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June 18, 2006 - June 24, 2006 Archives

  • June 23, 2006
    This playful Swiss Army-inspired seating landscape is cut, to fold, like a knife. The Swiss knife seating unit is product design done on the scale of furniture, reinterpreted everybody's favorite airplane-banned carry-on as seating that can be open (360 degrees) or closed. The ... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2006
    iSpazz is a plugin for a MacBook Pro/PowerBook that controls the backlight on the keyboard. Check out the video to see them coordinating the blinking with some music. Perfect for all you weirdos out there who've always wished your keyboards would flash uncontrollably.... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2006
    Not content with your boring old monitor, keyboard, and mouse? Well upgrade to some bamboo versions. PlayEngine has developed "100% stylish and environmentally friendly" computer peripherals which look pretty cool, but would probably be a bad idea if you happen to own a Panda b... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2006
    An inventor from Bangkok is trying to patent an emergency landing system for aircrafts which throws it into a horizontal spin. The current procedure for crash landings is to make a controlled belly flop so as to avoid nearby buildings and distribute force across the body. The new... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2006
    If you happen to own a Dell laptop try to make sure it doesn't explode, because that's exactly what happened at a conference in Japan. No explanation has been given yet, just some witnesses who say the thing suddenly burst into flames and produced "several more explosions for m... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2006
    BumpTop is a 3D desktop prototype which tries to bring the tools used in real life to keep a desktop organized into the computer desktop. It allows for stacking and grouping and other variations on stacking and grouping, which sounds and looks pretty neat, but the whole thing j... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2006
    Some guy is selling a prop replica of Marty's 2015 Nike shoes from Back to the Future on eBay. The current bid is $405, which is a bit high considering it's just a replica. Although if Nike had any business sense at all they'd just mass produce these and start shipping them out... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2006
    Somebody needs to get on this and make it a reality. I've been itching to blackmail and it's about time Web 2.0 helped me achieve my needs.... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2006
    A rare rainbow known as a circumhorizontal arc was spotted over Idaho on June 3rd. The arc isn't a traditional rainbow, but rather caused by light passing through wispy, high-altitude cirrus clouds, and only occurs when the sun is very high in the sky - more than 58 degrees abo... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2006
    I'm not saying it does. But I'm also not saying it doesnt. Because it does. And I just said it.... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2006
    Norway has started construction on a doomdsay vault carved into a frozen mountainside on a secluded Arctic island to house 3 million of the world's crop seeds in case catastrophe strikes and certain crops are obliterated. The seeds, packaged in foil, would be stored at such cold... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2006
    This clip is of an interactive advertisment planted in a busy subway (SMRT/SBS Transit) station. It's basically a projector showing ads on the floor with interaction with the people walking by. The future of advertising? This is a video of Interactive ads that manipulate when... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2006
    This is the best USB drive in the world. Hands down. I wouldn't even care if the maximum capacity was 2MB and it caught on fire every time it was plugged in.... / Continue →