Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

Due to Drought, Big Spring Texas Is Drinking Recycled Pee Water

Due to Drought, Big Spring Texas Is Drinking Recycled Pee Water

While drinking your own urine is a pretty disgusting idea for most of us, one of the worst droughts in Texas history is forcing municipal water managers to do what was once unthinkable.

2D Photography Rube Goldberg Machine (Video)

2D Photography Rube Goldberg Machine (Video)

This impressive Rube Goldberg machine was made by the creative team at 2D Photography. I’ve never seen a photography themed Rube Goldberg machine before and this one is definitely worth watching from start to finish.

Clipnosis: How to Calm Down a Cat with a Binder Clip (Video)

Clipnosis: How to Calm Down a Cat with a Binder Clip (Video)

Clipnosis or ‘pinch-induced behavioral inhibition’ is a technique of using clips to gently squeeze the skin at the back of a cat’s neck before minor veterinary procedures as an effective and pain-free…

Faucet of the Future (Video)

Faucet of the Future (Video)

Jasper Dekker‘s gesture controlled faucet looks like a pretty cool design concept.

America’s First Transparent Car to Be Sold for Half a Million Dollars? (Video)

America’s First Transparent Car to Be Sold for Half a Million Dollars? (Video)

The unique 1939 Pontiac Plexiglas Deluxe Six Ghost Car made its public debut at the New York World Fair in 1939-40 and is just one of two ever made.

LEGO Porsche (Video)

LEGO Porsche (Video)

And not just any LEGO Porsche, this LEGO masterpiece is completely operable and the details are just amazing. If you like the video, you can check out the full specs of the Porsche at the creators website.

Asteroid 2011MD Misses Earth by 7,500 Miles (Video)

Asteroid 2011MD Misses Earth by 7,500 Miles (Video)

An asteroid the size of a tour bus has zipped harmlessly past Earth, giving skywatchers and astronomers a great target for fascinating video and photos.

Tesco Virtual Store In South Korean Subway (Video)

Tesco Virtual Store In South Korean Subway (Video)

An award winning marketing campaign from Tesco ( Homeplus in South Korea) brings the store to super-busy Koreans during their commute, allowing them to shop with their smartphones. They just need to scan QR codes on displayed virtual goods and…

Naki’o: World’s First Dog With Four Prosthetic Legs (Video)

Naki’o: World’s First Dog With Four Prosthetic Legs (Video)

Naki’o is the first dog to be fitted with four prosthetic legs. His new limbs were designed and fitted in a pioneering procedure by Martin Kaufmann, founder of Orthopets. Naki’o was abandoned as a puppy…

Mommy Tummy: Japanese Pregnancy Simulator Suit (Video)

Mommy Tummy: Japanese Pregnancy Simulator Suit (Video)

‘Mommy Tummy’ is a pregnancy simulator suit packed with balloons, sensors, and warm water, developed by Takuya Iwamoto from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.