Giant New Sound Installation by Zimoun Inside an Abandoned Chemical Tank

May 29th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Prolific sound artist Zimoun (previously here and here) just completed what may be his most ambitious project ever, a towering sound installation inside an abandoned toluene tank in Dottikon, Switzerland.

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Robot exoskeleton suits that could make us superhuman

May 25th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

(CNN) — If you’ve been dreaming of strapping on your own “Iron Man” armor, you might have to wait a while longer. But revolutionary “bionic exoskeletons,” like the metal suit worn by comic book hero Tony Stark, might be closer than you think — just don’t expect to fly away in one.

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Hairy skyscraper to collect energy through piezo-electric straws

May 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Stockholm-based architecture firm Belatchew is proposing to retrofit a tower on one of the city’s island neighborhoods with 14 new floors and millions of tiny piezo-electric ‘straws’.

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Meet Mataerial, the anti-gravity 3D printer

May 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

When you think 3D printers, chances are you think of a cube-like desktop device. Something that can create anything you can design — as long as your creation is small enough to fit within the printer’s build platform.

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Earthscraper: Inverted Pyramid Spans 1000 Vertical Feet

May 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Skyscrapers are the traditional small-footprint solution for growing square footage in big cities, but what are developers to do in growing places like Mexico City where new building construction is limited to just ten stories tall?

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Knock Knock Calculator

May 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Knock Knock is a clever Arduino-controlled calculator toy, designed for small children. The user knocks out a calculation on the surface — addition, multiplication, subtraction, or division — and Knock Knock will spit back the solution, in the form of knocks, of course.

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Wearable Tech: Mask Gives Users Superhuman Senses

May 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Put on a futuristic-looking, geometric white mask and you’ll suddenly have superhuman senses, hearing targeted sounds from long distances or applying effects to images in real-time.

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475 VOLVER : today and tomorrow

May 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

One JCB machine goes through the form of an infinite symbol transporting dirt from one side to the other and then repeats the movement from that side back to the other, like a kind of enlarged sand filled hour glass that never stops rotating.

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Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits

May 6th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

It’s a cold January day and you’re walking down a street in Brooklyn gnawing on a piece of gum that just passed the point of flavorful into the realm of tastelessness. In a hurry, you spit it on the ground without a second thought and continue about your day.

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Google’s self-driving car gathers nearly 1 GB/sec

May 6th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

“Google’s self-driving car gathers 750 megabytes of sensor data per SECOND! That is just mind-boggling to me. Here is a picture of what the car ‘sees’ while it is driving and about to make a left turn.

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