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Please Don't Shoot Me: New R.I.P. Ammunition

This is G2 Research's new R.I.P. Ammunition, a bullet that releases eight pieces of shrapnel upon entering its target. For the record, I would not …

Ultra Impressive Joker Themed Medieval Leather Armor

This is the Joker themed leather suit of armor and mask made by Prince Armory (of Batman and Aquaman armor fame). It looks amazing. I think Facebook …

This Bolt is the Key to GM's High-Tech Assembly Line

At a New York State factory where General Motors builds engines, a new kind of smart bolt collects data during manufacturing to help the automaker cut mistakes.<p><b>Engines are complicated, and a lot can</b> potentially go wrong during assembly—­malfunctioning machines, faulty parts, and, of course, human …

Beautiful bridge planned for China's Hunan province evokes knots, Möbius strips

Having won an international design competition, Dutch firm NEXT Architects says that construction will begin next year for its novel take on a pedestrian bridge. The span will cross over a river in Changsha in China's Hunan province, but it won't look anything like your typical bridge: three …

Thor di Kenneth Branagh...in 8-bit!

Thor di Kenneth Branagh 27 aprile 2011<p>tempo di lettura <b>1'</b><p>Dopo Il Cavaliere Oscuro di <b>Christopher Nolan</b> e Alla Ricerca di Nemo, Cinefix ci propone la …

Le grandi pulizie cerebrali avvengono nel sonno

Permettere la ripulitura del cervello da scorie potenzialmente neurotossiche. Sarebbe questa la ragione per cui si è evoluto il sonno, secondo una …

Elevator Beds Raise To The Ceiling For Extra Space

These are the Mobile Beds created by Espace Loggia. The name is kind of misleading though, they're only mobile vertically. They're not made to …

Use Your Smartphone as a Microscope for Less Than $10

[Yoshinok] recently posted an Instructable on doing a $10 smartphone-to-microscope conversion. The hack isn’t so much a conversion as just a handy …

Microslice: The Tiny Arduino Laser Cutter

[SilverJimmy] already had a full-sized 50 watt laser cutter, but he decided to try his hand at putting together something smaller and …

3D Printed Cutaway Jet Engine Sounds Great

Thanks to the wonders of 3D printing, you can now have a 3D printed a jet engine of your very own. Unlike jet engines we’ve seen before, this one …

8-bit The Shining

I'm a bit burned out on 8-bit everything but I do love The Shining and this is a fun 3 minutes. CineFix: "The Shining - 8 Bit Cinema"

Self-stabilizing Spoon for People with Parkinson’s

Here’s a really cool story we just picked up — a gyroscopic steady-spoon, designed for people with Parkinson’s disease or other tremor inducing …

Tokyo Micro Apartment Photographs Capture The Beginning Of 'Tiny Home' Movement (PHOTOS)

There's definitely been a surge of interest in living small over the last decade, but the concepts behind the lifestyle have actually been appreciated for much longer. In fact, Kisho Kurokawa was one of the founders of a movement in the '60s called "Metabolism" which was also based on the idea of …

Robot Can Solve Any Rubik's Cube In Under A Second

This is a video of a robot that can solve any Rubik's Cube combination in under a second. Although, to its discredit, it has to have all the sides of …

Colossal chart compares hundreds of sci-fi's greatest spaceships

The world of sci-fi has brought us countless spaceships and other galaxy-hopping vessels, but no one's ever brought them all together quite like this. Dirk Loechel has charted out a massive size comparison of ships from dozens of fictional worlds. As you'd expect, iconic franchises like <i>Star Trek,</i> …

La Battaglia del Fosso di Helm rifatta con 150.000 mattoncini LEGO!

tempo di lettura <b>1'</b><p>Nelle <b>Due Torri</b>, uno dei momenti più spettacolari ed emozionanti è, di certo, quello della <b>Battaglia del Fosso di Helm</b>. Una vera e …

Cerchi un lavoro? Dieci siti che potrebbero aiutarti

<b>1. Infojobs</b><br>Secondo il sondaggio dell’Istituto tedesco qualità e finanza (Itqf), è il portale di ricerca lavoro più amato dagli utenti. Basta inserire …

Dispositivi medici: così Bruxelles stringe le maglie | Sanità24 - Il Sole 24 Ore

Bruxelles corre ai ripari dopo lo scandalo delle protesi mammarie fabbricate dalla Poly implant prothese (Pip). Adottando due nuove misure per …

Bed Suspended From Ceiling in London Apartment

This luxury London apartment features a bed suspended from the ceiling, with space for a home office underneath. A large glass skylight above the bed …

Please, Step Into My TARDIS: Police Box Door Decals

This is a door decal that makes any 30" x 79" door look like a TARDIS police box. You can find them on Amazon from different sellers for $27 - $50, …

Sharp's 70-inch, THX-certified Aquos Ultra 4K TV goes on sale in the US for $7,500

We are well past mid-August, which is when Sharp initially estimated its new 70-inch Aquos 4K Ultra HD LED TV would begin hitting shelves. Despite the late arrival, however, something tells us folks will still be glad to have yet another choice when shopping for their next 4K television set. To …

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …

Il bancario è precario: fine di un mestiere

Anche il bancario è precario. La disdetta unilaterale del contratto collettivo decisa oggi dall’Abi, l’associazione bancaria italiana, simbolicamente …

The secret stock market run by ultrafast machines

A paper in <i>Scientific Reports</i> suggests there's a second stock market that's invisible to humans, running on millisecond-level machine time. High-frequency trading bots operate too quickly for humans to track, but a team of scientists examined five years of trading activity, from 2006 to 2011, and …

German City Starts Distributing Free Ubuntu 12.04 CDs to Windows XP Users - OMG! Ubuntu!

The Linux CD Distributed by Munich<p><b>Ahead of the severing of official support for Microsoft Windows XP next year, the German city of Munich have begun</b> …

Twitter, 13 strumenti per migliorare il tuo account

Sempre di più Twitter rappresenta il contenitore multimediale in cui si ritrovano, per esigenze diverse, singoli utenti ma anche grandi aziende. Ecco …