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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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Gadgets: Pre-chewed pencils

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With these pencils you can have a really lazy day at the office – you not even need to chew on them – they are already pre-chewed.

Four (natural wood) pencils for about GBP 1.5

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Weekend Activity: Build your own Zen Garden

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Japanese Zen Gardens are known for their calming effects and for centuries gardeners in Japan have cultivated, groomed and maintained Zen rock gardens and their dry landscape style called Karesansui (“withered landscape”).

Scientist analyzing one of the World most famous Zen gardens, the Zen rock garden of the Ryoanji Temple (Temple of the Peaceful Dragon) in Kyoto revealed that the calming effect is due to subliminal messages created by the arrangement of rocks and gravel. If they would have also asked the gardeners maintaining the beauty of that place, they would have learned that – as known to many practicing Zen – that maintaining or arranging such a garden has a calming effect of its own.

While you might not be able to feel the gravel passing through the teeth of your rake within one of these old gardens, you could create yourself a miniature version of a Zen rock garden and enjoy peace and quietness that way.

There are ready made miniature Zen garden sets available, but we put together a few links demonstrating how to create one yourself with parts you might…

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Christmas: Pirate vs Ninja Holiday Card Set

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Still looking for some unusual holiday cards. Maybe the Pirate vs Ninja card set is for you.

12 cards for about 14 Dollars.

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Tiny Tags Online Generator

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The small online application TinyTags creates little tag graphics with the text you enter. Images can be downloaded or saved to Flickr or ImageShack and you can turn your tag into a t-shirt too.

Nice little toy, might come handy in the holiday season.

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Gadgets: Sunshine wallsticker

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Great wallsticker from snoebi. Size varies up to 2 meter.

Available from German Online Shop a-better-tomorrow for about EUR 30.

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