City planning is a big problem faced by cities around the world; big and small. While the developed world is concerned about utilizing the small space available to house more people. The developing world is scratching their head to find solutions to problems arising from rapid urbanization.
Helsinki is a Finnish city, I think it is its biggest, is planning to its future development now itself. They are running a competition with big CASH prizes. The competition seems to be finished, and you can see the best entries. The contest is called Greater Helsinki Vision 2050
The 7 Ultimate Achievements In Endurance Running – “For those that run or don’t run you have to respect these athletes and the achievements they’ve accomplished. Every time you go out for that 5 mile run and come in exhausted, think of what it takes to do these…”
Howstuffworks is one of the sites that I love to read, but their RSS feed was too bloated, means, I get no choice but to get updates on everything. But that will change now. They have redesigned thier RSS feeds so that I can be more selective in my subscriptions.
Due to popular demand, HowStuffWorks now has 13 RSS feeds to choose from. Pick from Future Cars, Science, Health, Entertainment and everything in-between.
RSS at Howstuffworks
We’ve heard about many Linux that run on embedded platform today I came across many Windows powered gadgets that I though was never existed.Here are a few of them.
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Windows Powered Casket
Make sure you are always connected in the afterlife also
Windows CE Powered Gas Pump
OK.What is special about this one?Sure it looks cool, it works nice too.Ovation iX is a Windows CE powered gas pump that lets you download MP3s, purchase coffee, and even check traffic conditions.Customers can also print customized coupons or watch full-motion video commercials on its 10.4″ display with built-in iX Media technology.
Some more stuff…
Psion Teklogix is shipping a pair of rugged, vehicle-mount computers targeted at harsh warehouse and cold storage environments. The 8580 and 8590 run Windows XP Embedded and include a built-in environment controller that “ensures adaptability to changing conditions,” according to the company.
Ampro has expanded its line of industrial panel PCs with a 10-inch LCD model. The PowerPanel 10 supports both Windows CE and Windows XP Embedded targets a broad range of applications such as digital signage, medical equipment, and human-machine interfaces (HMIs), according to the company.