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OUYA Console Raises 3-Million, Setting a Kickstarter Record - The OUYA console, a hackable Android-based video gaming device, raised more than 3-million on Kickstarter as of Wednesday afternoon, far overshooting the company’s 950K goal. It' great seeing communities funding ideas and businesses around the world, great work guys - BG MIT develops new glasses-free 3D TV technology. Though 3D movies have been around for a while, the experience of visiting a cinema to catch the latest blockbuster is dampened by unwieldy glasses and the limitation of only one fixed perspective being offered to all. The illusion of depth is present, but this is far removed from the hologram-like, multiple-perspective experience which would truly wow movie-goers. Silver nanowire conductors could mean better stretchable electronics. Earlier this year, a team led by North Carolina State University’s Dr. Yong Zhu reported success in creating elastic conductors made from carbon nanotubes. Such conductors could be used in stretchable electronics, which could in turn find use in things like bendable displays, smart fabrics, or even touch-sensitive robot skin. Mark Zuckerberg Got a Sweet Deal on his Mortgage. Mark Zuckerberg got a sweet deal on the 5.95million mortgage on his Palo Alto, Calif., home with an interest rate of just 1%, according to a report.

Bloomberg examined public records for the property and found the Facebook CEO’s 30-year adjustable rate mortgage starts at 1.05%. Read More > Invisibility cloaking in 'perfect' demonstration - Scientists have succeeded in "cloaking" an object perfectly for the first time, rendering a centimetre-scale cylinder invisible to microwaves. Inbox Zero - Inbox Zero is a thing that was cooked up by Merlin Mann, the creator of 43fold​ers. It’s about how to reclaim your email, your atten­tion, and your life. That “zero?” It’s not how many mes­sages are in your inbox–it’s how much of your own brain is in that inbox. Especially when you don’t want it to be, That’s it - Worth a listen :) BG Code Club UK (The Interview). Code Club is a free after school activity that teaches children to code, it's looking for some new volunteers. A crack team of young interviewers is on the case, but despite the incredibly high calibre of applicants (including Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Chad Hurley and even HRH The Duke of York), they seem rather difficult to please. I love this, pure genius - BG Amazon Building an iPhone Competitor - As competition in the fast-growing mobile web space continues to heat up, Amazon is working on a device to grab a slice of the pie currently dominated by the iPhone and Android smartphones, according to a Bloomberg report. Augmented Reality Shopping Coming Soon - For example, a shopper looking for breakfast cereal could specify a product that’s low in sugar, highly rated by consumers and on sale. As the shopper pans the mobile device’s camera across a shelf of cereal boxes, the augmented shopping app will identify cereals that meet the criteria – and could also provide a same-day coupon or loyalty points.
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Smithsonian glow in the dark spider computer mouse. Price $28.00 Inbox Zero - Inbox Zero is a thing that was cooked up by Merlin Mann, the creator of 43fold​ers. It’s about how to reclaim your email, your atten­tion, and your life. That “zero?” It’s not how many mes­sages are in your inbox–it’s how much of your own brain is in that inbox. Especially when you don’t want it to be, That’s it - Worth a listen :) BG Ghosts of Christmas Past: 10 Tech Treats From Yesteryear. The top tech gifts of yesteryear all us budding nerds desperately wanted but never got. In reverse release-date order - Enjoy :) Boyfriend Pillow - This Snuggle Pillow will always be a shoulder for you to cry on or lay on. This pillow is machine washable and includes the removable t-shirt. It's also is a great neck pillow. Makes a great gift for the constantly neglected forever aloners or girls on the rebound. Price $49.95 Magnet Balls - The Original 216 Pc 5mm Magnetic Rare Earth Magnet Puzzle in Collector Tin - Original Edition. This is a must have boys toy which you can make endless shapes with. Price $18.95 The Motherhood Rap - All Mum's out there will love this, lmao. Word to all the mothers :) The Motherhood feat FIAT 500 Song (Very Funny). If you are a mum this is a must watch video, share the love with friends and family. The Motherhood Lyrics are so so true. Outdoor LED Light Cube 17 inches - Cordless with remote control. Set the mood with these trendy outdoor light cubes. The perfect accessory for a modern backyard or patio, these rechargeable LED cubes are waterproof and hold up to three hundred pounds, and even come with a wireless remote control. Very trendy. Price $179.00 New catalyst could replace platinum to bring down the cost of microbial fuel cells. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) researchers have identified an inexpensive nanorod catalyst with efficiencies rivaling that of platinum. Composed of nitrogen-enriched iron-carbon nanorods, the new catalyst holds the promise of cheaper, more efficient microbial fuel cells (MFCs) that generate their own hydrogen from waste water. Read More > Excalibur Motorized Bumper Boat With Water Canon - Smash into each other on these water motorized bumper cars just like you did when you was a kid at the local fairground. These floating motorized bumper cars are perfect for fun at the pool or beach and include a built in large water gun, excellent Price $99.90
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Patent trawler aims to predict next hot technologies - technology News (New Scientist). By data-mining the US patent pool, a new tool could help futurists predict emerging technologies HORIZON scanning. Strategic prediction. Futurism. Whatever you call it, companies need to anticipate the next hot technologies ahead of time or they will be beaten to the punch by more agile competitors. But what's the best way to do it?
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