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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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J.K. Rowling Working on a New Harry Potter Book

Written on April 17, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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J.K. Rowling announces in her personal website that she is working on a Harry Potter related book

The famous author of the Harry Potter books, J.K. Rowling, announces in her personal website that she’s working on a a Harry Potter Encyclopedia.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, To Stop Printing After 244 Year-Run

Written on March 14, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, to cease print production, will focus on their online encyclopedias and educational curriculum for schools

From our great-grandfathers time to our generation, our libraries were adorned with leather bound copies of the well known Encyclopaedia Britannica. Before the days that internet was used for research, this well loved encyclopedia is the one we turn to when we need answers to our questions. After its 244-year run, Jorge Cauz, the president of the Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., has confirmed to the New York Times, that it will cease their print operations.

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Google Replaces Android Market, Intros Google Play

Written on March 07, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Google replaces Android Market with Google Play, a cloud-based platform that offers music, movies, books and apps.

Google has replaced the Android Market with a cloud-based platform that consolidates its music, movies, books and apps under a new brand called “Google Play”.

This new platform unifies Google’s entertainment brands such as the Android Market, Google Music and Google eBookstore and makes it all available to a single hub. Google’s books, music and video apps will be branded as Play Books, Play Music and Play Movies respectively.

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Google Book Store Coming into Browsers Soon

Written on December 02, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Google was first rumored to be releasing their very own book store summer of this year. But apparently it didn't came out as scheduled. After being mummed about it, Google's book store is finally coming.

The search engine titan newest venture will definitely make the book worms happy. Google’s book store business will be available very very soon. Dubbed as Google Editions, the concession was first rumored to be activated by Summer of 2010. But due to delays and specific measures, the company didn’t reach the specified time of release. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, Google Editions will arrive in the United States before the send off for 2010 while the worldwide launch will be on the first quarter of 2011.

But Google Editions will remain significantly different from the competitors such as Amazon’s Kindle store and Apple’s iBookStore. Instead of getting the books through an online store, Google will give the option for buyers to purchase the books either in Google or in independent stores. These stores tied up with Google Account which enables reader to read the books anywhere and on any device.

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