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

by on Jun.10, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, Av, Bp, cat, cc, Ces, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, energy, Et, F2, Feeds, ff, game, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ikaros, Ikaros solar sail, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, japan, japanese, Kite, Kites, La, Labels, Led, Men, mid, Mod, Nes, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, Play, power, Q, quant, que, Rc, Red, RSS, Rv, sail, serve, SF, Solar, solar sail, Space, Space kite, Space sail, Space solar sail, Style, Sun, Tag, Tea, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, Travel, TV, Us, V, Wai, wait, Waiting, X1

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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HTC Droid Incredible Root Now Available [Android]

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We said it was the “best Android phone you can buy on Verizon” when we reviewed it , but if you insist on rooting it—now’s your time, courtesy of the guys at Unrevoked. [ Unrevoked – Thanks, Max! ] More

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Nanowires Convert Rat’s Heartbeat Into Usable Electricity [Electricity]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, Ati, beats, biomedicine, Body, Bp, C6, cat, cc, city, clear, college, colleges, color, convert, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Education, electric, Electricity, energy, Et, Experiments, F1, Feeds, ff, Ge, Generators, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Heart, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Medicine, mid, Mod, Nano, nanowires, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Plants, Play, Port, Ports, power, Q, quant, rats, Rc, Red, Republished, Research, Review, RSS, Rv, Scale, Science, sea, search, sensor, Sensors, serve, Style, Tag, tar, Target, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, tie, TV, universities, Us, V, vers, view, Wires, X1

Nanowires inside a rat can convert the power of breathing and heartbeats into electricity, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Technology Review reports these nano-generators could conceivably lead to nano-scale implants and sensors powered by the body. More

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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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Tron’s Sark Hoodie Is Red and Evil and Should Be Mine [Hoodies]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bp, cat, Ces, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Evil, Feeds, ff, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, God, good, Hd, Home Automation, hoodie, Hoodies, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Mod, Ms, Of, om, One, Opera, operating system, Operating Systems, order, Pad, Padd, photo, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Red, RSS, Rv, Sark, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, time, Tron, Tron hoodie, TV, Up, Update, Us, V, vers, Vide, Video, X1

If you lusted for the good guy version of the Tron hoodie, you are going to terminate all your conscious processes over the Sark version. The photo above is how it really looks, taken by our very own Mark Wilson. More

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Clearwire: We’re Going To Keep Unlimited Data Plans Alive [Clearwire]

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AT&T may be killing unlimited data plans , but wireless broadband provider Clearwire is going to keep giving us what we want. Here’s an explanation of their thoughts on unlimited data and tiered pricing —complete with a jab at AT&T. More

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

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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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Lawyers Claim Google Wi-Fi Sniffing ‘Is Not an Accident’ [Google]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, ANT, Ants, app, application, AR, arc, Ati, Av, bd, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, data, day, Dc, de, Disco, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google Maps, google street view, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, ims, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Law, Legal, Map, Maps, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, Net, network, networks, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Patent, patent application, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, Red, Republished, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, sea, search, Search engines, serve, sniff, street, street view, StreetView, Style, suing, Tag, tech, Tent, TI, TV, Ui, V, Vide, view, Wi-Fi, work, X1

Lawyers suing Google claimed Thursday they have discovered evidence in a patent application that Google deliberately programmed its Street View cars to collect private data from open Wi-Fi networks, despite claims to the contrary. More

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R2-D2 Disguised as Iron Man [Imagecache]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 787, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Av, Bp, Bt, C-3PO, cat, cc, clear, color, dash, de, disguise, Display, dna, droid, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, game, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, Imagecache, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, iron man, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Led, mid, Ming, Mod, movies, Mug, NK, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Programming, Q, quant, R2-d2, r2d2, Ram, Rc, Red, Rf, rip, Robotics, Robots, RSS, Rv, serve, storm, stormtroopers, Style, sub, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, X1

Before it occurred to anyone to just have Obi-Wan use The Force to smuggle C-3PO and R2-D2 past those nosy stormtroopers, the script called for a much more conventional means of subterfuge: a disguise! [ Mike Verta — Thanks William! ] More

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