla-coil playing musical act adored by geeks everywhere , rocking out for Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel, and That British Guy Who Isn’t Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent. But something else is amiss… More

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Watch BP Place A Containment Dome On The Broken Oil Pipe [Bp]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Abc, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, Bp oil disaster, broken, bus, business, cat, Ces, clear, color, construction, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Leak, live, Men, mess, mid, Mod, Nes, News, Of, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Robot, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, Top, TV, Up, Us, V, Vide, Video, Watch, X1

BP has managed to cut the top off the broken oil riser pipe and is in the process of getting a containment dome mounted over the mess. You can watch the process live here . [ ABC ] More

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So, What Would It Be Like to Be In Space Unprotected? [Blockquote]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aio, ANT, Ants, AR, Blockquote, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Holy Shit, Home Automation, humans, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, mid, Mod, Nasa, Nes, Npr, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, ota, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Recall, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, TI, TV, Us, V, Vacuum, Viv, what, X1

Humans can’t survive out in the vacuum of space. At least not for long. But what would those 14 seconds or so be like?

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20-Foot Shears May Be Used To Cut Leaking Oil Pipe After Robot Saw Got Stuck [Bp]

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BP’s latest attempt to fix the oil disaster in the Gulf involves cutting the tip off the broken oil riser pipe and shoving on a containment dome . One of the problems? The robot saw cutting the pipe got stuck. More

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BP Does Your Browser Like It Did the Gulf [Bp]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, bd, Beta, Bp, British, British Petroleum, browser, cat, cc, clear, color, d8, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Eu, ff, fire, firefox, Fox, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gulf, Gulf oil spill, Hd, Hearing, Home Automation, Hp, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Men, mid, mini, Mod, Net, Of, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, Oil spill plug-in, Oil spills, oilspill, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Pet, petroleum, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Plug-in, Plug-ins, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, spill, Spills, Style, Tag, tech, Test, TI, TV, Us, V, X1

Maybe you want to protest BP. Maybe you’re just sick of hearing about them. Either way, you can now block all mention of British Petroleum from your internets with a Firefox plug-in ..

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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

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. More

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62 Cases Made Against BP Using Photoshop [PhotoshopContest]

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There’s a lot of pretty-well-justified anger at BP out there in the ether at the moment. What better way of letting off some steam than via hilarious and sometimes-sad Photoshops? More

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Environment Expert/Avatar Director James Cameron To Help Clean Up BP Gulf Oil Disaster [Disaster]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Av, Avatar, Bp, Bp oil disaster, bp oil spill, Bp oil spill disaster, Brain, Brains, Cam, cat, clear, color, day, de, Disaster, Disasters, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, energy, environment, Et, Eu, ff, Film, Films, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gulf, Gulf oil disaster, Gulf oil spill, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, james cameron, La, Labels, Men, MER, mid, Mod, movies, Nab, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, om, on2, One, order, Os, oss, Pad, Padd, Pet, petroleum, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, scientist, Scientists, serve, Solutions, spill, storm, Style, Tag, tar, tech, Theme, TI, titanic, TV, Up, V, X1, XP

Geez, direct one film with an environmentally-friendly theme and suddenly you’re qualified to clean up the BP gulf oil spill. Cameron apparently met with scientists yesterday to brainstorm possible solutions to the massive ongoing disaster .

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