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1993 vs 2013 [pic]

1993 vs 2013 [pic]

It’s been just 20 years, and the change as far as gadgets are concerned is just fantastic. This pic shows gadgets we used in 1993, and their functional counterpart 20 years later.

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3D Pictures of Snowflakes Before They Hit the Ground

3D Pictures of Snowflakes Before They Hit the Ground

The shape of snowflakes has been a source of awe and wonder to us ever since we’ve managed to get a close look at them. What has been missing however, is seeing snow flakes in three dimensions before they hit the ground. Thanks to science and University of Utah researchers who developed a high-speed digital camera system, snowflakes can be captured in detail before they hit the ground.

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3D Printers Go Commercial As They Reach Retail Store Staples

3D Printers Go Commercial As They Reach Retail Store Staples

3D Printers continue to make steady strides towards large scale consumer and retail use. A few months ago, we saw The Cube, the 3D Printer from 3D Systems, as a candidate looking to make 3D printing mainstream. That time has finally arrived, as US based retail chain Staples has added the Cube 3D Printer to its shelves. Staples is the first major retailer to take this step, and we can assume more will follow. Just like one can be fairly certain that more printers will join the Cube in its ranks.

Nixie Tube Thermometer

Nixie Tube Thermometer

Nixie tubes are awesome. They’ve got the whole glowy, shining thing going around, and while they may be past their heyday, nothing is going to beat them in looks. This thermometer can show temperature in Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin, and also displays humidity. Costs $180.

World Gets Its First 3-D Printed Gun, Starts Shooting

World Gets Its First 3-D Printed Gun, Starts Shooting

3D tech is getting awesome by the day and is now headed straight to consumer use. Of the hell lot of things that we’ll be printing soon, guns apparently will be one. Designed by Defense Distributed, this is the first full 3-D printed gun in the world, which for some reason has been named The Liberator. It’s obviously not really ready for combat, or for that matter not even a safe weapon given the fair chance that it might explode. Although it pretty much goes to show the power of 3D printing.

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iFlask: Get Drunk On Your iPhone

iFlask: Get Drunk On Your iPhone

It might be just style, or you may really need to sneak booze in someplace. That’s where the iFlask makes its all stylish, designer look appearance. The “i” prefix is quite a give away, that makes it easy to realize it is styled after an apple gadget, the iPhone in this case. Its polycarbonate and steel frame can store up to 5oz of liquid, which perhaps should be enough to sneak someplace. Costs $25.

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IMAX Building Private Theaters For Select Clients

IMAX Building Private Theaters For Select Clients

Oh, to be rich and own an IMAX theater of your own. The rich like to have their own theaters, and where there’s money, businesses will come. IMAX just upped the game by offering private theaters for select clients. The offering includes a full-on 3D-capable 4K IMAX projection system, 7.1 surround sound, and a gigantic screen that goes floor to roof and wall to wall to provide the ultimate user experience. Now only if we had the money.

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