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Mmm…wonder if it works?

hmm..interesting August 12, 2005 posted by

Electric airgun.

The Airsoft Styler 606 Electric Airgun. The Ferret sleeps well in his bed at night, knowing that simple happy-loving products like these are available for all and sundry. After all, it’s just good clean fun, isn’t it children?  They’re slightly larger than a pistol, with a lower rate of fire and muzzle velocity than their big counterparts, but don’t be fooled: these guns can hold up to 170 rounds of ammo, and they really pack a punch! Plus, they’re fully automatic…

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hmm..interesting August 9, 2005 posted by


iKarma. Take one dash of eBay feedback, a little dash of Whuffie and you’ve got an online referral scheme that is…well…brave. Will it work, good peeps? Tune in this time next year and let’s see, shall we?   Online or offline, in business or among friends, your reputation says everything about you – who you are, what you do, and what others think about you. The strength of a good name is the finest marketing that money can’t buy. provides all the…

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hmm..interesting July 27, 2005 posted by

Water powered engine.

Running a gasoline engine on hydrogen using water. Long title eh? Yep, that’s what we thought too. Very long title. Longer than your average title actually. By quite a way. Yes sirree. Lots of words there all right.

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hmm..interesting June 16, 2005 posted by

Eye eye.

The EYE Total Vision Workout. So apparently this flashing LED light thingy can improve visual performance ‘in less than 10 minutes a day’. Our visuals have got a performance? Golly. The Ferret once tried to improve his hearing by waggling his ears in time to While My Guitar Gently Weeps, but alas… Priced at $199.95.   How Exercise Your Eyes Total Vision Workout System works is really quite simple. Your eyes’ focusing muscles flex and relax when they follow Exercise Your Eyes Total Vision…

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future tech June 2, 2005 posted by

On the biotech border.

The folk at Swiss biotech research company Cytos appear to be very busy indeed. Judging by the list of their recent trials. 2005, May 18:  Alzheimer’s 2005, May 14 : Vaccine to treat nicotine addiction 2005, May 11: Obesity vaccine Cytos Biotechnology AG is a public Swiss biotechnology company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of a new class of biopharmaceutical products – the Immunodrugs. Immunodrugs are intended for use in treatment and prevention of common chronic diseases which…

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hmm..interesting May 31, 2005 posted by


Rideable Bicycle Replicas. More quirky bikes, trikes and catamarans – OK, we’re lying about the last part – than you can shake a pump at.  We began manufacturing standard and antique replica bicycles during the great bicycle boom of the 1970’s. When the boom ended, we continued to make bicycles, but only the ones we enjoyed riding: the high wheelers. (Also known as Penny Farthings.) With a few skilled craftsmen we have continued to produce about 200 high wheelers a year….

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hmm..interesting May 20, 2005 posted by

Tickle your fancy.

Tickle. The world’s leading self discovery site? Uh-huh!  Tickle offers a comprehensive set of tests, all of which help you leverage your personal and professional relationships, in a fun, useful and familiar environment…Tickle’s methods are built on over 80 years of consumer science research developed at Harvard, Yale, Duke, Northeastern, Washington University in St. Louis, SUNY at Albany, and The University of Kansas. This environment provides a safe place for members to receive deep, rich and meaningful information that connects them…

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hmm..interesting May 18, 2005 posted by

Podcasting news.

Podcasting News is building a podcast directory. Inevitable really, and useful if you’re into this kind of thang. Still don’t really *get* podcasting, me. Oh and the Podcast Directory at looks good too.

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hmm..interesting May 6, 2005 posted by

Spyware clues.

11 Signs of Spyware.  1. You find a new finger-size hardware device connected between your keyboard cable’s plug and the corresponding socket on the back of your computer. Or maybe someone recently offered you “a better keyboard.”

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hmm..interesting April 26, 2005 posted by


Vidiac Networks. Appears to be a free home for video content for all-comers. How do they make enough money to cover the bandwidth then?  Vidiac is an Internet broadcast company that helps web site owners create video communities. We leverage our infrastructure and sponsorship relationships so that site owners can quickly create their own “Internet TV Channel”. Users create and upload the video content and site owners are given tools to moderate and manage their site’s content.

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hmm..interesting April 15, 2005 posted by

Adware scum run.

Richard Stiennon has produced a short report on his blog looking at the extent of the global adware ‘plague’, using figures culled from a sample of 1.49 million computers. If the figures are true they’re astonishing. To quote a teeny bit: If we take the leap and assume that the sample is representative of the Internet in total we can estimate how many machines have each of these products installed on them. Using the reported number of “active Internet users” from the…

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hmm..interesting April 13, 2005 posted by

Handheld heaven.  We are part of the Open Source Software movement, focused specifically on handheld and wearable computers. Our goal is to encourage and facilitate the creation of open software solutions for use on handheld computing platforms. We welcome participation and sponsorship by individuals, groups and companies seeking to further this goal.

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hmm..interesting March 23, 2005 posted by

E me.

Tips for mastering email overload. Don’t know about you, but I’m definitely experiencing a touch of overload. And there’s some interesting points here.

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