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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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Auto-Tuned Sagan Strike Again With The Case for Mars [Space]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 303, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Astronomy, Auto, autotune, Bell, Bp, Button, buttons, car, carl sagan, Case, cat, clear, Clips, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Mars, Mic, mid, Mod, Ms, Music, My, Nbc, News, Of, om, One, Orb, Orbit, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Space, Style, Tag, Tea, tech, Techno, Technology, The case for mars, TI, Trike, Tron, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, Watch, why, world, X1

“Mars is a world of wonders” sings Carl Sagan . And he’s right. Here you can see him telling us why we should go now, instead of staying in orbit looking into our belly buttons. [ Cosmic Log ] More

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The 5 Dumbest Products in America, Circa 1977 [Retromodo]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, Advertisements, age, ally, america, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Bes, Bp, bus, business, C6, car, Cars, cat, Cia, clear, color, components, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, electric, Electron, Electronics, Emi, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, Icon, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Lg, Men, MER, Mic, mid, Mod, NationalSemiconductor, Nes, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Pr, Pro, products, Q, quant, Rc, Retro, Retromodo, rom, RSS, Rv, Semiconductors, serve, Style, Tag, Tax, tech, Telephone, telephones, Tent, TI, Toaster, Toasters, Tools, Trash, Tron, TV, TVs, Ui, Us, V, what, world, X1, xl

It’s 1977 and you’ve got a potentially world-changing semiconductor on your hands—but how do you market the thing? By trashing toasters, telephones, cars, and especially TVs, which are so dumb they can’t even pay your taxes! (What?) More

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Can You Count 400 Billion Stars In This Mind-Blowing Panorama? [Astronomy]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Astronomy, Ati, Bill, blow, Bp, C5, cat, cc, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, E3, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, format, gala, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hbo, Hd, high-definition, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, MER, mid, Milk, Milky Way, mind, Mod, Mosaic, My, N8, Nasa, Net, NK, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, pano, Panorama, PC, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, Red, RSS, Rv, serve, Spitzer, Spitzer Telescope, star, Stars, Style, Tag, tar, tech, television, TI, Tron, TV, V, vision, X1, XP, Zoo, Zoom, Zoomable

Astronomers estimate that there are 200 to 400 billion stars in our galactic neighborhood, the Milky Way . I guess that someone tried to count them in this fully-zoomable, ultra-high-definition 800,000-image mosaic and got tired around 296,351,284,702. More

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TRON NES. I repeat, TRON NES. [Mods]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Bp, car, cartel, cat, clear, color, Culture, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, game, Games, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glow, Gq, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Illum, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Led, LEDs, Legacy, Light, mid, Ming, Mod, Mods, movies, Nes, nin, nintendo, NK, om, One, order, Os, ota, Otaku, Pad, Padd, Pain, Paint, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Red, RSS, Rv, sale, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Tron, Tron legacy, Tron nes, TV, V, Via, Vide, Video, X1

This TRON-inspired NES illuminates with or without a black light thanks to glowing paint and eye-burning LEDs. And unlike most gaming mods, it’s actually on sale for $250. [ Threatris via Kotaku ] More

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I Accidentally Invented Electronics in 1906 [Inventions]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, 808, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, audio, Audion, bd, Book Excerpt, Bp, bus, business, BUST, C5, cat, cc, Ces, clear, color, day, Dc, de, dental, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Electron, Electronics, Engine, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Intern, Invention, Inventions, Io, Ion, ions, Isp, La, Labels, Led, Lee de Forest, Light, media, Men, mid, Mod, Nes, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, products, Q, quant, Rc, RNA, rom, RSS, Rv, Scent, serve, Service, Services, soc, source, spring, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, TI, tie, Top, Triodes, Tron, tub, TV, unit, Us, V, X1

Our modern media spring from a common source, an invention that is rarely mentioned today but that had as decisive a role in shaping society as the internal combustion engine or the incandescent lightbulb. The invention was called the Audion.

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How To: Recover From a Soda-Spill Disaster [How To]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bp, bus, business, cat, cc, Cleaning, clear, Coffee, color, components, de, deal, Disaster, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, eco, Electron, Electronics, energy, environment, Et, Fb, Fees, ff, Gadget, Gadgets, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, How To, Howto, i5, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, Keyboards, La, Labels, Laptops, Led, life, media, Men, mid, Mod, moment, Nes, nin, Of, Oil, oil spill, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, pill, Pixel, plan, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, Repair, Repairs, Republish, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Sim, spill, Spill repair, Spills, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Tron, TV, Ui, Us, V, Wmc, X1

There are few moments in life quite as sickening as realizing that you’ve spilled a beverage on one of your gadgets. Because of that, we’ve put together a simple disaster plan for dealing with beverage-soiled electronics. More

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Amateur Astronomers Continue to Amaze [Astronomy]

by on May.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Amateur, amateur astronomy, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Astronomy, Bp, cat, clear, color, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Eu, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ir, Isp, ISS, jupiter, kin, La, Labels, Men, MER, mid, Mit, Mod, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Replacement, RSS, Rv, serve, Shuttle, Space, Space Shuttle, Spot, Style, Sun, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, Tron, TV, Up, V, X1, X37-b, XP

It’s been an amazing couple of weeks for amateur astronomers. 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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