Instead of having an obnoxious wedding photographer trying to grab candid shots of the guests during the reception, Instructables user letMeBeFranks built this gigantic Lomography camera that served as a private photobooth. At £95, constructed from scrounged parts and equipment from around his home, it was a lot cheaper than renting one too.
Sure, anyone can pull off the "salt in the sugar shaker" or "I shagged your wife" prank, but it takes true ingenuity to pull of something like this: a door-triggered air horn. Here come the heart attacks!
The iPhone and the iPad are card-carrying members. Modern Warfare 3 is, like, the President. I'm talking, of course, about the Million-Plus Preorder Club. Now the Amazon Kindle Fire has joined the ranks. Before anyone even touched a Kindle Fire.
f aircraft porn. It's a typical day on the USS Carl Vinson, the third of the US Navy's Nimitz-class nuclear supercarriers. Yeah, it's the carrier from that NCAA basketball game.
So much for getting a good night's sleep tonight. Researchers at the Tokyo Metropolitan University have created this disturbing robot cat mask that's able to mimic the movements of the wearer's eyes and mouth using a non-contact interface to measure the movements of the muscles in their face.
Thanks to a new app that uses the same approach as submarines for measuring distance, you can now add 'semi-reliable tape measure' to the list of things your iOS devices can do.
Can we ask a question? Have you ever heard of a board game called Labyrinth? Apparently it's won awards by the truckload, been played by 13 million people, and it's been in circulation for a quarter of a century. But we've never, ever, not once in all our travels, ever had the opporunity to play it. Have we been missing out? Were all those years playing Mouse Trap a complete waste of time?
In a landmark interview with Wired, Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos had what looks like his hour's worth of fame. Buried amongst his thoughts on Steve Jobs, Google and Facebook, Bezos talks about what he calls "shiny things," that is, products with all gloss and no substance. The opposite of what his team at Amazon is doing, of course.
Ai Wei Wei, arguably China's most famous artist, has a new exhibit in Taiwan right now. The piece you see, called Forever Bicycles, features thousands of bicycles welded together to create a stunning visual effect.
Not merely satisfied with having the the top research labs develop robotic dogs and cheetahs and humans, DARPA's latest endeavor will see the military agency team up with MIT to develop FastRunner, a robotic ostrich capable of outrunning us all.
Futuremark, arbiter of all synthetic benchmarks that upend message boards and LAN party envies around the globe, is ready to make you feel bad about your rig all over again: 3DMark for Windows 8. But there's a twist!
The iPhone 4S battery problems continue! Even a software update that was supposed to fix the problem couldn't fix the problem. So what's going on? Is it a software bug? Maybe. A hardware flaw? Probably not.
Unless you're using a Bluetooth headset or their speakerphone, you can't really operate a touchscreen smartphone while it's held to your ear during a call. So this prototype once again merges a phone with a pico projector to give you full access to your device during a call, as well as the device of the person you're talking to.