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Discover the Ins and Outs of Folding Patterns with this Origami Simulator

Origami, which comes from the Japanese words <i>ori</i> meaning “folding” and <i>kami</i> meaning “paper”, is a pretty niche field which requires dedication, …

Origami

Animated GIFs

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Animation

A Robot Makes a Mean Caesar Salad, but Will It Cost Jobs?

Salad bars are magnets for bacteria and viruses. Even if the sprouts and ranch dressing aren’t tainted, the serving utensils may be.<p>The Silicon Valley start-up Chowbotics has devised what it says is a partial solution. Its device, which it calls Sally the Salad Robot, is aimed at reducing the risk …

Robots

Artist Transforms Logos Of Well-Loved Brands Into Weapons That Are To Die For

Image by tomgalle and featured with permission<p><b>New York-based artist</b> Tom Galle’s forte lies in sussing out bits of internet culture and giving them …

Identity

Burger robots to appear at 50 locations

(Tech Xplore)—We have been treated to a generous amount of stories announcing new advances in assembly-line robots and home-assistant robots. …

Rube-Goldberg-Maschine: 3 Minuten geballter Kugelwahnsinn - Engadget Deutschland

YouTuber <i>jackofallspades98</i> hat eine - nicht weiter spezifizierte - Wette verloren und musste daher eine gigantische Rube-Goldberg-Maschine bauen: Die Konstruktion nimmt zwei Tische ein, arbeitet in erster Linie mit diversen Kugeln, Bällen und Murmeln, daneben kommen aber auch Zahnräder, Zugbrücken …

Von wegen selbstfahrend: Testfahrer verkleidet sich als Autositz - Engadget Deutschland

Wenn sich Testfahrer in tief liegende Spezialsitze zwängen, ihren Oberkörper hinter einem Fake-Sitz und ihren Kopf hinter einer Fake-Kopfstütze verbergen, um fahrerlose Autos vorzutäuschen, wird nicht unbedingt an TV-Späßchen á la <i>versteckte Kamera</i> gearbeitet, es kann auch um ganz seriöse Forschung …

Panasonic presents a washing machine that folds your clothes and a fridge that comes when called

A washing machine that folds away clean clothes, a voice-responsive mobile fridge and a smart sake cooler that recommends meal pairings for your …

Washing Machines

Make your own 3D-printed mask that reacts to your emotions

This wild mask which looks like a cross between Hello Kitty and a face-hugger is made of soft electronics and colored liquid. It is based on a Masters thesis project made by Sirou Peng, Adi Meyer, and Silvia Rueda and uses Harvard’s Soft Robotics Toolkit.<p>The mask is mapped to the wearer’s face and …

Beauty

How to make Number Combination Locker at home

Tips of the Week: Little Felt Feet, Making Your Own Knobs, and the Wonders of Trauma Shears

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …

Brilllant: Hölzerne Domino-Aufstellmaschine - Engadget Deutschland

Jeder mag diesen Thrill beim Domino. Wenn die Reihen mühsam aufgestellt werden, immer länger werden und irgendwann dann doch wieder zusammen fallen, weil man sich zu blöd anstellt. Das Aufstellen von Domino ist eine eigene Disziplin und kann bei großen Konstruktionen gerne auch mal Tage dauern. …

Adam Savage Nerds Out Over Vinyl Record-Making with Jack White

In this wonderful and inspiring Tested video, our favorite Virgil of science and technology, Adam Savage, takes us on a journey into the world of Jack White’s Third Man Records in Detroit, Michigan. In the almost 30-minute episode, Adam records a song, talks with Jack White (former White Stripe’s …

Vinyl Records

saint laurent’s anya 100 patch pump roller fuses stilletos with rollerskates

these high heels on wheels were created by saint laurent's creative director anthony vaccarello and are available in four bold designs.The post saint …

Digital Media

Makerball: A Simple, DIY Pinball Machine Kit

I’m a pinball lover, which is not to be mistaken for a pinball wizard (if you’re not singing that song yet, you should be!), because I’m not very …

Cool Stuff

Get any temporary tattoo in seconds with this printer

'Prinker' is a temporary tattoo printer that uses cosmetic grade ink to apply a design on to your skin in seconds. The company says the tattoo can …

Tattoos

The Artistic Machines of Anton Alvarez

The work of the artist and designer Anton Alvarez resists easy categorization. At a new gallery exhibition at Lever House, titled “Midtown,” Alvarez’s unruly objects seem to be as much home furnishings as they are sculptures. He creates benches, lamps, and stools that are highly wrought, yet are …

Art

This cassette player transform’s your favourite hits into a badge of identity

Forget the hipster vinyl takeover, its time to get up in the loft, down to the charity shops, and dig around anywhere you might have left your old …

Guardians of the Galaxy

The only thing worse than the fidget spinner craze is fidget spinner apps

In a matter of weeks, fidget spinners went from something almost nobody had ever heard of to the must-have toy of the season. The anxiety-reducing …

Fidget Spinner

20 Absurd Inventions from the Past That Didn’t Catch On

The 20th century was full of inventions that shaped the modern world: television, computers, airplanes, to name just a few. However, for every …

Hier nicht pinkeln! Wir pinkeln zurück. [The World is small]

Eine sehr humorvolle Anwendung von Nanotechnologie ist mir in Hamburg begegnet. Als Mann tendiert man ja gerne dazu im Vollsuff seine Blase an der …

10 things we learned about tunnels and Tesla from Elon Musk's TED interview

Including why Musk wants to beat Gary the Snail<p>Elon Musk is the head of a spaceflight company, an electric car manufacturer / solar energy effort, and a brain-computer interface project. Recently, though, he added a tunnel boring company to that already crowded plate. This past weekend he spoke …

Elon Musk

Origami meets real-world engineering

Twenty five years ago, physicist Robert Lang worked at NASA, where he researched lasers. But in 2001, Lang left his job in order to pursue a passion he's had since childhood: origami. In the origami world, Lang is now a legend, and some of his work has helped pioneer new ways of applying origami …

Origami

The Primitive Technology guy builds a water-powered hammer

The fellow in Australia, who makes tools and shelters from his bare hands and natural materials, is back with a new video. This time, he made …

Cool Stuff

A Doritos bag is all you need to play the 'Guardians 2' soundtrack

Doritos is teaming up with Marvel Studios to promote <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> in an unusual way. They've created a custom-designed, limited edition series of Doritos bags with a built-in, rechargeable cassette deck-inspired player that plays the movie's full soundtrack.<p>The 14-song album …

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