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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 Kindle Gets Corporeal at Target Starting June 6 [Kindle]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, aila, amazon, AmazonKindle, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Av, Bar, Barnes, Bed, Body, book, Bp, bus, business, cat, change, clear, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Im, In, Io, Ion, Isp, kin, Kindle, La, Labels, Les, Love, media, mid, Mod, My, Nec, Nes, NK, Noble, nook, Ny, Nyt, Of, om, One, Online, order, Os, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Pur, Q, quant, Rc, Real, RSS, Rv, serve, star, store, Style, Sun, Tag, tar, Target, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, Up, Us, V

One of the biggest advantages Barnes & Noble’s Nook has had over the Kindle is that prospective purchasers can fondle one in store—the Kindle, available only online, is a “thing” more than a product. But that’s going to change Sunday when Target starts selling Kindles. The ability to replenish my ever-low supply of Axe Body Wash and buy some of that future readin’ , in one store? I love Target

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Sprint 4G To Roll Out In Select Cities Starting In July [Sprint]

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Some folks have reason to be very happy, very soon: Sprint will be rolling out 4G service in cities including Rochester, NY, Syracuse, NY, Kennewick, WA, Pasco, WA, Visalia, WA and more starting in July. [ BGR ] More

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Samsung NX5 Hybrid DSLR Shaves Price—and Features—From NX10 [Cameras]

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However strange it seemed for Samsung to launch a new camera category with the NX10 hybrid DSLR —which puts a DSLR-sized sensor in a smaller body—they’re sticking with it. Hence the NX5: a cheaper, slightly less capable NX10. More

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Google Chrome OS Launching "Late Fall" [Google]

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Speaking at the Computex show in Taiwan, Google’s Chrome head Sundar Pichai confirmed that Chrome OS is on track for a “late fall” launch. [ Reuters ] More

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Amateur Astronomers Continue to Amaze [Astronomy]

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It’s been an amazing couple of weeks for amateur astronomers. roofing and siding . Last Sunday, one of their ilk spied the super-secret X37-B space shuttle making the rounds, and this Sunday another has imaged the ISS crossing paths with Jupiter—during the daytime! More

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LEAK: Samsung i897 May Be AT&T’s First Great Android Phone [Unconfirmed]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, ANT, Ants, AR, At&t, Backflip, Bp, C5, C6, cat, clear, color, confirmed, de, Display, droid, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fan, ff, first, Flip, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, i897, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Leak, Leaked, mid, Mod, Moto, Motorola, Ms, nex, neXus, Nexus one, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pet, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, Review, RSS, Rv, Samsung, Samsung i897, serve, ski, Style, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, TV, unconfirmed, Up, Us, V, view, X1

The Backflip (AT&T’s first Android phone) was ambitious but ultimately not the kind of handset that competes with the Nexus One. Leaked info on the Samsung i897 , however, implies that AT&T may be getting a pretty fantastic, unskinned Android phone. More

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How One Russian Man Is Building His Own Personal Subway System [DIY]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, building, bus, business, cat, city, clear, color, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Leonid Murlyanchik, mid, Mod, Nes, Nsa, Of, om, One, One man subway, order, Os, Padd, Personal subway, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Trains, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, what, world, X1

In a word: Persistence. Partly the traditional, inspiring, one man against all odds type of persistence, but more the obsessive, borderline insane persistence. But whatever, this dude’s building his own metro , like a CITY, so I should probably shut up. More

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How One Russian Man Is Building His Own Personal Subway System [DIY]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, building, bus, business, cat, city, clear, color, de, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, garden, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Leonid Murlyanchik, mid, Mod, Nes, Nsa, Of, om, One, One man subway, order, Os, Padd, Personal subway, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Projects, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Russia, russian, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Sun, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Trains, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, what, world, X1

In a word: Persistence. Partly the traditional, inspiring, one man against all odds type of persistence, but more the obsessive, borderline insane persistence. But whatever, this dude’s building his own metro , like a CITY, so I should probably shut up

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This Is How You Lift a Sunk War Ship Off the Sea [Giant Machines]

by on May.24, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Asia, Ati, Av, Bass, Bp, C5, cat, Cheonan, clear, color, Corvette, crane, dash, de, Display, dna, Ds, E, Ea, EC, embassies, Epub, Et, Face, Fb, ff, flo, Gallery, Ge, Giant Machines, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, hal, Hd, heck, Home Automation, hug, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, kin, Korea, La, Labels, late, Lift, Mac, machine, machines, Men, mid, Mod, Nab, Navy, Nes, NK, North Korea, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, photo, photos, Photoshop, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, rom, RSS, Rv, sea, serve, ship, Shop, South Korea, Style, Sun, surf, surface, Tag, tech, TI, TV, V, War, X1

With huge chains and honking cranes, that’s how. Example: This Republic of Korea Navy’s corvette—half of it, actually—floating over the sea’s surface.

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