Posts Tagged 'gold'

Disappointed There’s No Gold iPad Air or Mini Yet? Gold Genie Has You Covered

The new gold iPhone 5S seems to be harder to get than any other iPhone, but if you love that color, you’ll enjoy these golden iPads. For those of you who absolutely need to match everything, Gold Genie’s iPads will get you into the right hue.

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Read more @ Technabob

Scientists Change the Color of Gold

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Scientists in Southampton, UK, are now able to change the color of gold, which could have applications in jewelry-making and security features.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Bacterium Cupriavidus Metallidurans Can Turn Toxins into Gold

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Gold flecks produced by the art-science experiment “The Great Work of the Metal Lover,” by Adam Brown, MSU associate professor of electronic art and intermedia. Photo by G.L. Kohuth.

Researchers at Michigan State University have discovered that the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans has the ability to withstand incredible amounts of toxicity, which is apparently key to creating 24-karat gold.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

A Molecular Directional Dark Matter Detector made from Gold and DNA

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Scientists are working on a directional dark matter detector that will use strands of DNA and gold in order to detect the elusive non-baryonic matter. A combined team of physicists and biologists are collaborating in order to create a suitable detector that will try and find dark matter, which accounts for much of the universe’s mass.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Gold Sony PS3 Supreme Is The Most Expensive One In The World

You can say what you want, but the golden glitter of this PS3 will draw anyone’s eye. This will undoubtedly be the world’s most expensive PS3 since it’s partially made out of gold.

Read more @ Technabob

Gold Plated iPods: Feeling Like Having Some Extra Bling?

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If you feel that your iPod Nano or your iPod Touch doesn’t have enough bling, maybe you’ll consider having it goldplated? Goldstriker offers you this service, for a modest premium of course. Some might be worried that this makes one of the most stolen gadgets even more enticing to prospective thieves, but if you’ve got the money, it can be worth it.

My latest from Unplggd…

Olympic Gold Medalist Thanks Wii

Japanese Olympic gold medalist swimmer Kosuke Kitajima thanked the Nintendo Wii for helping him win the 100m breaststroke.

See, Mario does the breaststroke. And thus, it’s perfect mental training for envisioning the actual Olympic hall.

Wow, incredible! What will the Wii do next?

via Gizmodo


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