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  • March 19, 2014
    You know what's cooler than a really immersive game? And even MORE immersive game. And now Sony plans to take gamers even deeper down the rabbit hole with a new virtual reality headset for the PS4. Unveiled at the recent 2014 Game Developer's Conference, the Project Morpheus... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2012
    TO INFINITY AND -- I think I'm just going to sit down for a while. This is NASA's new prototype spacesuit, the Z-1. It makes the wearer look like Buzz Lightyear. Personally, I want a spacesuit that makes me look like a Big Daddy from Bioshock. That way aliens will think twi... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2012
    This is a prototype cartridge of the original Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda. It's for sale on eBay. For $150,000. That's too much for me. Which is why I'm asking you to all band together and buy it for my birthday WHICH IS A WEEK FROM SUNDAY. "Are you having a party?" Ha... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2011
    This is a video showcasing Youtube user MyMagicPudding's (JELLY GW IS JELLY ABOUT YOUR PUDDING) homemade Pip-Boy 3000 from the Fallout franchise made out of a smartphone and a bunch of other electronics. It's super impressive and all but 1. the lights at the bottom don't funct... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2011
    Hoverbikes: they're right up there with hoverboards for things I need yet don't exist despite being promised we'd have this sort of technology by the year 2000. You're lettin' me down, science! Thankfully, Australian Chris Malloy has taking matters (AND HIS LIFE) into his own... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2011
    These are prototypical Space Invader chairs by artist collective Dorothy (OMG -- how much for your ruby slippers?!). They're made from cut foam and may or may yes feel a lot like sitting on the floor if you're as heavy as I am. Not sure if they're ever gonna actually manufact... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2011
    Seen here looking suspiciously like some sort of Pagan sun talisman, a shock-wave generator may prove to be the future of engines, pushing traditional internal-combustion joints to the wayside. Ooooooor being all bullshit. Oooooor having its patent rights bought up by engine ... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2010
    Samsung had a 14" laptop prototype on display at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show with a transparent OLED display. That means you can see the screen AND your legs at the same time. Maybe even your penis! Kidding, kidding, it's not a giant magnifying glass. Oooooh, emas... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2009
    And in a bit of sad news, a Chinese factory worker jumped to his death after losing track of an iPhone prototype he was responsible for shipping to Apple. The dead worker, Sun Danyong, 25, worked in product communications at Foxconn Technology Group, a Taiwanese firm that make... / 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 →
  • December 31, 2008
    This is a Google Maps Street View of what is allegedly a Porsche prototype being tested in Colorado. Hit the jump for another picture of several different cars, all being covered as the Google Street View van rolls by soliciting children with the promise of free Chupa Chups. ... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2008
    Jetpack Brontosaurus is a video game being developed by Flashbang Studios. It combines two of the sexiest things alive, jetpacks and dinosaurs, to create the awesomest game ever. My loins tingle at the thought of a Hot Coffee mod. Vimeo Thanks to Michael, who knows a go... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2008
    Kevin Brown is a man. A man who designed an IFO and is now seeking funding to start production. Introducing the VTOHLJATT: A Vertical Takeoff Hover Landing Jet Aerial Terrestrial Transport (you've gotta admit, it's got a ring to it). The vehicle has four models starting wit... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2008
    This is a working prototype of the futuristic Nike's Marty McFly wore in Back to the Future II. This is not the shoe worn in the movie, it's the prototype from which the others were made. Oh, and it isn't a pair, it's just a single shoe. They were originally called "Slamba... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2008
    Evento's Buzzball is is a giant ball with a seat in it that's being hailed as a one-person roller coaster. At the heart of the Buzzball is a dual motor configuration, enabling the pilot to control the motion and direction of travel via left and right control triggers, which ... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2008
    The Dance Charge is a prototype phone charger that powers your phone by harnessing the kinetic energy of your dance moves. You just strap the thing to your arm, drop some ecstasy, and then let your eyes roll up in the back of your head while you flail around like an epileptic.... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2008
    The Ergonomic Workstation from Ergo Motions looks freaking ridiculous and may or may not come with some of those little toothpick-y things to keep your eyes pried open. I mean this thing is even wacker than most of the other ridiculous workstations we've seen here. It was des... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2008
    Well we've seen water conserving washing machines before, but in this age of waste, there can never be enough conceptual green washers. And now inventors at Leeds University claim to have invented a washer than can efficiently clean clothes using only (two girls) one cup of wa... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    Let's face it, getting hit by a car sucks unless the person driving is filthy rich and you don't get hurt but can fake a good neck or back injury. Well now Toyoda Gosei has begun the testing of hood and grill airbags to help protect people on foot. They're activated via some ... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2008
    Remember Ben Heck? He's the one responsible for the Portable XBox 360 Elite Laptop and One-Handed Controller. Well now he's developed another one-hander that looks even crazier than the first. You use it by moving the bottom analog stick on your leg. I've been looking for a... / Continue →