Posts Tagged 'record'

French Daredevil Rides Rocket Bicycle at 163 MPH

Yes, you read that right. A maniacal Frenchman piloted a home-made rocket-powered bicycle to what he claims was a speed of 163 mph. On a bicycle. Holy crap!

rocket powered bicycle francois gissy

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Record Made from Ice Plays (Until it Melts)

I’ve actually been in a couple of ice hotels, and I know that the frozen stuff is a very interesting material, but I’ve never heard anyone using ice to make a record. This froze 7-inch promotional record was released by indie band Shout Out Louds.

ice record shout out louds

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Record Arctic Snow Melt Might Be Prolonging American Drought

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Hudson Bay on April 6 (left) and June 5 (right), 2012. Image: NASA

While it may seem that melting arctic snow isn’t as dramatic as the record ice melt that’s occurred this year, the loss of arctic snow potentially has profound consequences for weather patterns, especially in the USA.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Change The Record iPhone Amp Puts Old Records to Good Use

Do you love your old vinyl records, but have nothing to play them on? Then check out this amplifier/dock solution for iPhones. It was actually made out of a vinyl that’s been reshaped to work as an acoustic amplifier. It’s an good way of reusing old records when you no longer play them.

change the record paul cocksedge iphone amplifier

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Iron-Based Crystal Superconductor Breaks High-Temperature Record

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Superconductivity, a phenomenon that works only at temperatures close to absolute zero, has been proven to work at higher temperatures, as much as 70 kelvin. Physicists have been struggling to find out the exact reason why some superconductors can work at warmer temperatures.

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Tascam iM2 iOS Stereo Microphone: Supersize Your Podcasts

If you use your iOS device to record music or to create podcasts, then you should definitely check out this add-on microphone. The new Tascam iM2 Stereo Microphone is specifically made to function with your favorite iOS device and is designed to record great sound with your mobile gadget.

tascam iphone ipod ipad recording microphone add-on ios im2

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World’s Fastest Lawnmower Hits Nearly 100 mph

I’ll never understand why people need to make slow stuff go really fast. If you want to go fast, you should just buy a jetcar or something like that. Then you’d be going really fast. Ah well, jetcars… They aren’t yet available for us mere mortals. Well, even if he’d like to have a jetcar, Bobby Cleveland decided to make his lawnmower go incredibly fast instead.

bobby cleveland world fastest lawnmower

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