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Scion Concept Car with Media Station, WiFi, reeks of sloppy design

04/21/2006, Scion’s new FUSE concept car makes an attempt at looking futuristic but the effort falls flat on its face miserably. Amongst the gaudy customization options are turn signal LEDs on the wheels, weird color changing headlights, and piped lighting trim...

Samui Moon Binary Watch

02/14/2006, A binary watch from the people at Time Technology,the Samui moon is made of high quality stainless steel in a superior finish. Its strap is made of soft genuine leather, and since it’s water resistent, you can wow the fish with your bling up to 90...

World´s first magnet elevator in Tokyo

01/23/2006, Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corp. have announced that the world’s first set of magnetic levitation elevators will start running as early as 2008. Instead of wheels and rails, the maglev elevator will use magnetic forces for movement. This...

Rakon presents world´s smallest GPS receiver

01/16/2006, New Zealand-based Rakon has developed the world’s smallest GPS receiver. The company’s specifications show that it is equivalent to the size of a baby’s fingernail, which is small enough to fit into nearly every device imaginable. Small...

D.I.Y. lockpicking tools

01/12/2006, Lockpicking might look like child’s play in the movies, but real-life scenarios present a much more compelling case. Understanding how a lock works will make the entire process easier. You can now purchase an off-the-shelf lock picking tool,...

Honda’s New Asimo Robot (Dec 2005 Edition)

12/13/2005, Honda has released a new version of its Asimo humanoid robot. Already impressive in the past, the new one knows more tricks and can move at a speed of 6 km/h (I think that a regular person who walks does 10km/h). It can also guide visitors or serve...

ApNano creates super armor

12/12/2005, Israeli company ApNano has developed a material that could see action in the battlefields of the future. This new super armor is said to be 5 times stronger than steel and at least double the strength of any current impact-resistant material. This claim...

Portable Stress Detector

12/11/2005, Japan-based Nipro has developed a portable stress indicator. Just gather a small amount of spittle into the device, and the Cocoro Meter will measure the level of amylase that increases whenever a person is under physical or mental strain. Results are...

Hearing impaired receive aid with Bluetooth technology

11/16/2005, The Ear Level Instrument (ELI), is a Bluetooth-enabling device for hearing aid wearers. Those who wear hearing aids can identify with the inconvenience of using communication devices – but not anymore! With Bluetooth connectivity, you can now listen...

Full body immersion VR with the VirtuSphere

11/14/2005, The Virtusphere could be the device that bridges the real world with Virtual Reality (VR)… Once you step inside, you can navigate the virtual world with a full degree of human movement with its wireless headset and 360 degree movement sensors. You...

Jon Jacobs buys virtual land for $100,000

11/11/2005, Jon Jacobs plans to open the first virtual space resort that will exist only in the virtual world of the video game Project Entropia. He plans to name the place Club Neverdie. His resort will be populated with dinosaurs like in Jurassic Park, except that...

Siemens printable, low-cost, disposable video display

11/07/2005, Siemens’ new color display screen can be printed directly onto paper or cardboard. This technology enables it to be thin, flexible, and affordable enough to be mass-produced and included in books, mags, lables, tickets, and a host of other...

Action packed commands, literally

11/07/2005, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) has developed its UFC (Ubiquitous Fashionable Computer) that allows you to transmit files by throwing it off like a ball (well, almost). If you pretend to toss an imaginary object at your intended...

Egg Babies

10/31/2005, Awww, isn’t he sweet? Get these “Egg Babies” sculptures from Camille Allen – they cost anything between $200 to $2000. Made out of polymer clay and then cured to a hard, porcelain-like finish, these tiny masterpieces will...