Thursday, December 29, 2005

Supercooled Water: watch as bottled water turns into ice in seconds

This article details a practical experience with liquid water cooled below its freezing point. When disturbed, the water turns into ice within a matter of seconds. It's called supercooling, and occurs when molecules in the pure water cannot fuse together.

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The Truth Behind Bananas

After reading this, you'll never look at a banana in the same way again.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Best Open Source Encoder (Xvid, Divx, H264, MPEG-2) - StaxRip

With StaxRip you can easily convert your DVD's, DVB or DV captures or almost any other source format. As a open source application StaxRip is completely free.

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Xbox 360 costs $715 to make

Microsoft is losing upwards of $300 per console sold. "It costs Microsoft approximately $715 to make, the manufacturing costs are still too high, another reason why they�re producing relatively small quantities.'�

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