Posts made on Tuesday, 27 November 2012

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Wow The Japanese have created a magnetic, FLOATING train that goes more than 310 mph

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CNBC anchors disguise their Dell netbooks as Apple MacBooks on air, according to Business Insider

BI gets inside the CNBC studios and declares that presenters’ laptops — which look like Macs — are actually dolled-up Dell Latitudes.

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In May, a lot of your Facebook friends and ours posted a "privacy notice" on their Walls that did nothing but make them look silly.

Yesterday, even more of them posted a "copyright notice" on their Walls that was equally meaningless.

In a few months,  it will happen again.

College Humor made a guide to help with all of this.

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NASA’s vision for space exploration circa 1975

In the summer of 1975, when space exploration was less than two decades old, NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University held a space settlement design summit, known as the 1975 NASA Summer Study, that envisioned what life in space might look like, with a focus on orbiting spaceships. The result was a document called “Space settlements: A design study.” 

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(Note: One of these is actually from Close Encounters of the Third Kind. It’s a blind item. We’ll never tell.)