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Cross Country Snowboarding

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Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore

“This summer, hackers destroyed my entire digital life in the span of an hour,” says Wired senior writer Mat Honan.
You have a secret that can ruin your life.

It’s not a well-kept secret, either. Just a simple string of characters—maybe six of them if you’re careless, 16 if you’re cautious—that can reveal everything about you.

Read on: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/11/ff-mat-honan-password-hacker/all/

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Ride Like the Wind (only faster)

OK, so you are in a three wheeled vehicle…and there is wind coming from behind you at 20mph…there is no motor, and your vehicle is totally wind powered.  Can you travel faster than 20mph??  Not just a little faster, but 40mph?  or 60mph?  The answer is YES!!

Watch the relative wind speed change direction, and the vehicle continues to speed up!

http://www.fasterthanthewind.org/

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Quad Copters!

http://www.idsc.ethz.ch/Research_DAndrea/Music_In_Motion

 

 

http://hackaday.com/2012/03/09/vijay-kumars-ted-talk-on-the-state-of-quadcopter-research/

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Pat Metheny – The Orchestrion EPK

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