Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Train crash spotted in India on Google Earth

I was just bouncing around on Google Earth, when I saw this train crash to the south of New Delhi, India. It appears to be a freight train which is scattered all over the tracks.

To view the site on Google Earth, click here. This location is unfortunately low-res on Google Maps.

Monday, May 07, 2007

Some really cool Firefox wallpapers

Download these high-res wallpapers, one of the best I have seen !

There is another great site.

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Saturday, April 28, 2007

More bad news for $100 laptop - its no more $100 !

Last year, I wrote a blog about uncertain future of $100 laptop as it uses nonstandard technologies. There is more bad news that it is now more costly at $175. One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) says that the rising cost of materials – in particular nickel – is responsible for the increased price of the machine. Further its roll-out had been further pushed back because of changes in the design, which were "not unusual in technology development projects."

Well, to OLPC - good luck!

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

'Kryptonite' discovered in mine

Kryptonite is no longer just the stuff of fiction feared by caped superheroes.A new mineral matching its unique chemistry - as described in the film Superman Returns - has been identified in a mine in Serbia.
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