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  • 65″ Rollable Display Demonstrated by LG (Video)

    65″ Rollable Display Demonstrated by LG (Video)

    CES 2018 is seeing a lot of exciting tech developments, but one of the demonstrations that would seem the most incredible to all of us only a few years ago has to be the 65″ Rollable Display from LG. As its name suggests, the display can be rolled and modified in size and shape to accommodate the […]

  • Euclideon: Tech Company Unveils “World’s First Holographic Table” (Video)

    Euclideon: Tech Company Unveils “World’s First Holographic Table” (Video)

    An Australian company called Euclideon has unveiled what it is calling the “world’s first holographic table,” but let me go ahead and clear something up right now – unlike the holographic projectors you’ve seen in countless scifi movies, this table requires motion-tracking glasses to work. That disclaimer aside, I will begrudgingly admit that this still […]

  • The Third Thumb: 3D-Printed Prosthetic Thumb Prototype (Video)

    The Third Thumb: 3D-Printed Prosthetic Thumb Prototype (Video)

    A prosthetic thumb, under conventional wisdom, would generally be thought of as an aid for people who have lost the use of one or both of their thumbs. But Dani Clode was inspired by the original definition of the word “prosthesis” when she invented The Third Thumb prototype: “The origin of the word ‘prosthesis’ meant […]

  • LEGO Nerf Maverick REV-6: A Functional Nerf Gun Made From LEGO (Video)

    LEGO Nerf Maverick REV-6: A Functional Nerf Gun Made From LEGO (Video)

    LEGO and Nerf, at first glance anyway, would seem to be fairly polar from one another thematically. LEGO is based on the creativity and imagination of building, while Nerf is all about pretending to kill your little brother with low-speed soft projectiles. The man behind Astonishing Studios has gone and combined them, though, and the […]

  • USPS Most Wonderful Ornament Tells When Your Gift is Opened

    USPS Most Wonderful Ornament Tells When Your Gift is Opened

    Thanks to the internet, the world is much smaller than it used to be, which means there are millions more people giving holiday presents to people from whom they are separated by thousands of miles. The United States Postal Service has recently unveiled a pretty cool ornament for just those situations: The USPS Most Wonderful […]

  • Making Weather: A Levitating Speaker That Looks Like a Cloud (Video)

    Making Weather: A Levitating Speaker That Looks Like a Cloud (Video)

    It has been said that every cloud has a silver lining. But new from Richard Clarkson Studio and the levitation specialists at Crealev is Making Weather, a cloud that’s pretty much all silver lining. It looks like a cloud, floats like a cloud, and plays music like a smart speaker. Even better, Making Weather is […]

  • Urinary 2.0: The Next Phase of Urination Technology

    Urinary 2.0: The Next Phase of Urination Technology

    Imagine, if you will, a urinal that isn’t just a urinal, but instead a completely hands-free receptacle and automatic cleanser that will completely change the way you urinate. Now stop imagining because there’s the Urinary 2.0, a “smart urinal” recently unveiled by a Spanish technological development team and now in its prototype phase. I’m going […]

  • Digital Sky In-Flight Entertainment Prototype From Thales Group

    Digital Sky In-Flight Entertainment Prototype From Thales Group

    Watching TV or a movie on an airplane, like most other aspects of air travel, is pretty miserable. But aerospace company Thales Group recently unveiled a prototype for technology that would vastly improve the in-flight entertainment experience: It’s called Digital Sky. The first and arguably most important innovation offered by Digital Sky is the huge […]

  • Camera Restricta Prevents Users From Taking Overdone Photos

    Camera Restricta Prevents Users From Taking Overdone Photos

    With more photos being taken now than at any other point in human history, photographic originality is at an all-time low. German inventor Phillip Schmitt has found a characteristically German solution to the problem: Prevent photographers from taking unoriginal photos by force, with the Camera Restricta. Camera Restricta is a camera that syncs up with […]

  • Nike Ice Hat: Prototype Cooling Face Mask for Athletes Developed

    Nike Ice Hat: Prototype Cooling Face Mask for Athletes Developed

    If you’re an athlete who’s interested in both looking cool and cooling off simultaneously, Nike and Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton have developed a prototype for a product that will meet both of those needs. It’s the Nike Ice Hat, a face mask designed to help athletes cool off on the sidelines. In typical Nike fashion, […]