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Sniper rifle embeds GPS chip in body

03/08/2007, Empire North from Denmark is currently developing the ID Sniper, a sniper rifle which is powerful enough to implant a GPS chip in your body from a range of 1km away. I wonder what the targets would feel when they get hit by this rifle – will they...

Cyborg army in the works

03/08/2007, A cyborg army is always the stuff of imagination, but that could soon be a reality thanks to some strides made by an Israeli defense firm. This company has recently unveiled a portable robot known as VIPeR which is capable of entering most combat zones on...

NFC a Bluetooth competitor

03/08/2007, Forget about Bluetooth – Near Field Communication (NFC) is where it’s at. NFC is not exactly new in Japan, but a new version with faster transfer rate and a wider range of compatibility will be rolled out when the time comes. For the clueless,...

Fog Machine foils theft

03/07/2007, Car alarms are pretty much like computer viruses and disc protection, it is just a game of cat-and-mouse. Security firms create a failsafe which is subsequently broken into easily, starting a vicious cycle which has yet to stop since. FlashFog aims to...

Bubble Board concept from Microsoft

03/06/2007, Check out the following concept devices that were developed by Microsoft researchers from all over the world, starting with the Bubble Board that you see above. This is actually a visual voicemail organizer that routes calls via a commercial Internet...

Mind reading machine in the works

03/05/2007, At the pace technology is moving, it can get pretty scary at times, especially when you know scientists are now working on a machine that is capable of figuring out a human’s intention before it results in action. Apparently our brain’s...

PaPeRo jumps on blogging bandwagon

03/05/2007, We did a take on the NEC PaPeRo domestic robot approximately two years back, but apparently this little robot has more than meets the eye. Not only does he act as a cute robot pet with limited voice and visual recognition, it apparently can blog as well...

Quota Zero jacket for outdoor lovers

03/05/2007, Those who enjoy outdoor pursuits at high altitudes might want to drop some serious coin for a jacket that was designed specifically for such a purpose. The Grado Zero Escape is an Italian outfit that developed the Quota Zero jacket which features a slew...

Hourglass goes digital

03/04/2007, This German design project brings a new twist to an old object, digitizing the sands of time within the digital hourglass. Susann and Fabian were the ones working on this project, focusing on the amount of sleep a person gets instead of waking somebody...

Dogs trained to retrieve money from ATMs

03/04/2007, The disabled face many obstacles in everyday life, and some of them include withdrawing money from an ATM machine even if it has been lowered to their level as seen at certain banks. Some of the ATMs are still too far inside, requiring the disabled person...

Diamond Paperweight for massive damage

03/01/2007, They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but when it comes to the frenzied executive who has tons of paperwork piling up, this giant rock will definitely be a welcome addition. Coming in the form of an absolutely large faux diamond ring (oh,...

HD DVD triple layer now like ice cream

03/01/2007, Blu-ray proponents have always crowed about the superior capacity over HD DVD discs, but that argument can be thrown out of the window now. Toshiba has successfully developed a triple-layer HD DVD disc, holding up to 51GB of data. This makes HD DVD the...

Unique business card stretches

02/26/2007, How are you going to stand apart from other personal fitness trainers when all of you have clearly defined muscles and a rippling six-pack? The simple answer lies in your business card – it must make an impact that will knock your competitors off...

Unique outdoor toilets in China

02/26/2007, Ever felt the need to go while in a public place, with no toilets in sight? Perhaps the new outdoor toilets for males that are available in the Foreigners Street in China’s soutwest Chongqing Municipality will be able to change things soon....