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  • Microsoft HoloLens: Holographic Virtural Reality Helmet Unveiled (Video)

    Microsoft HoloLens: Holographic Virtural Reality Helmet Unveiled (Video)

    I’m not a big Star Trek fan, but even I am familiar with the Holodeck, the chamber that lets users step inside a completely realistic holographic simulation of any environment they choose. And at a recent Microsoft live event, it appeared that we’ve come one step closer to the Holodeck reality, with the unveiling of […]

  • Breva Genie 03 Watch With Speedometer

    Breva Genie 03 Watch With Speedometer

    New from luxury watch brand Breva, it’s a watch with a built-in component that can tell you just how fast you’re traveling at the moment. It’s the Breva Genie 03, with a speedometer that actually raises up 6mm from the face of the watch when activated, measuring wind speed to give you an estimate of […]

  • Red Velvet Oreo Coming Next Month

    Red Velvet Oreo Coming Next Month

    We all might as well face it – as mass-produced cookies go, it doesn’t get much better than Oreo. But nevertheless, the Nabisco people still pretty regularly manage to find the time and energy (not to mention the money) to come up with special novelty Oreo flavors for the public’s enjoyment and, ultimately, regret. The […]

  • Superhydrophobic Metal Repels Water Like Magic (Video)

    Superhydrophobic Metal Repels Water Like Magic (Video)

    We’ve all seen examples of waterproofing, from plants in the natural world that water beads off of to similar effects in clothing. But at the University of Rochester, what’s being called a superhydrophobic metal blows all that stuff out of the water (so to speak). Even more amazingly (once you see it in action), the […]

  • Narrative Clip 2: Capture the Story of Your Life (Video)

    Narrative Clip 2: Capture the Story of Your Life (Video)

    Almost everyone with a social media account is acting as their own autobiographer, with photos and video as well as text. Narrative Clip 2 is the second version of a camera that helps you out in this capacity by taking photos automatically – you sort through them later and choose the ones you want to […]

  • 1995 Apple Watch: Watch Offered by Apple in 1995 Rediscovered (Video)

    1995 Apple Watch: Watch Offered by Apple in 1995 Rediscovered (Video)

    If someone told you they could get you an “Apple Watch,” you’d probably get pretty psyched about the upcoming Apple smartwatch set to come out later this year. But actually, there’s another product that goes by that name, which came out back in 1995 with nothing in the way of smart technology. And until now, the […]

  • LEFF Tube Audio: Speakers Built to Sound and Look Great

    LEFF Tube Audio: Speakers Built to Sound and Look Great

    The sweet spot for any home audio equipment is the intersection between not just sounding good but looking good too.  No amount of quality audio is worth having to look at a speaker that doubles as an eyesore every time you wake up in the morning. One of the coolest recent contributions to that sweet […]

  • ‘Every X-Man Ever’ Included in Comprehensive Timeline from IGN (Video)

    ‘Every X-Man Ever’ Included in Comprehensive Timeline from IGN (Video)

    The X-Men franchise is known throughout the world for being a giant, tangled mass of a seemingly infinite number of intersecting characters and worlds even by the standards of modern comics. So it’s an understatement to say that outlining every single Marvel Comics mutant in one video is an ambitious undertaking, and why it’s so […]

  • Get Up NY Turns Instagram Photos Into Street Art

    Get Up NY Turns Instagram Photos Into Street Art

    It’s common enough to see street art on Instagram, but have you ever seen … Instagram photos on the street? That’s the premise behind Get Up NY, a street art collective that turns Instagram photos hashtagged with #GetUpNY into real, live art on the streets of New York City. And you could join in on […]