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YouTuber Ron Tajima’s Quirky Robots [VIDEOS]
Japanese YouTuber Ron Tajima likes to build robots. Not necessarily the kind of robots that are going to revolutionize manufacturing as we know it, but the kind that will turn from a beer can into a cute little creature or from a Roomba into a baby cradle
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Can a T-Shirt Charge Your Cell Phone Battery? [VIDEO]
Being out and about and having your cell phone battery die has to be one of the most irritating first-world problems in existence.
What if you could avoid it simply by wearing the right shirt? That’s what UK mobile phone company Orange is striving for.
Experiment With the Electrical Grid Could Make Your Clocks Wrong
Starting in mid-July, your electric clocks and coffeemakers could be running up to 20 minutes fast, and you probably won’t know why.
For the past 80 years, clocks plugged in to an electrical source have kept time based on the rate of the electrical current that powers them. If this current doesn’t ke…
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GPS Navigators vs. GPS Smartphone Apps
Most modern smartphones have built-in maps and GPS units. But those built-in apps don't give turn-by-turn audio directions, like those you may be used to from a dedicated GPS. You can buy apps that give turn by turn directions, but they tend to be exp…
Massive Explosion on the Sun Caught on Video
For most of us down here on earth, June 7th was a fairly typical day. If you happened to be on the sun, on the other hand, you would have been treated to one of the most massive solar explosions man has ever seen. It may not look all that big in the video — the footage was captured on an ultravi…
Tech Thursday: Can’t get your Emails to leave the premises?
If you use Outlook and have been running into the problem of sending emails, such as it goes into the outbox and just sits there.
To get it to "leave the premises," you have to open up the Outbox folder and click Send again. From what I seen and heard this is a rather common problem and ca…
McDonald’s Billboard Hosts Giant Game of Pong [VIDEO]
A giant McDonald's video billboard in Stockholm, Sweden is hosting a game of pong that just about anybody with a smart phone can join in, without having to download any new software.
Instead, potential players use their smart phone to log on to a website associated with the promotion. After the phon…
Tech Thursday: iPhone Battery – Make It Last Longer
If your iPhone battery seems to be holding less and less of a charge here are some ideas to help make it last longer.
Push e-mails: If you have a number of emails accounts, your phone could be checking them as often as every fifteen minutes...
Japanese Scientists Develop Kissing Machine [VIDEO]
Scientists in Japan have developed a machine which mimics the sensation you get from an open-mouth French kiss.
According to researcher Nobuhiro Takahash, one of the goals of the project is to allow two people to make out without even necessarily being in the same room.

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