Finding yet another more useful application for the Segway's balancing technology, the iFling robot is able to pick up ping pong balls and fling them at targets, all while effortlessly balancing on two wheels.
With content pouring in from cameras and smartphones all around the world, it's not surprising that Flickr gains over a million new photos every single day. It's a fact you probably wouldn't give much thought to, until you see photographer Erik Kessels' latest exhibit where he printed and filled a gallery with a day's worth of Flickr uploads.
Designed for tourists visiting a fort in the Netherlands, instead of being a means for the ancient Israelites to escape the Egyptians, this Moses Bridge sits below the water line of a moat so it visually disappears -- recreating what the fort and surrounding area would have looked like back in the 17th century.
Water and electronics are not good bedfellows, but a new silicon-based sprayable coating that makes gadgets completely waterproof has me even more excited for its other applications. Like making clothing impervious to food stains, as demonstrated in this video.
Most of us will never know what it's like to be in the cockpit of a vehicle driving at 462 mph. But the team behind the Speed Demon have given us motoring mortals a tiny idea of what it might be like by recording a recent run with a collection of Replay XD1080 cameras mounted inside and outside the vehicle.
In 2005, teacher Eric Schneider paid £147,000 for a 450 square foot studio apartment that originally looked like it had barely enough room for even a bed. So he handed it over to architects Michael Chen and Kari Anderson who revamped the kitchen, and designed a central transforming cabinet that now gives him considerably more living area in exactly the same space.
Apple hasn't been having the best couple of weeks recently. The iPhone 4S' battery woes have been a big issue, and the iOS 5.01 update they released to remedy the problem seems to have opened an entirely new can of worms. But now it's come to light that the company has also recalled the first generation iPod Nano over safety risks with its aging battery.
Squids and octopi are mesmerizing creatures when you can get a look at them. But that's not so easy thanks to their magical invisibility and camouflage powers.
If you can even find one of these ultra-limited-edition bottles of single malt scotch from Suntory Holding, consider yourself lucky. Not many people even have the opportunity to glimpse one and even fewer are able to pony up the £8,000 to buy one.
The Asus EeePad Transformer with its detachable keyboard dock has been one of the best-selling Android tablets yet. The EeePad Slider's keyboard is permanently attached, so you can type wherever you go. Better, right?! Maaaaaaybe.
Even as frustrated iPhone owners complain that Apple's iOS 5.01 update didn't actually fix problems with the iPhone battery life, users are reporting a whole string of new complaints against the iPhone 4S and the new update. Will it ever stop?
I like this house by Bernard Khoury Architects. Built on a steep plot in Kfardebian, Mount Lebanon, from this perspective it reminds me of the zigurat buildings in Blade Runner's Los Angeles. That bikini android must be Sean Young. [ArchDaily]
Those little bright lights belong to yacarés—caiman latirostris. They are broad-snouted caimans, crocodilian reptiles typical of eastern and central South America. Why do their eyes shine in such a pretty way?
Maybe when I take long walks through my neighbourhood I want more than one beverage to quench my mighty thirst. As a thirsty fellow, I'm excited to learn that soon I will no longer have to choose between beverages again. We are living in a two-drink minimum future people.