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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Rain Forest Trees Shout When Felled And Removed
"The Brazilian government has begun fixing trees in the Amazon rainforest with a wireless device, known as Invisible Tracck, which will allow trees to contact authorities once they are felled and moved. Here's how it works: Brazilian authorities fix the Invisible Tracck onto a tree. An illegal logger cuts down the tree and puts it onto a truck for removal, unaware that they are carrying a tracking device. Once Invisible Tracck comes within 20 miles (32 kilometers) of a cellular network it will 'wake up' and alert authorities."

Few second peeks of videos currently being posted from all around the world on Twitter. 

 TIL Volvo will fly you to Sweden, put you up in a hotel, sell you a car cheaper than in the US, and ship it home for free when you buy a new Volvo.

 Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, warned Friday that government control is limiting the possibilities of the Internet, as dozens of countries and businesses signed a cybersecurity deal at the Davos forum.

 A friend of mine walked to his front door and found his cats like this.

 The Great Pyramid, from a different perspective...

 This is clearly Photoshopped. The water is too blue.

 Today I learned that people are still good. Reading about this cafe made me a little bit happy inside.


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