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Mount Everest Climbers to Detail Adventure Via iPad App

Mount Everest Climbers to Detail Adventure Via iPad App
Mount Everest has been climbed many times over the years. Some of the adventures who set off to climb to the summit of the deadly mountain make it to the top, others come back down the…

Descriptive Camera Only Prints Text, Proves Pictures Are Not Really Worth a Thousand Words

Descriptive Camera Only Prints Text, Proves Pictures Are Not Really Worth a Thousand Words
A few years ago we featured PhotoSketch (now called Sketch2Photo), a program that can turn sketches with labels into a picture. Here’s something nearly opposite of that: a camera that outputs a text description of the…
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Brydge iPad Keyboard: Admit It Apple, This is a Good Idea

Brydge iPad Keyboard: Admit It Apple, This is a Good Idea
It seems like every week, a new keyboard case for the iPad is released. I wouldn’t be surprised if Apple itself releases its own version, but if they don’t, the Brydge just might be the keyboard…

iPavement Puts Wi-Fi Hotspots in the Road

iPavement Puts Wi-Fi Hotspots in the Road
Over the years, I have seen a number of interesting ways to have a city wired with Internet access. Some have tried basic mobile broadband service offered by wireless carriers. Other cities have wired their utility…

Bulavkus Safety Pin USB Drive Secures Clothes and Data

Bulavkus Safety Pin USB Drive Secures Clothes and Data
Are you a forgetful klutz who always misplaces flash drives? Are you in the fashion industry and want to have a flash drive that fits your line of work? Or perhaps you’re you a baby with…

Batman Grappling Hook Gun Created at BYU

Batman Grappling Hook Gun Created at BYU
Of all the gadgets and gizmos that Batman uses to fight crime, one of the ones I always thought was most interesting was his grappling hook gun that he can fire up onto ledges or the…

SAR-400 Robot is Russia’s Answer to NASA’s Robonaut 2

SAR-400 Robot is Russia’s Answer to NASA’s Robonaut 2
NASA and General Motors teamed up a while back to create a humanoid robot called Robonaut 2 or R2. R2 is now on the International Space Station where it will be used to conduct repairs and…

Jigger USB Lighter Does Away with the Flame

Jigger USB Lighter Does Away with the Flame
I think one of the grossest things you can do is smoke cigarettes, yet a bunch of people still do it. Still, if you insist on smoking, and like geeky gadgets, you might want to check…

Chocolate Printer Now Available For Willy Wonka Wannabes

Chocolate Printer Now Available For Willy Wonka Wannabes
The 3D printer that uses chocolate as its “ink” now has a name – Choc Creator – and a price. As far as I’m concerned it’s a machine that dispenses chocolate, and that’s good enough for…

Working Tin Can Handset Needs to Be Funded ASAP

Working Tin Can Handset Needs to Be Funded ASAP
It’s not unusual to see kids using tin cans tied with a piece of string as a phone, but if Monkey Wrench Design has its way, you’ll see adults using tin cans to communicate. And not…

Soundvertising: The Way to Stomachs is Through Your Ears

Soundvertising: The Way to Stomachs is Through Your Ears
Traffic is getting pretty bad all over the world. So it makes sense that companies have decided to capitalize on this literal traffic by taking their advertising campaigns to the streets.…

Cadillac Announces Self-Driving Car Tech

Cadillac Announces Self-Driving Car Tech
I think many of us would appreciate a car that can drive itself for those long road trips or when you’re stuck in traffic. We have some systems today to make driving in traffic easier such…

EZSAVE Lockdock Provides Easy Encryption for Storage Devices: Mass Encrypt

EZSAVE Lockdock Provides Easy Encryption for Storage Devices: Mass Encrypt
Many modern external hard drives nowadays already include 256-bit AES encryption, but what if you still have spare hard drives and only want the encryption? You can try encrypting them with the EZSAVE Lockdock. It’s a…

QAMA Calculator Only Gives You The Answer If You Provide a Good Estimate: Second Calculator Not Included

QAMA Calculator Only Gives You The Answer If You Provide a Good Estimate: Second Calculator Not Included
Invented by physicist Ilan Samson, the Quick Approximate Mental Arithmetic (QAMA) Calculator will only reveal the answer to your mathematical query if you already have a good idea of the answer. You might want to get…

Wind Turbine Gathers 1,000 Liters of Water a Day from the Air

Wind Turbine Gathers 1,000 Liters of Water a Day from the Air
If anyone needs access to clean water, it’s people living in the desert. The lack of water in deserts and other locations may now have an answer with this prototype wind turbine. Marc Parent, founder of…

Space Shuttle Discovery Lands in Washington After its Final Flight

Space Shuttle Discovery Lands in Washington After its Final Flight
The retired space shuttle Discovery took its final flight atop the back of the modified Boeing 747 that has moved to the shuttle between locations over the decades. NASA loaded Discovery on the back of the…
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