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Feb
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With all the additional charges to fly these days we are all trying to find ways to help relieve some of that stress. Weigh To Go is a great traveling companion whose compact form and sleek design includes a digital scale, identification tag, and built-in lock to prevent theft. Now you dont have to wait in line praying that your bag is under the maximum weight requirements and avoid those substantial overage fees. Read More >

The following is taken from the transcript for a “60 Minutes” segment shown Sunday evening.

In the world of energy, the Holy Grail is a power source that’s inexpensive and clean, with no emissions. Well over 100 start-ups in Silicon Valley are working on it, and one of them, Bloom Energy, is about to make public its invention: a little power-plant-in-a-box they want to put literally in your backyard. Read More >

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Feb
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“CTRUS’ functional principle is based on the mechanical properties of its materials. it is composed by an inner structure (skelle-core) and an outer net-embedded shell, made out of reinforced elastomers. these pieces have different durometer according to its structural location. the flexibility provided by its materials, emulates the bounce of an inflated pneumatic soccer ball, but offers the advantage of not loosing air. CTRUS doesn’t need air in order to perform.” – AGENT See more photos and videos after the jump. Read More >

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23
Feb
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TYPEFACE is a custom software program that uses facial dimensions via a webcam and creates an original designed typeface. Created by Mary Huang. “The design of typefaces is founded upon principles from the days of metal type, when creating individual fonts was a laborious process and constrained by physical requirements. Most digital type design follows those same conventions, but technology gives us opportunities to make type design more spontaneous and personal.” See the video after the jump. Read More >

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Feb
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“X by Y” is Daniel Rozin’s current exhibition at the Bitforms Gallery in New York, but it’s also the title of one of his interactive installations. “X by Y” is a little different than his other mechanical mirrors, this time he arranged forty-four wooden slats horizontally and vertically. Of course they are controlled by motors and react on camera input. The result is an interactive pattern / grid display. See more of his work after the jump. Read More >

Apple has the Apps store and Windows Phone 7 will have their Marketplace. Here are the recently released screen captures showing what this Marketplace will actually look like. See more shots after the jump. Read More >