Thursday, July 9, 2015

Octopus' garden...

Scientists are working to see if it is possible to grow land crops under the ocean, in balloon-like structures. Just off the coast of Italy, 'Nemo's Garden' project' has been growing produce between 5 and 10 meters below the sea.
Read more about it via 'New Scientist':

Monday, July 6, 2015

Seldom seen...

Project 'Seen' is a special font that automatically redacts keywords that trigger NSA-style surveillance. The font is free to download, or you can try it 'online' via the website.
Download the font via ProjectSeen:

Friday, July 3, 2015

Policeman's ball...

A new tactical ball camera called 'the explorer' is making its rounds in police departments. The easy to use rubber encased camera is available in a few variations, including an IR illuminated version.
Read more and watch the vid via GeeksAreSexy:

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Case of currency...

Coming soon: a secure, hardware based electronic bitcoin wallet called 'case'. The credit card sized device works with fingerprint ID, and does not require a phone or computer. Cost: 199 USD Read more about it via TechCrunch: Learn more about it via Case:

Monday, June 29, 2015

You've been briefed...

Anyone tired of people crowding around a monitor will appreciate 'The ShareTable'. The ShareTable is built specifically to share information while sitting across from each other, with all the cables hidden and controls custom made for switching control. Cost: from 5,000 USD
Info and order from ShareTable:

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Put together...

Mr. Porter is offering a selection of 'Kingsman' clothing (as in the action movie). The following article from Airows features a fashion layout and links to the collections.
'How to Dress Like An Elegant British Spy' via Airows:

Friday, June 26, 2015

Standard issue...

The classic military footlocker gets a makeover from BestMade of New York. The powder coated steel box is lockable and will take a beating. Cost: 205 USD
Info and order via BestMade:

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Work is in progress on 'Holus - an interactive tabletop holographic display'. The box will convert digital content into a 3D projected experience contained in a display case. Estimated Cost: 800 USD
Info, video, and early pledge via KickStarter:

Monday, June 22, 2015

Finding Waldo...

A software design team at Facebook recently showed off some new enhancements to their facial recognition software. The newest version no longer needs to see your face, but can recognize you from other clues in the photo.
Read more about it from the NewScientist:

Sunday, June 21, 2015


Rezvani created the carbon fiber 'Beast' super car. The 500hp lightweight super can can attain 60mph in just 2.7 seconds. Built in California.
Read more about it and watch the video via Rezvani Motors:

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Alternate transportation...

Malloy Aeronautics is teaming up with the US Military to develop hover-bike technology. The device is a ducted fan type drone that can be ridden like a motorcycle.
Read more and watch the latest test videos via Hover-Bike:

Friday, June 19, 2015

It makes a great gift...

It is possible, these days, to purchase a T-72 Russian main battle tank for a mere 50,000 USD. For a few dollars more, they'll do a full refurbish job on it - so it's all shiny and new. But really, you're just going to scuff it up.
Read more about it via Wired:

Thursday, June 18, 2015


A lad builds a 40w laser shotgun with a focusing lens. Shenanigans ensues.
Watch the fun on YouTube:

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

We'll cross that bridge...

Land Rover is working on a system to remote control your car via a smartphone. The system could be used for parking in tight spaces or allowing a driver to 'spot' while the car gets out of a tough situation.
Read more about it via the newsroom at Jaguar/Land Rover:

Monday, June 15, 2015

Take sprite...

Ascent Aerosystems is working on the 'Sprite' drone - a small, rugged drone that can easily be packed for field use. Specs promise a 4 mile range, easy launch, and docking connectivity with a GoPro camera. Cost: 799 USD
Read more about it via Aerosystems: