Category: SCI/TECH

Feb 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Titans of Tech

Picture of the Day: The Titans of Tech

THE TITANS OF TECH Photograph by Pete Souza / The White House President Barack Obama joins a toast with Technology Business Leaders at a dinner in Woodside, California, Feb. 17, 2011. Going clockwise from President Obama: – Steve Jobs, CEO Apple – Steve Westly, Managing Partner and Founder, Westly Group – Ann Doer, Host and…

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Feb 14, 2011

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the International Space Station

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the International Space Station

Photograph by NASA The International Space Stations (ISS) is one of the greatest human and technological achievements in our history. Space agencies from the United States, Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada have come together for a common goal in the name of science and education. It is a symbol of technological excellence and a testament…

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Feb 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: Best. Sidecar. Ever.

Picture of the Day: Best. Sidecar. Ever.

BEST. SIDECAR. EVER. Built by Jason Dyer Forget the Lambo in the background. This scooter rules! Sidecar World via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Jan 4, 2011

Picture of the Day: Fighter Jet Up Close and Personal | Jan. 4, 2011

Picture of the Day: Fighter Jet Up Close and Personal | Jan. 4, 2011

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL Photograph by Niels Boswinkel This Dassault Rafale—a 4.5 generation twin-engined delta-wing jet fighter—was flying over Sion Air Base, Switzerland, when Niels Boswinkel captured it with his Canon 500D. What an incredible shot! via Gizmodo Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO…

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Dec 6, 2010

Mozilla Seabird: Community-Driven Mobile Phone of the Future

Mozilla Seabird: Community-Driven Mobile Phone of the Future

In a mobile industry shrouded in secrecy and lawsuits, where every major player is always in the process of suing or being sued by their competitors for patent violations and intellectual property fraud, it’s nice to find an ‘open’ and collaborative design project amongst the walled gardens. As part of Mozilla Labs’ Concept Series, the…

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Nov 22, 2010

Winners (’07-’10) from Nikon’s Small World Competition [20 pics]

Winners (’07-’10) from Nikon’s Small World Competition [20 pics]

Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science. The subject matter is unrestricted and…

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Nov 18, 2010

Necker Belle: The Ultimate Catamaran Experience [25 Pics]

Necker Belle: The Ultimate Catamaran Experience [25 Pics]

If you want to cruise the Caribbean in style, Virgin’s Necker Belle, a 32-meter (105 ft) Catamaran might be your answer. That is, if the $100,000 a week cost doesn’t make you curl into the fetal position sucking your thumb… Keep in mind the Necker Belle can accommodate up to 12 guests and includes access…

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