We’ve featured a sound system called the Transparent Speaker, which really only has a glass case. Two post-doctoral fellows at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) made an actual transparent speaker. It’s stretchable too.
The Game of Thrones opening credits are just begging to have someone build a real-world replica. Just imagine a wooden version of the keep at Winterfell as a model with moving pieces that you could buy.
If you enjoy playing games or watching movies on your PS3 or other Sony device, you may be interested to hear that Sony has added a fourth option for adding funds to your PlayStation Store digital wallet.
Many are on the constant search to find the perfect shirt. Not just any shirt, but the shirt for all occasions – something that can be worn to work and donned for a night out. Of course, you’d still have to layer on cardigans or accessories in order to make the full transformation, but what if I told you there’s a shirt that can literally morph into anything you want it to?
Japan already has some the fastest commuter trains in the world – with railways crisscrossing the country running as fast as small aircraft. While the country is already home to some incredibly speedy trains, Central Japan Railway Co.
Missing the beach and the good times that you had with friends and family by the shore? Longing for the good vibes that you get from breathing in the salty ocean breeze? Well, you might one day be able to catch wave after wave of it right in your own home with the SEAbreeze.
Have you ever wanted ride shotgun in a robotic car as it drives around your neighborhood? Sure, autonomous cars are still very expensive, but how about miniature version? I bet you hadn’t though of that, but a couple of engineers came up with this scaled-down version of Google’s driverless car.
Modern smartphones only have a few buttons, which by default are stuck performing one or two actions. The pull down shortcut menu in Android devices is a great way to access some of the most toggled settings, but you might have other apps or actions that you want to activate quickly.
You know what stinks? Loving a movie that doesn’t have any actions figures that you can collect. Blade Runner is a good example. There are no official Blade Runner action figures, and that’s just plain wrong.
We’ve seen the Time Lords many times throughout countless Doctor Who episodes. However we know very little about their culture. What do they like to do for fun? What kind of music do they like? Do Time Lords play the ukulele?
They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Unless the book’s cover has the logo of the Nintendo 64 on it, along with a power switch and a cartridge slot. Also when the book wasn’t actually a book to begin with.
Despite tremendous technological advancements over the last several decades, there are still numerous challenges which face the world every day. The Air Force has just launched a new website to encourage collaborative problem solving, and to create solutions which could someday be used in the field to help save troop and civilian lives or improve operational efficiency.
So this isn’t really called the Octopus Couch, but it might as well be because this is exactly what a couch look like… if it drew inspiration from an octopus.
Designed by the Fernando and Humberto Campana, it’s actually called the Aster Papposus Sofa.