After collecting scrap for two years and melding it into the homemade monstrosity you see above, Li Jingchun’s plane is finally finished – at least on the outside.
Freedom of speech is a fundamental part of western culture. A lot of protestors in many countries, would stare down the barrel of a gun to defend it. Unless that gun happens to be this insane SpeechJammer device that renders you incapable of forming coherent sentences.
The Pentagon's new Avatar project, unveiled by Danger Room a few weeks back, sounds freaky enough: Soldiers practically inhabiting the bodies of robots, who'd act as "surrogates" for their human overlords in battle.
It looks like the Post Office is having yet more issues, and again they’re pretty serious. The whole of the UK’s 11,800 Post Offices have been taken offline due to a central computer system crash, which kicked off at midday making the place even more miserable than usual.
Nokia’s new flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 900, is apparently on its way to the UK for May, and while pre-orders are already live, there’s a bit of squabbling about how much it’ll cost.
There's something extremely compelling about seeing a person covered in fire; it's simultaneously terrifying and mesmerising. Fortunately, it's possible to take pictures like this without permanently scarring your friends. Here's how.
It's completely counterintuitive, but scientists at the Niels Bohr Institute have succeeded in cooling a semiconductor membrane to −269°C, almost four degrees above absolute zero, using a powerful laser we usually think of as only being able to burn.
It’s the first of March, which has spurred Virgin into action on its promise to double everyone's broadband speed for free. The first 30 areas to get the speed boost in March and April have been announced, while Virgin’s thrown up a “Double Speed” checker for the rest of us.
I don’t know anyone who likes fleas, but they’re a common problem with owning cats. They’re little jumpy bastards who love nothing but to stick their fangs in you and feast on your tasty life-fluid – I hate them. But this fossil of a giant 165 million-year-old 2cm-long flea makes me feel a bit sick.
Even though HTC makes some admirable phones, there has long been one common complaint about its handsets: Sense. The UI, that the company insists on plastering over the Android OS, is bloated, slow and a pain in the arse. Turns out HTC agrees, and it's changing it.
Are you unhappy with the number of computers that you’ve got running in your home at any one time? Got a bit of space in a corner somewhere for another desktop PC? Come with us….
This video was posted over a year ago, but it's too trippy not to share. The concept is simple. Mount a camera to a electric drill and see what happens. What you get is a completely abstracted image of the world. Wait for the night-shooting part, it gets even better.
Scientists looking at Earthshine reflected from the moon have concluded that, indeed, there is life on our planet. Though the result may be obvious, the findings can help in the search for life on other worlds.v
Lots of people have been either excited or baffled by Nokia’s 41-megapixel beast it’s slapped into the 808 Pureview. Firstly there’s Symbian, don’t get us started on that; then there’s the why? 41-megapixels in a sensor that small is just ridiculous – utter nonsense in fact, at least according to Olympus.
Sure, it's an ad for a Portland-based restaurant called Bamboo Sushi, but instead of promoting the establishment, it uses beautifully filmed hand-crafted miniatures to bring attention to the issues with current fishing practices that are damaging the world's fish stocks.