Category: SCI/TECH

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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Nov 14, 2010

Picture of the Day: Boeing 7 Series Lineup

Picture of the Day: Boeing 7 Series Lineup

BOEING 7 SERIES LINEUP Photograph by Boeing This photo, taken in 2007, was the first time Boeing had every 7-series airplane in the same place (not counting the 787 which wasn’t in service yet). Jasen Miller on Flickr via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK…

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Nov 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – Shoot the Lights Out | Nov 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – Shoot the Lights Out | Nov 3, 2010

SHOOT THE LIGHTS OUT Why *clap* when you can *bang*? via Bitplay Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Oct 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – October 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – October 7, 2010

LAUNCH PARTY! Photograph by Larry Tanner 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’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Sep 20, 2010

Inside Paul Allen’s $160 Million Yacht ‘Tatoosh’

Inside Paul Allen’s $160 Million Yacht ‘Tatoosh’

Paul Allen, the multi-billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and one of the top 50 richest people in the world, has recently put his yacht, ‘Tatoosh’, up for sale for a whopping $125 million Euros. When you see the pictures, just remember this is all on a 303-ft boat, not some paltry house on *shudder* land.…

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