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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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Japanese Subway iPad Users Use Ingenious Trick To Hide iPad Shame [Japan]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, arc, Asia, Ati, Av, Bp, bump, C6, Case, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Eyes, F1, ff, Ge, Genio, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, iPad Case, Isp, japan, Japan ipad, japanese, La, Labels, life, media, mid, mini, Mod, Mug, Nes, Newspaper, Newspaper case, NK, Of, om, One, Online, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Plus, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, sub, Subway, Tag, tech, Techno, TI, tour, Travel, trick, TV, tweet, Ui, Us, V, Who, X1, XP

The perfect way to both minimize your muggability, and enhance your sophistication in the eyes of those who aren’t quite as technologically accepting as us. Plus, perfect padding in case you get bumped into and drop your iPad.

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Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Experiences iPad App Is Free For A Limited Time [Dealzmodo]

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For three days, Lonely Planet ‘s wonderful 1000 Ultimate Experiences iPad app will be free. So head to the App Store and grab it now. It’s a $20 saving. [ iTunes via SAI ] More

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The Gates of Hell Just Opened In Guatemala [Science]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, america, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Av, Bp, cat, city, clear, color, D3, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, first, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, guatemala, Guatemalan sinkhole, Hd, heck, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Men, MER, mid, Mod, My, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Red, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Sink, sinkhole, source, street, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, tour, Travel, TV, tweet, Us, V, X1

“This can’t be real” was my first thought. Then I checked the source: The Guatemalan government.

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The Large Hadron Collider Makes Beautiful Terrifying Music [Lhc]

by on May.24, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, artic, ash, Av, Bp, C6, cat, cc, clear, collider, color, day, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Et, Experiments, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hadron, Hd, Hell, Higgs jet, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, instrument, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, large hadron collider, lhc, Lhc music, Lhc sound, Mac, machine, Make, Men, Mod, Ms, Music, Nes, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pur, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rv, Science, serve, smash, spawn, Style, Tag, tech, TI, time, time travel, Travel, Trike, TV, Ui, Universe, Us, V, vers, Vide, Video, world, X1

When we’re not using the Large Hadron Collider to smash particle beams together or daydream about time travel , we might as well turn it into a musical instrument right? Great! Except that its tunes are purely hellspawn. More

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Lufthansa’s New Airbus A380’s First Class Bathrooms Are Bigger Than Mine [Airplanes]

by on May.21, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, 80S, A380, A4, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, Airbus, Airplane, Airplanes, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Ati, Av, Bathroom, Bathrooms, bin, Bp, bus, business, cat, clear, color, dash, de, Decor, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eco, Epa, Et, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Lufthansa, Lufthansa airbus a380, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, Nsa, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, Plane, Planes, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, Toil, Toilet, Toilets, Travel, TV, Us, V, WD, X1, xl

Taking off soon are Lufthansa’s new Airbus A380 planes, which have been lavishly decorated—in the first-class cabin, at least. Gone are the tiddly toilets and basins, and in their place are separate washing and changing rooms.

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Electric Car Made From Bamboo To Go On Sale In Japan [Transport]

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Eschewing the silver paint and smooth curves of most electric cars nowadays, the Japanese Meguru electric car kind of looks like a rickshaw, and is made from bamboo. More

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Australian Customs Officials Will Search Your Laptop For Porn [Porn]

by on May.20, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Art, ash, Australia, Australian Sex party, bd, Bp, cat, Cf, Cia, clear, color, Custom, Customs, D3, dash, day, de, Display, down under, Ds, E, Ea, Electron, Electronics, Et, ff, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Graph, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Incoming passenger cards, Isp, La, Labels, Laptop, Les, Mod, Ms, Of, om, One, order, Os, Outback, Padd, party, PI, Pixel, Play, Porn, Pornography, Privacy, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, S1, sea, search, serve, sex, star, Style, Tag, tar, tech, TI, Top, Travel, Tron, TV, Up, Us, V, X1, XP

The Australian Sex Party —which is a trade group, not a fun Friday night—has risen up against new Australian customs rules that allow officials to search your personal electronics for pornography. Even Crocodile DunDD ? Outrage! More

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Undersea Internet Cables Dangerously Vulnerable To Attack [Intertubes]

by on May.19, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, artic, Ati, Av, Bes, Bp, Cable, Cables, cat, clear, color, Commerce, Danger, data, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eco, eee, Et, ff, g2, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hacking, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Ieee, Im, images, In, Intern, international, internet, intertubes, Ion, Isp, Kye, La, Labels, Les, MER, Mod, My, Net, News, Of, om, One, Online, order, Os, ota, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RNA, RSS, Rv, sabotage, Satellite, Satellites, sea, security, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Travel, tub, Tubes, TV, Underseatransmission, Underwater, Us, V, Water, X1

Here’s a surprising fact: 99% of intercontinental data travels through underwater cables (not satellites.) But a report by the IEEE says that those cables, which are essential to international commerce, are vulnerable to sabotage and in urgent need of securing. More

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Undersea Internet Cables Are Dangerously Vulnerable To Attack [Intertubes]

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Here’s a surprising fact: 99% of intercontinental data travels through underwater cables (not satellites.) But a report by the IEEE says that those cables, which are essential to international commerce, are vulnerable to sabotage and in urgent need of securing. More

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