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  • Holus: “The Interactive Tabletop Holographic Display”

    Holus: “The Interactive Tabletop Holographic Display”

    In a more innocent age, one of the promises of the future was always holograms. And yet, here in 2015, daily life is depressingly short on holograms, and the ones we do have are impersonating dead rappers and comedians and aren’t even real holograms anyway. But soon we’ll have Holus, an “interactive tabletop holographic display” […]

  • June Intelligent Oven: An Oven Smarter Than You (Video)

    June Intelligent Oven: An Oven Smarter Than You (Video)

    It had to happen eventually – an oven that can recognize what you put inside it, and cook it automatically. It’s the June Intelligent Oven, an oven connected to the cloud and equipped with a touchscreen, not one but two built-in temperature probes, and even an HD video camera, all with the goal of making this […]

  • Meriwether Tents From Shelter Co. Supply (Photos)

    Meriwether Tents From Shelter Co. Supply (Photos)

    If the only thing holding you back from going on a camping trip this summer is a lack of luxury tenting options, good news: Shelter Co. Supply has you covered with a new line of luxury canvas tents. It’s the Meriwether Tent, with a 16-foot diameter and nine and a half feet tall, with enough space […]

  • ‘Sisyphus': Machine Creates Patterns in Sand With Magnets (Video)

    ‘Sisyphus': Machine Creates Patterns in Sand With Magnets (Video)

    Artist Bruce Shapiro has taken a process normally reserved for industrial purposes and used it to make a work of art. The process is called “Motion Control,” technology involving the computerized control of movement, and the work of art is known as Sisyphus, a kind of table-shaped platform with a layer of sand manipulated into various […]

  • Ferrari Land: Ferrari Theme Park Begins Construction

    Ferrari Land: Ferrari Theme Park Begins Construction

    Believe it or not, there’s actually going to be a Ferrari themed amusement park open to the public. And that’s not an analogy for some museum or Ferrari dealership, but an actual amusement park, with rides and attractions, as part of the PortAventura theme park in Barcelona, Spain. It’s called Ferrari Land, and construction on it […]

  • ‘The Hateful Eight’ May Screen in 70mm Film Near You

    ‘The Hateful Eight’ May Screen in 70mm Film Near You

    While you’ve probably been enjoying pristine digital projection at your local movie theater, what you might not realize is the richness and resolution you’re missing out on if you’re no longer able to see actual film in a movie theater. But Quentin Tarantino is hoping to demonstrate what you’ve been missing, and there’s a rumor […]

  • Shift: Smart-Surface Sneaker Concept With User-Controlled Colors

    Shift: Smart-Surface Sneaker Concept With User-Controlled Colors

    Imagine if you can, a world where you can change the color blocking of your sneakers with a few swipes on your smartphone. That’s the world envisioned by the people at +rehabstudio, who have unveiled Shift, a concept sneaker that can do that, as well as a lot more. Shift utilizes a combination of existing and […]

  • BETTER RE Turns Old Phone Batteries Into Power Packs

    BETTER RE Turns Old Phone Batteries Into Power Packs

    What happens to the battery power in an old phone when you replace it with something better? Perhaps you’ve never considered the question before now, but actually there’s a way to convert those old phone batteries to power packs for your new phone, and it’s called BETTER RE (say it out loud). BETTER RE sports […]

  • Yaskawa Bushido: Robot Arm Defeats Master Swordsman (Video)

    Yaskawa Bushido: Robot Arm Defeats Master Swordsman (Video)

    “Robot Arm Defeats Master Swordsman” sounds like the name of a particularly whacked-out Shaw Bros movie, but it’s actually an accurate description of a recent sword-wielding competition between swordsman Isao Machii and the Yaskawa Bushido industrial robot arm, in which the machine came out on top. Of course, the “competition” is actually just an advertisement for the Yaskawa Electric […]

  • WWDC 15: Keynote Reveals Lots of New Stuff From Apple

    WWDC 15: Keynote Reveals Lots of New Stuff From Apple

    Today was Apple’s 2015 Worldwide Developers Conference, otherwise known as WWDC 15. While there weren’t any brand new blockbuster devices unveiled at the event, there was some exciting improvements to existing Apple products and services, like the new Mac OS X, new iOS for the iPhone and iPad, and upgrades to stuff like Maps, Notes, and Apple […]