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Article Skimmer - Simpler News [NYT Prototype]

NYT has a new prototype web layout that simplifies the way you read each section of the new paper.
Few tips:

Hit space to scroll ahead a section
Hit shift when hovering over any article to see a larger version

Seem to be appealing to me. Will see what the rest of the world thinks once it actually out [...]


Explore the Ocean in Google Earth 5.0

How would you like to visit the Titanic shipwreck in 3D, at home? Sounds good to me. Well, Google Earth 5.0 can. You can dive beneath the surface of the ocean and discover new surf and dive spots including many 3D shipwrecks.
Visit Google Earth 5.0


Update Twitter from ANY Browser w/Twitlet

Now you can use your favorite browser (FF, duh) and update your Twitter using a simple bookmarklet. Add Twitlet bookmarklet to your browser. It will constantly make you update your status and say, “browsing the web,” “browsing the web” because obviously all you will be doing is browsing the web if you use Twitlet to [...]


What will Apple do next? New MacBooks? New iPod? - Tune in Tuesday

Apple is known to surprise us, over and over again. Do we really know what they are working on? No, but we sure can predict.

Tune into the next big event at 10 a.m. PST Tuesday for full coverage.

It’s a big deal.

1) iPod nano price reduction - Chance: 110%
2) iPod Touch refacing - Chance: 79%
3) New [...]


Bejing Olympic Card Stack - World Record

Buddy here, Bryan Berg, spent 20 days working on this piece of art work. He used a total of 140,000 playing cards. Yes, ONE HUNDRED and FOURTY THOUSAND! Very cool looking thing.
It’s called the Bejing Olympic Village.

Bejing Olympic Card Stack @ Yahoo! Video
Enjoy!


iPhone 3G - Now Ships With Built-In Pictures

An iPhone 3G was recently shipped to someone in Kingston Upon Hull, UK with 3 pictures already coming with the “new” iPhone 3G.
Yes, the brand so-called new iPhone came with THREE pictures of the assembly line worker. Hmm, someone surely was having fun that day.
Here is what he said:
Not sure if this is or is [...]


Grey and Black Pixel Box in GMail Inbox - What Can It Be?

First top half shaded in black and the other bottom half in grey. … But for some reason it looks like its there to make GMail look like a piece of paper.


Beat the Spambots

I don’t know about you guys, but I receive hundreds of emails per day…most of it spam. Thank god for the invention of a spam box, however unfortunately, not everything gets caught in the filters and some emails slip right by the guards…more times than I’d like to count. So how can you put [...]


Macbook Air Bling With Gold And Swarovski Crystal

True luxury addicts need look no further than Bling My Thing’s new “Golden Age” creation. Unveiled at CeBIT 2008, “Golden Age” is a Macbook Air decked in 12,000 Swarovski crystals.

The crystals are even more shiny than usual thanks to a coating of 24k gold applied under each crystal. The translucence of the crystals allows for [...]


How to say ‘I Love You’ in many different languages

English - I love you
Afrikaans - Ek het jou lief
Albanian - Te dua
Arabic - Ana behibak (to male)
Arabic - Ana behibek (to female)
Armenian - Yes kez sirumen
Bambara - M’bi fe
Bangla - Aamee tuma ke bhalo aashi
Belarusian - Ya tabe kahayu
Bisaya - Nahigugma ako kanimo
Bulgarian - Obicham te