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January 28, 2007 - February 3, 2007 Archives

  • February 2, 2007
    A group from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has designed glass which can switch between window and mirror. The switch is done by altering the gas content between the two glass panes. By introducing a small amount of hydrogen into th... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2007
    Conan O'Brien and Serena Williams played some Wii Tennis on yesterday's show. I won't ruin the ending, but it was an epic battle between two of the greatest athletes of our generation.... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2007
    Too...cute...for...words...yeeaaarrgggghh! / Continue →
  • February 1, 2007
    These little plants attach to your cell phone and have everything they need to last 6-8 months. They live off the nutrient-rich gel they grow in and the little exposure to sun from your daily activities and room lighting is enough to sustain them. Plus if you ever get lost in t... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2007
    If you want to trust your medication to a robotic tooth, this device is just for you. It's filled with the medicine and releases it into your mouth at the (hopefully) correct times. Although I'm not sure you want to trust your life into a little machine you'd be constantly biti... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2007
    This guy does an insanely dangerous cliff jump without a parachute into a pile of boxes. And yeah, it's every bit as awesome as it sounds. The little backflip he does at the beginning isn't even necessary. He could slowly inch out with his toe and it would still be an incredib... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2007
    This guy has a lot of faith in whoever's controlling that thing. At one point I think his head is actually being dragged along the ground.... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2007
    If you've got $35 to blow, this is a miniature LED table lamp powered by a D battery. The battery itself is the base of the lamp, and it even has a working pull chain on/off switch. Although I don't understand how they're charging $35 for this thing. It looks like something you... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2007
    Wired has compiled some of the more unique Blue Screens of Death ever seen, including one from Las Vegas and one from an arcade machine. Although they missed the most important one of all. The one in my heart. *Runs away sobbing*... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2007
    The world's richest man should be dressed in a solid gold suit of armor at all times. And diamonds. Diamonds everywhere. And maybe a robot that walks for him. Like a robotic spider Segway. ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2007
    This guy built a mini robot and supposedly gave it learning algorithms which he says "allow the robot to learn how to walk, rather than programming it to do so." The actual walking doesn't look too impressive yet, but who knows what it'll look like in a few more years. Althoug... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2007
    Some clever geniuses felt your regular shoes just didn't have enough integrated CD-ROMs, speakers, tweeters, and a volume control knobs, so they put this little concept together. Forget the fact that there's no way a CD will read in a moving shoe, but look at it. I mean really,... / Continue →