Month: May 2012

  • Star Wars Babies: Like Muppet Babies… in Spaaaace

    Have you ever wondered what the baby-versions of your favorite Star Wars characters would sound like? Well Sarah Allen of Modern Home Prints sure did. She put together these cute prints that prospective Star Wars fan’s parents can use to decorate their themed nurseries with. Read more @ Technabob

  • My Daily Tweets 05-29-30-12

    1m Geological Record Shows Earth’s Oxygen Came from Mantle Cooling 3m NuForce Cube Speakers: Teeny and Tiny, Hopefully Not Tinny 5m Cardboard Computer Desk Is Definitely Not Water- or Fireproof 7m Tivoli Audio Radio Silenz Headphones: Noise Canceling Headphones with Style 12h #GideonStargrave is #AustinPowers but I guess most of us…

  • Geological Record Shows Earth’s Oxygen Came from Mantle Cooling

    Researchers have discovered that the proliferation of oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere was linked to a sudden change in its mantle, billions of years ago, during the Paleoproterozoic era. Read more @ SciTechDaily

  • NuForce Cube Speakers: Teeny and Tiny, Hopefully Not Tinny

    Portable speakers are a problematic affair. You don’t want to buy something too bulky, then again if you buy something extremely portable, chances are that the sound won’t be very good. The tiny NuForce Cube speaker is supposed to offer three different functions that will make life easier for you to share your tunes on the go.…

  • Cardboard Computer Desk Is Definitely Not Water- or Fireproof

    We all need desks, but did you ever think about hacking the box in which your computer came in to make it into a desk? While I’d love to say that’s what we’ve got here, this particular desk is made entirely from corrugated cardboard, but wasn’t made from the actual cardboard box the computer shipped…

  • Tivoli Audio Radio Silenz Headphones: Noise Canceling Headphones with Style

    Most noise-canceling headphones don’t look very good, but the new Tivoli Audio Radio Silenz Headphones combine sophisticated styling with peaceful listening. The solid wood ear cups come with 40mm high performance drivers with circuitry to cancel out exterior noises so that no one disturbs you while you relax. Read more @ Technabob

  • Olympicene, the Smallest Possible Five-Ringed Structure

    The smallest five-ringed structure possible is about 100,000 times thinner than a human hair, and it was created by a collaboration between the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the University of Warwick and IBM Research in Zürich. Scientists used a combination of synthetic chemistry and modern imaging techniques to create olympicene. Read more @ SciTechDaily

  • New Desalination Membrane Technology Promises to Be More Efficient

    This year, more than a third of the world will suffer from shortages of potable water. This number is expected to rise by 50% by 2025 and that’s one of the reasons why the desalination techniques of seawater are so important, because they will allow coastal communities to address local shortfalls. Read more @ SciTechDaily

  • Earth Recovered 10 Million Years After Permian-Triassic Mass Extinction

    The greatest mass extinction pulse was the Permian-Triassic extinction event, and it happened about 250 million years ago, nearly wiping out life on Earth. It was Earth’s most severe extinction even, with 96% of all marine species and 70% of all terrestrial vertebrate species becoming extinct. It is the only known mass extinction that affected…

  • Pure Evo Mio Radios: Retro Goodnes, Modern Sound

    If you’re the kind of person that loves retro-looking gear, then you’ll love these new radios launched by the UK brand Pure. The Evoke Mio comes all kinds of retro-trendy color schemes and will definitely set itself apart in your swanky pad. Read more @ Technabob