This supercut of three point landings that debuted at ROFLCon this week is a gas to watch. But it also makes me realize that human beings basically don’t do this. At all.
True story: I bet on Windows Phone yesterday and lost. Actually, I bet on a horse named Hansen, a Kentucky Derby contender sponsored by Windows Phone. Hansen turned out to be a disappointing loser.
Every American school kid learns the story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke. But could its fate have been hiding in plain sight all along, behind some patches on a map? It’s a major clue that could eventually solve a 400 year old mystery.
Disney Research (which presumably has lots of mice) created a new sensing system called Touché that can sense a wide variety of human hand and body interactions, not just touch screens, but in all sorts of objects—even liquids.
Pause for a moment and think of the number of gadgets that you need to charge every single day. Most of us would already own a smartphone or a mobile phone, and in addition to that, many of us also have a notebook, netbook or tablet device. Others who still carry around separate portable media […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Dammit science. For all the good you do, you can be a real Debbie Downer sometimes. We like it when you cure diseases and invent awesome new materials like silicene, but when you take away the mighty roar of a jet fighter, that’s when you’ve gone too far.
LEDs are not only incredibly energy-efficient, but they’re also small enough to be squeezed into the tiniest of gadgets. Or in the case of the Lite Lite, a simple piece of paper that folds into a working flashlight.