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Made for each other: liquid nitrogen and 1,500 ping-pong balls

VideoIt's the rare scientific mind that has the pure intellectual chutzpah to tackle a problem that has troubled boffinry since the discovery of cryogenics – namely, "What happens if you combine liquid nitrogen with 1,500 ping-pong balls?"
Rik Myslewski, 22 Sep 2012

Microsoft issues IE 10 Flash flaw fix for Windows 8

Hot on the heels of an update that fixed the recent zero-day flaw discovered in Internet Explorer versions 7, 8, and 9, Microsoft has released a separate patch that solves issues related to the Adobe Flash Player component of Internet Explorer 10.
Neil McAllister, 22 Sep 2012
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Ten external battery packs

Product Round-upEveryone with a smartphone knows how frustrating it can be to reach the afternoon with diminishing batteries. While it may be a relief to lose access to your phone when you're away on a camping trip, for many it's an inconvenience we could do without.
Caleb Cox, 22 Sep 2012

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