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Physicists build first single-photon router - Positronic brain next?

Cool - the first photon router! From PhysOrg.com: By demonstrating that an artificial atom embedded in a transmission line can route a single photon from an input port to one of two output ports, physicists have built the first router...

Atlantis Shuttle's Sandra Magnus has Bad Hair Day During Video Call to President Obama

The STS-135 mission is the last shuttle mission, so I decided to check out the video call with President Obama. As I was watching the Atlantis crew video call with President Obama I noticed Sandra Hall Magnus had a "hair...

Cell Phone Time Traveller Caught on 1928 Film?

Put on your conspiracy tin foil hats boys and girls, this ones a doozy! A woman is seen in a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film "The Circus" appearing to hold a a cell phone to her ear. Of course, there are...

Rock Out to the Asterisk Song

GM Voices, creator of professional voice prompts for companies has just released "The Asterisk Song" with patriotic Asterisk lyrics such as "It ain't no punctuation." For true Asterisk patriots, "asterisk" aka "*" can not be used in a sentence unless...

Star Trek VoIP Communicator Helps you save on Intergalactic phone calls

Dream Cheeky has created a USB-based VoIP Communicator that looks like a replica of the original Star Trek Communicator from the original TV series. Due out in in a couple months, it sports a speakerphone, mute and volume control functions,...

Analysis of a VoIP Attack

VoIP security is often overlooked by IT administrators as well as VARs and resellers that deploy VoIP in the enterprise. They do so at their own peril, however. One of the main factors behind using VoIP is to save money....

8 Simultaneous Videos only Data Could Love

You think you're a good multitasker? You've got 20 Firefox tabs open (or IE) and you're watching a YouTube video while reading email. Bet you're proud of yourself huh? Well, have a cool piece of software for you! It's called...

Star Trek Season One Boxed Set on HD DVD

Star Trek fans will be ecstatic that the first 29 episodes (Season 1) of their favorite TV show are finally available on HD DVD - perfect timing for Christmas, but they might be a little peeved at a few "improvements"....

Spock, Kirk, E911 for VoIP and All that Jazz

TMCNet is reporting that the House passed legislation requiring Internet telephone companies to provide customers with emergency 911 calling services. According to the article, the 911 Modernization and Public Safety Act, aims to bring Internet telephony companies in compliance with...

Star Trek Phaser Blue-ray Gun

I've seen this video before of a DIY Star Trek Blue-ray phaser gun, but just came across it again and thought I'd share. Of course, Trekkies will be quick to point out that the phaser beam in Star Trek was...

SunRocket warns "All hands abandon ship! Repeat, all hands abandon..."

Until now, SunRocket has exclusively relied on using email to tell SunRocket customers that their service will be discontinued on August 5th. Relying on email notification isn't good since people often switch email addresses or give out a dummy email...

Watch classic episodes on AOL's In2TV

Well, AOL may not be making movies available for download like I just ranted about 10 minutes ago, but thousands of TV episodes from some of the most popular television series of all time will make a comeback exclusively on...

Microsoft's Singularity

Microsoft announced their Singularity operating system this week. Call me a geek, but I can't help think of several Star Trek episodes where a quantum singularity played a role in the plotline. If I recall my Star Trek, a quantum...

Bluetooth Headsets Everywhere

Bluetooth headsets have reached critical mass - or at least I think so. Let me give you an example of why I think Bluetooth headsets, specifically the one-ear piece Bluetooth headsets are a fast growing technology. Last week, I was...

Star Trek's Scotty Beams Up to Heaven

It is with great sadness that I learned that "Scotty" James Doohan, the chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise in the original “Star Trek” series and motion pictures died early Wednesday. I grew up watching the original Star Trek series...
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