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Strivectin SD Anti Aging Cream: So is it for real?

September 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Strivectin is best described by the creators themselves as an anti aging cream that happened quite by accident. To me, that sounds weird. There are a bunch of discount strivectin websites doing the rounds too. Technically, Strivectin uses a compound called Palmitoyl Oligopeptide to do the heavy lifting. Klein-Becker is the company that produced and [...]

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Solar Powered Flashlight – BoGolight

May 21st, 2007 · No Comments

The BoGolight is so named for being “Buy one Give one”. These are unique solar powered LED flashlights that are still bright enough to read by at night.

The flashlight has a solar panel which charges regular rechargeable cells in 8 hours. Once fully charged, it can provide light for upto 4 hours. It has 6 [...]

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James Webb Space Telescope: Hubble’s Successor

May 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Nasa unvieled the James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week. The telescope is named after a Nasa administrator who was in charge during the moon-exploration Apollo era. It has a huge reflector thrice the size of Hubble’s and will gaze farther into the past of the Universe than anything else ever has. See, the farther [...]

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Suing Uri Geller

May 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Uri Geller tried to take down some youtube videos by invoking the DMCA copyright laws. The trouble is, he wasn’t the “original” producer of the videos or anything like that. So he asked youtube to take down some videos that expose him, while he wasn’t the owner of the content. And guess what, youtube responded [...]

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Narconon Drug Rehabilitation

April 25th, 2007 · No Comments

There is this michigan drug rehabilitation center called Narconon stone hawk – don’t even ask me how I ended up on that website – I blame it on Britney Spears and the general trend to resort to drug rehab as a pseudo-publicity stunt. So, then I started reading about how in the hell these centers [...]

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The 100% Stain Resistant Shirt is here.

April 13th, 2007 · No Comments

We’ve removed the fear of eating spaghetti bolognese in public for the very first time.

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Blood groups ‘can be converted’ – Creating “Neutral” Blood

April 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Scientists have developed a way of converting one blood group into another. They can convert RH Positive blood from one blood group to another. This should fix the O-ve blood shortage problem. The absolutely amazing techniques uses micro-organisms to work on the blood cells and strip them of their “group”-iness. The paper describing the work [...]

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A Smack to the Head Will Fix Your Craving

March 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Now I see the truth behind my father’s saying that all I need to stop smoking is a strategically placed smack to the head!

Scientists studying stroke patients are reporting that an injury to a specific part of the brain, near the ear, can instantly and permanently break a smoking habit, effectively erasing the most stubborn [...]

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Molecule Jewellery For Scientists and Wannabes

March 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Made With Molecules sells jewelery shaped like molecules. Wonderful gift idea for that science graduate student in your life, or, as in my case, for my significant other who is science-friendly.

A selection of items on sale:
serotonin necklace
dopamine necklace
focus necklace
neurotransmitter earrings
estrogen jewelry
caffeine jewelry

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Pulling the plug on email

March 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Everybodys talking, but no one says a word – John Lennon
In offices and schools all around the developed world, people talk more online and less offline, and so John Lennon turns out to be a visionary ahead of this time.

I read the quote at this article that describes one editor’s effort to stop using [...]

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