The Fort Peck Incident revisited

Missour River flood waters shooting out of Oahe Dam at Pierre, SD.

Back in 1998 Futurist Thomas Frey wrote a paper called “The Fort Peck Incident” which outlined the devastating effects that bursting the massive hydroelectric dam located near Fort Peck would have. His scenario at the time revolved around a terrorist plot performing the deed, but the basic concept of the dam bursting is more relevant today than ever.  However, this time it’s not from a foreign terrorist organization but from Mother Nature herself…

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FLEPia – World’s First Color e-Book Reader

FLEPia - World’s First Color e-Book Reader

FLEPia

That Kindle 2 – we love it, especially for reading books without pictures. But for magazines, blogs and newspapers, color is essential, and that’s where this Fujitsu FLEPia e-book reader represents a breakthrough, towering over all the rest. Shipping in Japan April 20 (and who-knows-when to the U.S.), it’s the world’s first color e-book reader. But there’s one major drawback: It costs $1000. Ouch. And we thought the Kindle’s $359 price was too high.

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Could MicroSD Cards Replace CD’s For Next Generation Music Lovers?

Could MicroSD Cards Replace CD’s For Next Generation Music Lovers? 

Could microSD cards – tiny devices the size of a fingernail – replace bulky CDs and intangible downloads for next-generation music lovers? Selling albums in microSD format is the latest concept from SanDisk, the California-based manufacturer of flash memory cards and developer of SD cards, which are now widely licensed.

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