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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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Facebook Launches New Timeline Feature

Written on December 16, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Facebook launches a major redesign, the new 'Timeline' feature which will soon replace the current user's profile view.

Facebook’s new Timeline feature is finally here. The new user interface that will soon start replacing the old user profile is now out of the beta period and available to 800 million users worldwide.

The new look that will soon replace the old profile page and wall, is one of Facebook’s biggest redesign in its history and was first announced on September during the f8 developer conference in San Francisco.
The Timeline which enables the users to be more creative, arranges all the events and activities in a chronological view, giving users more control on what they share and makes navigation easier and more interesting with its new layout.

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The Invention of Bar Codes

Written on June 13, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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We can see bar codes everywhere. But where do these black and white stripes come from anyway?

Bar codes may not be too useful for common shoppers, but for those who are engaged in the world of technology, this black and white stripes play a very important role when it comes to reading data in split seconds. Usually, people can see these bar codes on supplies and stuffs that we’ve purchased on the market. But, did it ever came to your mind how these codes were invented?

Studies show that there were fundamental problems before certain industries have to analyze data very quickly. The idea of creating these bar codes came from two students of Drexel University, who also happens to be the inventors of the bull’s eye-like symbol in 1952. The two students then successfully created the bar codes. However, they couldn’t create a machine that has the ability to read the data being provided by the lines. So they decided to make use of the humans.

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Happy 20th Anniversary, Linux!

Written on April 07, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Tux the Penguin is 20 years young and still rocking.

Who would have thought that a random hobby of a computer programmer would end up on your phones, televisions, and even 95% of the world’s super computers? Yep, Linux has been a part of our everyday lives for the past 20 years. Although there’s only a handful of consumers out there who are aware that they are using Linux, the open-source strived beyond what was expected and now is one of the world’s most used (yet unsung) operating system.

Now sit back, relax and take a dive into the famous FOSS operating system’s history through a very comical video. And if you’re aching for some more Linux celebration, visit their website and discover online and real-life events set soon.

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The History and Popularity of Web Browsers [Infographic]

Written on April 05, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Web browsers have been slugging it out since 1994. Check out how each fared in terms of popularity in this sweet infographic.

With the Internet Explorer 9 cranking up the volume in the heated browser wars, one must think where and when the battle all began and how did the browsers fare during those times. Well lucky for us, Favbrowser.com provided a very informative graphic piece that tells the tale of the world’s most popular browsers throughout the years eversince 1994 (yeah, it’s that old).

Netscape didn’t do so well after the rise of the Internet Explorer, but it’s good to know that Opera’s been pretty consistent since year one.

Hit the break to see the entire infographic!

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F-Secure Presents: The History of Computer Viruses [Infographic]

Written on March 17, 2011 by B Waldorf

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What's the first computer virus and how dangerous it is? F-Secure gives you the answer.

Wonder where these computer viruses came from? All We Like does too. So let’s travel down memory lane to trace its history.

Computer viruses are spreading like mad. It’s been out for a very long time and pretty much corrupting our personal computers. We always think that the newer the virus, the more dangerous it is. However, that’s only a wild guess.

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NatGeo Presents the Most Typical Person on Earth

Written on March 06, 2011 by B Waldorf

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Seven billion people, seven continents, six thousand languages, two hundred countries, and the one face which unites the human race right here.

Ever thought what would the most common person on earth look like? Lucky you. National Geographic Magazine got the answer.

The critically-acclaimed educational magazine released a video clip showing the most common yet amazing facts about most human being on the planet. The video is entitled “Population 7 billion.”

Researches came up with a conclusion that a 28-year-old male Han Chinese man is the most typical person in the world. There are approximately 9,000,000 of them walking across the globe.

Watch the video after the break to learn the intriguing facts about the a typical and not-so typical human being:

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