Nike Machine Dispenses Soccer Ball

Nike has installed a soccer ball vending machine in New York City as part of its Joga3 campaign. The vending machine is located at Chelsea Piers in the...
May 19, 2006

Samsung Announces Fuel Cell Deal

Samsung has signed an exclusive deal with MTI MicroFuel Cells to develop fuel cell power sources for cell phone prototypes. Samsung plans to use MTI's patented Mobion...
May 19, 2006

Space Goggles Reduce Space Sickness

NASA held a luncheon recently to honor technology that has helped ease space travel and reduce space-related problems. One of the technologies honored was a stroboscopic goggle...
May 19, 2006

StrideLite Flashing Jackets

Bright Night is a company that provides specially-designed "electroluminescent" jackets for nighttime runners and bicyclists. In addition to the standard reflective fabric common to cycling and running...
May 18, 2006

Intelligent Robot Scarecrow

Students at the University of South Florida have created a computer-powered scarecrow to protect fish farms from predatory birds. The scarecrow uses an internet-enabled camera and imaging software...
May 18, 2006

Million Dollar Cell Phone

Goldvish is selling an extravagantly designed and jeweled cell phone for the everyday low price of one million dollars. The phone is covered in over half a...
May 17, 2006

Haile Robot Drummer Mimic

Haile is a robot drummer designed to accompany regular drummers as they lay down rhythm. Designed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the robot sits...
May 17, 2006

NASA Space Crash Explained

NASA finally has an explanation for a crash that took place between a robotic NASA spacecraft and an orbiting satellite. The DART spacecraft was attempting to demonstrate...
May 17, 2006

Hit-Air Airbag Safety Vest

The Hit-Air is an airbag vest and jacket line that's designed to protect horseback, motorcycle, ATV, and camel riders when they are thrown from their animal or vehicle....
May 16, 2006

Idrolux Shower and Tanning Chamber

What do you get when you combine electricity and water? A radical suntan! The IDROLUX is a deluxe shower system that incorporates panels of tanning lamps into the...
May 16, 2006

DARPA's Person Launcher

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) continues to wow and amaze with some of the most ludicrous technology announcements out there. Today's discovery is a "controllable launcher"...
May 16, 2006

Gold-Plated LG Television

LG has released the 71PY10, a 71 inch plasma television that is coated with four pounds of 24-karat gold. The 71PY10 includes a 600W home cinema system,...
May 16, 2006

Micro Thermoelectric Generators

Scientists who are desperately trying to put electronics into your body have developed a power source that works off of body heat. Thermoelectric generators create electricity when a...
May 15, 2006

BAAL Off-Road Treaded Concept

This year's "Michelin Challenge Design" asked designers to create vehicle concepts targeted at the "California market." The treaded off-road racer Baal and its accompanying two-seater Hyanide top...
May 15, 2006

OFRO Robot to Patrol World Cup

OFRO is a new mobile robot that will be patrolling and monitoring the grounds of this summer's World Cup. Using a 360° rotating "thermo camera" and two...
May 15, 2006