Saturday, May 14, 2011

Stairways To The Penthouse

Care to pay me a visit?
I stayed at the penthouse....

Oh, I forgot,... There are no lifts! You have to climb the stairs...

Email received September 2008

Monday, May 9, 2011

The Bionic Chameleon Truck

This bionic cargo transport uses an innovative segmented body remarkably like that of a centipede. This enables the truck to adjust its size to the cargo load. The resilient soft tarpaulin shelled body is strong enough to protect its cargo but also absorbs impacts in case of accidents. As an added benefit fuel savings abound since the truck’s weight is slashed in half.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Nokia Test Labs

Ever wondered how the mobile phone companies test their mobile phones? In Nokia test labs, you will see a bunch of machines used to test the mobile phones ~ bend, bake, humidify, spray, poke and drop phones.  Check out these torturing machines used to test mobile phones before they are released to the public.

 The picture above shows the mobile phone getting poked millions of times.

Coke Powered Cellphone

Chinese designer Daizi Zheng has created a mobile phone that uses sweet drinks like Coca Cola instead of lithium batteries.

Zheng has been working on this revolutionary device for Finnish cellphone giant Nokia, and claims he has come up with a way of using sugar-based drinks to power mobiles. Any sweet drink, even sugar-sweetened water would be enough to keep the phone running much longer than lithium batteries.

Herbal Derivative Wins Praise as Malaria Treatment

Experts in tropical medicine say artesunate can save more lives than quinine
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By Robert Preidt
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 HealthDay Logo

Clean Your Kidneys

Years pass by and our kidneys are filtering the blood by removing salt, poison and any unwanted substances entering our body. With time, the salt accumulates and this needs to undergo cleaning treatments.

How are we going to do this?

The Pearl-Qatar - City Built In The Ocean

The Pearl-Qatar in Doha, Qatar is an artificial island spanning nearly four million square metres. When completed it will be the first land in Qatar to be available for freehold ownership by foreign nationals.Once completed The Pearl will create over 32 kilometers of new coastline, for use as a residential estate with an expected 15,000 dwellings by 2010. Developed by United Development Company (UDC) and master planned by architecture and design firm Callison, the island is located 350 metres offshore of Doha’s West Bay Lagoon area.

Enjoy Being A Woman

'Cash, check or charge?' I asked, after folding items the woman wished to purchase. As she fumbled for her wallet, I noticed a remote control for a television set in her purse.
'So, do you always carry your TV remote?' I asked.
'No,' she replied, 'but my husband refused to come shopping with me, and I figured this was the most evil thing I could do to him legally.'

Rare Golden Pearl

Jewelmer is the only pearl producer in the world that has successfully produced pearls with a rich, natural golden color. Through decades of research and biotechnology, Jewelmer was able to perfect the breeding process that produces gold-lipped Pinctada maxima pearl oysters capable of growing large, lustrous, golden pearls. This deep, rich color can only be found in South Sea pearls produced in the Philippines.
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