If you have an interest in perusing Albert Einstein's vast body of work, you're in for a treat and will continue to be in for one for the rest of 2012. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem recently announced that it's going to begin the long process of scanning and uploading over 80,000 Einstein-related documents for display on Einstein Archives Online. The documents, from the university’s Einstein Archives and the Einstein Papers Project at Caltec, will be indexed and fully searchable by topic as well as similarity.Read More
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Revolutionizing the way people without a yard or people with a yard but don't want to step in poop walk their dogs, the AshPoopie pooper-scooper not only scoops pooper, but uses a combination of what appears to be rotating paddles or blades and a replaceable cartridge, and with their powers combined, turns the dog poop into a sterile, odorless ash. Created by Oded Shoseyov of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in order to reduce the amount of poop-filled plastic bags generated when people walk their dogs, the AshPoopie will be unveiled by Paulee CleanTec in February of next year at the GlobalPet Expo in Orlando, Florida.
I'll be the hero and be the guy to ask exactly what range of poop sizes does the AshPoopie handle, because dogs come in all sizes and no sidewalk or backyard should be left unclean, but we'll just have to wait until February to find out. Until then, you can check out Shoseyov's patent, and we can dream of world where a Jack Black and Ben Stiller movie is edging ever closer to nonfiction. If that isn't your thing, or you already finished dreaming, you can check out a concept video of the AshPoopie below.Read More