Swiss Army Knife is Standard Issue on Planet Bionicle [Lego]

“Robiwan Kenobi” dashed together that really works, insofar as the bits actually flip out. I am tepid on Bionicle parts in general, but this is just fine by me. [via ] – – – – (1) this precious little Swiss …



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(1) this precious little Swiss Army knife
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/robiwan_kenobi/

(2) Brothers-Brick
URL: http://www.brothers-brick.com/2010/04/30/bionicle-swiss-army-knife/

(3) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528269/swiss-army-knife-is-standard-issue-on-planet-bionicle

(4) Lego
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=9e9b9aea67ae80997d9ad1edef6017f3&p=64&kw=Lego

(5) Toys
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=9e9b9aea67ae80997d9ad1edef6017f3&p=64&kw=Toys

(6) Recreation
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=9e9b9aea67ae80997d9ad1edef6017f3&p=64&kw=Recreation

(7) Collecting
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=9e9b9aea67ae80997d9ad1edef6017f3&p=64&kw=Collecting

(8) User Groups
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=9e9b9aea67ae80997d9ad1edef6017f3&p=64&kw=User+Groups


Tech Companies Are Getting Merger Crazy [Humor]

HP made some waves, but it’s got nothing on the other big we’ve spotted on the horizon: – – – – (1) buying Palm URL: http://gizmodo.com/5526620/why-hp-buying-palm-is-good-for-you (2) tech deals URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/techdeals/ (3) More » URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528137/tech-companies-are-getting-merger-crazy (4) Humor URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=179cd64ddca0fcd937735112fcce99fc&p=64&kw=Humor (5) …



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(1) buying Palm
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5526620/why-hp-buying-palm-is-good-for-you

(2) tech deals
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/techdeals/

(3) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528137/tech-companies-are-getting-merger-crazy

(4) Humor
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=179cd64ddca0fcd937735112fcce99fc&p=64&kw=Humor

(5) Recreation
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(6) Magazines and E-zines
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=179cd64ddca0fcd937735112fcce99fc&p=64&kw=Magazines+and+E-zines

(7) Analysis and Opinion
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=179cd64ddca0fcd937735112fcce99fc&p=64&kw=Analysis+and+Opinion

(8) Columnists
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=179cd64ddca0fcd937735112fcce99fc&p=64&kw=Columnists


Apple iPad 3G Already Jailbroken [Ipad]

Well, this didn’t take long: According to the Dev Team, the is just as easy to jailbreak as the Wi-Fi-only iPad. And they’ve got the video to prove it. [—Thanks, Beatrice!] – – – – (1) iPad 3G URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/ipad3g/ …



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(1) iPad 3G
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/ipad3g/

(2) Dev Team
URL: http://blog.iphone-dev.org/post/559040485/calm-before-the-spirit-storm

(3) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528482/apple-ipad-3g-already-jailbroken

(4) Apple
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=4b01c7730b29eff83197f075a9e3e4cb&p=64&kw=Apple

(5) Jailbreak
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=4b01c7730b29eff83197f075a9e3e4cb&p=64&kw=Jailbreak

(6) IPad
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=4b01c7730b29eff83197f075a9e3e4cb&p=64&kw=IPad

(7) iPhone Dev Team
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=4b01c7730b29eff83197f075a9e3e4cb&p=64&kw=iPhone+Dev+Team

(8) IPhone
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=4b01c7730b29eff83197f075a9e3e4cb&p=64&kw=IPhone


Why Roger Ebert Hates 3-D (And You Should Too) [Blockquote]

While , we have already said that . Film critic, Russ Meyer devotee (amen), and overall good guy agrees. And he provides a definitive list of reasons: – – – – (1) Avatar was technically impeccable URL: http://gizmodo.com/5429424/avatar-review-yes-it-changed-everything-after-all (2) 3D …



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(1) Avatar was technically impeccable
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5429424/avatar-review-yes-it-changed-everything-after-all

(2) 3D is Hollywood's next big scam
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5493832/the-movie-studios-big-3d-scam

(3) Roger Ebert
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/rogerebert/

(4) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528270/why-roger-ebert-hates-3+d-and-you-should-too

(5) Roger Ebert
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=8f4d528f3e1ed7e7006ccfee974215d1&p=64&kw=Roger+Ebert

(6) movie
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=8f4d528f3e1ed7e7006ccfee974215d1&p=64&kw=movie

(7) Russ Meyer
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=8f4d528f3e1ed7e7006ccfee974215d1&p=64&kw=Russ+Meyer

(8) Arts
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=8f4d528f3e1ed7e7006ccfee974215d1&p=64&kw=Arts

(9) History
URL: http://ads.pheedo.com/click.phdo?s=8f4d528f3e1ed7e7006ccfee974215d1&p=64&kw=History


Whitesides Departs, Winterton Replaced

“Administrator Charlie Bolden on Friday announced two changes in his leadership team at Headquarters in Washington. David Radzanowski was selected as the agency’s new chief of staff, and James Stofan was named as the acting associate administrator for Education. Radzanowski, …



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(1) Administrator Bolden Announces Key Leadership Changes
URL: http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=34002


Piezoelectric Promise: Charge a Touch-Screen by Poking It With Your Finger | 80beats

Imagine a day in the future when you can charge your cell phone using your sneakers, or charge a touch-screen device merely by rolling up the flexible screen. New devices that take advantage of the piezoelectric effect–the tendency of some …



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(1) EarthTechling
URL: http://www.earthtechling.com/2010/04/new-power-shoe-energy-device-captures-investor-attention/

(2) said Kaajakari
URL: http://news.latech.edu/2010/04/25/shoe-power-generator-earns-louisiana-tech-professor-national-attention/

(3) Clean Technica
URL: http://cleantechnica.com/2010/04/29/get-energy-from-your-shoe/

(4) Clean Technica
URL: http://cleantechnica.com/2010/04/29/get-energy-from-your-shoe/

(5) Advanced Materials
URL: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/10008336/home

(6) Technology Review
URL: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/25219/?ref=rss&a=f

(7) Technology Review
URL: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/25219/?ref=rss&a=f

(8) New ?Nanogenerator? Could Power Your iPod With Your Own Movements
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2009/03/27/new-nanogenerator-could-power-your-ipod-with-your-own-movements/

(9) The World?s Smallest Motor Could Propel a Medical ?Microbot? Through Arteries
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2009/01/20/the-worlds-smallest-motor-could-propel-a-medical-microbot-through-arteries/

(10) Rubbery Computer Screens Can Be Bent, Folded, and Even Crumpled
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2009/05/13/rubbery-computer-screens-can-be-bent-folded-and-even-crumpled/

(11) Nanotubes Could Provide the Key to Flexible Electronics
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2008/07/24/nanotubes-could-provide-the-key-to-flexible-electronics/

(12) Can Chatting on Your Cell Phone Cause It to Recharge? Researcher Says Yes
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/discoblog/2008/12/03/can-chatting-on-your-cell-phone-cause-it-to-recharge-researcher-says-yes/


Counter with Printer Option Needed

I need a preset counter to count pulses from Banner LX6 MFG pt # 02676. The operator would like to enter a preset number of units that pass through the opposing through beams and turn off the belt (currently 24 …



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iPad 3G Test Notes [Ipad]

The is the iPad I’ve been waiting for. It’s got two things the regular iPad doesn’t: 3G internet from AT&T and assisted GPS. The results we got from testing might surprise you, I think. Updated. (1) iPad 3G URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/ipad3g/ …



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(1) iPad 3G
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/ipad3g/

(2) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528240/ipad-3g-test-notes


Official Twitter for Android App Now Available [Twitter]

Well, hello! We knew it , but it looks like an official Twitter app is now available in the Android Marketplace. It’s free and looks fantastic: (1) was coming URL: http://gizmodo.com/5517467/official-twitter-app-coming-to-android-what-will-it-be (2) More » URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528454/official-twitter-for-android-app-now-available



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(1) was coming
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5517467/official-twitter-app-coming-to-android-what-will-it-be

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URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528454/official-twitter-for-android-app-now-available


I Want to Get My Kids to the Egg Child Care Center [Architecture]

This is Discovery, a designed by German studio GPAC. Thirteen eggs scattered under a central glass canopy. I want to get my child there. It will match my Star Trek suit. Or my full body latex chicken outfit. (1) children …



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(1) children nursery
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/childrennursery/

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URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528239/i-want-to-get-my-kids-to-the-egg-child-care-center


When America was post-colonial | Gene Expression

I stated:…until the late 20th century the majority of the ancestry of the white population of the republic descended from those who were counted in the 1790 census.A commenter questioned the assertion. The commenter was right to question it. My …



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(1) Below
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp/2010/04/men-on-the-move/

(2) paper
URL: http://www.gnxp.com/blog/2009/12/settlers-immigrants.php

(3) Old Stock Yankee
URL: http://www.gnxp.com/blog/2008/11/different-american-conservatisms.php


Scosche Takes A Crack at a Dashboard iPad Mount [Ipad]

Now that the iPad 3G is on sale—complete with a GPS chip inside—you might want to mount it in your car. But nobody yet makes a good car solution. Scosche is gonna try—but there are issues. (1) More » URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528388/scosche-takes-a-crack-at-a-dashboard-ipad-mount



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URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528388/scosche-takes-a-crack-at-a-dashboard-ipad-mount


I Order You To Pee On This Battery, Soldier [Batteries]

If you think your gear runs out of juice at inopportune moments, consider the infantrymen of the world, whose lives depend on their gadgets maintaining a charge. Thus the MetalCell, a magnesium-based battery that charges with salt water. Or urine. …



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URL: http://gizmodo.com/5528190/i-order-you-to-pee-on-this-battery-soldier


Upcoming Space Policy Events

, 5 May 2010“This meeting will enable private organizations and associations with a stake in the outcome of this discussion to better understand the current NASA program and its implications for science and technology, and to exchange views on the …



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(1) Meeting of Space Organizations
URL: http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=5953

(2) Challenges and Opportunities at the Dawn of a New Decade
URL: http://www.spaceref.com/calendar/calendar.html?pid=5952