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AeroMobile v3.0

I can has for Christmas please?

Hoverboards have arrived

Obviously has its limitations, but pretty cool.  Seen at :

It levitates just an inch off the ground and only then over non-ferrous metallic surfaces like aluminum, but it’s stable enough to support a grown man once he’s gotten his bearings. In theory, says the designer, the technology could be used to levitate whole buildings in earthquake zones to protect them when a temblor strikes. But he needed a proof of concept to grab Americans’ (i.e. potential investors’) attention before he started working on that, so naturally he focused on pop-culture detritus. The man knows his audience. Ingenious.

Nixie: wearable flying camera

Nixie is a personal, wearable, flying camera.  It's currently in development and looks awesome.  I wouldn't mind beta testing ...

Ghost Gunner

Cool, I want one!

1000 yard shot with a 9mm revolver

Jerry Miculek takes aim at a target 1000 yards downrange.  Ok, so he doesn't hit the balloon but does get close enough to pop it with fragments.  Still, holding over 150 feet above the target, this is amazing.

GoPro surfing

Very cool.  I want one  Cool

A win for privacy: High Court rules against police cell phone snooping | Absolute Rights

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In a ruling that helps restore at least a modicum of constitutional privacy and due process protections in the digital age, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that police must first obtain a search warrant before snooping through suspects’ cell phones.

Police agencies argued that searching through a cell phone was no different than asking someone to empty their pockets, but the high court – unanimously – rejected that, saying a cell phone is fundamentally different.

In writing for the court, Chief Justice John Roberts found:

The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which the Founders fought. Our answer to the question of what police must do before searching a cell phone seized incident to an arrest is accordingly simple— get a warrant.

Roberts also noted that today’s cell phone technology is capable of keeping a person’s entire life in digital storage – pictures, documents, even medical records and other private materials – which makes it subject to Fourth Amendment protections.

Roberts said cell phones could lay bare someone’s entire personal history, from their medical records to their “specific movements down to the minute.”

The Washington Times further reported:

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