Skatesonic Skateboard Instruments

If you thought those thirteen year old skateboarders in your neighborhood were annoying, just wait until their skateboards start blasting whiny emo rock. Skatesonic is a project that...
April 21, 2006

TrackStick GPS Tracking Device

ThinkGeek is now selling an clever GPS tracking device. About the size of a USB thumb drive, TrackStick GPS Data Logger will record its exact coordinates every...
April 21, 2006

Sega Genesis Guitar

The people at MusicThing have found an eBay auction for an electric guitar made from an old Sega Genesis. If early reports are to be believed, this...
April 21, 2006

Motorola's Electric Alerts for Cell Phones

Motorola has patented a new technology that will silently shock you the next time you receive a call. The technology uses a special stimulator pad that is...
April 21, 2006

Build Your Own Tornado Machine

Harald Edens has posted step-by-step plans to make your very own tornado generation machine. Before you start planning your path of trailer park destruction, you should know that...
April 20, 2006

NASA's Robot Surgeon

NASA has been testing a remote-controlled robot surgeon in an undersea laboratory off the coast of Florida. For one exercise, surgical researchers 1,250 miles away sent commands...
April 20, 2006

Japanese Filmgoers to Smell Colin Farrell

A movie theater in Japan will begin pumping different smells into the audience to correspond with scenes taking place on the screen. Using technology developed by NTT...
April 20, 2006

Self-Assembling Robot Chair

The D'Andrea Group has developed a robotic chair that falls apart and reassembles itself on command. Remotely activating the chair causes it to break into six pieces:...
April 19, 2006

HP Hidden Camera Prototype

Hewlett-Packard has designed a wearable camera prototype that is easily concealable in an "ordinary" pair of sunglasses. The camera can capture 1.3 megapixel images at 7.5 frames...
April 19, 2006

Singapore's Xbox 360 Treasure Hunt

Microsoft is hosting a "treasure hunt" contest in Singapore where they are giving away five Xbox 360s. The "Where is My 360?" contest places 5 webcams at...
April 19, 2006

Ants Help Robots Navigate

Scientists are studying ants to help autonomous robots improve their navigation skills. Ants use landmarks to find their way in unknown territory, as well a system known...
April 19, 2006

Alcohawk Keychain Breathalyzer

The Alcohawk Micro is a $50 electronic alcohol breathalyzer that is small enough to carry on your keychain. The Alcohawk's simple one button operation and quick five...
April 18, 2006

QRIO Robot Infiltrates Classroom

Sony researchers performed an experiment in which one of their biped robots was placed in a classroom to determine how kids adapt to robots. The study determined...
April 18, 2006

Hamster vs. Human Video Game

A research lab in Singapore has been working on a video game that will allow you to play against your pet hamster. Their project, Mice Arena, places...
April 17, 2006

Bikini-Clad Computer Case

Katsuya Matsumura is apparently a Japanese computer case modder with a penchant for creating creepy female computer cases. The linked page shows the step by step process...
April 17, 2006

Woofer: Nightmarish Dog Speaker

Dutch design studio Buro Vormkrijgers finally gives you a legitimate reason to have a talking headless dog in your house. The Woofer is simply a cast resin...
April 17, 2006