Steve Jobs Statue Unveiled

A Hungarian sculptor and software company have found a way to honor the late technology guru Steve Jobs. Erno Toth crafted a bronze statue that now sits on the Budapest campus of Graphisoft, according to a Reuters report. The statue portrays Jobs as many remember him: wearing his signature turtleneck sweater, jeans, and round glasses and sporting a short beard. He is holding what appears to be an iPhone in his right hand and gesturing with his left hand.

Sculptor Erno Toth with the Steve Jobs statue he created. (Reuters / Laszlo Balogh) Continue reading »

Harry Potter Studio Tour: New Attractions Unveiled as Fans Await Opening

There is a new Harry Potter set in sight at Leavesden Studios in Hertfordshire, which has finally been unveiled, to the delight of fans of the book and film series.

Creature effects team assembles Aragog during a preview tour of The Making of Harry Potter installation at Warner Brothers Studios in Watford, southern England. (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett) Continue reading »

World’s Largest Floating Christmas Tree Unveiled in Brazil

An 85-meter high Christmas tree, said to be the world’s largest floating Christmas tree, according to the Guinness Book of Records, was unveiled at Rodrigo de Freitas Lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday evening. With the theme “A Gift for the Brazilian Family,” the floating Christmas tree was inaugurated for its 16th edition in the annual event, which is one of the three largest events in Rio de Janeiro, along with the Brazil Carnaval and New Year’s Eve.

Fireworks explode around a Christmas tree during its lighting ceremony at Rodrigo de Freitas Lake in Rio de Janeiro Nov. 26, 2011. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Smart Phone that Measures Radiation, Bad Breath and More Unveiled in Japan

A promotional staff of NTT DoCoMo demonstrates a prototype of smart phone case which measures bad breath at CEATEC JAPAN 2011 electronics show in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters)