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The Obama Administration’s Newest Project: Map The Human Brain

02/18/2013, The Obama Administration has announced plans to map the human brain in a decade long research project.  The project is in the works to be unveiled by March and hopes to do for the brain exactly what the “Human Genome Project” did for “genetics”...

Acrylicize Walls Up With LEGO Minifigs

02/17/2013, We all know just how cute LEGO minifigs can be, and perhaps in an effort to increase productivity at the office, a company has decided to listen to consulting agency Acrylicize and actually put up a wall that is full of, you’ve guessed it, LEGO...

President Obama Criticizes Patent Trolls

02/17/2013, President Obama lashed at the Patent Trolls during his Google+ Hangout and said that his administration’s attempts at patent reforms had only gone about half way of where they should have been. In response to an entrepreneur, who raised concerns about...

Nikon Lenses Major Rebate Plan Announced

02/17/2013, A couple of days back we ran a story about a rumored an upcoming Nikon Lenses rebate plan rumor. Nikon was expected to slash prices of their lenses and give major discounts on a large number of lenses. Well, Nikon has done it and has announced major...

Harrison Ford Coming Back As Han Solo In New Star Wars Film?

02/15/2013, After Disney purchased the rights to the Star Wars universe from Lucasfilm late last year, news of a new Star Wars being planned started coming out, with Star Wars: Episode 7 expected to be directed by JJ Abrams. Star Wars fans are understandably...

10-Ton Meteorite Crashes In Russia Injuring Nearly 1,000 People

02/15/2013, For the past week, news stations around the world have been mentioning an asteroid called DA14  is expected to pass extremely close to Earth some time on February 15. What we didn’t expect was for another completely unrelated 10-ton meteorite to...

Woman Uses Digital Board to Break Up With Her Lover

02/14/2013, A woman in Manchester (England) rented a digital board to tell her ex-boyfriend that she’s breaking up. The digital board is placed at a petrol station in Manchester, where the ex-boyfriend usually takes his lunch . It appears that the woman was not...

Facebook Lets You Pay To Promote Your Friends’ Posts

02/14/2013, You read it correctly. Facebook is all set to roll out a brand new feature for promoting posts. Users can now pay to promote posts of their friends on Facebook.  The promoted post will have greater coverage, as it will be pushed to the top of the...

Huge Rebate Plan For Nikon Lenses Coming [Rumor]

02/14/2013, Nikon is rumored to be in the process of putting in place a major rebate plan for its line of lenses.  The rebate plan is supposed to be introduced at midnight on Saturday and is set to include some top selling lenses.  Another major part of the rebate...

Sony EyePad Patent Filed

02/14/2013, Love ‘em or hate ‘em, patents have proved to be a powerful bargaining chip among companies in recent times, and the more patents a company owns, the better. Sony was seen to have filed for a patent recently for what they described as an “Input...

Train Passenger Car Recreated In Man’s Basement

02/14/2013, What do you have in your basement? Some monsters, or perhaps plenty of junk to be sorted out? Well, Jason Shron of Canada has a far more active imagination and plenty of willpower to turn his basement into a full-sized replica of a passenger car, in...

3D Printed House A Possibility Down The Road

02/14/2013, So, the advent of 3D printers making its way to the homes of the ordinary Joe is well on its way, but how else will 3D printing change the way the future looks like? Softkill Design has an idea, where this particular team of designers and architects are...

Under Armour Works On Interactive Garmets

02/14/2013, When it comes to technology that can be worn, well, we have just seen Carrie Underwood’s “projection dress” yesterday that was on parade at the recent Grammy Awards, but this time around, here is an idea that sports company Under Armour has in the...

Apple Loses To Amazon As Top Trusted Company

02/13/2013, Apple is no longer the most trusted company in America, according to the 2013 Harris Interactive Reputational Quotient survey. Instead, the title is given to Amazon. The survey has been done by 14,000 people who have ranked different companies. Google is...