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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Sayonara to Freedom of Speech in Tokyo?

Written on December 13, 2010 by Chris Martin

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Tokyo legislation recently passed a bill that might jeopardize the freedom of speech video games, manga, and anime producers have. The issue has been going on since the start of 2010, and this new bill just fanned the flames.

Dan Kunimitsu, a famous Japanese blogger expressed that the current legislation is not a “ban per se”, but it does limit a company to produce materials that are harmful to those under 18 years-old. Unlike in the U.S., where distributors are the ones under pressure and subject to penalty, not the producers.

What’s odd about this new act by the government is that the legislation specifically restricts anime, manga and video games but doesn’t transcend to novels, movies, or television shows. A little unfair considering that the latter are also easily accessed by minors. Tokyo government tries to calm the storm as they explain through The Mainichi Daily News, “only manga and animation that glorifies or exaggerates illegal sexual acts will be subject to the regulations, and freedom of expression will not be violated.”

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WordPress Mobile Celebrates its 1 Million Users with a Nokia App

Written on November 05, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Almost immediately, WordPress attracted bloggers from around the world to use its service. At the moment, its mobile version have 1 million users. Now, WordPress is expanding its wings to cover another mobile titan, Nokia.

WordPress gained its huge success in mobile apps. The most celebrated blogging service achieved 1 million users from its mobile platforms. Their first venture on the mobile industry tarvels back in 2008 which is an app for iPhone. After that, WordPress released apps for BlackBerry and Android. The concept of blogging anywhere,everywhere became popular. It […]

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Chrome Gets Its Own PDF Viewer

Written on November 05, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Viewing PDF file using Chrome causes headache to many people. But finally, Google came up with its very own PDF viewer. It is still in beta so first thing first, switch first to beta.

For the fans and supporters who are way too loyal with Google Chrome, viewing PDF files in the browser is such a pain in the ass. Good thing Google is rolling out a better way to view PDFs on Chrome. Chrome’s built in PDF reader will be available in beta versions only. If you are using the non-beta Chrome then download the beta to get this update.

“To open a PDF document, you’d typically need to install additional software or browser plug-in in order to view it in a web browser. With the integrated Chrome PDF viewer now available in Chrome’s beta, you can open a PDF document in Chrome without installing additional software. The PDF document will load as quickly and seamlessly as a normal web page in the browser,” said Googler John Abd-El-Malek on Google Chrome blog.

Good job for Google for creating such innovation. This does not mean kicking Adobe on the shins but simply finding faster way to manipulate PDFs.

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