So, you’re a ball. A Tarzan Ball, to be precise. You’ve earned the nickname thanks to your astonishing ability to shoot out a lengthy ‘vine’ (I hope it’s a vine) at objects, and then pull yourself towards those objects. That’s a handy ability to have, especially since you’ve got no legs, no arms, and no […]
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A student at Boston College may have cost her family $80,000 — and herself a trip to Europe. The student, Dana Snay, posted a Facebook status update boasting of her father’s victory in an age discrimination case. The father, 69, was the headmaster of a school for years, but his contract was not renewed in […]
Bots — like the kind which automate IRC rooms and Google Wave — are a good thing to know about. There are plenty of useful bots worth knowing about, too, including the Google Talk Guru. Just add firstname.lastname@example.org to your GTalk buddies, and you can start firing off questions. Lifehacker suggests that the same types […]
At first glance, the Tempel workbench resembles a 19th-Century writing desk. But open up its ash, walnut, and brass cabinet and you’ll find an assortment of contemporary goodies. Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661457/s/37c42e40/sc/38/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgadgetlab0C20A140C0A30Ctempel0Eelectronic0Ework0Ebench0C/story01.htm LAM RESEARCH
Pre-paid plans are becoming a more-and-more viable option these days, especially if carriers continue to make improvements like Verizon has just done with the introduction of their new “ALLSET PLANS” (no more all-caps from here on out, mkay). These new plans start at $35-a-month for basic phones, but if you’re smart and opt for a […]