Showing posts from March 18, 2012

MOA Tonight

We listen to music and talk to people. Watch on cable channel 11 in the Boise area or on-line at . Watch previous shows here , and check out the backgrounds here . Join us at MOA's Facebook page  for discussion throughout the week. :) Also this week, 'Killers Skunks!' and 'Peace & the Dudes Come to Vale, OR', by P. Edward Booth , and Egypt (and other) photos from Mr. Wizard ! (Our apologies to Paul and Mr. Wizard for last week's video malfunctions, but we're not sorry for the opportunity to share these fine musicians with you once again. :) ) Band info at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness

Nokia Envisions Magnetic Tattoo to Feel Smartphone Vibrations | Haptic Feedback Technologies | LiveScience

Figures from a Nokia patent filing showing how a magnetic tattto could transmit smartphone vibrations. CREDIT: Nokia View full size image Today's best smartphones still can't alert human owners about an incoming call or text without either annoyingly loud rings or vibrations that can go unnoticed. That's why Nokia would let smartphone owners feel the vibrations on their skin through a magnetic tattoo. The touch-based twist on cellphone alerts surfaced in a Nokia patent filing reported by . If the tattoo idea ever became reality, it could mean an end to the days when a silenced cellphone means missing calls and text messages during a movie or music concert. [...] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This story was provided by InnovationNewsDaily , a sister site to LiveScience. Follow InnovationNewsDaily on Twitter @ News_Innovation , or on  Facebook . Full article at   Posted via email from Moments of Aw

Something's rattling small Wisconsin town -

(CNN) -- Mysterious explosions. Unexplained shaking. Something's going on in Clintonville, Wisconsin, but nobody seems to know what it is. The sounds -- variously described as rattling pipes, clanging metal, thunder or firecrackers -- have continued on and off since early Sunday night in just one part of the small town of 4,600, located about 180 miles northeast of Madison. Accompanying the sounds are vibrations that have shaken homes and household objects in the northeast corner of town, city manager Lisa Kuss said. [...] Full article at Dude and I have heard these. We assume they're part of the earth's natural shifting, or, if they're unnatural, perhaps related to old mines. Posted via email from Moments of Awareness