Neil Fraser wondered if a lava lamp would still work in the higher gravity environment of Jupiter. How such a question ever occurs to anyone is a matter of wonder in itself, but Fraser went ahead and built a ten-foot centrifuge in his living room to conduct an experiment to answer the question. The centrifuge […]
Now this is hard core geek awesome. As a long-time Mac user, myself, I was absolutely floored by this Instructables piece by gmjhowe. Here were his guidelines—the end result is nothing short of gorgeous: 1. Do not alter, cut, deform, change, or break the original Mac in anyway, I wanted to be able to return […]
For today’s edition of deal of the day, Amazon.com is offering some major discounts on Belkin’s line of 15″ Energy Laptop Messenger Bags. Originally priced at $49.99, the bags are now priced at either $19.95 (Midnight Blue/Electric Blue or Gray/Flamingo Pink) or $17.70 (Chocolate/Green). Designed with durable, water resistant, Rip-Stop material on the outside Features […]
Hmmm, the only thing missing from that bot is a salt dispenser. Salt would probably help melt the last thin layer of snow remaining in the driveway while putting more weight on the robot’s blade, making it more effective at clearing snow off its path.
Designed by Etsy user Hiphandmaids, the iMaxi takes an idea that initially a joke and turns it into a real product. The iMaxi features an outer layer made out of vinyl, which houses a plush, quilted-cotton sleeve to put your iPad in, and Velcro-latched wings, to keep your device secured in place and protected at […]
In order to emphasize the point that no laptops were allowed into his class, Kieran Mullen, a physics professor from the University of Oklahoma, dipped a portable in liquid nitrogen right before smashing it on the floor. If any of you have similar crazy anecdotes about some of your past or present professors, we’d love […]
A hilarious prank by American comedian Tom Mabe. Enjoy!
Here’s yet another Verizon commercial taking a shot at AT&T’s coverage. A spoof of Twilight, this one suggests that you might just lose the eternal love of your vampire soulmate if your download speeds aren’t fast enough. But I think the real issue here is this new twist on the vampire/werewolf debate. Is Verizon suggesting […]
So you might have noticed that I’ve gone quiet the last couple of weeks. All signals have been cut, so to speak, since I’ve got the geeky equivalent of a mogul skier’s torn ACL: that is, carpal tunnel syndrome (or, perhaps, RSI). It blows. In every respect it sucks. It’s all-encompassing pain, and it’s a […]
Fans of style, beauty and multi-function convergence should be warned that this article may not make for pretty reading. But thanks to a range of gadgets, it is indeed possible in some circumstances to get most of the functionality of an iPhone at a far lower cost. For this exercise, the idea is to still […]
Are you fed up with using the annoying touchpad to operate your laptop? Wish you could use a small but highly effective wireless laser mouse instead? If so, then you’ll definitely want to check this deal out. Amazon.com currently offers the MS Explorer Mini Laptop Mouse for only $28, shipping included. That’s 53% off the […]
You’ve probably all seen one of those amazing Rubik’s cube solving robots, but I can guarantee that what you’re about to see is going to completely blow you away. Built entirely from Lego Mindstorms pieces, the CubeStormer is the world’s fastest speedcubing robot. It can scan and solve any 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cubes, no matter how […]