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Cars Powered by Air

Check out the video on these air powered cars. The Air Car A French designer of engines for Formula One racing cars has turned his attention to creating an engine that runs on, and emits,...

Quick Copy and Paste in Command Prompts

From the department of “Why didn’t I notice this before?” comes a very useful command line tip. By selecting the Quick Edit Mode check box, you enable copy and paste from the Command Prompt window....

Performancing is now ScribeFire

Remember that great little blogging plug-in for Firefox called Performancing? Well it’s back and it’s called ScribeFire. Works great with Bloget. Powered by ScribeFire.

Secret Gmail delete keyboard shortcut

Technology blogger Amit Agarwal has posted the mysterious keyboard shortcut for deleting messages in Gmail: If you are reading a message in Gmail, press the # key (Shift+3) and that message will instantly move to...

Flock - the social browser

Flock is a Web browser built on Firefox. It has a bunch of nifty built-in features to make it easy to blog right from your browser. Of course I had to see how it worked...

Firefox Tip - Shift-Delete Mistyped Autocomplete Suggestions

Lifehacker has a great little Firefox tip: You accidentally typed liefehacker.com into Firefox’s address bar, and now it suggests that whenever you enter “li.” Remove mistyped URLs from the fox’s suggestions by selecting the entry...

60 Pages/Second Desktop Printer

If the video here is to believed, next year will bring desktop high-speed color printing to the masses. Read more about it here.

Space Shuttle Launch Seen From High-Altitude

This photograph claims to be shot from the International Space Station. Judging from the apparent altitude, I would say it is likely a jet liner or chase plane. Still it’s an amazing photo. Here’s the...

ZAP! - Zero Air Pollution

ZAP makes alternative fuel vehicles including all electrics. The Obvio 012 pictured above goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds, has a range of 200-240 miles per charge and can recharge in 10...

C# File Utilities

Since Bloget™ is file based, I needed some file open routines that were robust and tolerant. Das Blog is a popular open source blogging engine that also uses files so I thought I would take...
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