With expansions planned all the way to 2020, the world's largest model railroad just opened its latest addition: a 1,600-square-foot model airport, chock full of tiny aircraft support vehicles, hangers, terminals, and passengers.
By using an intricate resin spoke system, Bridgestone's new airless tyre provides the same level of shock absorption as an inflated tire, without you having to worry about monitoring air pressure or changing a flat ever again.
An imagination is no longer required to enjoy a sandbox thanks to some Czech students, who use a Kinect sensor and a projector to map interactive animations of hills and rivers based on how deep the sand is.
Every USB charging and adapter cable I use is always just a few inches too short. But that could soon change thanks to a Japanese company that's created elastic wiring that can stretch up to 1.5 times its original length.
One of the issues hindering the widespread adoption of 3D is the relative lack of content available. So Acer's new 27-inch display takes matters into its own hands by automatically converting 2D content to 3D in real time.
Working in a shed doesn't sound like an upgrade from a depressing cubicle. But the spired roof of this Tetra-Shed will make it feel like you work in a private alpine lodge, even without a fireplace or comfy bearskin rug.
The only thing more annoying than a beeping alarm clock is a beeping microwave. So with help from their ad agency, an Argentinian appliance maker has created a limited edition model that plays MP3s when cooking is complete.
Bridging the gap between your smartphone and the morning paper, the Little Printer creates tiny digests culled from news sources, social networks, and other subscriptions giving you something physical to read on your commute to work.
It began as a fine art project on Pointillism and Seurat, but university student Joel Brochu decided to run with the idea, recreating a photo of a Beagle in a bathtub using just six colours of hand-placed sprinkles.
If you think the police are going to seriously investigate your reports of office supplies going missing while you're at lunch, you'll need this tiny crime scene tape to protect the evidence until the CSIs arrive.
a href="http://vimeo.com/31918385">The Beauty of Mud features stunning high speed footage of someone splashing through a mud puddle. Except that it wasn't shot at 4,000FPS—it was actually filmed at just 60—and processed with a plugin called Twixtor.
A wheeled camera dolly can add smooth tracking motions to your smartphone opus, but if you were hoping to include a dramatic vertical reveal, you'll need the Mobislyder, which instead uses a smooth ball bearing track system.
The beauty of Ricoh's GXR modular camera system is that you're not stuck with the same sensor for the life of the camera. And starting next year, the company will introduce a new 16MP zoom option with an APS-C sensor.
Chainsaws have been used to clearcut forests and terrorise teenage summer camps, so Stihl is hoping to put them in a more friendlier light with their new electric model that swaps the cord for a sixty minute rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
Realising that we'll be perpetually distracted by smartphones, researchers have created an app that uses their built-in camera to automatically check for oncoming traffic, making crossing the road while talking on the phone a less dangerous endeavour.
Living in a tiny flat is no longer an excuse for living off of Super Noodles. Philippe Starck has created a complete kitchen that exists inside a set of rotating towers, complemented by a sink and range equipped dining table.