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hmm..interesting August 22, 2016 posted by

Shut-App! – now you have all the answers to all the stupid comments

We’ve probably all faced a situation where someone we’re talking to comes up with a popular, but completely mistaken, viewpoint on a subject. And even if we know the truth, we just can’t remember the facts or phrase it the best way to clear things up. Well this clever new app is hopefully coming soon to solve the problem.


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Shut-App! – now you have all the answers to all the stupid comments

A Future Without Jobs – check out this dark animation

It’s no great secret that more and more jobs are becoming automated and that machines are helping us become more productive in the workplace. This comes at the cost of actual workers in some cases. The more we automate, the less we need people to fill positions. Check out this short animated feature that shows one possible future, where the last worker on Earth receives their pink slip.


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hmm..interesting August 9, 2016 posted by

Self Propelled Aquanaut’s Suit – forget scuba gear, become a real deep sea explorer

The oceans of the world are dark and full of terrors. Which is why you can’t go down there without protection. And also because of the lack of breathable oxygen and pressure issues but the dark terror thing is also important. If you want to explore the ocean’s bottom get yourself the Self Propelled Aquanaut’s Suit.


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Self Propelled Aquanaut’s Suit – forget scuba gear, become a real deep sea explorer
Gadgets June 28, 2016 posted by

FreedomPop – take your phone everyone, really!

Mobile phones have mostly overtaken the market on telephone communications. Everyone has one, not having one makes you weird and unusual. Despite being mobile though, mobile phones don’t really go everywhere and using them outside of your country can leave you with some heavy fees. FreedomPop is the free cell phone service that lets you go anywhere.


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FreedomPop – take your phone everyone, really!
hmm..interesting June 24, 2016 posted by

Android Basics Nanodegree – Google wants you to learn to build apps.

Apps are everywhere. They’re one of the most popular ways of interacting with technology today. It’s no secret that making apps is a big industry that can lead to a solid career (until the tech changes again). If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to build but don’t know anything about computers, the Android Basics Nanodegree can help.


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Android Basics Nanodegree – Google wants you to learn to build apps.
hmm..interesting January 2, 2016 posted by

Could a bikini be the next step to managing water pollution?

Who would have thought that a bikini could be a tool to address pollution in our oceans? Engineering professors at the University of California have created the “Sponge Suit Bikini” which repels water, absorbs oils, and is designed to help filter impurities from water. The porous material is created from a network of nanocarbons originating from sugar. With a surface area of 823.77 square meters (approximately 64 square inches) per gram, it can absorb up to 25 times its own…


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Could a bikini be the next step to managing water pollution?
hmm..interesting November 20, 2015 posted by

Emoji-To-English Dictionary – learn a new language in your spare time

Emojis are like a whole other language and thanks to the magic of smartphones, we’re all using them now. Most people probably throw one or two into a text but there are emoji masters out there who can say a whole statement using only pictures. You can become one with The Emoji-To-English Dictionary, the text message translation guide.


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Emoji-To-English Dictionary – learn a new language in your spare time
hmm..interesting October 30, 2015 posted by

Diet Buddy Chip Clips – stop signs for your crunchy cravings

We’re moving into eating season. You know it, we know it. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, from now on it’s one long slide into debauchery and untold belly aches. But before that happens, maybe we should all consider taking a little time to reflect on why we need to eat this much… nah, what the heck, just pass the bowl willya? But for those with a conscience…


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Diet Buddy Chip Clips – stop signs for your crunchy cravings
hmm..interesting October 28, 2015 posted by

Mother Dirt – can we really stay clean and healthy using soil not soap?

Every day we spend time and money ensuring that our bodies are as clean and sterile as possible, using soaps, shampoos and a variety of products designed to keep us fragrant. But could that regime actually be harming us in some fundamental way? The folks at Mother Dirt think so. Which is why they’ve created a range of products which are designed to restore what they call ‘happy bacteria’ to our lives.


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Mother Dirt – can we really stay clean and healthy using soil not soap?
hmm..interesting July 14, 2015 posted by

Mobile Car Garage – for those times when you need protection in a hurry

We’re not entirely sure how this works, but there’s apparently a need for mobile car garages out there in this crazy wide world. The concept of needing to protect a hunk of rusting metal against the elements is probably very logical if you’re a piston-head, but we’re wondering what purpose it will serve to those of us with more modest ambitions?


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Mobile Car Garage – for those times when you need protection in a hurry
Eco Friendly May 14, 2015 posted by

Peugeot 208 fuel consumption world record shows how peak oil is having a real effect

A standard 1.6 liter BlueHDi Peugeot 208 car has just set a new long distance fuel consumption record by clocking up an astonishing 141.2 mpg. That’s a miserly 2.0l/ 100km. The car drove for a total of 2,152 kilometers (778 miles) on a test track in France using just 43 liters of diesel fuel. That’s got to be less than a tank full!


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Peugeot 208 fuel consumption world record shows how peak oil is having a real effect