Tim Lum

5 Added | 1 Magazine | 9 Following | 41 Followers | @Teebill | Keep up with Tim Lum on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tim Lum”

Can Andrea Rossi's Infinite-Energy Black Box Power The World--Or Just Scam It?

Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?<p>On January 14, 2011, a 61-year-old Italian inventor named Andrea Rossi staged a …

Mannequins with pubic hair shock at American Apparel

What happened to mannequins that were just plastic molds used to display clothes? Now they're taking on a life, and a controversy, all of their own.<p>The growing trend to make mannequins seem more real may have gone too far with an Instagram shot from American Apparel in New York City. The photo …

Can China really stop 350 million people from smoking? - Behind The Wall

According to the World Health Organization, about one million deaths can be attributed to smoking each year in China.<p>By Ed Flanagan, Producer, NBC News<p>BEIJING – There are some 350 million smokers across China, but walking through the country’s many restaurants, bars and other public spaces, you’d …

Move over Hello Kitty, Sanrio's newest character Kirimi-chan is a salmon fillet

Sorry, Hello Kitty, there's a new kid on the block, and she's already got a big head.<p>Kirimi-chan is the latest character to join Sanrio, the Japanese lifestyle brand behind Hello Kitty. But she isn't a teddy bear, a cute cat or a furry friend of any kind. She's a fillet of salmon with arms and legs.<p>…

Japan

Supercharge your Android Device's Abilities with Tasker

Recently, we took a look at five apps to augment your Android experience with the help of a little artificial intelligence and automation.<p>All of those apps were nifty little utilities that targeted a particular area of smartphone usage and added some heuristics to it to make your phone smarter …