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The Lenovo Thinkpad X220

Lenovo's had a long history of making high-end, portable, and durable laptops for the business and educational sectors. They're pretty much universally recognized by the media as the most reliable systems out there, with almost universally positive reviews. So how does their newest model, the X220, stack up?

Is Rolltop 2.0 The Laptop Of The Future? Seems Like A Circular Argument

A computer you can carry under your arm like a stylish rolled-up yoga mat? Why not, says the Rolltop design company, currently in the process of obtaining partners, investors and manufacturers for its new computing innovation.

Spring's Here! - Banish Pasty Skin With These 5 Sunless Tanners

By now we all know that traditional tanning is not a good idea.  Over the past couple of decades tons of self tanning products have hit the market.  There are so many different formulations and application methods available that anyone who wants to get a touch of color should be able to find something to use, but where to start? 

Clean Your Keyboard: The Virashield UV Sanitizer

We've all seen the studies- keyboards and cell phones generally contain more germs on their surface than a toilet seat. Kind of a disturbing statistic, if you think about it. I mean, we're putting our hands and faces on and against these things for what sometimes amounts to hours at a time. The potential number of illnesses you can pick up in this way is staggering, to say the least.  And the fact is, disinfectant wipes can only do so much. Sure, they get rid of bacteria, but...there's more than just bacteria lurking on our electronics.

A company called Virwall Systems believe it has the answer. 

Have Your Capacitor And Battery Too - A Battery That Charges Fast & Produces More Power

A new development in battery design promises batteries with the power of a capacitor coupled with the energy of a battery.

Online Lost and Found Booth Set Up for the Japanese After the Earthquake

A group of big-hearted programmers have set up and launched Belongings Finder, a site that will help Japanese people post things that they have found and items that they are looking for on the internet.

A 3D, 360 Degree Display In A Store Near You? Chances Look Foggy

Sciency types at Japan's Osaka University have created a prototype 360 degree 3D display that uses projectors and a cylinder of fog to engineer images that appear to reside in the 3rd dimension no matter how you look at them.

Five Things You Can Control With Your Mind

It sounds like something out of the realms of science fiction, doesn't it? Turn on a computer with a thought. Drive a car using brainwaves. Control a prosthetic limb in the same way as you would an ordinary one. As technology advances further and further, we're coming ever closer to unlocking the secrets of the inner workings of the most advanced computer ever made- the human brain. 

This is just the start. 

Cool Off: Methods For Keeping Your Computer Cool

Let's face it. Computers- especially higher-end gaming pcs- generate a lot of heat. If there's not some way of dispersing that heat, well...there will be problems. These problems could range anywhere from hardware degradation to system components melting together to the computer actually lighting on fire, depending how hot the system gets. 

Hardware designers have thought of various ways to prevent this from happening, some more effective than others. 

Radiation Detectors, Part One: Detect Radiation Around Your Home

It would probably be safe to assume that most of the people all over the world have already heard about the devastation in Japan due to the earthquake and tsunami. While the aftershocks are simmering down, another catastrophe is looming, not just in Japan but all over the world: the radiation leak catastrophe.