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Submission + - Cuddly Pillow Helps You Snore Less (mashable.com) 1

Random2 writes: Last week, Wasaeda University unveiled a new type of pillow at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo. Unlike conventional pillows, the cuddly bear is designed to gently stroke the face of a sleeping person as they snore, encouraging them to roll on their side; where they are less likely to snore.
Primarily intended to roommates and spouses who want to enjoy a night without sleep, the bear hasn't quite made it to market yet.

Is another invasion of cuteness from Japan imminent, or would the device suffer too much abuse from thrashing sleepers?

The Military

Submission + - Russia's MiG Aircraft Company Develops 3D Flight S (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: Russian aircraft company MiG is best known for its fighter planes which have been used by the USSR, China, North Korea and North Vietnam since the beginning of WWII. These days, the former Government-owned RAC MiG is a publicly traded entity and competes on the open market with its technologies, having more than 1600 of its MiG-29 fighters in operation in 25 countries. Now MiG is claiming a major first in military aviation with the launch of a 3D flight simulator at the Dubai Air Show, providing volumetric visualization of beyond-the-cockpit space for trainee top guns. The simulator comes complete with the MiG-29’s cockpit and actual control systems.

Submission + - Tor enabled Browser for the iPad on the AppStore (bsd.at)

An anonymous reader writes: While there has been a port of Tor for jailbroken iOS devices for a long time, there was no way to use it if you did not want to loose your warranty. Now it looks like Apple has approved a Webbrowser for the iPad called "Covert Browser" which includes a Tor client. If you look at the first screenshot on the authors page it looks like you can even select the Exitnode at wish. According to App Shopper it already hit place 64 in the iPad/Utilites category.

How many Bavarian Illuminati does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Three: one to screw it in, and one to confuse the issue.