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NASA’s Z-1 prototype spacesuit is completely versatile

07/23/2012, NASA is developing a “do-it-all” spacesuit that can traverse the moon, the planet Mars, or an asteroid. It seems as if the astronauts are trying to hit three birds with one stone with this next generation spacesuit. It’s called the  Z-1...

Stanley interactive piano player takes song requests via Twitter

07/20/2012, If you intend to spend you weekend tweeting while listening songs on the radio, you have to check out Stanley. Stanley is actually an interactive piano player that will be performing live beginning July 20 to 22. Yes, as of this writing, Stanley’s...

Rolls-Royce reveals 150,000-part LEGO jet engine

07/11/2012, Rolls-Royce has just revealed the world’s first jet engine to be made entirely out of LEGO bricks. They revealed the model, made out of 152,455 standard LEGO bricks, at the Farnborough Airshow. The engine is a half-size replica with moving parts of...

Levitating light bulb can power itself wirelessly

07/05/2012, If you are interested in things that hover and fly, how about a levitating light bulb that can also power itself wirelessly? An electrical engineering student from the University of Queensland was able to develop a prototype of a levitating light bulb....

Clip apartment generates own energy and uses recycled waste water

07/02/2012, Buildings in America consume nearly 40% of our energy each year along with emitting tons greenhouse gases and other forms of waste. Some people have looked to making buildings self-sustainable such as placing solar panels on the sides of the buildings,...

Oldsmobile seat control can actually work as an Atari joystick

06/21/2012, Jason Torchinsky was able to figure out a way use an Oldsmobile seat control as an Atari joystick. Talk about a crafty piece of technology used on a relatively old gaming machine. Torchinsky used the power seat control switch panel from an 80s Oldsmobile...

The Aurora LED wall will dance to the music using an iPad

06/21/2012, Greg Friedland of San Francisco thought of filling that empty wall in his living room just above his coach. Perhaps a Vincent van Gogh or a Leonardo da Vinci painting will do the job. But instead, the modern artist birthed a rather ingenious idea –...

Brain phone hoods creep some people out

06/07/2012, How many of your homes have a dedicated landline? I would assume that the general worldwide trend would show that the use of landlines are in decline, especially when mobile phones have gotten so affordable these days (am not talking about smartphones...

Kinect technology used to build nanosatellites

05/28/2012, Scientists at the University of Surrey and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) are developing a docking system that is based on Xbox Kinect technology. The twin-satellite mission, called STRaND-2, is a follow-up mission of the STRaND (Surrey...

Charge Your Phone with a DIY Catering Candle Powered Charger

05/25/2012, Have you ever been stuck in your home while the power is out and your smartphone is running low on juice? The first thing people tend to do is to break out the candles and start putting them all around the house so it not only looks extremely romantic,...

Mondrian, Mini PC From Jeffrey Stephenson

05/25/2012, We’ve heard of Jeffrey Stephenson and his previous creations of custom PCs using wood primarily. This time around, it seems that Stephenson has added yet another creation to his repertoire with the Mondrian; which is a mini PC inspired by a Dutch artist...