Archive for September, 2010

Survivor Nicaragua Glitter in their Eyes S21E03 (CBS)

Back at camp, Nay thinks that everything was fake.

It’s faker than fake fur.
Nay

At the older tribe, they go looking for fruits by following the howler monkeys. The older tribe is fishing. Marty feels threatened by Jimmy J. He tells Jill. She tells him that he should show the immunity idol to everyone.

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Stars Afghanistan In September

Stars in Afghanistan, via The Big Picture @ Boston Globe

Tech Wants: Managing Your Desires Within A Budget

Not everyone can afford on impulse tech splurges. Almost everyone is on some kind of a budget. What should you do if you can get your tech desires? Should you prioritize or just splurge?

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Being CarLess

We’ve been living without a car for about four years, ever since we moved to Asia. Living without a car is liberating in some ways and a drawback in others. Is it worth switching to greener modes of transport, or do you have to absolutely live with a car? Read on to find out more.

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Move Over Sci-fi, Robot Exoskeletons Are Coming Thanks to Raytheon

Ah Raytheon, just the name scares some guys silly. Raytheon is a defense contractor and they’ve released some new information and videos of their new exoskeleton called the XOS 2. And no, this isn’t science-fiction.

raytheon xos exoskeleton defense science-fiction iron man

Read more @ Technabob

Alina Lebedeva [NSFW]

Beautiful nudes by Latvian photographer Alina Lebedeva

Alina Lebedeva was charged with assaulting a foreign dignitary with a red carnation in 2001. She was 16 at the time. She takes some beautiful photos. {via Nikola}

Predator Halloween Costume Looks Amazing But Must Be Amazingly Hot

I have to say that this Predator costume by Shawn Thorsson of Petaluma, CA, is really amazing. This costume was made for Halloween 2005, but this write-up and photos are recent. I wonder what Shawn will make for this year’s Halloween?

predator retro movie costume halloween

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Using Tech in Bathrooms: Heaven or Hell?

While we’ve used tech in bathrooms from time to time, we haven’t installed anything permanent in our bathrooms, at least for now. But what kind of tech would you like to use in your bathroom? Does it even make any sense? Some people use tech in the bathroom freely, but most of us keep it out of there. What would you like to see in your bathroom?

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The Perfect Desk: Hacking Smaller Desks Into Bigger Ones

While there are a plethora of desks available, sometimes you just need to hack yourself one because none of the ones that you see fit the bill. This happens quite a bit, especially in the home office. Since a lot more people are working from home, they need a fully functioning home office. This home office from Toronto, Canada, uses three IKEA Vika desks.

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Greek Financial Crisis

Great article over at Vanity Fair about the Greek financial crisis. They need the IMF to step in and clean up the country. Then again, it’s the responsibility of Greece, not the EU to clean up this mess. The whole debacle about bribes and not paying taxes is something that can also be seen in the US. A lot of corporations pay almost nothing in income tax due to legal but dubious accounting practices.


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