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bamboo socks

bamboo socks

that’s right… socks made out of bamboo. $15 for 3 pairs. Pretty good deal. Only at Moseau.I’m putting these puppies on my christmas list. They list 10 reasons why Moseau socks are great (i like reason number 10): 10) So soft, your feet will never want to leave 9) They let your feet breathe, and […]

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lamps to change color to match anything

lamps to change color to match anything

Hold something in front of these lamps, and the lamp shade will change to the color of the object. There’s a standard light bulb inside, surrounded by a ring of LEDs which project the color onto the shade. These lamps will be released sometime next year by Philips.

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now this is art

The Tantamounter. It’s a bunch of Vienna artists in a giant plywood box. You put an object, any object, into the box. A few minutes to an hour later, you get two objects back: your original and a piece of artwork that is inspired by your object. And it’s all for free! People have put […]

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lego camera

lego camera

That’s right, boys and girls. You heard it! A LEGO CAMERA. It’s a 35mm pinhole lego camera. What’s a pinhole camera? pinhole.org has some photos and explains it. Though it takes a big of reading. They are kinda techie.wikipedia has a nice overview of pinhole cameras. Basically, you have box with a tiny hole in […]

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colored soap bubbles!

colored soap bubbles!

Popular Science has a nice article on one man’s journey to created colored bubbles. If you’re a bit of an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll like the read on how this guy experimented in his kitchen for years in search of the colored bubbles. If you’re a bit of the science techie, you’ll enjoy how he was […]

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i prefer to take mondays off instead of fridays

i have alot of vacation days to take up in decemeber. Whenever possible, I like to take Mondays off rather than Fridays. It’s great when Sunday is almost over and I remember that I have Monday off. It’s like having a bonus day.The whole weekend is so much more enjoyable knowing that I have that […]

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laptops with cranks

laptops with cranks

TUNIS, Tunisia–A hand-cranked laptop was introduced by MIT Media Lab Chairman Nicholas Negroponte. It will cost roughly $100 (prolly $115) and is expected to be in the hands of schoolchildren in poorer countries by late 2006. Only available for schoolkids. “This is truly a moving experience,” said U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who showed up at […]

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Wrigley Field construction photos

Wrigley Field construction photos

They are really tearing up the bleachers at Wrigley Field. Cubs.com has a “renovation gallery”. It looks like the only seats that are remaining is the upper section of the bleachers (right below the scoreboard). Everything else is gone! Don’t worry. The brick wall is kept in tact. I think the Cubs are making a […]

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fun with google images: "chicago"

fun with google images: “chicago”

#1 Google image for “chicago” I’m happy to see that this image is the #1 result from a images.google.com search for Chicago. The way the shadows loom large over the street, beach and lake is quite an impact. And those are among the smaller-sized buildings in Chicago.The aerial nature of the photo also gives a […]

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