Wasabi Fire Alarm Awakens You With a Slight Burning Sensation [Fire Alarms]

In this case the burning sensation is “delicious,” not “first degree and could result in your death.” And apparently it really works too, although the advertised “time to awaken” period seems a bit too long for my taste.Effective over an …



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(1) CNET
URL: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10443919-1.html

(2) Technabob
URL: http://technabob.com/blog/2010/01/31/wasabi-fire-alarm/


Amazon Gives In, Will Sell eBooks On Macmillan’s Terms [Amazon]

Amazon has given in to Macmillan, and will switch to a pricing model that sees bestseller and new hardcover releases offered to customers at $12.99 to $14.99. The official statement is as follows:Dear Customers:Macmillan, one of the “big six” publishers, …



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(1) was quick
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5460203/the-apple+amazon-ebook-war-begins-amazon-deletes-macmillan-books

(2) Kindle Community
URL: http://www.amazon.com/tag/kindle/forum/ref=cm_cd_tfp_ef_tft_tp?_encoding=UTF8&cdForum=Fx1D7SY3BVSESG&cdThread=Tx2MEGQWTNGIMHV&displayType=tagsDetail


More Toxic Natural Gas Spills Reported

For those who continue to think natural gas is a clean energy alternative,  read this story from ProPublica.  Natural gas is a fossil fuel being touted as part of our “green energy future”, along with biofuels;  a nonsensical claim considering …



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Sir, You’ll Have to Check Your Bags and the Navy Guidance System [Odd]



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(1) Unclaimed Baggage Center
URL: http://www.unclaimedbaggage.com/

(2) the engines
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5450267/free-nasa-space-shuttle-engines

(3) Unclaimed Baggage Center
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/unclaimedbaggagecenter/

(4) Mental Floss
URL: http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/42448

(5) Consumerist
URL: http://consumerist.com/2010/01/10-of-the-strangest-unclaimed-baggage-items-ever-found.html


ExoPC Tablet Looks Familiar, But Similarities End There [Tablets]

The comparisons to another recently revealed tablet are unavoidable, but believe you me the similarities end with the aesthetics. Inside there’s , flash support and multitouch. In fact, the more apt comparison is probably “netbook,” as you can see:There’s the …



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(1) Windows 7
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/windows7/

(2) ExoPC
URL: http://www.exopc.com/fr/exopc-slate.php

(3) Engadget
URL: http://www.engadget.com/2010/01/31/8-9-inch-exopc-slate-has-ipad-looks-netbook-internals-windows/


Realizing the Research Potential of the ISS Once and for All

, Reuters“Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV. British and U.S. researchers said they had grown a crystal that …



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(1) Scientists say crack HIV/AIDS puzzle for drugs
URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE60T0F820100131?type=marketsNews


MSI Budget C-Line Features Core i Series, ATI Radeon Graphics Cards [Laptops]

There’s nothing new coming your way in terms of aesthetics from MSI’s line of “C” laptops, but under the hood we’ve got processors. One of these fellas even sports an ATI Radeon HD5470 graphics card.The full laptop line includes the …



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(1) Core i Series
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/coreiseries/

(2) MSI
URL: http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=newsdesc&news_no=938

(3) Engadget
URL: http://www.engadget.com/2010/01/31/msis-new-cx420-cr420-and-cr720-laptops-put-intels-new-process/