By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] I think I may have found the perfect — albeit, somewhat unlikely — match. I’m a musician, a drummer with more funk than Flavor Flav after a week without showers. But I also live in an apartment, which makes drumming a bit difficult — at least, unless I want […]
Scientists are now building a completely new kind of robot capable of self-assembly and doing tasks too difficult or too dangerous for most people. Is this the beginning of the robots era, where human beings will soon become useless as the component that keeps our society evolving.
By Mark O’Neill Sometimes things are just fated to happen. When Hasbro broke the mold of the old Millenium Falcon toy, they realized that they would have to then make a new one. Then they thought, “since we’re making a new mold, why not make it 30% bigger and at the same time, make the […]
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Wii Fit, meet your match. A creative guy has come up with a room-sized, foot-controlled keyboard carpet. The strip, as you’d expect, lets you step on letters to control your computer. Active, productive, and a lovely addition to any home. I’m sure every woman in the world will be […]
Designed by Jonathan Sabine and Adam Pickard, the “ninja tacks” may look deadly in appearance, but they’re only elaborate thumbtacks in reality. Too bad these things are only conceptual for now as they might have come in handy as intimidation devices.
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Japanese researchers have come up with another cool way to keep you cool. The same guys who brought us the USB Air-Conditioned Shirt have now developed a seat cushion that can keep you comfy down below. Kuchofuku’s new Suzukaze Air-Conditioned Cushion brings delight to your derriere with a fan-powered […]
Artist Erik Nordenakar wanted to create something unique, the world’s biggest drawing. How did he do it? He traveled all around the world, carrying a GPS-enabled briefcase, to draw his self-portrait on a map of the world. After 55 days, he came back home and used the GPS data to finish his masterpiece. His trip […]
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] I’m thinking about trading in my girlfriend for a few really advanced robots. Hang on a sec — I know it sounds bad. But hear me out. Scientists are making leaps and bounds with these things right now. I mean, they’ve come up with artificial life that can conduct […]