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  • May 20, 2016
    This is James Young displaying the prosthetic arm Konami had built for him. The arm was inspired by Big Boss's arm from Metal Gear Solid V and includes USB ports for charging devices, a small monitor, lights, and even a flying drone mounted to the shoulder. Wow. *heads to ga... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2016
    "And it's as big as my thumb." 64-year old Thomas Manning lost his penis to cancer because cancer is a piece of shit and will literally take your penis. And now surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have given Thomas the first successful penis transplant pe... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2016
    This is a video demonstration of The Pilot translation system developed by Waverly Labs. The in-ear devices will cost $129 when they're available this September and can translate a smartphone-selected foreign language in real-time into your native language with the voice of a ... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2016
    To help us forget that their AI bot was a complete and disastrous failure, this is a video demonstration of Microsoft Research's holoportation system. The system "allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in ... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2016
    This is the Phoenix exoskeleton. It was designed to allow paraplegics or people with other mobility disorders to rise from their wheelchairs and walk again. The company hopes to get the cost of the exoskeleton down to $10,000 - $15,000 when they start producing them on a grea... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2015
    Nike just gave Michael J. Fox the first pair of auto-lacing Air Mags, and confirmed a limited edition release of the shoes in spring 2016, to be auctioned off like they did with the 2011 Mags to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. They made 1,510 pa... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2015
    Happy Back To The Future Future Day! This is a video of Doc Brown delivering an inspirational message about your future. LIVE IT TO THE FULLEST. I am going to live mine to the fullest in the world of Fallout 4. Doc would be proud. Doc would be so disappointed. God willing... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2015
    This is a video from Stanford University of a system developed to transfer one person's facial expressions in real time to a live video feed of another person. If you raise your eyebrows, the video of the other person raises their eyebrows. If you open your mouth, they open t... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2015
    Seen here praying he isn't about to die, a driver tests Tesla's new autopilot feature. Tesla just rolled out a software update today that includes the feature, which allows its newest cars to take over some of the driver's functionality (i.e. steer on the highway, change lanes... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2015
    The Skarp Laser Razor is a $190 razor that cuts hair with a laser instead of a blade. It's an already funded Kickstarter campaign (they've collected more than $2,000,000 with an intial goal of $160,000), presumably because people are tired of nicking their balls trying to shav... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2015
    This is a video of Adam Fritz at the University of California Irvine using a Bluetooth connection to control his legs with his own mind after suffering a spinal cord injury due to a motorcycle accident in 2008. Good looking, Adam. Now not to try to brag or anything, but I can... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2015
    This is a video of the Magic Candy Factory 3D gummi printer. It can print 15 - 20 gram gummi candies in 3 - 10 minutes using 10 different colors and flavors. I am going to print so many schnazzleberry penises, it's going to be ridiculous. I am going to be like Scrooge McDuck... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    After teasing us for over a month (my nipples have been hard for weeks), Lexus has finally released a video of their liquid nitrogen-cooled magnetic superconductor hoverboard being ridden. It is more impressive that I imagined, and pro skateboarder (but only novice hoverboarde... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    These are two more short teaser videos of the hoverboard Lexus has been developing. Apparently we're actually going to get to see somebody ride it on August 5th. So mark your calendars. Then we can all gather around the internet next Wednesday and hold hands and be disappoin... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2015
    This is a presentation from E3 of Microsoft showing off a holographic interface to Minecraft. Apparently the technology allows you to play on any flat surface. It definitely looks like the future, and if it actually comes to market and plays even half this decent I guarantee ... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    This is a video from Zheijiang University of a new hydrographic printing process (previously) that allows the subject to be printed accurately, regardless of the distortion dunking a 3D object in the water would create. Smart words because I am dumb: The group calls this "com... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2015
    This is a video of a Dragon Ball Z Goku figurine posed in a holographic display, which makes him appear like he's on fire and about to launch a ki blast. So the figure is real, the special effects are holograms. Life? Life is an illusion. When I snap my fingers you will wak... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2015
    Seen here looking like the exact sort of team you'd hope was responsible for stitching your new pecker back on (guy in front right excluded), the doctors who performed the first successful penis transplant pose for a pic. Thankfully, not a dick pic. The nine-hour operation,... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    Because paisley rims. This isn't a new video, so you may have already seen it. But if you haven't, you're in for a treat. And not some shitty Rice Krispie Treat either, a REAL treat. Like a banana split made with all your favorite ice creams and toppings and bananas with NO... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2015
    Photobomber, dead ahead. This is a heartwarming video of 68-year old Allen Zderad seeing his wife for the first time in almost ten years. Allen lost his eyesight a decade ago due to retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative disease that reduces the number of photoreceptor cells in... / Continue →