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How it’s done: Book scan

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If you ever wanted to know how the millions of book pages for online libraries might be scanned in the future, here are two videos showing one of the robots at work.

The automatic book scanning machine, called ScanRobot can scan up to 2500 pages per hour and is shown in action, scanning an old book from the 16th century, at a speed of about 1250 pages per hour.

The ScanRobot won one of last year’s European ICT Grand Prizes and series-production of…

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Video: Speed painting a F1 Crash

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This is another great (speed) painting video by Martin Missfeldt. Links to his other videos below…

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Humor: Instructoart

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Instructoart, the web site and the books of Matthew Vescovo, who calls himself the master of the obvious, feature step-by-step guides for everyday life situations or completely obvious things and are of course not intended to be useful.

Our online favorite – The Airkiss.

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How-To: Make a gift box from Dollar bills

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Often people get their gifts just wrapped in the shops where they buy them. But the wrapping or the box can be the gift itself or show some individuality. This box is made from two 1 Dollar bills and a detailed description how to do it is “online”. Works equally well with 100 Dollar notes and Euros. Best accompanied by a bunch of roses…

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