As if the water/gas-tight seal wasn't brilliant enough, the "color wheel" area represents what would be a full color, high resolution ad. Developed by the future gazillionaires @ Davis Advertising Inc. Blockquote via DVICE...
The inventor says his invention can create a completely gas-tight and liquid-tight seal. An added incentive toward this idea’s adoption is a space on the resealed top for advertising. That right there would pay for the can itself. Or, the soda (or beer) company could display contest results, letting you know if you’re a winner. It’s about time someone improved those 250 billion drink cans consumed annually.
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To his credit, Kasparov regained his composure saying "So you see the level of these debates," followed by "...the government has shown its face." Link & blockquote via Geekologie. Rollover the image above for the full frontal arial assault and/or see the video after the jump...
Did you read the post title carefully? That's right folks, somebody made a flying phallus and flew it into a news conference when Russian chess grandmaster and political activist Garry Kasparov was giving a speech. No idea if Vladamir Putin was the man behind the styrofoam salami, but he most certainly was. A translation of the website I got it from? Sure.
Hey moms & dads, Fickr is not only a great place to archive photos...
Think I have been in over half these positions myself...
Link via Japan Probe (Thanks, Catfish!)...
A group of performers uses bandages to act out famous movie scenes. The movies depicted in their act are
1. James Bond
5. Back to the Future
6. The Magnificent Seven
7. Always Sancho-me no Yu-hi
Novec 1230 fluid, (also known as "Dry Water" and "Waterless Water"), is an environmentally friendly Halon replacement for gaseous fire suppression manufactured by 3M. It is generally used in situations where water from a fire sprinkler would damage expensive equipment or where water-based fire protection is impractical, such as museums, banks, clean rooms and hospitals . 3M™ Novec™ 1230 fluid does not deplete ozone (ODP 0) and has an atmospheric lifetime of 5 days and a GWP of 1.It is also known as "SEVO 1230" by SEVO Systems, Inc. Chemically, it is a fluorinated ketone with the systematic name 1,1,1,2,2,4,5,5,5-nonafluoro-4-(trifluor omethyl)-3-pentanone and the structural formula CF3CF2C(=O)CF(CF3)2, a fully fluorinated analog of ethyl isopropyl ketone.
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