Cozmo is a robot with a personality straight out of Pixar movies. It comes from Anki, who are known for their intelligent remote controlled cars. It isn’t surprising that it has that whole animated movie thing going for it.
It’s getting harder and harder to make S’mores on camping trips these days. Back in my day when all the hangers were metal, all you needed was a bit of hand strength to bend said hanger, and a campfire.
LEGO is an awesome way to build just about anything. It’s why we love these bricks so much. But even hardcore LEGO fans can sometimes find themselves without their bricks. Well, that won’t happen with this DIY LEGO Kit.
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These days, cars offer all sorts of built-in technology to improve driver safety and convenience. But there are some automotive gadgets that you’ll want to consider adding after the fact too.
Yes, this really exists. LG is now selling a television set that drives away mosquitoes with ultrasonic sound waves. Because I always like to leave every door and window open while I watch TV, letting mosquitoes inside.
Heights. I hate them. Get me up on anything higher than a playground slide and I’m not comfortable. So there’s no way in hell I would be sliding down The Skyslide, which is a see-through glass slide fixed onto outside of the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.
It wasn’t long ago that if you wanted to create precise circuit board prototypes, you’d have to send them out to a shop to be made. That approach isn’t exactly conducive to fostering creativity, and limits engineers’ willingness to experiment.
One of my all-time favorite video games is Civilization V. The ability to build an empire and take it from the stone ages up to space flight is incredibly fun. I had high hopes for Civilization: Beyond Earth but that game turned out to be pretty crappy.
No matter how much storage we have in our phones, it is never enough. Our music, photos, video, and app collections are always growing. Forget having to delete files so you have room to keep adding new media.
I like to camp, but in Texas we have only two seasons- hot and August. In August, ole Beelzebub won’t come to Texas. Considering it was roughly 197-degrees yesterday, camping is out, but if you live somewhere that you can actually play outdoors without bursting into flames or stroking out, you can now eat pizza while you camp.
Boston Dynamics, known for their ATLAS, BigDog and AlphaDog robots, has just revealed a smaller dog-like creation called SpotMini. It’s a robotic dog for around the house. It will even do the dishes.
This robot weighs 55 pounds on its own, or 65 pounds with its long articulated arm attached.
AdvancedRobotics is a company that focuses on creating easy-to-use robots designed to aid humans with everyday tasks. Their Andbot robot aims to do everything in your home.
It is outfitted with all kinds of sensors, like motion and sound.
By now you’ve probably seen many builds of Rick and Morty’s portal gun, but this version from DIY Prop Shop looks pretty amazing. Makes me want to get schwifty. Take a sh*t on the floor!
A giant head must have shown up at DIY prop shop and bellowed, “Show me what you got!”