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[3 Jul 2013 | No Comment ]
Yes, Even Your Watch is Telling You, You’re Drunk

They actually did it! Two years ago we reported on a concept design for a watch that could tell how drunk you are. Well, the designers over at TokyoFlash have actually made this concept a reality: the “Kisai Intoxicated”  breathalyzer watch.

Too see just how wasted you really are, you have to blow into a sensor at the side of the watch. Your blood alcohol level is then represented as a percentage with a corresponding LED backlight color incase you’re too drunk to read.
0.00% = “No alcohol” – Backlight: green – …

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[2 Jul 2013 | No Comment ]
Tokyo at Warp Speed – Breathtaking Time Lapse Video of Tokyo Train Ride

Vimeo user darwinfish105 has uploaded a truly amazing time-lapse video of Tokyo’s Yurikamome line. Shot the Panasonic DMC-GH3′s continuous shooting mode, the video consist of both day and night shots edited beautifully together with a mirrored effect. Definitely worth the watch.

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[1 Jul 2013 | No Comment ]
Mice Cloned from a Single Drop of Blood.

Japanese scientists have managed to clone mice using only a single drop of blood. This is quite the achievement given that cloning smaller animals such as mice has been a challenge for quite some time.
Researchers at RIKEN center in Tsukuba City, were able produce perfectly genetically identical mice by a extracting white blood cells called “non-lymphocytic cells” from a drop of blood. The team has said that their technique has an accuracy of 85% and should be able to use on other species.
The group hopes that this study will be …

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[26 Jun 2013 | No Comment ]
Toshiba’s Light Emitting Glasses

Toshiba displayed these trendy light up glass to show-case their new “Transmissive Single-sided Light Emission OLED Panel” technology. The selling point of these OLED panels is that they have the ability to not only emit light but also be transparent at the same time.
There have been panels that can light up and be see-through, but the problem has been getting them to do both things at once. Ordinary transparent OLED panels have light emitting electrodes on both sides and can only be transparent when the lights are switched off. So …