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World’s Smallest Linux PC fits in your hand!

Okay, don’t get me wrong, this ISN’T the world’s smallest Linux PC.  Actually, the smallest Linux PC maybe even smaller as embedded Linux has evolved.

But from PC users’ standpoint, this Linux PC pictured above isn’t big at all, in fact, it’s as small as an apple designed for use in spaceships.

What’s the point?  It looks cool and eventually we should be able to replace bulky desktop PCs with these little min-versions.

So, would you like a Space Cube? Tough luck, at least for the moment. Out

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Origins of Fortune Cookie was America?

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Origins of Fortune Cookie was America?

Here’s a funny video proving that Fortune Cookies are in fact, from America itself.  It’s funny but maybe Fortune Cookies were invented by the Chinese Americans to lure more customers.  Go to China, they don’t even know what a Fortune Cookie is.

But I can understand that, they have Chinese food in Korea that they don’t have in America, it’s called Korean-Chinese food.  Fortune Cookies are definitely American-Chinese food, speaking o

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Wooden USB Flash Drive!

I do prefer wooden USBs over plastic ones simply due to the fact that they are more shock-absorbent upon dropping them from high floors.

This one is from Japan and does indeed look pretty cool.

I like this Wooden Thumb Drive. Its casing is made of cedar wood and provides 1GB of storage capacity. The Wooden Thumb Drive retails for approx. $62 in Japan.

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Japanese Researchers Fit 42GB on a Single DVD!

It looks like Japanese researchers have figured out how to fit 42GB of information onto a single DVD by changing the way light is reflected off the DVD and thus storing array of bytes instead of 1 single bit.

Not sure how this will affect DVDs in the future but this might be the start of DVD2 era.

Researchers from the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, based in Japan’s Tohoku University, have – according to Google’s translation of a document released by the university department – discovered a way to mult

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Steering Wheel Clock for Uber-Auto-Fans!

Hey, who said you can’t take your steering wheel with you?  Here’s the Steering Wheel Clock to let you feel like you are still in your car.

Unique design with solid wood and metal construction. Quartz clock with Japan movement.

Great gift for the home, office or auto enthusiast.

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LED Cube Alarm Clock!

Here’s a cute set of LED Cube Alarm Clock, currently only available in Japan.

I bet you could make something similar or even better with some parts.

Seiji’s LED block alarm clock are interconnected using ribbon cables with enough slack in them to let you stack them pretty much any way you like.

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Floating Bath Tub Disinfectant

Believe it or not, your bathtub is probably filled with lots of bacteria including some urine.  (Urine does help fight athlete’s foot, did you know?)

Here’s floating bath tub disinfectant that will clean your tub of those dirty bastards.

An ideal gadget for eco-friendly Japanese as after the bath the device disinfects the water completely in a couple of minutes so it can be reused again. The onboard LED starts blinking as soon as the water is completely disinfected. The unit measures 86×86×110mm, weighs 250 grams and will be a

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Electric Fireflies for your (Kids’) night viewing pleasures!

Having a hard time finding a great lasting gift for your kids or yourself?  Here’s electric fireflies that glow in the night to soothe your ever-lasting romantic nights with your loved ones.  Whether that’s your kid or your wife, we will leave that up to you but do play nice in bed. 🙂

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Star Wars USB Hubs!

R2D2 and Darth Vader may be in reach of your USB devices with this cool Star Wars USB Hubs.

Can’t complain now that the evil force is comin’ to get your USB devices.

these official R2D2 and Vader USB hubs. R2’s head moves, he lights up and emits genuine Star Wars sound effects every three minutes, while Vader just seems to have the sound effects and glowing eyes. *Shiver*̷

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Sega’s new Japanese Robot for $500!

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Here’s a funky robot that dances to the music from Japan.  You can even hook up your iPod to enjoy your music on the robot.

It’s a robot for pure recreation, I am not sure how it’d sell in the U.S. market yet.

The two-wheeled, dancing A.M.P. (Automated Music Personality or Ampbot) from Sega-Hasbro stands 2.4-feet tall and features a MP3 or iPod cradle on its back, stereo speakers,

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