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You know the old adage “The camera adds 10 pounds?” Well, I’m not sure if thats true or not (I think its bunk), but HP has recently released cameras with a feature to help knock off those extra pounds. I found it rather absurd, as the slimming feature is really only a vertical distortion of…

Ever wonder how plasma TV’s work? Well, I did, and decided to figure it out! “Traditional” televisions use cathode ray tubes, in which a gun fires a beam of electrons inside a large glass tube at phosphor atoms at the other end. The electrons excite the phosphor atoms, causing them to light up as pixels.…