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Old 08-20-2012, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Texas
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An image of a Playboy centrefold has been shrunk down to the width of a human hair by scientists in Singapore.

A team from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) printed a colour photo, measuring just 50 micrometres across.

The photo is a crop of the portrait of Lena Soderberg, a Swedish model, that originally appeared in a 1972 issue of Playboy.

It is a commonly-used image for testing printing techniques.

In the journal Nature Nanotechnology, the researchers stated that the device could produce colour images of up to 100,000 dots per inch - 10 times as many as a high-end home printer.
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:40 PM
 
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Someone does not have the ability to multiply or thinks cake is much moire expensive than it is...

"Estimates suggest that the cost of sending cargo into space could plummet to around $100 per kilogram. “A primary school could have a bake sale to cover the costs of sending a class science experiment into space.” Or, by selling enough cakes, even the entire class."

I did a quick Google and found 70 lbs average for a third grader and class size about 20

20 x (70/2.2) x $100 = $63,636.36

That had better be some damn fine tasting cake!!
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:19 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Cake?
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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Reducing the size of a Playboy centerfold? I've heard of breast reductions, but this is absurd!
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