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More Chinese DIY Submarines!

You have to give it up for the Chinese inventors these days who can practically make anything from DIY submarines to DIY helicopters.

This isn’t new news but I guess “another” Chinese inventor made a DIY submarine out of old barrels.  Yes, someone did it again while people here in the States are obvi

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Lego My Eggo – Lego Olympics!

With the 2008 Olympics in full swing, there’s a bunch of new lego olympics that you will not want to miss.

As the world watches the Beijing Games, enthusiasts from Hong Kong have unveiled their own Olympics — built entirely from Lego.

More than 300,000 Lego bricks and 4,500 Lego people were used to create the display, by the Hong Kong Lego User Group.

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Beijing Apple Outdoor Display Uses Windows XP!

Beijing Apple’s Outdoor Display was confirmed running off a Windows XP computer.  Now, this is ironic that Apple wouldn’t power their own displays with their computers.

Perhaps, the Windows XP probably saved some operating costs than using a Mac for the purposes of the outdoor display.

Consumers will be confused to whether Apple is promoting Windows XP.  I know I would.  (Maybe Steve Jobs hired some really bad technicians)

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DIY Homemade Submarine made from Metal Barrels!

Remember they Chinese guy who made the helicopter? Well, here’s another Chinese guy who made a freakin’ submarine out of old metal barrels.

Talk about eco-friendly, this submarine probably is the most green submarine ever made.

Way cool huh?

I am gonna go make mine too now and

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Zero Energy Media Wall in Beijing!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZfOy2fo8E4

I’ve seens some impressive media walls that does animation in Korea couple years ago but this, this is amazing that it runs on solar power!

The polycrystalline photovoltaic cells are laminated within the glass of the curtain wall and placed with changing density on the entire building’s skin. The density pattern increases building’s performance, allowing natural light when required by interior.

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$100,000 Bulletproof Toilet

Talking about expensive toilets here. This thing can protect you during bombings,

sorta cool, but I think you have to pay to get in…

What’s next, wifi enabled toilets?

“t can withstand a 15 ton blast as well. While we don’t know of any units in America (yet), Beijing has 8 floating around in their Zhongguancun Plaza. Just wait until the sirens go off and we are all forced to hide in porta-potties.”

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