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Giant inflatable plug could have stopped NYC flooding?

11/05/2012, You know when Captain Planet is in retirement and the Planeteers are nowhere in sight, the only way to avoid New York City’s huge subway system from flooding during the full fury of Hurricane Sandy could very well have been this gigantic inflatable...

Used car tires could have stopped Superstorm Sandy?

11/05/2012, Superstorm Sandy certainly did quite a number on the east coast of the US last week, but it seems that one of Britain’s leading marine engineers, Stephen Salter, emeritus professor of engineering design at Edinburgh University and a global pioneer of...

Verizon is closing its own Apps Store next year

11/05/2012, Verizon has been offering apps for its BlackBerry and Android customers through its own app store for almost three years. But the skyrocketing improvements on Google Play might have caused Verizon’s very own app store to wander somewhere else....

You Will Be Able To Change Your Genes To Fight Diseases Next Year

11/05/2012, Glybera is a drug meant to fight a very rare disorder: Lipoprotein lipase deficiency ,(LPLD) which prevents patients from metabolizing certain fat enzymes in the blood . It does this by modifying a patient’s DNA, and the European Commission...

Hulu’s Going to Get CBS Television Shows

11/05/2012, Hulu, the major force in internet television for the United States market, today announced that they were bringing CBS content to the platform. Starting in 2013, Hulu Plus subscribers (who pay $8 per month) will be able to stream CBS content through Hulu....

Camera scoffs at frosted glass, sees around corners

11/05/2012, If there is one thing that absolutely kills you while watching movies, it is this – the hero is about to peer around the corner, where you know for sure danger is lurking there, but all the screaming in the world from your seat is to no avail. If...

Commercial jet plane crashed as an experiment

11/05/2012, Whenever we watch those high octane movies that have plenty of guns, grenades and explosions where the hero seems to be invincible to all the shrapnel that is flying around, nary suffering from so much as a scratch, there are moments when vehicles ram...

Samsung rumored to rebrand itself with a new logo

11/05/2012, We personally don’t think there’s anything wrong with Samsung’s brand image – after all with the Galaxy S3’s sales surpassing 30 million and the Galaxy Note 2 having sold over 3 million a little over a month after its launch, there’s...

Follow Friday: The Best Android Superphone Leaks

11/02/2012, If you’re reading Ubergizmo, there’s a good chance you love to know about the latest upcoming phones. A lot of the time, that information is spread through leaked photos and metadata on the internet, and @evleaks on Twitter is quickly becoming...

Samsung is the top OEM in the US, reveals survey

11/02/2012, Internet marketing research company comScore has just released a report today saying that Samsung is currently the top handset manufacturer with a 26 percent market share. Fellow Korean electronics conglomerate LG is at the second spot with 17.7 percent...

Replay Social Denim jeans updates your social network

11/01/2012, What are some of the tools that you have used to ensure that your friends will know just where you are, and what you are doing or the restaurant that you just visited for some good food? A smartphone and a tablet would be the primary modes of updating...