I don’t know exactly why, but Germans have the reputation of having absolutely no sense of humor. Just ask Mark, our resident German contributor, he’ll tell you so. So if you’re planning to visit Germany during your next vacation and want to experience German gastronomy, don’t expect to get a smile from employees when going […]
Since I saw the first Iron Man trailer a few months ago, I’ve been feeling like a little boy getting behind the wheel of his dad’s car for the first time. Ok, in this case, the comparison may be just a bit exaggerated, but you understand the feeling, right? Preview after preview, Paramount has successfully […]
By Mark O’Neill There’s an interesting discussion over at Universe Today about whether we would be told by governments if aliens were to contact us via SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence). Maybe I’ve watched too many science-fiction movies but I’ve always had the impression that if an alien race were to pop in for a […]
Think this picture is photoshopped? No, it’s not. Before hitting the link, it might be fun if some of you try to guess what this thing really is. Give it your best shot, and then check it out! Via [H]
American memory manufacturer Super Talent has just unveiled a new line of cheap, tiny micro USB flash drives that weigh less than 6 grams! the Pico Series USB drives offer a lifetime warranty and come in 1 to 8 GB varieties. Some models are even water resistant, for those of you who feel like taking […]
Starting in a few days, a new series will make its debut on [GAS]-The GAS Sexiest Geek of the Month. This monthly chronicle will detail the life and accomplishments of an online personality (male or female), proving to the world that yes, geeks can indeed be sexy. I’ve already got my candidate for the first […]
By Mark O’Neill A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Dave Hill went to Jedi school. Actually, it was just the other week in New York.
The Beamz is a laser-based musical system that allows you to play hundreds of different musical instruments by breaking laser beams with your hands. Theoretically, this kind of device could be very cool (like this one), but after seeing the infomercial that was made to promote it, the “coolness” factor surrounding the thing quickly came […]
Ok guys, those of you who are a bit sensitive and prefer to avoid seeing violence, blood and gore, even if it’s cartoonish (is there anybody, really?), might want to skip this one. To tell you honestly, I don’t remember a time in the last year where I laughed this hard. Enjoy! Via [The EdEdition]
Researchers at MIT Media Lab have recently unveiled their new robotic creation, code-named “Nexi”, to the world. Nexi can not only convey a variety of different emotions through facial expressions, it can also move around on a segway-like base and accomplish various tasks with its articulated arms and hands.