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Control an E-Reader with Your Eye Movements

(Video Link)  Want to scroll up? Look up. Want to scroll down? Look down. PredictGaze is a control interface system developed by Aakash Jain, Abhilekh Agarwal, and Saurav Kumar. Working from a garage in Santa Clara, California, they’ve developed a system that could change the way people interact with digital devices: Reading a book on your iPad and [...]

Donut Sandwiches Served in Mr. Potato Head Style

The Dough Truck combines the best of four usually separate worlds: food trucks, donuts, sandwiches and Mr. Potato Head accessories. This enchanted creature journeys through the land of Santa Clara, California, bringing joy everywhere it goes. Why? Because donuts. That’s why. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

A 92-Year-Old Woman To Stand Trial For Murder

Clara Tang is going down in the history books. She is currently the oldest woman on record ordered to stand trial for murder in Australia. She is 92. After almost 70 years of marriage, Mrs Tang – suffering dementia – allegedly killed Ching Yung Tang in their plush sixth-floor unit in the Connaught apartment complex overlooking [...]

Ear Picking

Photo: LiiPo Ching/Mercury News Forget luxurious shampoos, relaxing shaves, and facial treatments at spas. These beauty treatments don’t come close to the Vietnamese art of ear picking: “It brings a lot of happiness,” said Silicon Valley resident Nguyen Tuong Tam, who always heads to a hot toc upon arriving in this city, also known as Saigon. He [...]

8 Famous Christmas Babies

Historians now largely agree that Jesus wasn’t actually born on December 25th, but that doesn’t mean no one of historical significance was born that day. Here are the stories of eight famous people born on Christmas Day. 1. Isaac Newton: Yes, Mr. Gravity himself was born on Christmas Day in 1642. This was under the Julian [...]

The Late Movies: Our Favorite Christmas Flicks

It’s my last Late Movies before Christmas, so I figured I’d celebrate in holiday style, by posting some of my favorite Christmas movies (or at least the trailers to them). What are your favorites? Scrooged I always loved Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and this modern update was one of the most delightful flicks of the 80s. A Christmas [...]