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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Space Diving Could be the Future for Astronauts and Extreme Dare-Devils

Does the idea of leaping out of a spaceship with just a specially-adapted spacesuit and parachute thrill you? Thanks to a group of space scientists, the day you find yourself awaiting the order to jump 120,000 feet above earth could be closer than you think. And it's not just an idea for extreme sports fans, as the two men behind the idea reckon that Space Diving could be used as a safety function for astronauts whose ship has malfunctioned.
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Saturday, June 23, 2007

top 5 worlds most expensive cellphone that only rich people can buy

1.the diamond crypto smartphone
price tag: 1.3million USD

2."LE MILLLION DE LA NUIT"-MILLION DOLLAR CELLULAR PHONE
price tag: 1milllion USD

3.swedish smartphone
price tag $300,000 USD

4.MOTOROLA SLVR L7 DIAMOND MOBILE PHONE
price tag:$75,000 USD

5.NOKIA VERTU LUXURY PHONE
price tag:more than 10 thousand USD

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Friday, June 22, 2007

a real jetpack


Jetpack International have just announced and made available for preorder a true JET pack. The company already has a vast experience with
H2O2 jetpacks and has two models for sale.

Hydrogen peroxide packs are basically rocket backpacks. They have two main disadvantages: the fuel is dangerous and extremely pricey, and their flight time is very short (measured in seconds). With a jet engined pack, you’ll get far longer airtime, and you only need cheap and widely available jet fuel.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

surfboard usb flash drive

usb surfboard 2gb
has compatibility with windows and mac operating system ,except for win98 which requires driver.

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what do you think if you find this surfboard type gadget?

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Dialogue to present 8.9-inch HSDPA notebook ‘V5’

people can now access wireless internet through (3.5G) by simply inserting sim card
WXGA(1024 x 600) 8.9-inch LCD, Intel Core Duo ULV 1.06 GHz, 1GB RAM, 40GB HDD, and it comes with Windows Vista, also an integrated 1.3 MegaPixels camera, Bluetooth 2.0 and TV out.



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Monday, June 11, 2007

Global link to present a ring-type mouse


GlobLink(www.globlink.com) presented a ring-type mouse. Since you can just use it by wearing it, you don't need a mousepad or any kind of flat surface to roll it.






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Friday, June 8, 2007

The Bear Robot

Rescuing Soldiers on the Battlefield and Helping the Infirm at Home

One of the most dangerous jobs in a combat situation is the extraction and evacuation of a wounded soldier while still under fire. This is especially true in the current war against terrorism, which features enemies that are not likely to respect the noncombatant status of medics.

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i have to think ,this would lessen ,and collaborate soldier's responsibility,facilitate as well.

Asahi Robocco BeerBot

The Asahi Robocco BeerBot opens the cans automatically of your favorite brew then pours you in tall mug of the frosty stuff.


The robot can hold up to sixpack of standard cans of beer in its refrigerating belly.
At the press of a button, a can will be lifted, opened and dispenses them into the mug when ready for a drink.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2007

CB2 Japanese Robot Child

The Japan Science and Technology Agency recently unveiled their Child-Robot with Biometric Body, or CB2 for short. Designed to mimic a one to two year-old toddler, it senses the environment through optical, auditory, and 200 tactile sensors. Then, the childbot can react, making facial expressions complete with blinking.

51 actuators powered by air assure smooth movements, though the robot can only stand with assistance. Not only does this limit of movement give users the complete child experience, it also prevents Asimo incidents on the stairs.

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Sunday, June 3, 2007

usb fishbowl

SEOUL, Korea (AVING) -- WECOMS(www.comfish.co.kr) presented its innovative personal fishbowl ‘Comfish(model : ECF-150)’ in Korea market, which can control inside condition of fishbowl including bubble production, water temperature, and filter device via computer. The Comfish supports USB interface for providing electric power and camera interlocking device in order to watch swimming fish on the computer monitor. It is available for 49,000(KRW).

The USB Fishbowl is breaking new ground when it comes to taking care of tiny fish. If you're one of those people that can't actually get off the couch in order to feed your goldfish, this device may be exactly what you're looking for. Here's the gist of it. It comes with a USB cable and a specific software that allows you to take care of your bored goldfish.


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Friday, June 1, 2007

Microsoft unveils new Surface computer

SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. has taken the wraps off "Surface," a coffee-table shaped computer that responds to touch and to special bar codes attached to everyday objects. read more



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