The United Press International continues to build on their 100 years of journalistic excellence with their coverage of an Australian woman and her cattle dog. Polly – the dog – recently underwent emergency surgery to remove 1,000 magnets from her tummy.
I don’t know about you but this is new to me: apparently the English and the Australians are bitter cricket rivals, so much so that they have a tournament, popularly known as The Ashes series, which only features the two teams.
I came across these magnificent falling Tetris block sculptures snooping around over on Flickr earlier today.
When I first stumbled onto these images over on Justin James’ Flickr gallery, all I could figure out was that they’re a) giant Tetris pieces and b) they were seen somewhere on the streets of Australia.
A company that has spent the last thirteen years researching inkjet printing technologies (yet never released a product) claims they have developed a technology which will allow desktop printers to print at ridiculously fast speeds.
Australia’s Silverbrook Research has circulated a video of the prototype device in action, churning out pages at an astounding thirty pages per minute in full color, sixty pages in black and white:
Their “Memjet” technology claims to achieves these stellar speeds by using a print head that spans the entire width of a page.
A couple of weeks back, I reported on dumb quotes by Sony execs and I thought for sure that I had heard every ludicrous comment possible about their upcoming Playstation 3 release.
I guess Sony Australia’s boss, Michael Ephraim, wanted to make sure we didn’t run out of choice sound bites.