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Google Street View Brings Antarctica To A Computer Near You
2012-07-18 09:39:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yesterday was the 110th anniversary of the invention of the air conditioner, so why not keep on a cool theme during the dog days of summer with a virtual trip to Antarctica? Thanks to Internet search giant Google´s controversial Street View imaging system you can now take a virtual tour of the vast icy, desolate landscape right on your desktop. While Google first included imagery from the South Pole in its 2010 Street View...

Fiat Introduces Espresso Machine With New Car
2012-07-16 13:14:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There's nothing quite like the morning smell of coffee. So what better way is there to steer clear of the Starbucks drive-thru lines than to have your own espresso machine right inside your car? Fiat must really understand its consumer, because the company has included a coffee-maker next to the gear-stick in its upcoming Fiat 500L. While some car companies just try and keep up with the Joneses by adding GPS and really cool...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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