In recent years China and Taiwan have seen a growing number of glass bridges and walkways constructed. Like a roller coaster ride they are designed to thrill and scare people, just for fun, and it seems to be working. Millions of people have flocked to these stationary thrill rides but a small percentage of people and animals seem to have an adverse reaction to the experience that triggers a reaction of hysterical proportions.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos capturing the moment that people are frozen with fear unable to overcome the feeling that their life is about to end. Keep in mind that all of these structures are carefully engineered to be completely safe, while scaring the pants off you. Sit back relax and prepare for the thrill ride that is the glass bottomed bridge and walkway.
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Qualcomm, the makers of all things mobile and electronic have won a new customer for it’s miraculous Mirasol Display. The new Koobe e-reader is a part of the Jin Yong branded range of e-readers that includes the latest 5.7 inch color Mirasol display. Price and release date are yet to be announced. When released the e-reader will include 36 works by Jin Yong himself, China’s highest selling living author.
Koobe are Taiwan’s leading e-reader manufacturer, and the new Jin Yong e-reader is the forth to use the Mirasol display technology. The others include the Kyobo e-reader from Korea along with the Hanvon C18 and Bambook Sunflower e-readers, both from China.
The Jin Yong is based on the same technology as the other three already released e-readers. Aside from the 5.7″ – 1024×768 – Mirasol color display the new e-reader also features a 1GHz SnapDragon S2 processor and a customized version of Android 2.3 with Koobe’s own custom software sitting atop Android, so expect few customization options.
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