Category: SCI/TECH

Jul 19, 2010

Back to the Future: Retro 70s Ads for Today’s Gadgets

Back to the Future: Retro 70s Ads for Today’s Gadgets

Did you ever wonder what today’s most popular gadgets (mp3 player, laptop, cellphone and handheld video game system) would look like if they were designed in the 70s? No!?! Well thankfully Alex Varanese has. He’s even envisioned what the print ads would look like to market such wonderful devices. In this series called: ‘Alt/1977: We…

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Jun 15, 2010

HOW TO Use the CTRL Key to Dominate Your Computer

HOW TO Use the CTRL Key to Dominate Your Computer

Ahoy hoy friends! Here’s my first attempt at the ever-popular infographic. I really wanted it to be helpful and informative. I figured that any tips that can save you time and make you more efficient is a beautiful thing! If you’re like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer.…

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May 27, 2010

Hey Sony, Forget 3DTV I Want This!

Hey Sony, Forget 3DTV I Want This!

Photograph via Akihabaranews I understand why Sony has bet big on 3D. They have positioned it as the new ‘must have’ feature in home entertainment; and it works quite nicely across their divisions. It starts with the TV, which you’ll need in order to truly experience their upcoming lineup of films and games. Oh, you’ll…

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May 17, 2010

Behold! The Alligator Lopper aka Chainsaw Scissors

Behold! The Alligator Lopper aka Chainsaw Scissors

Who can resist the allure of chainsaw scissors complete with an alligator emblazoned on the blade? For the uninitiated, loppers are a type of scissors used for pruning twigs and small branches. A typical pair might look like this: Now a manual lopper is fine for little sissy branches and twigs that fall to the…

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May 11, 2010

Picture of the Day – Birds of Prey

Picture of the Day – Birds of Prey

BIRDS OF PREY Photograph by Lockheed Martin A fleet of sexy Blackbird SR-71’s by Lockheed Martin. Awesome article on flying a Blackbird HERE via Lockheed Martin on Flickr

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May 6, 2010

Bell-Mouth Spillways: How Giant Holes in the Water are Possible

Bell-Mouth Spillways: How Giant Holes in the Water are Possible

At first glance you might mistake a bell-mouth spillway for a watery vortex into another dimension. What can only be described as a giant hole in the water is actually a method for controlling the release of flows from a dam or levee into a downstream area. These spillways help prevent floods from ‘dam’-aging…

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May 4, 2010

The World’s Deadliest Drone: MQ-9 REAPER

The World’s Deadliest Drone: MQ-9 REAPER

Photograph by U.S. Air Force OVERVIEW – The MQ-9 Reaper (originally the Predator B) is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) (also known as a Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV)) developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for use by the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, Italian Air Force, and the Royal Air Force.…

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