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A House Inverted Against Itself Stands Just Fine...iriver's Kindle Clone Is Officially Not Vapour...CBS Exec Thinks Hulu Is a Ratings Killer

It's not new—we've all seen pics of artistic prank houses built totally upside down—but just get a look at this perfect example: Even the toilet brushes, potted plants and fruit bowls are in place. It's a dizzying set of photos—I bet that walking through would lay you flat on your arse, but on the ceiling. No word if they're selling this thing or not, but if you buy it, I'd ask for seatbelts (and maybe airbags too). [Dornob]

O iriver, you disappeared from the US MP3 market at the height of your game, and have done nothing but spew forth semi-vaporous scarcely available wonders from your Korean fortress ever since. But lo, what is this? The Story eBook reader—$US290, pre-orders now accepted, though in Korea only—might certainly be a wonder if it weren't such a severe and utter Kindle ripoff, except without the Amazon bookstore on demand. If we were confused as to your aspirations before, iriver, we are now ever more so. [Electronista]

If you thought Hulu was the answer to all future TV problems, think again. CBS Interactive boss Quincy Smith sent around an email that was highly critical of Hulu's "reckless streams", insinuating that ratings might be down at NBC, Fox and other Hulu mainstays because people are tuning in online. To be clear, that's a BAD thing according to this Quincy fellow. The email also hints that the better way to share TV shows online is through authenticated streams to users who already subscribe to, say, Comcast or something. In other words, if you've been waiting for CBS to just get on the Hulu bandwagon, it's probably not going to happen soon. And even Hulu may not be set to appear in every household appliance, the way we gadget lovers have hoped. Stay tuned — and don't you dare fast-forward through commercials! [TechCrunch]

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