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A Rare Blue Diamond to Be Sold at Auction

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 Posted in Science and Technology | Comments Off

A rare, 7.03-carat blue diamond, expected to bring up to $8.5 million at auction, is on display in New York. On Monday, Sotheby's New York previewed the vivid blue diamond, which is slightly smaller than a dime and shaped like a ...

Gene Roddenberry, wife to spend eternity in space

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Science and Technology | Comments Off

The creator of "Star Trek" and his wife will spend eternity together in space. Celestis Inc., a company that specializes in "memorial spaceflights," said Monday that it will ship the remains of Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry into space ...

Japan Makes Robot Girlfriend For Lonely Men

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 Posted in Science and Technology | No Comments »

By Chika Osaka TOKYO - She is big-busted, petite, very friendly, and she runs on batteries. A Japanese firm has produced a 15-inch tall robotic girlfriend that kisses on command, to go on sale in September for around $175, with a target ...