fake tv

Here is a neat little device that simulates someone watching
TV. Burglars don’t like it when they think someone is home.
Attach this little gem to a timer when you go somewhere and
it will come on and deter would be burglars. Great idea and
relatively inexpensive at $30 bucks, wouldn’t you say?
Watch the video on the page.

faketv.com

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bladeless fan?


Well, apparently someone invented a bladeless fan. It looks
interesting but the $299.00 to $329.00 price range for a 10”
and a 12” fan just scares me right over to a conventional fan
for $29.99. Give it time however, you know within 12 months
the Chinese will duplicate it and it’ll be in a Walmart near you
for $50.00 or so.

Let Sir Dyson explain this thing to you below on YouTube.

dyson.com

The last time I checked, impellers had blades.

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star occultation tonite

By the time most of you read this, the occultation will have
already occured but it’s neat to report on just the same.
This morning, 4/6/10 at about 3:35am the Asteroid #824
– Anastasia will be occulting star HIP 81377 (mag 2.54).
This star/asteroid are in the constellation Ophiucus, roughly
40 degrees up due South-Southwest at 165 degrees from here
in Southern California. This occultation can easily be seen as a
naked eye event. The star Zeta Ophiuchi is a relatively bright
star and is easily seen without the aid of a telescope or binoculars.

UPDATE 4/7/2010

Incredibly enough, of all the people observing the event, only three
people actually saw the occultation. What a shame. take a look at the
actual asteroid track.

asteroidoccultation.com

Thanks Rob,

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