Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock (Video)

LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock (Video)

Move along, nothing to see here. Just one of the coolest clocks I have ever seen.

Japan Develops the World’s First Spherical Flying Machine (Video)

Japan Develops the World’s First Spherical Flying Machine (Video)

Thanks to this sensational flying device, which can take off and land anywhere, it’s hoped that now people will be able to reach places that were hard to access by air before, for use in rescue and reconnaissance.

Quantum Levitation (Video)

Quantum Levitation (Video)

What sorcery is this?!?!

Panoramic Ball Camera (Video)

Panoramic Ball Camera (Video)

The Panoramic Ball Camera has 36 mobile phone cameras which take 360 degree panoramic photos when thrown into the air. Each camera captures an image at the highest point of flight, when it is hardly moving. The photographs are later automatically stitched together for a full spherical panorama.

Strange Sunrise in Argentina (Photo)

Strange Sunrise in Argentina (Photo)

Photographer Luis Argerich captured this strange sunrise in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last month. Yes, it is real, and even NASA doesn’t have an exact explanation for this unusual atmospheric phenomena.

India Launches World’s Cheapest PC at $35 (Video)

India Launches World’s Cheapest PC at $35 (Video)

The $35 PC, made by London-based company Datawind, can handle basic computing, including email, social networking, surfing, online banking, instant messaging and multimedia.

R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

Steve Jobs has died. He was 56. The co-founder of Apple and the man who brought us the iPhone, the iPod and the iMac passed away today after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer. He will be missed.

Awesome Space Shuttle Launch Photo by Bryan Rapoza

Awesome Space Shuttle Launch Photo by Bryan Rapoza

This is Space Shuttle Discovery ascending over pre-dawn Florida on April 5th 2010. The stunning photo was captured by Bryan Rapoza. Read more about it on his blog, where you can also buy prints or download a free wallpaper.

Woman Hears For The First Time After 29 Years (Video)

Woman Hears For The First Time After 29 Years (Video)

Youtube user sloanchurman is a 29 years old woman that was born deaf. Recently she received a hearing implant. The video shows the moment when they turn the hearing implant on and she hears herself for the first time…

Floppy Disk Music: Imperial March (Video)

Floppy Disk Music: Imperial March (Video)

Who says floppy disk drives are useless nowadays?