Monthly Archives: September 2012

The dissolving medical implants: planned obsolescence for good

Real-life science. More incredible than the stuff of sci-fi thrillers. >> Discover Magazine: Dissolving electronics – medical sensors that disintegrate after a fixed time / Ed Yong

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The ELEKTRO PechaKucha poster

ELEKTROKATZE, the face of PechaKucha Night HK on October 16. >> Event details

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The grand apology: Rufus Tower

I like this: man apologizes to his cat by building her a multi-storey cardboard box tower.

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The ruling: AP vs Shepard Fairey and the 2008 Obama HOPE poster

Two years of probation and $25,000 USD fine for covering up the trail of the original image. I feel sorry for him for not coming clean as soon as he realized his mistake. There was no intent to deceive on… Continue reading

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The training glove: better than steroids

Stanford University biologists H. Craig Heller and Dennis Grahn have created a glove which quickly cools down body temperature and speeds up the recovery time of muscle fatigue. Using the glove, the test subject went from “doing 180 pull-ups total… Continue reading

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