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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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Google Earth: Exploring the Ocean on your iPhone

Written on September 21, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Google Earth updates their system and is now giving us a better view of the world's oceans. What a wonderful and unique technology from Google Earth.

Google just released the newest version 3.1 for Google Earth iOS. The update included native iPhone 4 support and also the ability to have an expedition under the world’s ocean.

First among the changes is the imagery of the application. Google has added a Retina Display support for Google Earth iPhone app. This will make your explorations quite impressive.

The app also added the bathymetry and ocean content. Underwater bathymetry gives you the ability to go under the surface of the ocean and explore the world’s ocean beds. It provides you with useful information about Pacific, Indian, Atlantic and Arctic oceans.

Google Earth is also on the works to update the Android Version. Thumbs Up Google Earth!

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Android Dives Underwater with Google Earth

Written on August 24, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Android will definitely have a unique adventure not only on air and land but underwater as well.

It seems like Android will finally get a chance to meet Little Mermaid and have an under the sea adventure.

The recent blog of Google said Earth for Android will dive deep down into the sea and experience submarine variety. The latest 1.1 version of Google, Earth for Android, features the depth of the ocean and other terrestrial spaces of our planet’s surfaces.

Google’s first dive to underwater adventure was last year. The giant search engine announced that it would be in partnership with National Geographic to create a Street View of the Seas sort of.

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World’s Largest Message Written Through a GPS Device

Written on August 15, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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It took the man who wrote it 12,238 miles and a road trip to 30 states across the U.S. His big message: Read Ayn Rand. It is a message as "big" as its target recipient (the world at large?) it can only be read through Google Earth.

“The main reason I did it is because I am an Ayn Rand fan. In my opinion if more people would read her books and take her ideas seriously, the country and world would be a better place – freer, more prosperous and we would have a more optimistic view of the future.”

Nick Newcomen explained his 30-day pursuit to scrawl a message so “big” it can only be read by Google Earth. But before hitting the road, the GPS artist devised a plan that would take him from the pole of the Pacific Ocean to the pole of the Atlantic Ocean.

First, he routed his trip by checking which points on the map would he need to pass through to “ink” his message. He installed a GPS device in his car to trace those points. And then off he went. The GPS data was loaded into Google Earth resulting to the image above (image credits: gizmodo.com).

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