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Stir Mug “Stirs” for Ya!

Hey, I need this as I am drinking my ice-coffee right now and I have to stir it a lot because it’s cold…

Insulated stainless steel gently stirs your beverage at the push of a button. Keeps coffee hot for hours. With snap-on, see-through sipper lid. 12-oz. capacity. Includes 2 AAA batteries.

[via ohgizmo

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18.41% of World Internet Users use Firefox!

Wow, Firefox has been steadily growing real fast… I remember about 2-3 years ago when Firefox use was at only about 5%.

Go Firefox! Kill IE for good.

The only thing with Internet Explorer is that a lot of foreign countries such as Korea, have adopted to use IE exclusively for internet banking, which you can not use Firefox for.

Still, more than 90% of population in Korea and other parts of the world use IE. Darn…

Net Applications, purveyors of web metrics data, published some interesting asides about Mozil

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Is Samsung i900 an iPhone Killer?

Is Samsung i900 an iPhone Killer? I think not with a Windows Mobile and no flash support.

An orientation sensor is built into the i900. When rotated, it does this fancy transition whereby the display shrinks and expands back to fill the screen in a different orientation. The 240 x 400 display does seem a little weird, but is not unheard of–we’ve seen it in the ASUS M930’s internal display. It makes sense, too, if you are to use it as a media player because the aspect ratio is much closer to the 16:9 aspect ratio commonly

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Top 10 Reasons Why Linux will be on every PC in 10 Years!

1. Linux is free, open-source platform operating system that’s being developed by engineers all over the world.

2. Linux is not 1 operating system, there are hundreds of different Linux systems including embedded Linux.

3. Google is supporting embedded Linux for mobile phones with its Android platform with thousands of app builders.

4. In 5 years, all desktop applications will be available online, there will be no need to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, or any of that shit.

5. Linux is already taking near 50% market of mini-notebooks, netbooks, whatever.

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Beer Smellin’ Robot

Beer smellin’ robot finds you BEER! Can I order one please?

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Slow Your Roll – Anti-Energy Drink, Drank helps you sleep!

Sounds almost like “dank” to me, take out the “r” and you’d have a truly melatonined-out sleeping drink.

From design to production, every aspect of this calming drink was inspired by today’s popular hip hop artists who embrace the much sought-after hip hop lifestyle that encourages people to capture a stress-free state of mind.

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Salt Water Fuel for Cars?

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf4gOS8aoFk

Here’s salt water fuel that might allow you to get some salt and water to power your car in the future…

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kKtKSEQBeI

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DIY – How to Make an Underwater Microphone (Hydrophone)!

The fish says, “nice work bud, now I can start vlogging about my life in the fish tank!”

Construct a inexpensive hydrophone out of things laying around your house.

I decided to put up this instructable because (to my surprise) no one has a hydrophone instructable up yet. I made mine using a mixture of other people’s hydrophone creations that I found through a google search and a bit of ingenuity.

Here’s the parts that I used but it should be fairly easy to adapt whatever similar items that you can find.

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DIY – How to Make a Wireless Accelerometer Mouse Pointer!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdU6nDrc9vE

This is a great project for your school final project.

Human Interfacing Device is key area in modern electronics era. Gesture recognition can be well introduced in modern day computers to play 3-D games. Virtual Reality is not far away from our doorsteps. Simple inertial navigation sensor like accelerometer can be utilized in getting Dynamic or Static acceleration profile of movement to move cursor of mouse or Gyroscope to even rotate 3-D object. We propose a technique on same principle to convert acceleration profile of acc

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Linux starting to take over the world with Mini-notebooks and netbooks!

Recently, I’ve been noticing that more and more laptop manufacturers are putting Linux on their mini-notebooks inluding the Eec PCs.

I’ve actually predicted that Linux would take over Windows back in year 1999 within 5 years.  Boy was I wrong but my prediction that Linux will take over Windows will be true in about another 5 years AFTER the mini-laptop sales really takes off and Linux takes over 50% market share.

Well, it could just be me rambling, then again, it is true that Linux is virtually free and easily customizab

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