True Facts Facts - interesting, provocative, well-seasoned One out of ten children in Europe are conceived on an IKEA bed. Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes. An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it. In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910. When George Lucas was mixing the American Graffiti soundtrack, he numbered the reels of film starting with an R and numbered the dialog starting with a D. The youngest pope was 11 years old. Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school. Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses. Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner. They have square watermelons in Japan - they stack better. Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation. Heinz Catsup leaving the bottle travels at 25 miles per year. It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
This Prototype Hoverbike Could Land In A Year! » MTV Geek It was bound to happen sooner or later and we’re so happy it finally has. An Australian man by the name of Chris Malloy has built a functioning prototype of what can only be called a Hoverbike. It may not be the Speeder or Swoop bike Star Wars had us fantasizing about all these years, but there’s no denying the cool factor. According to a recent article over at Gizmag, the Hoverbike sports an 1170cc 4-stroke engine. Malloy still has a lot of work ahead of him and he is currently looking for investors to help get his Hoverbike off the ground. Another interesting thing the Hoverbike has going for it is the ultralight rating. What do you think? 25 Unusual Usb Designs July 13th, 2011 Anila Arshad This is my second part on usb designs, my first post is 10 Most Unique Usb Designs. My first post on usb design is really become so successful and my friends really like it so they mail me to add more designs here so today i try to add best and unseen usb designs and i hope this post is also make magic. This post is depend on 25 images that’s mean here you find 25 different usb designs these designs are not common and I really accept it that you never see these design before. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
Angry Birds in Lego Written by Thomas Baekdal | Tuesday, January 18, 2011 It was only a matter of time. You already got Angry Birds for your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Andriod, Windows computer, Nokia phone, as a plush toy, and a iPhone case. And now Tsang Yiu Keung has recreated them in Lego. Lego should sell this as a package, complete with functional sling and building blocks for building fortresses. Smart Fridge by Ashley Legg Smart Fridge Is Your New Recipe Card The Smart Fridge here is for those who have shunted cooking to a hobby and rely more on designer microwave meals. The idea is to give you a fridge that is intelligent enough to come up with a healthy recipe, depending on what you stock in it. Not only that, it guides you with vocal instructions, spoon by spoon, till you dish out the perfect-wholesome meal. A touch interface door glams up the appliance, creating the desire to own a piece that’s futuristic but may not be what you’re looking for!
mental_floss Blog » 10 Ways to Game Up Your Home The first generation to grow up playing video games is now feathering empty nests, and plenty more gamers are buying and filling homes. Furniture and home decor companies keep adding designs catering to video game lovers, and those with a bit of time and creativity keep designing and building their own! A really dedicated gamer could furnish the entire house this way, but it's more likely you'd want to add just one or two game touches to your home to honor that side of your personality. 1. If you love playing Space Invaders, you'll also love the Space Invaders Couch designed by Igor Chak. 2. Instructables user rpaxton and her mother made this awesome Nintendo Bedding Set with comforter, pillowcases, and bed skirt as a surprise birthday gift for her brother, and then posted the pictures for the rest of us to envy. 3. The Tetris Cooking Timer works almost like an electronic hourglass. 4. 5. Dennis and Judith built this Mario Brothers storage unit for their apartment. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Most-Magical Things to Buy in Hogsmeade (and Some to Avoid) | Underwire ORLANDO, Florida — The Wizarding World of Harry Potter brims with exclusive souvenirs and replicas that fans will recognize from the books and films. Some of them are awesome, but others aren’t worth a single Galleon. Here are just some of the wallet-busting tchotchkes available at the Universal Studios Orlando attraction, which opens Friday. Above: Dierdre Marshall, celebrating her 11th birthday at the park’s soft opening Thursday afternoon, gulps a Butterbeer ($2.50). The real-life version of Harry’s favorite drink isn’t alcoholic, but it is quite tasty, with butterscotch and shortbread flavors and a creamy head added on top. Dierdre’s wand came from Ollivander’s shop around the corner, where the Wandkeeper chose her a wand made of “hawthorne.”
This Hammock Tent Is Like a Swanky Hanging Three Bedroom Apartment Mental Case Mistaken Identity In 1903, a prisoner named Will West arrived at Leavenworth. The record clerk took the photographs above and, thinking he remembered West, asked whether he had been there before. West said no. The clerk took some measurements, went to the file, and produced this record, bearing the name William West: Amazed, the prisoner said, “That’s my picture, but I don’t know where you got it, for I know I have never been here before.” Incredibly, this was true. The case became a strong argument in favor of the new science of fingerprinting. 10 Most Best Wearable Gadgets There were times when one single technology covered the space of a whole room. In this era of revolution, the sizes of technological gadgets has shortened tremendously. Thus a lot of accessories pertaining to wear ability have been around. You May Like This Holiday Gifts Geeks, Most Anticipated Gadgets and Interesting Gadgets. 10. MagnetU is an amazing high-tech band that you can wear and roam around. 9. This black cotton T-shirt with the signals strength visible at the front detects Wi-fi signals around it. 8. The scary innovation, keeps a track of the person behind you. 7. Toronto motion picture maker Rob Spencer had received a severe injury in his right eye at the age of nine. 6. Having won the runners up at the global design competition, Timex TX54 is a novel innovation in the world of watches. 5. It’s something that changes your ipod touch into an iphone, rests in your pocket and sends 3G signals through which you can connect to internet on your laptop, phone anywhere anytime! 4.
The Top 20 iPhone And iPad Apps of 2011 Editor’s note: Contributor Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of mobile app discovery services Appolicious, AndroidApps.com and AppVee. With this post, he continues an annual tradition of picking the best iOS apps of the year. It’s telling that Apple chose an app that debuted more than 14 months ago, Instagram, as its “iPhone App of the Year” for 2011. From social magazines to music discovery apps to console-quality games that players can hold in the palms of their hands, there are hundreds of new titles in the iTunes App Store that will inform, organize, and entertain virtually anyone who owns an iOS device. We picked 20 of the best iOS applications that came out or received significant updates in 2011. There are hundreds of additional titles worthy of mention, and we selected our favorites based on the production value of an app more than its popularity on the Top Seller charts. Here are ours. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. iMuscle 9. 10. 11. Spotify was worth the wait. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.