Monday, September 6, 2010

Reader's Digest - September 2010

English | PDF | 185 Pages | 52.37 MB

Top 10 Photos of the Week

Toothbrush People 763
Once again, the cleaning crew has their work cut out for them

Monday, July 26, 2010

Top 10 Photos of the Week

Cat Attack 602
That skanky-smelling dog next door was going down

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Smartphones Could Become the Next Weapon on the Battlefield

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U.S. Army soldiers with the 1-320 Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
Smartphones could become the next weapon in the United States’ battlefield arsenal, as defense companies seek to cash in on the rapidly growing use of sophisticated mobile applications.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Reader's Digest - August 2010

Reader's Digest - August 2010
English | 176 pages | PDF | 44.50 Mb

Black Couple Give Birth To White Blue-Eyed Blonde Baby Girl

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The baby is as white as they come!
The stunned black dad of a newborn, white, baby girl declared yesterday — “I’m sure she’s my kid … I just don’t know why she’s blonde.” British Nmachi Ihegboro has amazed genetics experts who say the little girl is not an albino. Dad Ben, 44, a customer services adviser, admitted: “We both just sat there after the birth staring at her.” Mum Angela, 35, of Woolwich, South London, beamed as she said: “She’s beautiful – a miracle baby.” Ben told yesterday how he was so shocked when Nmachi was born, he even joked: “Is she mine?”

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Secret to Running and Swimming Faster – The Position of Your Belly Button

Usain Bolt wins the men’s 100m final at the Beijing Olympic Games – his speed could be down to the position of his belly button according to a new study.
Sports commentators have long avoided trying to explain why blacks dominate on the running track and whites often finish first in the swimming pool.  But scientists in America claim they have come up with a very simple explanation to defy the guardians of political correctness.
They say it’s all down to belly-buttons.

Amazing Video of the Sun Melting Steel

Melting steel in a solar oven
Melting steel in a solar oven (aka solar concentrator) isn’t new or unique, but it’s always cool to see and a good reminder of just how much energy is hitting the sunny side of the planet at any moment. The video below shows a short exerpt of James May’s “ Big Ideas” series (James is better known for the Top Gear show), and they start by cooking, er, burning a sausage, and then they melt a steel plate. Impressive to see how quickly it turns to a liquid.

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