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  • Voice Box Transplant Successful for California Woman
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    UC Davis, announces a successful larynx (voice box) transplant in a California woman that restored her ability to speak.

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  • Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D Printer Review
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    rsk points out this “review of the $1200 Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D printer. After a 16-hour self-assembly and a few weeks of use, a blown PSU was replaced with a higher powered PSU via a mod to the Thing-o-Matic. Video of the Thing-o-Matic printing out little solar panel mounts from Google Sketch-up included in the review. Final thoughts suggest that the Thing-o-Matic is not a great gift for non-engineers: ‘You need a decent understanding of robotics, (more…)

  • Video Games vs. Reality (PICS)
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    These were some of my all-time favorite games growing up. I would love more than anything if they were remade on a current console (looking at you Wii) and done in this manner.

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  • Pens Unveil World’s Largest Goalie Mask
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have unveiled the World’s Largest Goalie Mask on the main concourse near the First Niagara Club at CONSOL Energy Center.

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