Archive for October 15th, 2007

Gauss Pistol – ENTIRELY SILENT

October 15, 2007

This guy made an electromagnetic pistol, and it fires steel project tiles very efficiently, and silently. There are videos on the page of him firing at beer bottles and aluminum cans. Great work!

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5 Gadgets You Don’t Want to be Seen Wearing

October 15, 2007

A list of five gadgets you probably don’t want to be seen wearing out in public.

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Dumbest gadget ever: the mouse jiggler

October 15, 2007

From the “are you f’ing kidding me?!” department comes the mouse jiggler, perhaps the dumbest and most useless computer peripheral I have ever seen. What is it, you ask? Well, it’s a $30 USB dongle that nudges your mouse around so the screen saver doesn’t come on.

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HUGE remote control jumbo jet!

October 15, 2007

SOOOOO sweet

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The Insides of an Etch-A-Sketch

October 15, 2007

Nifty nifty.

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Hands On the Netflix Download Video Service: Thumbs Up

October 15, 2007

I downloaded Real Genius. The 1 hour, 40 minute flick took about 16 minutes to finish on my 6mbit connection, which was being tapped at about 2mbits. And the stream started playing almost immediately. Quality was outstanding, with very few compression artifacts visible in either solids or motion. I’d guess it was about DVD quality.

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Computer ad… from 1952!

October 15, 2007

The brand-new Univac, with “sensational new fact-power.”

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Video: The Self Stirring Mug (Yep, it’s a real product!)

October 15, 2007

How Lazy can we get?

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PICTURE | The Original GOOGLE Computer Storage [Page and Brin] (1996)

October 15, 2007

shown here – – – the original storage assembly, containing 10 4 Gigabyte disk drives, giving 40 Gbytes total.

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64 GB Thumb Drive

October 15, 2007

Who knew they came this big? CDW has a 64 GB for sale on their site. A bit pricey though…

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