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August 29, 2012

Only known filmed interview of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes

In this unique 1930 movie Doyle, who died on July 7 that year at 71, talks about Holmes and spirituality.

August 29, 2012 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack

Test Pattern Shower Curtain

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$31.

August 29, 2012 at 03:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

The search for intelligent life on Earth fails

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[via xkcd]

August 29, 2012 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Flash Drive Safety Pin

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"For finding Bulavkus in a flash, simply fasten to any fabric material and spare yourself the frustration of digging through pockets."

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4GB.

Back story here.

Apply within.

[via DottorGadget]

August 29, 2012 at 01:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

The Power of Hurricane Isaac

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Rarely has a single photo captured any better the sheer force nature can bring to bear on our lonely planet.

[via Pete Cashmore and Mashable]

August 29, 2012 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Fliz Bike: No pedals, no seat — What's not to like?

From LikeCool:

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"The Fliz Bike is a prototype from Germany intended to promote the use of bicycles in the urban space."

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"It looks weird and entirely changes the way we ride bicycles,

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having been designed without pedals or even a seat, dangling the rider from the frame in a rather uncomfortable-looking sling."

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Want.

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[via DVICE and Eco Chunk]

Wait a sec... what's that book I'm remembering?

August 29, 2012 at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (6) | TrackBack

TruxMap Food Truck Map — Which food trucks are parked nearby?

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It's an app that tells you

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where food trucks

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are parked nearby.

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Currently covers a number of large cities.

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Free, the way we like.

August 29, 2012 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Cordlets Cable Anchors — LEGO Molars

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Res ipsa loquitur.

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White

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or

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Charcoal.

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Set of four: $9.99.

[Wonderfully apt comparison to LEGO Molars by the indispensable Julie Bestry, pride of Chattanooga.]

August 29, 2012 at 09:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

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