Meet Jimmy, an innocent looking robot from Disney Research. They gave him hands that are basically drumsticks with soft pads. It shouldn’t run wild and harm anyone, since it is a remote operated robot, and not autonomous.
When you are drilling holes and driving screws, it can be a pain to continually swap bits or grab another tool for the job. Most of us have both a drill and a screwdriver. However, Worx’s new Switchdriver puts both in one handy tool.
One of the things that I remember from Star Trek TNG are those isolinear chips that were used to store data. Fans of the show that want one of the more obscure items from TNG to show off their geekdom might want to check this flash drive out.
This Rubik’s Cube style puzzle will blow your mind. Puzzle maker Tony Fisher has created this “impossible” 1x5x5 Rubik’s cube style cuboid puzzle, and it’s so cool.
What’s so impossible about it? Well, this single-layer puzzle design would not be functional using a traditional Rubik’s cube mechanism.
A company called GandGRockers has whipped up an awesome rocker toy for the little Starfleet Captain in your life. It looks like the Enterprise, but with curved rocker legs on the bottom. It’s so much better than a regular rocking horse.
Cat lovers, how did you ever live without the Purrfect Pouch? Seriously, how did you ever manage to take your cat outdoors? You didn’t, and now you can’t live without this cat carrier/cat knapsack. Now you can take your cat anywhere and carry it on your shoulder like a purrse.
Canister vacuums are known for constantly tipping over as they roll across your floors, so Dyson has created a canister vacuum that can always right itself like those old Weebles toys.
The spherical design is what makes the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball’s trailing canister able to always get back up onto its two wheels.
IBM’s Watson supercomputer has added yet another skill to its resume: It can now make movie trailers. 20th Century Fox had Watson programmed to make the first AI-made trailer for its upcoming thriller film Morgan. It’s a fitting movie for Watson, since Morgan is a sci-fi flick about a group of scientists who created a humanoid machine that rapidly goes out of control.
I was at Wal-Mart yesterday because I just really felt like standing in line at a massive store with 57 checkout lanes, but on only two open. I noticed that hoards of Halloween candy and decoration are already out, so I bought some candy (for the kids mind you).
I’m a picky eater, and I know this about myself. I have rules for food; I’m a food segregationist if you will. My foods don’t touch and I don’t mix salty and sweet. I also don’t eat stuff off the bone because it’s really gross to see all the cartilage, tendons, and bone.
Is a one-person bug tent just not enough for you? Maybe you need more protection to feel safe from all of those biting bugs. These $20 knee-length Mosquito Netting Socks will protect you from all of those nasty blood suckers.
There is so much cool inflatable gear out there, but I think many keep their distance from these items because they want to avoid the hassle of blowing them up. Well, the Fluxbag makes it easy to blow up inflatables and fast too.
ASUS has officially unveiled the ZenWatch 3. This is the company’s latest Android Wear effort and it also marks the first time the company has released a smartwatch with a round face. It looks pretty stylish compared to others on the market, and also thinner than some of the other round smartwatch models out there.