Cool stuff of the day – 2/3/2010

Here’s today’s dose of cool stuff:

Amazing realistic photos using model cars & buildings. (via Boing Boing)
The attention to detail is awesome…
realistic photos

Canadian researchers produce insulin from flowers

This is the first instance of a plant producing the insulin, and it does so prolifically, to the tune of 2.2 pounds of insulin per acre of flowers. At that rate, 25 square miles of safflower could produce enough insulin for the world’s entire diabetic population.

Coming soon – touchscreen skin

Scheduled to ship this summer, this amazing product can turn any monitor (or smooth surface) into a touchscreen. It will include an applications bundle so it can be used right out of the box. I want one!!

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