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Here's What's Awesome
12:00 am
Wed January 12, 2011

Not So Awesome!

Four trends to keep a nervous eye on in the new year.

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Here's What's Awesome
12:00 am
Tue January 11, 2011

That Guy Plays a Wicked Ice Horn

11 for '11
12:00 am
Tue January 11, 2011

11 for '11: Sherry Turkle

How has technology changed the ways that we interact with one another? Sherry Turkle's Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other is the third in a trilogy exploring this question. Social networking, e-mail and texting, Turkle says, provide the fa├žade of socialization but ultimately leave their users dissatisfied and disconnected. It may be time to reflect and reconsider the role we really want technology to play in our lives.

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Here's What's Awesome
12:00 am
Mon January 10, 2011

Double-Sided, Collated and Recycled

yum9me via Flickr/Creative Commons

Not every office can go completely paperless - so why not make each piece of paper go a little farther? The Eco Printer works like any other printer, except it uses ink that "disappears" after being run under a UV erasing system. And then you can print on that same sheet of paper again And again. And again.

Here's What's Awesome
12:00 am
Fri January 7, 2011

Today is a Good Day to Fly

Today is a Good Day to FlyBy Brady Carlson on Friday, January 07, 2011

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Here's What's Awesome
12:00 am
Wed January 5, 2011

I'm on the Portable Radio

albertobv via Flickr/Creative Commons

A radio station in a box! This invention from two Canadians puts everything you need for a broadcast, from microphones to transmitting equipment, into one 40 pound container. And it broadcasts for over 18 miles, too, so it's got a bit more range than, say, Mister Microphone.

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Here's What's Awesome
12:00 am
Tue January 4, 2011

Stock Songs Say So Much

Lif... via Flickr/Creative Commons

You may or may not want to hear this innovative little piece, depending on how your investments did last year, but CNNMoney has set the ups and downs of last year's stock market to music.

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