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Voice activation is a function electronic devices like cell phones, GPS units and computer include in their feature list to make it more convenient to interact with them but clothing? Yes, clothing too, at least this is what Sarah Soriano, a new media artist with a love to electrify garments is proposing with the sound reactive Nightgown.

Don’t talk2myShirt but to my nightgown and it will start pulling up it’s hemline. The gown uses the Lilypad Arduino, Flexinol – a shape memory alloy for the lifting of the textile and a microphone to pick up the sound/voice.

via Talk2myshirt.com

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SABRE

The Site’s welcome message reads ” Welcome to the most comprehensive site on the internet devoted to British and Irish roads. Have a look around – search for roads-related information in our ever-expanding Wiki, browse the large collection of roads pictures in our photo gallery, or visit some of the SABRE member sites. If you’re burning to talk about anything you’ve seen – please join our forum or drop into our chatroom – we’d love to meet you.

Ok, is it just me or am i missing something here , 2010 Social media networking is global does this stuff actually go on.

You can meet if you like ” Winter Awayday
Our winter away day, combining maps, chat and a good laugh.
Details and sign up

Content: Picture Gallery M1 to M6  Click to view full size image

Websites: Motorway Services Online – Friday, 1st January 2010
Misc MSAs: New page looking at what’s happened in 2009.
Services: The nearly-defunct Rainton moved to its own page, and more services added to the A27.

Links. Monterie – fantastic website on the world’s different road numbering systems

Well as always folks i am meerly bringing it to you “You Decide”

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Tired Foot Care Socks

Regular socks just can’t compare to the Tired Foot Care Socks. After all, do your ordinary sneaker liners offer sturdy built in footpads for reflexology massage and advanced arch support? In Japan, where shoes are exchanged at the door for cozier footwear as a matter of course, they take their socks very seriously.

Tired Foot Care Socks

• Available sizes: M 22.5 – 23.5cm (8.9 – 9.3″), L 24.0 – 25.0cm (9.4 – 9.8″)
• M Size: 118 x 380 x 30mm (7.9 x 8.1″)
• M Weight: 130g (2.1lbs)
• L Size: 118 x 395 x 30mm (4.6 x 15.6 x 1.2″)
• L Weight: 135g
• Colors: pink, blue, white
• Materials: polyester (socks), latex (pads)

For more details via japantrendshop [Link]


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Insects have played an important part in the history of human nutrition in Africa, Australia, Asia and the Americas . Hundreds of species have been used as human food. Some of the more important groups include grasshoppers, caterpillars, beetle grubs and (sometimes) adults, winged termites (some of which are very large in the tropics), bee, wasp and ant brood (larvae and pupae) as well as winged ants, cicadas, and a variety of aquatic insects. Ordinarily, insects are not used as emergency food to ward off starvation, but are included as a normal part of the diet throughout the year or when seasonally available. Via [Food-Info.net]

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I’m sure everyone has had a free calandar from the local chippy or chinese this year but check out some the these more bizarre calendar ideas.

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Dog Yoga Calendar

The Zombie Pin-Up calendar is exactly what it sounds like...

Zombi 2010 calendar

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Extreme Ironing 2010 Wall Calendar

Alien Abduction 2010 Wall Calendar

Aprons 2010 Wall Calendar

Cow Kids 2010 Wall Calendar

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Perfect for the display window of any pastry shop, this Replica Strawberry Donut not only looks exactly like the real thing, but it actually weighs the same asan actual donut! Created from fired urethane, this replica will fool anyone into thinking it’s fresh from the oven.

Just don’t try tasting it, because the similarities end there!

Replica Strawberry Donut

  • Material: Urethane
  • Height – 35mm
  • Diameter – 100 mm
  • Weight – 140g

Replica Strawberry Donut

I am still looking for any valid reason to produce such a product.

via : Japan Trend Shop
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This residential property in Portland took seven years to complete and was focused on realizing the passion of its owner, a music lover, who ‘wanted a house that not only became a part of the natural landscape but, also addressed the flow of music’. Says Robert Harvey Oshatz, the architect behind the project:

Via http://www.lostateminor.com

Architecture-Page | Wilkinson Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz Architect

Architecture-Page | Wilkinson Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz Architect

Architecture-Page | Wilkinson Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz Architect

Architecture-Page | Wilkinson Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz Architect

“The client desired a house that felt as if it were isolated in the forest and that would allow him to hear the songs of birds.” says Robert Harvey Oshatz Architect on Wilkinson Residence. Via http://www.architecture-page.com

Wilkinson Residence in Oregon


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Ginou Choueiri

ARTWORK

I chose the potato to portray the human face due to the many striking parallels: their porous skin, their similar color, and like us, they come in different shapes and sizes.

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AFP – Billed as a world first, Roxxxy the sex robot made here debut in front of adoring fans at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas.

The life-size robotic girlfriend comes complete with complete with artificial intelligence and flesh-like synthetic skin.

Customise your ‘girlfriend’

ROXXXY comes with five personalities. Wild Wendy is outgoing and adventurous, while Frigid Farrah is reserved and shy.

“She can’t vacuum, she can’t cook but she can do almost anything else if you know what I mean,” TrueCompanion’s Douglas Hines said while introducing AFP to Roxxxy.

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Crapstone is a village in the county of Devon. The village is located on the edge of Dartmoor and is approximately 1 mile from the village of Yelverton, 9 miles from the city of Plymouth and 5 miles from Tavistock. http://img.groundspeak.com/waymarking/display/1ca5aa11-8289-4f71-a654-cef448e34e76.jpg

In 2007 Crapstone was used as the name of the village in a television advert for the RAC. Local residents started a protest group on the social networking site Facebook complaining that the village used in the television advert was not actually Crapstone but a location using its name. One member of the group has stated that the location for filming was near ‘The Pimple’ at Tavistock; however none of this was mentioned in the advert; not even in small print. via Wiki

In Britain we have a huge portfolio of towns and villages with strange, Bizarre and Rude place names but this has clealry not affected the price. On sale currnetly in the village of Crapstone is a 7 bedroom detached luxury pad.

Description

A Victorian detached house offering considerable potential standing in a mature level garden, offered for sale for the first time in 60 years. 3 receptions, 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, total about 3794 sq ft (352.4 sq.m), drive, triple garage.
3 Receptions, Kitchen / Breakfast Room, 7 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, About 3794 Sq.Ft, Drive, Triple Garage.

Offers in the region of £725,000

A Victorian detached house offering considerable potential standing in a mature level garden, offered for sale for the first time in 60 years.

LOCATION
The partly tree lined setting forms part of a quality residential area within the village of Crapstone, very close to the south west fringe of the Dartmoor National Park, north of Plymouth. Roborough Down, with its wide open space of moorland, lies only about 100 yards away.

The village is about one mile from the National Trust Buckland Abbey and is also about a mile from the larger village of Yelverton which offers a wide range of shops, health centre, recreation ground, churches and other facilities. Yelverton Golf Club is about a mile distant.

Crapstone itself includes a small number of local shops and businesses while at Buckland Monachorum, a mile way, there is a local pub, church and a well respected primary school. The Crescent is possibly the most desirable part of the village, with quiet surroundings and seclusion offered by established trees and mature gardens, which also protect the property. Full Details description and pictures Via Stags of Plymouth.|link|

A portfolio of other bizarre place names around Britain and by the looks of it other towns across the world are ctaching on with this great British tradition.

Oxford

Sheffield

Ludford,Market Rasen

Watchet , Somerset

Docaster

Nottinghamshire

Cornwall

London

Shetland

Norfolk

Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7EX, UK

Pity Me Durham, County Durham DH1, UK

Land O Nod Farm Mickleby, Ugthorpe, North Yorkshire YO21 2BL, UK

Dull, Perth and Kinross PH15 UK

Thong Shorne, Kent DA12, UK


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The sign was meant to encourage fat people to shed a few pounds and join a health club and spa attached to Cadbury House hotel in Bristol.

Article via Metro

Cadbury House hotel club manager Jason Eaton said they did not want to offend anyone.

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