April 20, 2009

Nano-Tattoos

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In recent research at RPI we have the technology for non-permanent tatooing using nanotechnology applies to the skin.  Others have blogged about this also. And Phillips is running a request for feedback!  Think of the implications!  We no longer have to fear that the tatoo artist accidentally chose the chinese symbol for “kick me”, heh.  And those gang symbols could automatically adjust for whatever neighborhood you’re passing through.  And, my gosh!  Think about  never having to explain that “ex”!  You know this (non-permanent) modification is going to take off!

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April 16, 2009

This would be worth signing up for…

Posted in Uncategorized tagged , , , at 7:59 pm by waynezwhirled

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Finally, a Twitter use that seems truly entertaining.  A mashup of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and a traditional theater! Go MuVChat!

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“No” means no…

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From the labs at MIT…to a store near you.  The No-Contact jacket.

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April 14, 2009

the fireman moves are in the beginner category (or so I’m told)

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Do your part to help get pole dancers the athletic respect they deserve!

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>> sign a petition to lobby the British Olympic committee into having pole dance as test sport for the 2012 Olympics in London.

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April 3, 2009

Virus-built batteries

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Research at MIT yields virus-built batteries that would allow for light-weight, conformal battery production.

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April 1, 2009

Augmented Reality Accessory Kit for VR glasses

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According to a Gizmag article, Vuzix has some new accessories to complement its 3D visor.

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March 30, 2009

Plants on the Moon

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Paragon Space Development Corporation has teamed up to try to be the first to have viable greenhouse on the moon.  From their news feed:

“The first Moon flower will become a reality when private lunar expedition partners Odyssey Moon and Paragon Space Development Corporation deliver a biological greenhouse to the lunar surface.”

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A good use for Google Earth

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Piping in photos of rare animals that are caught on “camera traps” according to an article in NewScientist.  The research is led by Earthwatch Scientist Mika Peck.

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March 29, 2009

Be prepared

Posted in Uncategorized tagged , , at 11:11 am by waynezwhirled

Heh…this will do it.

15 Strangest College Courses

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Check this out! Register now before your favorites fill up. Let’s see…Science of Superheroes has a conflict with Zombies in Popular Media…

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