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Shortchange you can believe in

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From Cloned in China, a wonderful blog. [via Engadget]…

Visualization: "Obama | One People - The City" maps phone calls on inauguration day


The City illustrates the emotional flow of the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. Through an analysis of the number of mobile phone calls made in Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day and the home state or country of phone origin, it

Yes we can sell you Chinese-made flash drives with Obama holograms

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Behold! the Obama Drive from Active Media, a 2GB USB flash drive that has a custom Obama hologram on the front and publicly available documents pre-loaded:

The Obama drive comes preloaded with over 30MB of bonus material including Barrack Obama's

Obama PC


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Source [Fudzilla via Engadget]…

Obama Chia Pet

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Dear America,

There is now an Obama Chia Pet.

Best regards,
Boing Boing Gadgets

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Update: Apparently you can get these Chia Obama Handmade Decorative Planteron Amazon for twenty bucks, should you so choose.…

Obama administration takes over Whitehouse.gov

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Of note to our readers, the "Technology Agenda" page.

An excerpt:

• Protect the Openness of the Internet: Support the principle of network neutrality to preserve the benefits of open competition on the Internet.

• Encourage Diversity in …

Video: Obama + Daft Punk + Adam Freeland + Kubrick + GOLD + Speak & Spell == "Aer Obama"

Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" is remixed by Adam Freeland as "Aer Obama", a celebration of our 44th president's entry into the halls of glory, people by toys and figurines (including a Speak & Spell!) and flashy, Infomercian graphics from GOLD.

Warm …

Video: Obama inaugurated at LEGOland

Obaba, the "handsome black man face have a hidden camera" belt buckle

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If I'm not mistaken, this is a spy camera hidden in a belt buckle that is supposed to be carved in the shape of Barack Obama in profile. It's a bit difficult to discern: it's called the "Obaba" buckle, for …

Video: Motorcade SUVs with miniguns in the trunk

Those black SUVs that travel with a presidential motorcade? They very well may have a 7.62mm minigun inside.…