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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...

LiquiGlide; No More Ketchup Bottle Thumping

05/25/2012, It is an assumption that most of us have had our share of battles with stubborn ketchup that just doesn’t want to come out of the bottle. As we wait for it to slowly make its way towards the bottle mouth, it sometimes feels like years have gone by until...

This Bed Floats on a Magnetic Field!

05/24/2012, Some people do complain that they get sea-sick when sleeping on a water bed, but that is such old news. Now a Reddit user with the handle ‘mememetatata’ has come up with a creation as wacky as the nickname. With $1,000, he built a floating bed that...

Hologram-like helpers coming to New York airports in July

05/23/2012, The Port Authority of New York has announced plans to add new customer service agents to LaGuardia, Newark and JFK airports this coming July. These are not ordinary agents though, they are computerized hologram-like agents that will be deployed to work in...

Project Glass used by Larry Page in U.K.

05/22/2012, We’ve seen Sergey Brin wearing the famous Project Glass last month when the Google co-founder attended a charity event in San Francisco. A few weeks after that, Sebastian Thrun of Google’s Project X was also spotted wearing Project Glass in an...

DreamVendor vending machine prints in 3D

05/21/2012, The folks over at Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering are taking 3D printing to a whole new different level. Enter DreamVendor, a set of four MakerBot Thing-O-Matics that is enclosed in a glass. It’s not really your typical vending machine, but...

Powerbreather is the next generation snorkel for swimmers

05/16/2012, If you think that PowerDrive’s Power Snorkel air tank was cool, wait until you’ll get your hands on one these next generation Powerbreather snorkel. The Powerbreather allows swimmers to keep their heads submerged underwater. This state of the...

Scientists Make Wi-Fi Twenty Times Faster

05/16/2012, A group of scientists from Japan have been tinkering with something that is called the “T-ray” band. It is basically an unregulated part of the network spectrum that lies between 300GHz and 3THz or between microwaves and far infrared waves. When we...