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  • March 12, 2014
    Seen here in arguably the most awkward product shot for a vagina ring that I've ever seen, Northwestern University biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser pretends it's a magnifying glass. The new intravaginal ring is allegedly capable of preventing HIV, herpes AND pregnancy for 90 ... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2011
    I'd like to think the 69 in that box was part of the gag too. This is a video of a local Fox news host convincing his cohost (or his host. Or maybe they're both hosts and there is no cohost -- the point is I'm not sexist) that there's a new iPhone/iPad app that allows you to ... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2010
    Note: Video after the jump is probably NSFW due to a topless A-cup getting a shirt sprayed on. Wow, we really are living in the future, aren't we? HELL NO WE'RE NOT -- look outside, you see any hovercars?! Exactly. The prosecution naps. But on the bright side, washable, re... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2010
    Tractor beam, get it? Well of course it's not funny if I have to explain it! Huh? You got it right away and it just wasn't funny? Oh. IT'S THE ROCK TALKIN' I'M SORRY, OKAY? F*** am I itchy. Yes, researchers at the Australian National University have created a device that... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2010
    Note: Worthwhile video is after the jump because we just finished playing hopscotch. This is a viral Samsung ad for their new line of 3-D televisions voiced by a man who may or may not be Dave Attell. It explores what a bunch of artistic masterpieces actually look like in 3-D... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2010
    FINALLY, a tape dispenser that cuts tape with a straight edge. I think I speak for us all when I say IT'S ABOUT DAMN TIME. Zig-zag edges are sooooooo 1900's. Also, tops you can't see through. Ahem, ladies. This is the 2000's -- GET WITH THE FUTURE! As you can see, the bla... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2009
    Pierpaolo Petruzziello lost his arm in a car crash and recently had a robotic prosthesis successfully attached to the nub which allows him to control the device with thought. He can also feel sensations in the arm because they implanted electrodes in his remaining arm and tied... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2009
    We've known about airless tires for a while now here on Geekologie, but now the US military is getting involved and testing them sums of beaches out on some of their vehicles. But not their tanks -- they don't have any air to begin with, silly! The advantages of airless tires... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2009
    That's right folks, a fully functional Holodeck may be just around the corner. Using a combination of hologram and ultrasound technologies, a group of Japanese scientists have created a touchable, feelable 3-D image. Imagine the possibilities! I'm looking at you, Princess Le... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2009
    Science, best known for inventing robots and dooming the earth, is now responsible for a new carbon wonder material called graphene. Nice, science, way to do good for once. Imagine a carbon sheet that's only one atom thick but is stronger than diamond and conducts electricity... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2009
    OnLive promises to change the way we game by requiring no heavy-duty consoles or gaming rigs in the future, just a simple box and high-speed internet connection. The brainchild of Rearden Studios founder Steve Perlman, formerly of Atari, Apple, WebTV and more, and Mike McGarve... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2009
    That's right, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata is slated to test a new kind of underwear during his current visit to the space station. The "state-of-the-art" undies were designed "to reduce the smells in normal clothing, absorb sweat and provide insulation." The underwear, d... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    Ron is a 73-year old who went blind 30 years ago due to mysterious circumstances (the article didn't say). He hasn't been able to see anything since. I'm talking nothing. Pure blackness. But now, thanks to bionic eye surgery, he can finally see the light (again). Did someb... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2009
    The LG touchscreen G910 watchphone is both watch and cellphone and is actually being made. The drop will start in Europe with a pricetag of £1,000 / €1,144 and then make its way to the states for somewhere between $1,000 and $1,500. So, you willing to pay a cool grand to b... / Continue →
  • December 29, 2008
    That thing doesn't even look real. It looks like a gun out of a video game. Or something cardboard Halo kid would make. But no, it's real (nonlethal) weapon. Pictured above is the PHaSR, the bad-ass "Personnel Halting and Stimulation Response" rifle that's just about ready ... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    A team of Japanese researchers believe they're well on the way to developing a technology capable of displaying whatever is on a person's mind. Including pictures, dreams, and, God willing, sex with dinosaurs. While the team for now has managed to reproduce only simple images... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2008
    It's a mirror. It's interactive. It's an interactive mirror. You can touch it to paint pictures and manipulate text. "Conceptualized by Alpay Kasal of Lit Studios and Sam Ewen of Interference Inc. This is a patent pending touch capable mirror." Now I'm not sure about the p... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    Apparently software developers are working on a cell phone application that can "see" through walls. The 'Real Space See-through Mobile' software comes from KDDI's R&D laboratory and Tokyo University and is - you'll not be surprised to learn - still just a prototype. Althoug... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2008
    This is a video of Obscura Digital demonstrating their multi-touch software with Musion's Eyeliner 3D holographic projector. It's pretty neat. But you know what? I'm getting sick and tired of all these multi-touch demos where it seems the extent of what you can so is shuffle... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2008
    So instead of using a camera like a normal band, Radiohead, in all their progression, shot their most recent video for "House of Cards" with lasers or something. I don't freaking know, people, does it look like I understand technology? The Geometric Informatics scanning sys... / Continue →