Floods are becoming more and more common these days. Probably because people are still cutting down trees like no tomorrow and throwing their trash everywhere (which clogs up all the overtaxed drainage systems.)
Some walk lights have buttons you can press to let the system know that there are pedestrians waiting to cross, while some others have a Pong game unit instead.
Too bad you can only find the latter in Germany.
3D printing is perfect for making Minecraft products. But that doesn’t mean you can’t use your ol’ 2D printer to bring your in-game creations to the real world. Laboratory 424 has made templates of Minecraft blocks that you can print, fold and then mount using adhesive foam.
Add this simple but beautiful chain and pendant set to your Legend of Zelda jewelry collection. It’s made of hand-polished brass with 18k gold plating. Flashy, but it’s also an appropriate likeness for something that’s also known as the Golden Power.
Look at this crazy K’Nex machine. It took 8 months to create, has over 450 feet of track and it includes over 40,000 K’Nex pieces, 8 motors, 5 lifts, 21 distinct paths, and a computer-controlled crane.
Here’s a couple of things you can do when you’re angry: grab your Damnit Doll, whip out your Calligraphuck Cards, or reach for your Profanity Generator. The first two options delay your expression of anger, while the last just helps you come up with words to describe it.
If you’ve got a Kindle you’re planning on upgrading, and you’re wondering what to do with your old eReader, then check out what Gef Tremblay did with his old Kindle. He hacked it into something he calls a Kindleberry.
I’m huge fan of wireless charging for smartphones and other devices. The problem with wireless charging is that there are multiple wireless charging formats on the market and they’re not all compatible. That means you could purchase a case for your iPhone that would work on one charging base, but not the other.
This headphone design looks pretty interesting. It combines a sort of retro-looking design with modern tech. They are sleek and stylish, and designer Andreas Konradsen says that they’re supposed to blur the boundaries between music and mind – whatever that means.
Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, has been around for centuries. I’ve always found it pretty cool, considering how you can turn a sheet of paper into absolutely anything you want to with a few folds and tucks here and there.
You’ve probably wanted at some point in time to be able to fully engage your date or a client. Here’s another tool to help you accomplish your goal. RISR is a “sensor web” that will help you get the most out of each conversation.
Stands and charging stations tend to look alike, because they are designed to do similar things, which is why when I see a unique solution to stash my computer or tablet, I’m always interested. The Desktop Chair is definitely a distinctive way of charging up your gear.
Now here’s some awesome (and literal) hand art. Body painter Annie Ralli and photographer Ray Massey were commissioned by an insurance company to come up with images surrounding their tagline which went, “You’re in good hands.”
Koen Hauser gave his subjects the anatomical treatment and his human models couldn’t look any creepier. Now it’s Barbie’s turn.
In the eyes of many kids (mostly girls), she’s the perfect doll. She’s pretty, she’s sexy, and she’s got a hunky boyfriend named Ken.
So we recently saw Boston Dynamics updated Cheetah robot which is now capable of outrunning humans, and now we have video of the latest improvements to their DARPA funded Alpha Dog robot. Alpha Dog is slower than Cheetah because it is built for different tasks.