Fuel Efficient Vehicle Achieves 800 MPG

Andy Green, a British inventor, has created an ultra fuel-efficient vehicle that is capable of traveling 8,000 miles on a single gallon of gasoline. Andy designed the...
May 12, 2006

Wine Glass Doorbell

Designer Peter Van Der Jagt has created an elegant design for the common doorbell. The 'Bottoms Up' replaces the tone bars of a regular doorbell with two...
May 12, 2006

Computer-Automated Dorm Room System

Two students at MIT have spent the past school year transforming their dorm room into an extremely automated living area. The Multifunction In-Dorm Automation System (MIDAS) controls...
May 12, 2006

Transforming Car Braces for Accidents

German researchers are working on a car that can anticipate a side-on impact and slightly transform its body to better absorb the impact. Side impact accidents occur...
May 11, 2006

Kowon Video LCD Glasses

Korean electronics manufacturer Kowon has announced a product that will let you enjoy a nice television show while you attempt to drastically increase your risk of getting...
May 11, 2006

Insbots Robots Change Roach Behaviors

Researchers have recently succeeded in controlling groups of cockroaches with insect-like robots known as "insbots." The insbots are mobile cubic robots around the size of a thumbnail,...
May 10, 2006

Digital Mirror Displays Future You

The Persuasive Mirror, a project being developed by Accenture, displays an age and behavior-progressed representation of the viewer. The image presented by the mirror will be adjusted...
May 10, 2006

Internet XBOX Controller Controller

The Xbox Controller Controller project is an attempt to access and command an Xbox controller over the internet. The buttons on the controller are physically pressed by...
May 10, 2006

Pressure-Sensitive Robot Patient

Researchers at Gifu University's Graduate School of Medicine have developed a robot patient that will provide helpful support for students who are learning to diagnose medical conditions....
May 9, 2006

Micro.Spheres Social Robot Ball Project

The Micro.Spheres project invites human visitors into a room filled with 16 autonomous robot balls. The presence of the visitor sets off the sensors in the balls,...
May 9, 2006

DARPA Robot Tentacle Project

Leave it up to those whacky scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to invent another animal robot that has absolutely no use for anyone...
May 9, 2006

RevoPower In-Wheel Bicycle Engine

If there's one thing to look for in a peaceful bicycling experience, it's the relaxing sound and exhaust of a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine! The RevoPower "Wheel" is...
May 8, 2006

Folding Screen Portable DVD Player

The Origami DVD Player is a new concept being developed by Israel-based MagInk. When not playing a DVD, the Origami can be folded down, compressing the screen...
May 8, 2006

Shocknife Shocking Training Knife

If back alley knife fights get in the way of juggling your job and family, you might want to consider picking up the Shocknife. The Shocknife is...
May 8, 2006