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Music: Skrillex – Bangarang

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More – and this time really loud.

Skrillex -Bangarang…

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Music: Miike Snow

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A bit of music tonight.

Let’s get started with Miike Snow…

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Google Doodle to honor inventor of zippers

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Today Google honors Gideon Sundback, the engineer who invented the zipper in 1908 / 1914 with a doodle on their landing page…
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Life: Scientists proof Ballmer Peak – moderate intoxication helps creativity

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A group of scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown that moderate consumption of Alcohol may boost creativity. Within their study they compared the performance of sober and drunk volunteers (0.075 blood alcohol level) with tests known as remote associate tests that people often solve with a moment of insight. The results showed that the tipsy volunteers not only solved substantially more (30%) of the tests they also solved them quicker…
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Humor: Google Glasses – a parody

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Google has recently shown us how they imagine the future with the introduction of Google’s own augmented reality glasses – aka “Project Glass”.

A more realistic picture how this might turn out can be seen in the video below. Now we are sure that Google will certainly enhance the display of ads within those kind of glasses by for example making them 3D, render those onto the surfaces of houses or having them read to you…

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Humor: Everything is perishable – Twitter on toilet rolls

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Finally the perspiration and debris of so many that are clogging social networks with superfluous messages to the world like “I’m cooking xxx…” or “I have to go to the bathroom…” have found an adequate destination – printed onto a toilet paper roll.
A group that calls itself “shitter” has started a service that takes one or more feeds from your Twitter account and prints it out onto four rolls of toilet paper. The price is a bit steep ($35) but as a one-off if you for example know those who are spamming your account so eloquently, it will make the perfect gift to give back to them what they have so generously provided to you with their tweets in the past.
Now we would like to see a real-time version of that – a printer integrated into a toilet roll dispenser – as shown “a few weeks” ago there are plenty more applications for a device like that.
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