Emergency Alerts Over Your XBox System?
Emergency Alerts Over Your XBox System?
Online gamers, get ready for possible alerts on your consoles! New York State authorities are testing a plan that would see the Emergency Management Office issue alerts over online gaming networks in addition to regular channels. picked by suebe 1 year ago
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 Koreans make plastics without fossil fuel chemicals
Koreans make plastics without fossil fuel chemicals
A team of South Korean scientists have produced the polymers used for everyday plastics through bioengineering, rather than through the use of fossil fuel-based chemicals. picked by Jerry520 1 year ago
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 Don't Smoke If You Have A Mac
Don't Smoke If You Have A Mac
Apple is voiding warranties of Mac laptops that need repair with traces of cigarette smoke.

*Another reason to quit* picked by suebe 1 year ago
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 Meat Band-Aids and Mass Production of Living Tissue
Meat Band-Aids and Mass Production of Living Tissue
I'm touching a wet slab of protein, what feels like a paper-thin slice of bologna. It's supple, slimy, but unlike meat, if you were to slice it down the center today, tomorrow the wound would heal. It's factory-grown living tissue. picked by Bornbad 1 year ago
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 Dear Prudence, I'm a mac, and he's a pc
Dear Prudence, I'm a mac, and he's a pc
"I recently married my dream husband. We have incredible chemistry and a shared commitment to each other. When we disagree, we settle our differences by balancing logic and gut feelings. That is, until we came to our disagreement on which laptop I should buy to replace my Mac PowerBook..." picked by gammerus 1 year ago
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About Plime
Plime is an editable wiki community where users can add and edit weird and interesting links. Users earn karma when other users vote on their actions. The more karma you have, the more power you have at Plime.

 Facebook is an Alibi
Facebook is an Alibi
Imagine if the most important sentence you ever wrote was a Facebook status update that goes something like this: "ON THE PHONE WITH THIS FAT CHICK......WHERER MY IHOP." Now you know how it feels to be 19-year-old Rodney Bradford, who used that all-caps message to keep himself out of prison. picked by suebe 1 year ago
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 On the Internet, nobody  knows you're a dog
On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog
Posting online comments under multiple aliases is apparently against the law, at least in the case of Raphael Haim Golb, 49, who is suspected of using 50 different e-mail addresses and monikers — some of the names belonging to academic rivals — to bolster his arguments about the origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 How To Use Your Hand As A Ruler
How To Use Your Hand As A Ruler
If you’ve ever needed to measure the width of a box but have no ruler, here’s a handy (literally) tip. picked by iamamaniac 2 years ago
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  The Internet is about to die. Literally die!
The Internet is about to die. Literally die!
One research group continues to claim that the "sky is falling" on the Internet thanks to high data growth rates and that network neutrality means the whole Internet could just "go away." Ars sifts through the hyperbole looking for a kernel of truth. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Sky Tran
Sky Tran
Possibly the coolest new mode of public transportation. picked by gammerus 2 years ago
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 Introducing the Blade-Free Fan
Introducing the Blade-Free Fan
Welcome to the future.
f**k Jetpacks. picked by Pazez 2 years ago
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 NASA Returns to the Moon- and doesn't Stop There!*
NASA Returns to the Moon- and doesn't Stop There!*
*Because they're planning to crash into it.

This is happening Friday, 6:15am EST; you're supposed to be able to see it with a telescope! picked by Pazez 2 years ago
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 Robo-pop
Robo-pop
This Robot's Got Talent!

The amazing humanoid can sing songs by using brilliant new electronic voice technology. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 US spontaneous human combustion raygun
US spontaneous human combustion raygun
Flying frying machine gives car a nasty burn. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 The 150,000 Dollar Homework
The 150,000 Dollar Homework
Amazon settled a lawsuit over a teenager's homework, which was lost during the infamous deletion of Orwell's 1984 e-book from all Kindle™ devices, by paying a ridiculous amount of money.
Personally, I think even in college I never submitted any homework that was worth more than 50 bucks. picked by suckersklub 2 years ago
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 A judge saves thousands by allowing someone to testify via Skype instead of flying to New York.
A judge saves thousands by allowing someone to testify via Skype instead of flying to New York.
A Queens judge solved the problem of a civil trial that involved a plaintiff in India by simply having the man testify yesterday using the Internet telephone/video provider Skype, saving thousands in costs and days of people's time. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Asteroid attack: Putting Earth's defences to the test
Asteroid attack: Putting Earth's defences to the test
IT LOOKS inconsequential enough, the faint little spot moving leisurely across the sky. The mountain-top telescope that just detected it is taking it very seriously, though. It is an asteroid, one never seen before. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Russian Billionaire Installs Anti-Photo Shield on Giant Yacht
Russian Billionaire Installs Anti-Photo Shield on Giant Yacht
The 557-foot boat Eclipse, the price tag of almost $1.2 billion, set sail this week with a slew of show-off features, from two helipads, two swimming pools and six-foot movie screens in all guest cabins, to a mini-submarine and missile-proof windows to combat piracy and, an anti-paparazzi “shield” picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Electric superbike smashes speed record by breaking through 150mph mark
Electric superbike smashes speed record by breaking through 150mph mark
An electric superbike has broken a land speed record by bursting though the 150mph mark .
The zero-emissions Mission One ridden by Jeremy Cleland became the fastest electric-powered vehicle when it hit an average speed of 150.059mph over two miles. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 Court OK's use of secret GPS tracking devices
Court OK's use of secret GPS tracking devices
For the first time, the state's highest court ruled today that the state Declaration of Rights allows police to break into a suspect’s car to secretly install GPS tracking devices, provided they have a warrant before they act. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 1,000 MPH car
1,000 MPH car
Britain’s Richard Noble, the reigning king of land speed, is building a rocket on wheels to shatter his own record. The only problem: A ragtag American team might beat him to it picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Nano-technology vs Kevlar
Nano-technology vs Kevlar
Nanocomp Technologies, is the first in the world to make sheets of carbon nanotubes -- microscopic tubes stronger than steel but lighter than plastic. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Garlic farm wards off high-speed internet
Garlic farm wards off high-speed internet
A Nova Scotia garlic farmer has put the brakes on high-speed internet coming to Victoria Harbour, a rural community on the Bay of Fundy, fearing radiation from microwave towers will affect his crops. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Two MIT Students Take Pictures From Space On a $150 Budget
Two MIT Students Take Pictures From Space On a $150 Budget
Perhaps more significantly, they managed to accomplish this feat using components available off-the-shelf to the average layperson. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 9/11 Google Doodle
9/11 Google Doodle
Well, more like there was none. Not earth-shattering but it was surprising to me. Did you guys think so too? Just curious.. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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