May 29, 2013

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China’s next biggest export?

In the west, one constantly hears of the notoriously draconian measures the government of the People’s Republic of China takes to keep dissidents quiet. Arguably the central pillar of the government’s strategy to maintain the status quo is censorship of the media, and in China today, that means the Internet. China has, over the last […]

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October 29, 2012

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An investor’s guide to the 2012 presidential election

With the two presidential candidates neck and neck in the poles the outcome of the 2012 election looks anything but clear. Will Obama remain in the White House for another four years? or will Mitt Romney replace him and bring sweeping changes to government policy? Either way, the question remains: how will the markets react? […]

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May 20, 2012

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How the Eurozone crisis could affect you directly

For some time now, the Eurozone crisis has been stealing the headlines and front pages of every major newspaper, and commentators have been forecasting eternal doom and gloom and recession as if they were evangelical Christians in the USA predicting the Rapture. But what is the worst that could happen to the average Joe on […]

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April 10, 2012

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QlockTwo wristwatch doesn’t tell the time. It describes it.

A while ago, the designer duo BIEGERT & FUNK created the beautiful and award winning QlockTwo. A clock that told time in words. It has a quadratic matrix of letters, which illuminate in a specific sequence to display the time as you would expect to hear it in a conversation. The time is displayed as […]

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April 3, 2012

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Changers’ affordable and social solar charger

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Changers has released its mobile charger, which approaches the daily act of charging your devices from an innovative angle. What makes Changers new mobile solar charger noteworthy can be separated into two areas: The hardware: The Changers Kalhuohfummi™ solar battery is powered by the Changers Maroshi™ solar module, which generates up to four Watts per […]

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March 8, 2012

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Tesla Model X crossover: the revolutionary mass market electric car we’ve been waiting for

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Sexy, Fast, Powerful, Long Range. And now: Electric. For a long time the electric car has seemed the antithesis of all thats cool and practical in the world of motoring. Tesla changed that with the Tesla Roadster. A car that silently turns heads just in time to see you zoom past in style.  Tesla has […]

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February 21, 2012

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The USA could have a Moon Base by 2020

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“By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon, and it will be American,” declared prominent GOP Republican candidate Newt Gingrich to a crowd gathered in the city of Cocoa, on Florida’s Space Coast. It isn’t a coincidence that Gingrich chose Florida as the location for this […]

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February 18, 2012

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Retina Display iPad 3 to come out on March 7

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Following the emergence of reports, expert speculation and tip-off’s, It seems as though the latest Apple theme is speculation regarding the release date of the iPad 3. Who should you trust? There is seldom a time when photos and baseless claims about Apple products aren’t flying around the internet. So it is advisable to take […]

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February 11, 2012

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IBM tests app to reduce traffic on your commute

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IBM is currently testing an a smartphone app to reduce the time you spend sitting in traffic during your daily commute. The average American spent 35 hours and over $800 sitting in traffic jams last year, and the average Brit spent 28 hours doing the same. So there is a problem to be solved. But how does […]

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February 11, 2012

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New gadget cures depression with portable sunlight

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Researchers at the university of Oulu in Finland say that the best way to combat seasonal depression is to shine full spectrum light onto the brain, and that the ear canal is a convenient hole in the head through which to shine light, so the Valkee (pictured above) uses a pair of earbuds to light […]

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