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Tag: Russia

Russia to Spend $2b to Clean Up Space Junk by Knocking Old Satellites Out of Orbit

Russia to Spend $2b to Clean Up Space Junk by Knocking Old Satellites Out of Orbit
I grew up in the 80’s, when grownups seemed to talk about the Cold War and how evil Russia was all the time. The Russians were always the bad people in the flicks I watched too.

Is 70 Terabytes of Storage Enough for You?

Is 70 Terabytes of Storage Enough for You?
Apparently, some Russian dude decided that enough was never enough, and built himself a data rig that has a whopping 70TB of storage. Yes, that 70TB. Is that finally enough for all your torrents, warez and pr0n?

If You Ever See This Twitter Booth, Please Destroy It

If You Ever See This Twitter Booth, Please Destroy It
Good thing it’s just a photoshop of an otherwise real booth, whose purpose I don’t know, but is no doubt decent, necessary, benign. Because if this was an actual twitter booth, it could only have been made from congealed stupidity.

The Tetris Theme Gets Lyrics

The Tetris Theme Gets Lyrics
With a title like “A Complete History Of The Soviet Union Through The Eyes Of A Humble Worker, Arranged To The Melody Of Tetris” and music by “Pig With The Face Of A Boy,” I at least had to give this music video one view.

Tetris Vs Contra: or is It?

Tetris Vs Contra: or is It?
Children are full of questions. If you open one up you’ll see that they’re made of nothing but drool and questions. Questions like: “Why do we have to eat?”, or “So I’m a poop factory?”, or  “What would Bill or Lance do if they were trapped in the world of Tetris?”

Russian Cow Barn Gets High Tech, Cows Get to Watch HDTV

Russian Cow Barn Gets High Tech, Cows Get to Watch HDTV
A loving and deep-pocketed farmer read somewhere that dairy cows that see green fields all the time are happier and produce more milk. So he bought a bunch of Samsung 40″ Series 7 LED TVs and had them installed in his cow barn, so now his cows can watch “a non-stop loop of world’s recognized green Swiss Alpine fields.”

Best Gamer Shirt Ever?

Best Gamer Shirt Ever?
Introducing the world’s first two-player video game controller! Experience the best feedback and interactivity ever! And it’s a shirt too.

Alestrukov’S Wooden Computer Mice: the Mightiest Mouse in the Forest

Alestrukov’S Wooden Computer Mice: the Mightiest Mouse in the Forest
These gorgeous computer mice are made from exotic woods, and are truly stunning. Created by Russia’s AlestRukov, each one is handcrafted using cultivated sustainable woods and carved, sanded and polished to a shiny finish using linseed oil and carnuba wax.

DIY Asus Eee Keyboard: in Soviet Russia, You Make Your Own Computer

DIY Asus Eee Keyboard: in Soviet Russia, You Make Your Own Computer
In Soviet Russia, you don’t wait for ASUS to release – no. In Soviet Russia, you make do with an old – no. In Soviet Russia, my jokes work. Anyway… A Russian geek stuffed the innards of an Eee PC 900 into a Sven Multimedia EL 4002 (pdf) keyboard.

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines Website Launches

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines Website Launches
Ever wonder what classic arcade games might have looked like in an alternate dimension? From the looks of it, the arcades of the Cold War era Soviet Union were definitely not what you’d find anywhere else on the planet.

Bomb and Dynamite Candles Are a Real Blast

Bomb and Dynamite Candles Are a Real Blast
If you’re looking to make a real statement at your next dinner party, you might want to set the centerpiece of your table with these candles instead of the boring old beeswax jobs you picked up at Pier One.

Art Lebedev Studios’ Digitus Pixelated Address Numbers Are Retro-Bitmap-Font-a-Licious

Art Lebedev Studios’ Digitus Pixelated Address Numbers Are Retro-Bitmap-Font-a-Licious
Here’s a great way to dress up your office or apartment with some 80s retro-geek style. Designed by Daniil Dadiomov for Russia’s Art Lebedev Studio, these Digitus address numbers get their chunky, funky shapes from the classic bitmap computer fonts of days gone bye.

Night Watch Concept: Killer Mosquito Robot or Mosquito Killing-Robot?

Night Watch Concept: Killer Mosquito Robot or Mosquito Killing-Robot?
Russian graphic designer iunewind cooked up this cool concept for a robot. Modeled after a mosquito, iunewind calls it Night Watch. His work is so detailed, I can almost believe that it’s a shot of an actual invention.

Is That You Bowie?: Ufo Seen by Entire Siberian City

Is That You Bowie?: Ufo Seen by Entire Siberian City
Can a city full of people be wrong? The residents of Chita in Siberia (population 300,000) claim that at around 6pm last February 15 they saw a giant UFO cross their city at a speed of about 25.2 kph (15.66 mph) and then “disappear over the horizon.”

Audiomatryoshka Speakers Don’T Wobble, Won’T Fall Down

Audiomatryoshka Speakers Don’T Wobble, Won’T Fall Down
The word Matryoshka isn’t exactly a part of the English vernacular, but once you realize that it’s really just the Russian name for those little nesting dolls your grandmother has sitting on her mantle, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about.

Stonehenge 2.0 : Keyboard Monument in Russia

Stonehenge 2.0 : Keyboard Monument in Russia
Tens of thousands of years from now when robots and ninjas rule the earth, they will find all sorts of man-made stuff which will surely baffle them, such as toilets. And poo. Maybe archeologist ninjas and robo-historians will be scratching their heads when they find this strange collection of shaped stones in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

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