Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

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?

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.