Electronics manufacturers, if you insist on releasing 100 infinitesimally differing televisions, camcorders or back shavers, take a cue from Sharp. They laid out their entire new DX2 line (LCD TVs with integrated Blu-ray) in one handy graphic. [AkihabaraNews via Ubergizmo]
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Clear glass Pyrex cookware is practically an American icon. With its pleasing heft and remarkable resilience, these famous clear pans have been essential when cooking biscuits, casseroles, and pies since 1915. There’s only one problem. About 15 years ago, the pans started exploding when they got too hot — which is ironic since Pyrex glass was specifically designed to be heat resistant. Some blamed a change in the glass formula and flocked to thrift stores to buy older models. Others cried hoax. Everyone agrees that exploding glass is bad.
This weekend marks James Tiberius Kirk’s birthday (or will be, in 214 years and also in a fictional capacity). In celebration of Star Trek’s iconic captain, let’s took a look back at what became his most infamous mission...and how really, it’s a mission that’s about so much more than a double-fisted smack to a Gorn’s spine.