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PROTREK Triple Sensor Ver.3 (Model PRW-6000Y-1AJF) by Casio

Introducing the newest addition to the PROTREK lineup featuring an analog-digital display and Version 3 Triple Sensor technology. In addition to its fast & precise sensors for taking bearing, altitude, and barometric pressure readings, its also capable of alerting the wearer to significant changes in barometric pressure by an alarm and a unique indicator on the digital display.

Product Features:

  • Multi-Band Atomic Timekeeping (US, UK, Germany, Japan, China)
    Receives time calibration radio signals which keep the displayed time accurate
    Auto receive function (up to 6 times per day/up to 5 times per day for China)
    Signal: US WWVB, UK MSF, Germany DCF77, Japan JJY40/JJY60, China BPC
    Frequency: US 60kHz, UK 60kHz, Germany 77.5kHz, Japan 40/60kHz, BPC 68.5kHz
  • Tough Solar Power, Tough Movement
  • Digital Compass, Altimeter, Barometer, Thermometer
  • 100M Water Resistant, Low Temperature Resistant (-10 C / 14 F)
  • Neo-Brite Luminous Hands & Markers
  • World Time: 29 time zones (29 cities + UTC), city name display, daylight saving on/off, One-touch UTC Time Zone Access, Home city/World time city swapping
  • 5 Daily Alarms, Hourly Time Signal
  • Full Auto Calendar (pre-programmed until the year 2099)
  • Accuracy: +/-15 seconds per month (with no signal calibration)
  • Storage Battery: Solar Rechargeable Battery, Battery Power Indicator, Power Saving Function
  • Approx. Battery Life: 6 months on full charge (without further exposure to light)
  • Imported directly from Japan

(available on Gabestore)

Guardians of the Galaxy Director Surprises Fans! (Dragon Con 2014)

James Gunn (director of Guardians of the Galaxy) and his brother Sean (who played a couple roles in the film) surprised Marvel cosplayers at Dragon Con in Atlanta.

Avengers comic book artist George Perez also showed up to hang with fans.

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That’s Hot: Thrilling Match Burning Experiment in Slow Motion [Slow Mo Lab]

In this video, Taras and DIma burn matches in super slow motion with a torch. The slow motion footage at 1000 fps - 5000 fps is quite thrilling.

(Watch it in HD)

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A Good Question: Why Can’t I Put Metal in the Microwave? [SciShow]

We know we’re not supposed to put metal in the microwave, but why? We don’t microwave silverware but what about Hot Pocket wrappers? They have metal on the inside. How does that work?

Let Michael Aranda explain.

(by scishow)

What’s In Your iPhone? - The Chemistry Behind Smartphones [Reactions]

The iPhone 6 is almost here and the preorders are piling up. But what do you really know about the insides of the iPhone 6, or any smartphone for that matter? We’ve found the chemical elements lurking inside a smartphone.

A typical smartphone contains about 300 milligrams of silver and 30 milligrams of gold. Not to mention small amounts of extremely rare elements like praseodymium, gadolinium and terbium. And what’s with this “ion-strengthened glass” that Apple is bragging about? It’s all about the potassium bath your phone takes before it rolls off the assembly line.

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