LiquidMetal Demo

Excellent demonstration of how an exotic alloy can store energy and return it in a much more efficient manner than steel or titanium. Enjoy the demo!

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Science

Velcro Being Pulled Apart

From geekpress I found this brilliant macro photo of velcro in the state of tearing the two pieces apart from each other.

Just geeky

DIY: A Tin Can Waveguide WiFi Antenna

From Turnpoint.net, a dummies guide to building your own tin can antenna.

Got no dough for a commercial WiFi antenna? Looking for an inexpensive way to increase the range of your wireless network? A tin can waveguide antenna, or ‘Cantenna’, may be just the ticket. This design can be built for under $5 U.S. and reuses a food, juice, or other tin can.

Go from this:

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To this:

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Hacks n Tweaks

What Is That? 6-22-07

[Update: The device revealed]

What is this thing?

Full reveal to be posted if no one can guess it correctly in the comments. The hints are in font color white, drag your mouse to reveal the 2 hints. I have no idea if this hint method will work in the feed <crossing fingers>

Hint#1:[ it's not for making coffee but is for 'making something'.]

Hint #2:[ it's about 100 years old.]
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What Is That?

New iPhone Specs From The Onion

In light of the recent goofiness this week with Apple having to update the specs and claims about the iPhone’s capabilities versus its competitors we have this update revealed by the Onion, so you know this is laughing out loud funny, eh?

Here’s two of the specs but you need to go read the whole thing:

  • nanotechnology enables it to reassemble itself when thrown against a wall
  • exclusive link to ‘google street view’ so you can watch yourself using your iPhone at all times.
Gadgets / Devices