World Technology of the Day: Giant Mirrors Bring Sunlight to Norwegian Village

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Three enormous mirrors have been installed to help bring sunlight down to a small town in Norway that is hidden in shade six months out of the year. Prior to the installation, the town's citizens have relied on a cable car to provide them with some sunny exposure.

Shut Up and Take My Money of the Day: Lifelike Robofish

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Japanese gizmo maker Takara Tomy Arts unveils its line of batterly-run, lifelike Robofish toys (¥2,980 / $37 per fish) at the 2012 Tokyo Toy Fair.



Shut Up and Take My Money of the Day is a feature series dedicated to highlighting the latest innovations and visions in the world of consumer product design and gadgetry.

This Is Cool, You Should Watch It of the Day

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Old technology meets new, as Evan Long uses an iPod Touch and a Square credit card reader to record and playback a reel-to-reel recording from the 1940s.

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Annoying Use of Technology of the Day

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Annoying Use of Technology of the Day
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In what may rivals the dude who live-tweeted his wedding, this guy named Mike Duerksen (whose name and Twitter avatar makes him look like the kind of guy who says "Dude" often) live-tweeted his proposal, which also includes his lady chiding him for being on his phone. This will no doubt be used as a plot device in some romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon.

[gizmodo]