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Sunday, April 09, 2006

Franco Speaks Hínglish?

Can it be?

erm... unfortunately, yes it can...

Worlds top 10 Weirdest keyboards

Ckekkout Fosfor's site for more

Happy worker

The spaniards will do anything to keep their workers happy... even raid the supply cupboard...

Cyborg News

MANOI, the robot with some KHR-1inside You probably know Kondo's KHR-1, the small remote controlled robot (and if you have no clue what we're talking about, use the search function on Akiba ;) ). In the same style, here's MANOI, a robot that uses the same engines as the KHR-1. MANOI will be offered by the famous Japanese KYOSHO company and will cost 1100 EUR from June 2006 onwards.

More here

And of course, there has to be a female version of Manoi... the FT (Female type...)

Check nikkei's site, thru babel fish

Seems like SONY are putting down AIBO and terminating QRIO... (Although, after sales support will still be available...)


Honda's new version of their ASIMO humanoid robot is selling out and going to work for the man. After pulling crossing guard duty and being a general bohemian, ASIMO has been upgraded to handle office work with his new "total control system" that allows him to pull receptionist duty, act as an information guide, or do delivery service.

More Here

What would you call one of the first bipedal robots?

LUCY, of course...

Where the hell are we?

Checkout more over HERE

Great Pics - III



Cheaper MP3 players

Well, Evergreen are selling an MP3 player for 7 euros.

This litle beast is amazing. Runs for 5 hours on 1 AAA, and uses 1GB SD cards.

We should have disposable MP3 players quite soon, I reckon...

(For those who don't speak Japanese, Akihabara News have a small writeupin French)

How to - copper Web Comic

This tutorial is complete, simple, and looks like great fun =D


Great Pics - II

Video Vault

The cutest/freakiest/funniest/other thingest video I have ever seen... Green Tea Catt's

Japanese Macky D's - The Big Grand

Icebreaker - Not exactly what you think it is... but it is FUN!

Bad Trip - FLY!

Beni B'naçi - Who's your Daddy

Catchy Tune: El Koala - Yo Via Jase un Corra

Scuba cat - Closer to fish?

Spontaneous Combustion - The choice of a jilted generation

Roller Coster Titan

Check out the world's largest wooden rollercoaster:

You can also check out the video which shows this beast in action at Paramount's king island here.

(While we're on th subject of roller coasters, here's one a bit closer to os. The Dragon Kahn, in Porto Aventura)

Great pics - I

Guilty as charged