JJ Jegede hasn't set a world record with his feat, given the combined width of the Minis is less than the Olympic long jump qualifying standard -- but he's got in the papers. That's a modern-world gold medal achievement.
Blue t-shirts. Minimalist design ethic. Smiling staff. Lovely tables. The above familiar retail scene isn't the latest Apple store, it is in fact the very first "Chrome Zone"--A Google shop dedicated solely to trying to sell the UK some Chromebooks.
I slump back against a tree stump at the edge of the park, watching the two youths run off into the distance, only dimly aware of the device I’m holding in my hand. “Hello? Hello!?”. The little machine I’m holding is making sounds, but it only barely registers. Somehow, I hear my watch beep twice, signifying that it’s 3am.
Oh Lord won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz... OK, maybe just the perfume then?
Rebrickable is a database of known LEGO set pieces, which uses box codes from collections you already own to tell you which other LEGO things you can build from the raw materials already in your possession.
Samsung has today revealed an update of its original Galaxy Tab, adding Android 3.2 and a dual-core processor to its smaller 7" tablet.
The Sun has done its historical front page joke before, in a series of print books released several years ago. Now it's recycling the content online, in a supposedly "educational website" for the culturally unaware. And children.
While I'm busy beavering away on Commenting FAO Mk. II (no joke -- that's what my Word .doc is called), here's a quickie for anyone puzzling over how to add a picture to their commenting accounts:
The informative and often inadvertently amusing iPhone BBFC app is now on Android, if you need specific knowledge of the strength of swearing a film contains. Shame it still doesn't give timecodes for when nudity occurs, though.
The government is talking up plans to raise the British motorway speed limit to 80mph, which means we could soon all cruise along at at least 84mph without the worry of getting done for it.
Quora, the excellent Q&A site, just released an iPhone app that makes it dead easy to get your questions answered and learn new things. If you ever used Quora, you know how smart their community can get.
Unless companies are suing each other over patents, you can expect a level of disconnected PR speak when companies talk on the record about each other. Unless you disrespect Oracle, then it's on.