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

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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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Motherboard City, Population: 2048KBytes [Image Cache]

by on May.12, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, cat, city, clear, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, F2, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Helsinki, Home Automation, Id, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, images, In, Ink, Ion, Ir, Isp, Labels, Make, Mod, Model, moth, Motherboards, NK, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Real, RSS, Rv, Scale, serve, sight, Sink, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, Wai, wait, X1

Someone built the entire city of Helsinki, Finland, using motherboards. At first sight, I thought it was a realistic model, made to scale. I can’t wait for someone to make Manhattan. And then Berlin

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The Gulf Oil Spill, As Seen From the International Space Station [Image Cache]

by on May.06, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Ati, C5, cc, Cf, clear, de, Display, Ds, DSI, E, Ea, energy, environment, Et, F1, Fb, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gulf, Gulf oil spill, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Id, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, In, Ink, Intern, international, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, kin, Men, Mexico, mid, Mod, N8, NK, Of, Oil, oil spill, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, photo, photography, PI, pill, Play, Pr, pre, Q, Rc, Reading, RNA, rom, Scale, sense, Soichi Noguchi, Space, spread, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, Ui, Up, X1

It’s easy to lose your sense of scale when thinking about the massive oil spill spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, and I’m not sure this photo, taken from the ISS, will help. More

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Google Invests $39 Million In Wind Farms [Energy]

by on May.03, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 300, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, AR, Arm, Arms, ash, C6, clear, D3, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, energy, Et, farm, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Home, Home Automation, homes, Id, Im, In, Investment, Ion, Ir, Isp, Light, lights, Men, Mod, Ms, NorthDakota, Of, om, One, order, ota, Padd, Play, power, Pr, Pro, Q, Rc, renewable energy, Scale, Style, Tag, TI, TV, utility, Vest, vests, Wind, Windfarms, X1

Google announced its “first direct investment in a utility-scale renewable energy project”—$38.8m to two wind farms in North Dakota that generate 169.5 megawatts of power, enough to keep the lights on in 55,000 homes. More

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Run iPhone Apps on iPad Without Pixel Doubling [Ipad]

by on May.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, app, apple, Apps, AR, arc, arcade, Bling, C6, cc, Cia, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Emulator, Emulators, Et, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, headaches, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, ipa, ipad, Iphone, iPhone App, iPhone Apps, Isp, Jailbreak, Mod, Ms, om, One, order, Padd, phone, PI, Play, ps, Q, Rc, Scale, Style, Tag, TI, tweet, tweetie, Vide, Video, X1, Zoom

I hate pixel doubling except for arcade games emulators. On the iPad, the 2x video scaling for iPhone apps seems lazy and looks terrible, especially the text. So bad, in fact, that it gives me headaches. But there’s a fix.

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The Smallest Earth In Human History [Nanotechnology]

by on Apr.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, AR, Art, artic, car, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, earth, Et, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Ibm, Icon, Id, Im, Imagecache, In, Isp, Les, Mac, machine, Map, Mod, Nano, Nano earth, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Note, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Rv, salt, Scale, SILICON, Style, Tag, Techno, Technology, TI, X1, xl

This 3D map of Earth, carved by IBM’s new nanometer-scale silicon milling machine, could fit alongside 999 other Earths onto a single grain of salt. Here’s a look at the machine behind it: More

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Vodafone Ad Uses Rube Goldberg Machine to Show Awesomeness of Apps [Video]

by on Apr.22, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 5, 7, 787, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, app, Apps, AR, Art, Cia, clear, Commercial, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, ENESS, Feature, Features, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, Gold, good, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Isp, ITA, italy, kin, Love, Mac, machine, Men, MER, Mod, Music, Nes, Nsa, Of, ok go, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, Phones, Play, ps, Q, que, Rc, rube goldberg, Rube Goldberg Machine, Scale, Show, smartphone, Smartphones, Style, Tag, TI, Us, Vide, Video, VoD, Vodafone, Vodafone italy, X1, XP

I do love a good Rube Goldberg Machine example. While not as grand in scale as OK Go’s , Vodafone Italy ‘s commercial looks like it was insanely fun putting together—all those smartphones, in one room! Working together! Amazing. Very Very Cheap Car Insurance . diets to lose weight . More

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The Dogs of War: Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft [Infographic]

by on Apr.15, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Ads, age, and, Android, app, apple, AR, C5, Ces, clear, de, Display, Dog, Dogs, Ds, Dust, E, e1, Ea, Epic, Feature, Fog, Ge, Gizmo, Google, graphic, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, infographic, Ion, Iphone, iPod, Ir, Isp, iTunes, kin, Lions, Mic, microsoft, Mod, Of, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Play, Q, Rc, Scale, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Up, Us, vers, War, Windows phone, Windows phone 7, X1, Zune

It’s hard to grasp the breathtaking scale of the epic war between Microsoft, Google and Apple. Billions upon billions of dollars. Entire industries at stake

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Google Mobile App For iPad Now Approved and Available [IPad Apps]

by on Apr.13, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, and, app, apple, Apps, AR, Av, C5, clear, dash, day, de, Display, down, download, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Gmail, Google, google documents, Google Maps, Google Mobile, Google mobile ipad app, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad app, iPad Apps, Ipadapps, Iphone, Isp, Led, MER, mobile, Mod, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, Play, Pr, pre, Pro, ps, Q, Rc, Scale, Style, Tag, TI, Us, vers, X1

If you’d previously downloaded the Google Mobile app for iPad, you might have noticed it’s changed recently—as Apple has finally approved it. The previous version was merely the iPhone version, scaled to size. More

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Brain-Like Memristors Could Revolutionize Memory Chips at the Atomic Level [Memristors]

by on Apr.11, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, AR, Atom, Brain, Brains, Cf, Chip, Chips, clear, de, Disco, Display, Ds, E, Ea, emory, Evo, flash-memory, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Ink, Ion, Isp, Memory, memristors, Mic, Mod, Mris, NK, One, order, Padd, Play, ps, Q, Rc, Red, Research, Revolution, Scale, Style, Sue, Tag, Techno, Technology, TI, Transistors, Ui, X1

The brainiacs at H.P. think they’ve discovered a way to replace transistors with technology that will shrink chips to the atomic scale. long boards . Emphasis on “brain.” More

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