December 25th, 2007

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The guys at National Instruments rigged up the office Christmas lights so as to be controlled by a Guitar Hero player. As nerdy as it is, wouldn't you like to work at a place you could do this?

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Kids tipped over a portable toilet in a park while Pedro Toala was inside, leaving him permanently paralyzed. In response, area small businesses banded together to remodel Toala's split-level home into an accessible dream house. See a slideshow of the finished project.

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The Aptera Electric Typ-1e. 300 miles to the gallon, sticker price starts at $27,000 and looks like a car of the future. Set for release in 2008.

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Archaeological evidence shows that ice skates are the oldest human powered means of transport, dating back to 3000 BC. We've been falling for them (and from them) ever since.

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Why is that song stuck in your head? The short course on earworms, musical memory aids, and reprogramming your inner music.

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On Christmas Eve, 1968, during the Apollo-8 mission, Astronauts Frank Borman, James A. Lovell, Jr., and William A. Anders, beamed home a holiday message as they orbited the moon.

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How To Get A New Word In the Dictionary. These folks did it, maybe you can, too!
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P.S. Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2007 - 8:07pm
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