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Crystalens is a new laser-based technique for treating cataracts. The implanted lens moves using the power of existing eye muscles:
New, smaller antennas can reach 100% efficiency:
Following in the footsteps of AT&T, telephone giant BT is transforming its entire phone network to using IP (Internet) protocol:
A tutorial on how to make your Windows PC look just like a modern Mac:
Although this is not new, SubEthaEdit is likely the best application for collaborative text editing. Imagine multiple people collaborating on meeting notes, screenplays, and class lectures! Sorry, Mac only:
Are you tired of answering stupid questions?
Here's some of the best conference goodies (schwag) given out these days:
Most email spam (80%) is now caused by Windows PCs hijacked by virii:
The ten best Internet fads:
Why the FCC should be abolished:
For the Euro 2004 soccer championships, English fans are encouraged to smoke dope instead of drink alcohol in order to minimize potential riots:
"Declining respect for American cultural values exacerbated by the crisis in Iraq is having a potentially disastrous effect on the image of US brands such as McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Nike and Microsoft":
"Dirty Air - Dirty Power"
A national interactive map of power plant pollution impacts. Hey, where's Hawaii?
Lessons from the Wolf
"Bringing [wolves] back to Yellowstone has triggered a cascade of unanticipated changes in the park's ecosystem"
A nice piece reflecting on the delicate balance of ecosystems:
Interested in a floating home?
The box house - off-the-grid modern architecture for $70,000:
Groovy pictures of the transit of Venus:
A really nice page of digital photography composition tips:
Have you seen the live music archives at archive.org?
Where are the guitar heros of today? "Still searching for the next guitar hero":
#8 - "Rock Lobster! Down! Down!"
The 50 coolest song parts:
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The newest way in which labels pay to get songs played on radio - paid ads: