Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

Ford Door Edge Protector (Video)

Ford Door Edge Protector (Video)

Car door scratches and dents may soon be a thing of the past. Ford has developed a new pop-out Door Edge Protector feature that will debut on the 2012 Ford Focus. Here’s how it works:

ISS Flying Over Planet Earth (Video)

ISS Flying Over Planet Earth (Video)

Experience what it feels like to fly over planet Earth in this cool time-lapse video taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night.

This Is What It’s like to Be Shot at with an AK-47 (Video)

This Is What It’s like to Be Shot at with an AK-47 (Video)

Ever wondered what it’s like to be shot at with an AK-47? People at Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC) decided to demonstrate it for you after they got tired of customers asking if the company’s bullet-resistant glass in its armored cars actually resisted bullets.

Taga Bike: Baby Stroller and Bike in One (Video)

Taga Bike: Baby Stroller and Bike in One (Video)

Taga Bike is a lightweight vehicle that combines a baby stroller and a carrier bicycle tricycle and can easily be converted between the modes. Taga Bike can be set into two positions in stroller mode and two positions in tricycle mode.

Cooper the Scuba Diving Chimp (Video)

Cooper the Scuba Diving Chimp (Video)

Cooper, the only chimp in the world that goes under water, previously famous for his swimming skills – is now scuba diving!

Hexacopter in Cameroon, Africa (Video)

Hexacopter in Cameroon, Africa (Video)

A guy creates a DIY Shrediquette MM6 hexacopter for GoPro HD Hero recording & FPV , and takes it to Cameroon, Africa. The result: an absolutely stunning video with beautiful panoramic scenes of this West- African country.

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.