Mark Crosbie’s original LEGO Street View Car didn’t look as car-like as he wanted, which is why he decided to rebuilt it over the past few months into this new version, using only LEGO Mindstorms NXT motors.
I went through over five years of laboratory classes in college, and before the start of each course, we’d be given a comprehensive lecture on proper lab behavior, safety rules, and what to do in case of emergency.
If you’ve got some deep pockets, and are looking for something that you know nobody else will be getting as a holiday gift this year, then you might want to head on over to Los Angeles this December, for a chance to own some original props from the Back to the Future films.
To be perfectly honest, I don’t remember too much about the planet of Naboo. I’ve really tried to block as much of The Phantom Menace out of my mind as humanly possible, although occasionally I have a nightmare involving Watto flying around like a giant cockroach, and me trying to kill him with a can of Raid.
Some footballers in the UK are getting QR codes shaved into the back of their heads. The whole starting line-up of the Bromley FC club will have these QR codes in their hair for a game today, thanks to celebrity stylist Daniel Johnson.
Those of you who have been around long enough to remember the old days of rap will recognize the name Sir Mix-a-Lot. Mix was one of the more popular rappers back in the early 90’s and had some of the biggest hits like My Posse’s on Broadway and the still popular Baby Got Back.
There are some things in this world that are hard to understand, but it’s been that way for so long that people really have no choice but to, well, understand it. For example, why are some totally trivial or ordinary things so expensive?
When I was still a kid, I imagined that cars of the future would eventually have such advanced features that would allow them to fly, park themselves, or transform into vehicles that could travel not only in land, but also in water.
If you’ve ever wondered how much faster your Xbox 360 might play if the games weren’t loaded from its relatively pokey DVD drive, and instead loaded directly from a speedy hard drive, you’re about to find out.
This is the ultimate motorcycle if you ask me. I have wanted a jet bike since I was a kid when that Battlestar Galactica TV Movie had Starbuck and Apollo flying around on jet bikes. This jet bike doesn’t fly, but it is something special – a 1929 style Harley with two jet engines.
If you are a fan of the Logitech Revue, frankly you are one of the few out there that are. The system launched what amounted to beta software onboard admits the CEO of Logitech, and in the end the Google TV-based Revue was a massive failure that cost Logitech big time and money.
Are those old UMD discs sitting around collecting dust? Fear not, Sony has plans to launch a UMD Passport for the PS Vita handheld console once it launches. Basically gamers who have large libraries of UMD games from previous PSP models will need to sign up for access to the new UMD Passport.
Some of you guys might think that the sounds of electronic synthesizers are anything but relaxing. But here’s a way to have synthesizers all around you while you’re chilling, and you can be assured they won’t disturb your rest.
The iCub robot is creepy enough, but now it turns out that there’s a virtual version of the robot that researchers are playing around with. This virtual version is capable of counting by linking its body to the numbers, just like humans.