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Month: June 2011

The Nook Nearly Nails It

Nook Simple Touch

I bought a Nook Simple Touch a couple weeks ago, just in time for a vacation reading binge.

I can’t improve much on John Abell’s review for Wired, The Nook Nails It, as I agree with everything he says there.… Read the rest

Infiniti Hybrid Is a Green Sedan for Silver Foxes

 

 

If you’re old enough to remember the energy policies of the Carter administration, green enough to have donated to the Nature Conservancy and young enough to get a rush of testosterone from dusting that polo-shirt-wearing jerk in his BMW, Nissan has the car for you.… Read the rest

How to Make a Clock Run for 10,000 Years

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06.23.11.

TIME OF PUBLICATION: 7:00 AM.

source: How to Make a Clock Run for 10,000 Years | WIRED

Billionaire Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has a long-term plan: to build a clock that runs for 10,000 years. (Photo: Jim Merithew/Wired.comRead the rest

First iPhone in space to launch with last shuttle mission

 

When the final space shuttle mission launches later this year, two iPhone 4s will be on board.

The iPhones will be running an experimental app called SpaceLab for iOS, designed by Odyssey Space Research. Once the space shuttle Atlantis docks with the International Space Station, crew members will use the iPhones to conduct four experiments, using the iPhones’ cameras, gyroscopes, and other sensors.… Read the rest

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