6,200 babies sick Milk scandal spreading

September 17, 2008 - Leave a Response

Tainted milk formula in China has killed three babies and sickened 6,200 in a spreading scandal that prompted three additional companies – including China’s biggest dairy – to recall products, the health minister said Wednesday.

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OLED Picture Frame? Use This Tech for Something Better!!!

September 17, 2008 - Leave a Response

Innovation often depends upon a few brave companies willing to take risks with products that may not be huge at first. Eventually, the price of OLEDs will come down to a level where putting them in digital picture frames won’t seem like a baffling decision. But when that happens, will Kodak’s choice to do it early seem visionary, or premature?

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Fringe Gets Super Aging and Frozen Optics DEAD Wrong

September 17, 2008 - Leave a Response

Can you turn from embryo to old man in a matter of hours? Can you recover the last image a murder victim saw? The show’s foray into junk science continued to perplex real-life scientists with its creative explanations of neuroscience and superfast aging.

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Insinuation Is The New Accusation

September 17, 2008 - Leave a Response

On the long, hard road to the White House, a candidate can hardly be blamed if they use every tool, trick, and hired thug at their disposal to aid them in their ascent. After all, hired thugs is what this nation was built on, and by God, there aren’t any finer to be had anywhere in the world outside of Italy and some of the rougher parts of New Zea

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Dead Animal Art sold for a Record £70.55million ($126m)

September 16, 2008 - Leave a Response

A landmark sale by controversial artist Damien Hirst defies the economic downturn and raises £70.55million. The global economy may be in turmoil but the super rich are splurging on art like never before.

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Atari Modern Classics

September 16, 2008 - Leave a Response

Before the over the top, logo heavy madness of today’s next-gen masterpieces became the visual norm for video game cover art, there was the basic beauty of the Atari 2600’s approach to package design. But what if the biggest games of now fell into the hands of a 2600-era artist? We’d have Atari Modern Classics, a vintage look at our fresh favorites

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Pandora Founder: Why Music Biz, DC Could Shut Us Down

September 16, 2008 - Leave a Response

In exclusive interviews, we find out why the creator of Pandora might have to shut down if it wants to make a point to labels whose best interests are playing out in Washington
—and whether Apple or Microsoft might have to bail out the Web’s favorite personalized music service, even as they unveil their own.

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1st Look at (Ugly?) Production Chevy Volt Plug-in Car [PICS]

September 16, 2008 - Leave a Response

While the Volt concept car was unanimously praised for its athletic and fresh stance (GM solicited proposals from all of its studios and chose one from its Michigan styling shop), the production car has so far landed with a bit of a thud. It’s no where near as striking. What do you think? Would you buy one?

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HP to cut nearly 25,000 jobs by 2011

September 15, 2008 - Leave a Response

Computer maker Hewlett-Packard said it will lay off 24,600 employees, or 7.5% of its workforce, over the next three years in a plan to integrate tech outsourcer Electronic Data Systems, which HP bought late last month. HP said the workforce reduction will result in annual cost savings of about $1.8 billion. Of the nearly 25,000 layoffs, HP said a

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Pickens Overlooks Existing Natural Gas Cars in Energy Plan

September 15, 2008 - Leave a Response

As part of his viral video-powered campaign, Pickens wants to put $160 million behind his case for natural gas-powered vehicles and the so-called Standard Taxi, which looks sort of like a London taxi made from Lego blocks. But, yo, T. Boone! Wake up and smell the coffee. There’s little need to spend on developing an all-new CNG vehicle, because the

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