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Earthlights_dmsp_big.jpg (2400×1200) What can you learn on youtube? - Teh uber1337 Soup. Design Tools. Idiotproof Website. The End. Lightsabres: Lasers Compared To Star Wars Weapon Sold On Web To The UK. By Damien Pearse, Sky News Online A handheld laser likened to a Star Wars lightsabre and so powerful it can instantly blind and "set fire to skin and other body parts" can be bought online and shipped to the UK.

Lightsabres: Lasers Compared To Star Wars Weapon Sold On Web To The UK

The device - with a beam 1,000 times stronger than sunlight on the skin - is touted by makers as "the most dangerous laser ever created". Trading standards chiefs said they were "seriously concerned" about the sale of the model and have warned against its use. As well as blinding, burning and causing cancer, its Hong Kong-based maker admits that "a split-second laser light in a plane cockpit (...) can be disastrous". Star Wars fans are among hundreds of people who have already shown an interest in buying the laser, for sale to the general public for £135. Laser safety expert John Colton, director of Lucid Optical Services, told Sky News Online that the lasers were "horrendously dangerous".

10 Websites to Watch in 2011. There are more than a trillion URLs in Google's index.

10 Websites to Watch in 2011

Yes, that's a one with twelve zeros after it. And Google crossed that milestone two and a half years ago. With so many sites on the web in 2011, how do you know which to pay attention to? Mashable's editors haven't quite visited a trillion pages, but we've checked out a lot in the past year, and we've compiled a list of 10 websites we think are poised to have big years in 2011.

Some of these are relatively new sites we think will catch the mainstream's attention next year and others are older sites that we think will finally hit the big time in 2011. Incredible Residence in Switzerland. Beer Lovers. 2010 US Movie Box Office. 6 Soldiers Who Survived Shit That Would Kill a Terminator. We love us a good badass war story, almost as much as we love a good survival story.

6 Soldiers Who Survived Shit That Would Kill a Terminator

List of films considered the worst. 15 Words You Won't Believe They Added to the Dictionary. The Oxford English Dictionary is constantly updating, adding new words to reflect the vibrant changes in language and culture.

15 Words You Won't Believe They Added to the Dictionary

Of course, that also means that as said culture spirals toward a frightening and retarded oblivion, the good people at Oxford have to be there to chronicle it. Here are some recent additions that make us fear for our future. n. In the fiction of J.K. Rowling: a person who possesses no magical powers. The 5 Most Terrifying Civilizations In The History of the World. They say that those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, so pay attention for Christ's sake.

The 5 Most Terrifying Civilizations In The History of the World

It turns out that many of our ancestors achieved levels of violence that take them right out of the realm of "badass" and into the less cool area of ball-shriveling atrocity. 32 Examples of Creative Advertising. _1279511530.jpg (590×959) Anthropomorphic + Futuristic = Fantastic Floating Homes. Futuristic, yet, but not the far-fetched science-fiction fantasy industrial design you might think – the Oculus by Schoepfer Yachts may not be for sale yet but it is already in pre-production mode with naval architects on board, so to speak.

Anthropomorphic + Futuristic = Fantastic Floating Homes

Thought Questions - Asking the right questions is the answer. GTFO Awesomeness. A Fun Fact Every Day! Nokia Liquid Phone by Rune Larsen. A Phone That’s Not Afraid to Mess with Water Among the grievous wrongs done by touchscreen technology, the worst is its disregard for tactile feedback.

Nokia Liquid Phone by Rune Larsen

Without the pleasant sensation of a button being pressed, we are woefully incapable of using any gadget without complete visual attention. This Nokia concept tries to right this wrong by using a small pump to fill a substrate beneath the screen that gives our fingers something to feel and press. Maybe now I can finally type out these posts while driving to work without having to put my coffee in the cup holder. Feed the Head. 1286367800_rainbow-cocktail.gif (250×155) Complete list of Facebook Chat Emoticons. While playing with Facebook Chat I wondered if it supported emoticons.

Complete list of Facebook Chat Emoticons

Turns out it does. But when I tried the >:-) emoticon (a 'devil') and saw it printed as boring text, I wondered, "what smilies does facebook actually support? " So with the help of Safari and some javascript hacking I present to you a complete list of facebook emoticons. smile frown tongue :-P :P :-p :p =P grin. Social Networking Status Generator. Ambiguous Words. Spezify.

Greg Rutter's Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something. World’s Top 10 Unique Structures. 10 Common Misconceptions Dispelled. E-card. 3315 - Awaysomelike!!!! so weird!!!! 7632_bba0.jpeg (400×600)

Top 11 Weirdest Burgers: A Tribute. Beef: It's what's on the Web!

Top 11 Weirdest Burgers: A Tribute

At least it seems there is no shortage of crazy burger pics and impressive (if not a little gross) works of "hamburger art. " This homage to the all-American love of beef patties is enough to bring a tear to your eye (and cholesterol to your arteries!). To all my carnivores out there -- here are our fave Web Hamburgers: The Sneaker Burger The Burger Pumpkin The Wooden Burger The "Hamburger Fatty Melt" (the buns are grilled cheese sandwiches) 8 Ways to Prepare Your Pets for War. Lines go all over the place. Charity.