June 2008

photo credit: nicolasnova Instead of building more energy efficient cars, Chrysler is now trying to turn your car into a wifi hot spot. My first reaction when i read about this was WHAT??? Aren’t Cell Phones a big enough distraction already? The number of accidents caused by drivers on cell phones is still on the […]

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A UK based company called ‘Live Luggage’ is getting ready to sell its new PA Series battery powered suitcases starting at $1,365.25. They say the suitcase has special sensors that know when you are trying to pull your suitcase and would give you a helping hand. The suitcase features two huge wheels at the bottom […]

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photo credit: Capture Queen ™ Last Week, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone 2.0. Going by the initial excitement and response to this new version of iPhone, it seems to me that the iPhone will finally be a huge hit among the masses. Even the ones that could not afford the iPhone earlier will probably open […]

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‘Green Motion’ is an environmentally friendly vehicle rental (thats their tag line, BTW) company based in the United Kingdom. The company offers low Cabon-di-oxide (CO2) emitting vehicles for rent. Starting in June 2008, Green Motion will partner with Trees4Good to plant a tree for every car rented at Green Motion. Trees4Good will mainly have these […]

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photo credit: Arria Belli Dr.Mark Ukra, more popularly known as Dr.Tea, has been making multiple appearances on popular daily talk shows like “The View” and “Good Morning America” to promote his new book “The Ultimate Tea Diet”. Dr.Tea Mark Ukra wants people to choose tea over coffee and has been talking about how coffee actually […]

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photo credit: Dan4th The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is deploying six Microsoft Surface units operating in the ‘iBar’ bar inside the casino. Rio is also deploying its own home grown applications that will allow patrons to create and order their own drinks and also let them ‘Flirt’. Harrah’s will deploy a suite of their […]

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Yamaha is calling it the “SuperSport” bike and the only one of its kind. The Yamaha YZF-R15 will make its keenly anticipated debut on Indian roads on June 12 2008. The bike has generated great excitement, like never before, in local media and in the minds of young indians. Here are some of the features […]

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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, commonly referred as DWP, has dropped about 400,00 floating plastic balls into the Ivanhoe Reservoir. All this in an effort to protect LA’s drinking water supply from getting contaminated with the carcinogen ‘Bromate’. In 2007, the DWP discovered high levels of Bromate in the Silver Lake, Ivanhoe […]

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photo credit: Alessio85 The new 3G Apple iPhone has finally arrived. After months of speculation, Steve Jobs unveiled the 3G Apple iPhone at the Apple WWDC Event in San Francisco. Here are some of the features of the new 3G Apple iPhone: 1. 8GB version to cost $199 and 16 GB version to cost $299 […]

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This is the picture of a black Densuke watermelon that was sold in Japan today for $6,100. That makes it the most expensive watermelon ever. Following is from a LA Times article What does a Densuke watermelon taste like? Gold bullion? Has anyone out there ever tried one of these? Is it worth it? (A […]

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