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  • September 29, 2010
    Seen here about to send some wood blocks to meet their maker, Raytheon's XOS exoskeletal suit has been upgraded (XOS 2, baby!), and now requires 50% less energy to operate than the original. Other improvement? It's lighter and faster. *yawn* Pretty weak improvements. I woul... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2009
    Ironsmith Kogoro Kurata went and built himself a little tank out of a Fiat and old tractor. Unfortunately, it tops out at 3km (~1.8MPH), making it the world's most boring drive. You could fall asleep at the wheel for an hour and not even make to the end of your driveway. No,... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2009
    You know what I hate? Rhubarb. Never liked it. Also, when batteries die. Or a beloved family pet. *sniff* Focus, GW, focus. BAAAAAATTERIES! Designed by Knut Karlsen, the SunCats are basically a set of old NiMH rechargeable batteries wrapped in a flexible Photo Voltaic cel... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2008
    The gCubik is a little 10cm (~4 inch) cube designed by Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) that can display 3-D images via integrated imaging technology and its multiple sides. The NICT wants to significantly improve the display quali... / Continue →