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October 27th, 2011
The Firefox

Finally, someone has created a Mozilla FireFox costume that's worthy of being shown off on the internet. Unfortunately, you're not able to buy this one-off creation in stores...yet. Click here to see more of today's most popular images, according to Imgur.com. Continue reading to watch a few popular videos.

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October 27th, 2011
Researchers Develop Supercooled Quantum Hoverboard That Levitates

Researchers at France's Universite Paris Diderot have developed a supercooled, quantum hoverboard that actually levitates. Utilizing "liquid nitrogen, the team turn the platform super-cold, creating an electromagnetic field that is expelled from the inside of the board." Video after the break.

It's not quantum locking -- the skateboard is too big to mimic that little super-cooled disc -- but it provides enough outward magnetic force to float above a rail of permanent magnets.
[via PopSci]

October 26th, 2011
Inside China's World of Warcraft / StarCraft Theme Park

Officially called World Joyland, this World of Warcraft and StarCraft inspired theme park in China is random to say the least. There are two distinct lands in the park, "Terrain of Magic" and "Universe of Starship". We'll let you assign them to the proper franchises. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for two videos.

[via UnrealityMag]

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October 26th, 2011
Where 8 Famous Logos Really Got Their Ideas

By now, most internet users know that the Twitter logo is basically a blue bird, but have you ever wondered where the original idea really came from? Well, according to this image, it was simply a bird who got into a blue paint accident. Next, we have the Google Chrome logo, which is basically Simon and a Pokeball combined into one. Continue reading to see more six more examples.

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October 25th, 2011
Geek Juggles and Solves Rubik's Cubes Simutaneously

Solving a Rubik's Cube is hard enough for some people, imagine juggling a few of them simultaneously. That's exactly what ultra geek David Calvo has accomplished, as he "can juggle three Rubik's Cubes while solving one." Video after the jump.

This isn't Calvo's first brush with Rubik's Cube greatness, he already holds the Guinness World Record for the most Rubik's Cubes solved in one hour (185).
[via Dvice]

October 24th, 2011
All-Electric DeLorean Video Released

Finally, a video showing what it's like to drive the upcoming 2013 all-electric DeLorean has been released. It features "a mysterious box labeled 'Flux' on it and aside from the iPhone dock, 125 mile per hour speed and 260 horsepower, built-in GPS navigation system, DMC is remaining mum on the vehicle's specs." Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

[via Dvice]

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October 20th, 2011
Xbox 720 Might Arrive in 2013

According to insider sources that are currently developing the parts for this console, Microsoft's Xbox 720 is set to be unveiled at E3 2013. That's not all, an "EA studio already has rudimentary new Xbox console technology in-house." Click here for more pictures of the concept above.

Many rumors about what gaming companies have been working on have also led to speculation that an Xbox 720 is in fact in development. For instance, Lionhead is supposedly working on a project named Fable NExt.
[via Technabob]

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October 19th, 2011
Passing Cloud is a Futuristic Transportation System for the Skies

Called Passing Cloud, this futuristic transportation system essentially consists of "a rigid stainless steel structure supporting an array of spherical nylon balloons that intersect to form a solid, if topologically diverse, platform suitable for passengers." Click here to see more pictures.

There's no "inside" of Passing Cloud; you just climb up some stairs on top of the balloons and chill there, watching the clouds and ground go by.
[via Dvice - Cargo Collective]

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October 18th, 2011
Woman in Florida Receives $201,000 Mobile Phone Bill

Florida resident Celina Aarons recently received a mobile phone bill from T-Mobile in the amount of $201,005.44. This happened because two of her brothers - one is a mute while the other deaf -- are also on the same account. When one of the brothers went to Canada on vacation, they forgot to turn off data roaming, so the charges quickly racked up. Fortunately, "T-Mobile did not have to reduce her bill, it wrote down her charges to $US2500." Continue reading for the news report.

"The case of Ms Aarons was extraordinary, even if the amount was correct. T-Mobile cut her bill to $US2500 [$2442] and gave her six months to pay," a T-Mobile spokeswoman said.
[via SMH]

October 18th, 2011
Deal of the Day: $147.19 Seagate Momentus XT 500 GB Solid State Hybrid Drive for $99.99 Shipped

Amazon is offering the Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive for just $99.99 shipped, originally priced at $147.19. Its "adaptive Memory technology customizes performance by aligning to user needs for overall improved system response." Product page. Video after the break.

The Seagate Momentus XT drive enables laptop PC users to enjoy solid state-like performance without sacrificing storage capacity and affordability. This perfect balance of SSD and HDD delivers low heat, noise and vibration, and is available in capacities up to 500GB.
[via Amazon]