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Rocketman Plans to Launch Scale Model Saturn V

Every once in a while, you hear a local news story that is just kewl. I though this was worth a few paragraphs here. Not too far from me, especially in the context of this topic, dwells a gentleman who has earned the nickname "rocketman". I first heard about in this article. Ohio resident Steve…

Apple Update-A-Palooza

Like taxes and death, the hype surrounding Apple’s launch of the iPhone 3G is unavoidable. I’m not an Apple hater, nor am I an Apple fanboy, so I guess I fall somewhere in between… but I still had to shrug my shoulders when it came to those people who sat/stood/crawled in the various lines at…

Planning For Encryption In Vista Part I

Vista includes two encryption technologies: Encrypting File System (EFS) and BitLocker Drive Encryption. Some prior planning is required to implement either technology effectively. EFS is designed so that it’s not necessary to have a Certificate Authority (CA) on the network to use file encryption. If there’s no CA, the EFS component will issue a self…

Major League Eating: The Game Launches Today For WiiWare

Video game publisher Mastiff announced today that the first videogame based on the exciting world of competitive eating will launch exclusively for WiiWare on July 14th, 2008. Major League Eating: The Game features the world’s greatest gurgitory athletes competing across a variety of foods and venues. As featured on ESPN during the Nathan’s Famous Fourth…

Always At Your Service

Who doesn’t long for household help at times? Service robots will soon be able to relieve us of heavy, dirty, monotonous or irksome tasks. Research scientists have now presented a new generation of household robots, the "Care-O-bot 3". The one-armed robot glides slowly to the kitchen table. With its three fingers, it carefully picks up…

Gender, Time Of Day Affect Response To Vaccination

A new study in the journal Psychophysiology reveals that men, but not women, vaccinated in the morning produced a better peak antibody response to both hepatitis A and the influenza strain. Led by Anna Catriona Phillips of the University of Birmingham, researchers assessed the response to a hepatitis A vaccine in young healthy adults and…

Empire: Total War Brings Series To 18th Century

SEGA Europe Ltd. proudly presents the first official trailer for Empire: Total War. The trailer also confirms the official release date for the game. Set in the 18th century, an intense period of global domination, colonisation and gunpowder warfare, Empire: Total War will put the player in the position of General, Admiral and Emperor, commanding…

Need A Parking Space? Check Your Cell Phone!

San Fransisco is installing a $23 million program called SFPark that will convert 6,000 of San Francisco‚Äôs 24,000 metered parking spaces into “smart” spots. These special parking spots are currently being fitted with sensors that will allow drivers to find available spaces over a city-wide wi-fi network. The network will show available spots on drivers’…