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Italian firm designs a sofa in the shape of a QWERTY keyboard.Read More »
These are awesome artist illustrations of superheroes with company sponsors.Read More »
We’ve seen some cool things here on dotTech, such as cloning clones, coffee with portraits, and DNA being used as a data storage mechanism. However, if I were to pick the coolest of them all, I’d have to say bring a dead frog to life tops the list. And that [...]Read More »
GE ‘Brilliant Brew’ truck takes your photo, draws your face on your coffee. The actual coffee, not the coffee cup.
It seems like we live in an age where personalization is a big thing. I don’t know if it makes us feel special or if it is the jump-on-bandwagon approach but everyone wants to personalize everything. GE has taken that personalization concept the an extreme by allowing you to drink [...]Read More »
If you were a multi-milioniare, what would you buy? I don’t know about you but a personal submarine would be on top of my list. And Spymaster has no issue parting you with $2 million in exchange for the Orcasub.
Orcasub, which is available by order only (you won’t find [...]Read More »
‘BigDog’, a four-legged robot dog, is strong enough to pick up and throw cinder blocks across the room [Video]
Not very many people like war or the carnage war brings with it. However, it is hard to deny that spending on war weapons has had an indirect positive impact on the lives of regular people (the ones that don’t get blown up, of course). For example, without ARPANET — [...]Read More »
For some reason, we humans like destruction, particularly blowing stuff up. While I’m sure all of us ‘normal’ people probably won’t blow anything up in our lives, that doesn’t stop us from enjoying the destruction on YouTube. And slow motion makes it even better.
So check out following video of [...]Read More »
Want to know what it is like to drive on the Moon? This real video of Apollo 16 lunar mission shows you [Video]
When you think of something like driving on the Moon, I’m sure the first thing that pops in your mind is: “in movies only”. Wrong! As luck (hard work?) may have it, humans have actually been to the moon (unless you believe in conspiracy theories) and humans have actually driven [...]Read More »
You remember back in biology class you learned about something called DNA. You know the stuff that, at the molecular level, defines who you are; the stuff inside all living creatures. Yeah, well, scientists have discovered a way to store computer data inside DNA and retrieve it with 100 percent [...]Read More »
A Russian company called Displair has shown off what is possibly one of the coolest things to come out of this year’s CES: a wall of vapor that can be used as a touchscreen. A projector that is attached to a mobile device projects images onto the water vapor wall, [...]Read More »
I do not know about anyone else, but I, for one, enjoy optical illusions. Why? I do not really know. Maybe because they perplex my mind. Maybe because I like feeling smart after I figure them out. Maybe because I am just weird. Who knows. In any case, if you [...]Read More »
IBM has published their ‘Next 5 in 5′, an annual report that contains 5 articles written by IBM’s research experts. As you might have guessed from the title, the report features 5 areas of technology that their experts believe will be making significant advances in the next five years. As [...]Read More »
Every man dreams of having his very own Batcave. Carlyle Livingston II and Wayne Hussey took a different approach to the Batcave dream and decided to build their very own Batcave replica — with LEGO blocks. And build it they did, with 20,000 blocks with a total weight of over [...]Read More »
Man skydives from the edge of space (24 miles above Earth), breaks the sound barrier, and lives to tell about it
What did you do this weekend? Whatever it is, I bet it isn’t as amazing as what Felix Baumgartner did — jump from the edge of space.
Baumgartner, a 44 Austrian skydiver, took an air balloon up 128,100 feet (24 miles, 39km) above New Mexico, United States and jumped. In [...]Read More »
I’m sure most, if not all, of us have come across an optical illusion or two in our lives. I recently came across a new but old (it is from the 90s — 1995 to be exact — but I just discovered it) optical illusion and instantly thought to myself: [...]Read More »
Ever wanted to venture into space? Now you (almost) can. The first ever commercial space tourism flight is scheduled to launch next year, courtesy Virgin Galactic. Riding Virgin’s SpaceShipTwo space craft, six ‘Virgin astronauts’ (aka tourists) and two pilots will enjoy galactic views for two and a half hours, which [...]Read More »