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The Skiff Reader

The Skiff Reader has overtaken the Amazon Kindle DX as the largest e-reader on the market, but its size isn’t what makes the Skiff so special. The Skiff Reader brings two new technologies to the large-scale e-reader market: a touchscreen e-ink display and “silicon thin-film-transistors on a flexible steel substrate”. The Skiff Reader plans to [...]

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Dubai inaugurates world’s tallest building

The financially troubled Gulf emirate of Dubai on Monday opened the world’s tallest building, a glistening concrete, glass and steel pinnacle rising 828 metres (2,717 feet) out of the desert sands. Blazing fireworks rippled up and down the massive structure after it was officially opened by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed al-Maktoum. He renamed [...]

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Louis Vuitton Vernis New Color!

For Spring 2010, Louis Vuitton will be releasing three new Vernis colors which were inspired by art movements through the ages: Rose Florentin, Vert Impression, and Gris Art Deco. Louis Vuitton Vernis was first introduced in 1998 by Marc Jacobs, and was in fact his debut line for Louis Vuitton. It took inspiration from classic [...]

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The Maserati Bicycle

Italian bicycle manufacturer Milani is teaming up with Maserati to produce some high end two-wheelers. The Maserati bicycle is made of carbon fiber and aluminum and is painted in Maserati’s signature dark blue paint. It comes in two models, the Veloce racing bicycle inspired by the Maserati GranTurismo and the Turismo city bicycle modeled after [...]

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Adidas Sport Shoe by Porsche Design

Adidas and porsche design have collaborated on a new collection of footwear for the spring / summer season of 2010, focusing on the theme of ‘water / snow’. With the Spring/Summer 2010 collection Porsche Design Sport enters its seventh season. The footwear highlight product is the “AC Bowman” (above), which uses shock-absorbing adiPRENE. Engineered in [...]

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Dubai to open world’s tallest building

Once-bustling Dubai will open the world’s tallest skyscraper on Monday, boasting new limits in design and construction, hopeful of polishing an image tarnished by the debt woes afflicting the Gulf emirate. Emaar, the giant property firm which developed the needle-shaped concrete, steel and glass structure, has declined to reveal Burj Dubai’s exact height. Apparently wanting [...]

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