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September 2012

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Tumi Tegra-Lite Carry-One Case, the perfect travel companion

If you are planning a trip, you are going to want to make sure you have luggage to bring all your goods to and from your destination.  Luggage, while not used as often as you would like, is a very important part of your traveling.  Will the luggage be big enough to take all you need?  Will it be sturdy enough as it’s tossed to and fro?  One great way to know…

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SensoGloves assures the perfect golf swing

Advancements in technology for the sport of golf have really allowed players to hone their craft.  The company, Sensolutions have come up with a great new way to let you know how to have that perfect swing.  Called, the SensoGlove, it measures the pressure each of your fingers are creating when holding the club.  It will inform you how to properly adjust giving you a smooth swing, every time Are you a fan…

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Recreate movie scenes with a printer and some creativity

When movies meet technology and creativity, you know the results are going to be awesome.  Movie buff Christopher Maloney decided to roam around his city of New York and recreate scenes from famous movies by simply printing out a black and white image of a scene, and displaying it exactly where it was filmed. As you can see, Maloney does a great job of finding the actual site and lines up the…

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Upgrade Your Kitchen with Free Shipping on All GE Products

September is the month of free shipping on all GE appliances.  If you are looking to upgrade your kitchen, or replace a few appliances, now is the best time.  take advantage of our excellent deals on all GE products and get additional savings with GE Rebates for their line of select items from GE Profile as well as GE Cafe.  Take advantage of this great promotion going on until the end of…

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Apple iPhone 5 Madness!

Do you have an Apple hangover?  Well, over 5 million people probably do, as the sales of Apple’s new iPhone 5 are stumbling in after a rowdy weekend.   Apple on Monday said their first weekend sales of the iPhone 5 topped five million, beating the opening weekend for the iPhone 4S nearly a year ago by 1 million units. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement, “demand has been incredible”.  Cook also stated…

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3D Printing Dinosaurs!!

We’ve spoken before about 3D printing such as the Epson 3D printer and how the creators of the film ParaNorman used a 3D printer to create models of characters and scenery. Wired.com recently did a story on Paleoartist Tyler Keillor who has been designing and sculpting realistic clay dinosaur heads for museums and universities.  His next project — an exacting replica of a full Dryptosaurs built entirely as a 3-D digital object.  He created Kickstarter campaign to…

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Abt’s 76th Anniversary Sale!

At Abt, you can always get the best prices and selection.  Right now, save even more with our 76th Anniversary Sale.  We are pleased to have been serving the Chicagoland area, and abroad for such a long time, we decided to share our excitment with all our customers. Shop and save throughout the site during our 76th Anniversary Sale plus get Free Shipping on 1000s of items. Now through Tuesday, 10/02/12 @ 8:00 pm (CST).…

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Nestle Uses GPS to Track Wonka-Style Winners

In a move that screams “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” as well as a creepy “We will find you” campaign effort, Nestle Chocolate plans a competition where six of the brand’s chocolate bars lead to a grand cash prize. They look like normal bars but are fitted with GPS trackers. When the lucky person opens their wrapper it will activate and notify the prize team, who will locate them within 24…

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