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This is such a bizarre combination of the old and the new that at least a few of our geekiest readers are sure to get a kick out of it. The USB Hourglass is essentially an egg timer equipped with an optical beam for keeping an eye on sand levels and a rotating mechanism for flipping the thing when...

December 22nd 2009 at 12:52pm 0 Comments
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The über crypto-geeks in the house just raised all kinds of eyebrows with the announcement of Toshiba's new physical random-number generator, which can pump out 2 megabits per second of random output in a 1,200 square micron circuit size. You're a unique kind of person if this stuff gets your...

February 8th 2008 at 12:42am 0 Comments
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Do you like art? Do you like mystery? Do you like technology? We get the impression that at least some of you are either nodding in agreement, or mouthing the words, "Yes I do," over and over. If you're one of those lucky few, here's some information you might enjoy. Two artists at the Tesla galler...

September 18th 2007 at 7:28am 0 Comments