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April 10, 2009

LOTD for April 10

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:42 pm

Inventor turned some cardboard boxes into a $5 solar-powered oven!

Curved laser beams could be used to guide where lightning strikes by firing the lasers into thunderclouds:

DARPA is looking to fund technology that will allow soldiers to look through concrete walls and give them a detailed picture of a building’s interior:

Canadian scientists found the edge of space above the Earth:
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Downloads may predict the impact of scientific articles, and download statistics are available two years before citation statistics:
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The German government is constantly having to defend itself from cyberattacks (often coming from China) that are getting increasingly sophisticated:,1518,618478,00.html

Pres. Obama plans to buy 17,600 fuel-efficient cars and hybrids for the federal government–this works for his pledge to improve the fuel efficiency of the federal government’s cars (each car must be more fuel efficient than the car it replaces) and it will be a nice boost to the US car industry:

This article supposedly shows how to avoid credit card skimmers from stealing your account information at an ATM…but really, it seems like it is a how-to guide to how to do it!


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