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  • November 23, 2015
    These are Luma Dice, solid block aluminum dice with light-up LED number spots. The dice are powered by a replaceable battery, and have a motion sensor that activates the lights when you pick them up to roll them. They've been balanced to the best of the maker's ability, but a... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2015
    This is a beautiful video of Hyo Joo Ko performing a dance routine on top of a moving longboard. It really is beautiful to watch. So fluid. Me? I dance like a robot. Not like, the robot dance, but like, super rigid and then pieces start to break off. Keep going for the ... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2015
    This is a video demonstration of the Star Wars Holochess table replica that Ian Martin of Dejarik Creations built. It's modeled after the Holochess table seen aboard the Millennium Falcon in Revenge Of The Sith when C-3PO watches R2-D2 and Chewbacca play. Ian really did an ou... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2015
    This is a video of Alexis Noriega demonstrating the pneumatic, articulated bird wings she made for her Halloween costume this year. I bet she's going to be a Ninja Turtle. Alexis promises she's going to put up another video explaining how they work, as well as a tutorial on h... / 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 13, 2015
    These are some renderings from the architects at Choi and Shine reimagining power line towers as giants. I am into this. I mean, provided my tax dollars don't have to pay for it. I just want the f***ing potholes in my neighborhood fixed. "Like the statues of Easter Island,"... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2015
    This is custom commissioned Nightmare Before Christmas themed engagement ring created by jeweler Austin Moore. It's an interpretation of the ending scene from the movie (PICTURE) when Jacky and Sally confess their love for each other in front of the moon. In this case, the mo... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2015
    This is a video of a critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle that divers just recently discovered have bio-fluorescent shells. They don't produce their own light (bio-luminescence), but rather reflect UV light as different colors (in this case red, yellow and green). Scien... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2015
    No, BB-8, you can't have sex with all the oranges. A miniature home version of the BB-8 droid from the upcoming Star Wars movie is now available (well, tonight at midnight) from Sphero for $150. It can be controlled via a smartphone/tablet app, or set to autonomously patrol y... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    This is a hummingbird feeder that's incorporated into a $80 flowery mask. You leave it outside for awhile to let the birds get used to it, then put that sucker on one day and sit still while the hummers come to feed right between your eyes. INTENSE! Reminds me of the time I ... / Continue →