Oregon teens Akash Krishnan and Mathew Fernandez are probably glad they took a break to watch I, Robot, while trying to figure out their project for the Siemens science competition - For that is where they got the inspiration for their brilliant idea, which earned them a cool $100,000 USD at the finals held in Washington D.C., on December 7th, 2010.
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On December 17th, the eagerly awaited sequel to Tron hits the theatres, continuing from where it had left off, almost three decades ago. Along with it, comes a frenzy of Tron inspired items that range from expensive jewelry to clothing, to even a Sci-FI suite in this year's rendition of Sweden's Ice Hotel.
On December 6th, a copy of James Audubon's 'Birds of America' sold at a Sothebys auction for $11.5mm USD, making it the world's most expensive printed book. The book was snatched up by British book collector Michael Tollemache, who described his expensive acquisition as 'priceless'.