25 Oct, 2016

The World Cup Of Robot Soccer Is The Best Thing You’ll See All Day

Sports fans from around the world are getting a kick out of the Robocup, an annual World Cup of robot soccer. This year’s battle for robot soccer supremacy took researchers and developers to Leipzig, Germany, pitting teams from around the world against each other in a variety of challenges. Standard Platform, the main indoor competition, challenges […]

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24 Oct, 2016

A LEGO Master Created An Unbelievable Sculpture Of Japan’s Himeji Castle

Some may consider LEGO’s and pop-up books to be toys, but that’s not what this builder thinks. YouTube user, talapz, recently shared his creation of Japan’s Himeji Castle, which dates all the way back to the 13th century. Amazingly enough, he used nothing but pop-up books and LEGO’s to create such a masterpiece. What makes the sculpture […]


21 Oct, 2016

Futuristic Turbines Generate Electricity By Wiggling!

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle is the new motto for generating electricity. Windmill-shaped turbines will soon be a thing of the past because co-founder David Yáñez and his team just completely changed the turbine-game. The new and improved Vortex turbines are tall pole-like designs that wiggle and take advantage of masses of air to generate electricity. “What happens is […]

TraxPack Case

20 Oct, 2016

This Smart Suitcase Is About To Change The Lives Of Travelers Everywhere

Just think – you’ve landed after an 8-hour flight only to find a broken escalator and you’re so exhausted that you’re not even sure you can carry yourself up a long flight of stairs, let alone your heavy suitcase. Don’t fret! One company has found a way to make every traveler’s life a little easier. TraxPack, the […]

Rec Center

19 Oct, 2016

This Playground Can Fold Together So You Can Take It Anywhere

There’s a common problem in many urban neighborhoods, and it’s simply that there’s just not enough space to play a classic game of ball. But one South Korean firm is making a big change. In Seoul, a metropolis with a population density that just about doubles that of New York City, you have to reserve […]

Survival Tag - Feature

18 Oct, 2016

These Clothing Tags Double As Wilderness Survival Tools!

You might want to think twice about cutting those pesky tags off of your Columbia clothing soon. To help reinforce the idea that its clothing should serve a multitude of practical purposes, the sportswear brand is converting clothing labels into a number of survival tools. Designed for hikers, campers, and fishing enthusiasts, the new tags […]

Tetris - Feature

17 Oct, 2016

This Man Built A Room-Sized Computer And Uses It To Play Tetris!

Bored with your tiny phone’s games and technological abilities? Why not build a massive Megaprocessor that fills an entire room? That’s just what James Newman, a digital electronics engineer from Cambridge, England, did to better understand how computers work. And what’s he doing now? Playing Tetris. The 6-foot-high, 33-foot-wide computer took Newman four years to build. […]

Skydiver - Upside Down

13 Oct, 2016

This Skydiver Just Plummeted Through The Air Without A Parachute Like It Was No Big Deal

If you look at the dictionary definition of the word “daredevil,” you’ll probably find a photo of Luke Aikins. In a spectacular 2-minute stunt called “Heaven Sent,” the 42-year-old skydiver fell 25,000 feet from an airplane without a parachute or wing suit attached to his body, landing in a giant 100-by-100-foot net at 120 mph […]

Snooze - Feature

12 Oct, 2016

Can’t Stop Hitting The Snooze Button? Blame Genetics!

Just can’t seem to nail that perfect amount of shut-eye each night? Science says your body’s hardwiring likely affects your sleep habits. Whether you’re a night owl or an early bird, your body holds a series of mini-internal clocks in each cell that determines your chronotype, or preferred sleeping pattern, unlike any other person’s. Scientists study […]

Robot Lawyer - Feature

11 Oct, 2016

This Free Robot Lawyer Overturned 160,000 Parking Tickets

Hiring a lawyer to appeal your parking ticket is never an easy or cheap task, as if getting a parking ticket alone isn’t enough of a headache. But this super convenient and free method has successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets and overturned more than $4 million in fines, and it can help you too! Created […]

Computer Bug

10 Oct, 2016

This Artist Uses Recycled Computer Parts To Make Incredible Models Of Insects

Computer bugs aren’t exactly something you can squish with your boot, unless they’re made by UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell – but these little guys are so cool that you won’t want to! In a series dubbed Computer Component Bugs, Chappell uses old, dissembled circuit boards and wires and reconstructs them into detailed, life-like insects. She first […]


7 Oct, 2016

This Professor’s Epic Beard Hair Is Now Saving The Environment!

Growing a beard is a serious investment–time, money, daily upkeep… It’s exhausting to reap the results of this epic facial hair. So, when it came time for Scott Boback to finally bid “adieu” to his incredible beard he was sure it was in epic fashion. Boback donated hi 9-inch beard to “Matter of Trust,” an […]

Google Interactive Wall

6 Oct, 2016

Google Made A Giant Interactive Light Wall Out Of Arcade Buttons, Because Why Not

Leave it to Google to have a wall in its New York City office unlike any other you’ve ever seen. The display uses a combination of nearly 6,000 arcade buttons and Javascript with open-source software called AnyPixel.js, so anyone with access to the Internet can play around with the code to create their own work of art […]

Hydro Hammock

4 Oct, 2016

The Only Thing Better Than A Hammock Is One That Doubles As A Hot Tub

There’s nothing more relaxing than kicking back in a hammock beneath a few shady trees on a hot summer day. But what about winter? The frigid temperatures might have you running indoors to cuddle up with a blanket, or even better, in a hot tub. For those who want the best of both worlds, Oregon-based […]

3 Oct, 2016

You Have To See This Cheetah Take A GoPro For A WILD Ride!

This wildcat is showing the world what it’s like to be a big cat! Savanna, a 1-year-old cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo, took GoPro for a wild ride! Her trainers attached the tiny camera to her harness to give us a view of the crazy way cheetahs use their entire backbone to go zero-to-60 in […]


29 Sep, 2016

Drinking Water Will Never Be The Same Way Again If You Have This Awesome Bottle

For children and adults alike, cutting back on sugary drinks and switching to water isn’t such an easy feat – until now! A company called Bowhead Technology created the Gululu Interactive Bottle for kids (and maybe nostalgic adults) designed to make drinking water fun. The high-tech bottle comes equipped with a screen, home button, touch sensors, […]


28 Sep, 2016

Your Breakfast Will Be As Big As Your Imagination With This Fancy New Product

Breakfast just got so much cooler! There’s a new appliance on the market, and this one’s making pancakes from a 3D printer. The device, dubbed PancakeBot, is capable of producing pancakes in just about any intricate design or shape you can think of – just make sure it’s not too big to eat. Instead of […]

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27 Sep, 2016

This Futuristic Wheelchair Will Take You To New Heights!

Engineers are meant to make our lives easier, and those at Toyota and Segway are about to change the game for wheelchairs. Dean Kamen, the genius mind behind the Segway, began his journey to revolutionize the wheelchair 15 years ago. What he came up with was a $25,000 chair called “iBot,” a stair-climbing wheelchair that […]

Coffee Alarm Clock

26 Sep, 2016

This Alarm Clock Will Wake You Up With Freshly Brewed Coffee

Is there anything better than starting your daily grind with a freshly brewed cup of coffee or tea? Only having it prepared for you with the Barisieur alarm clock that automatically brews it for you every morning. Designed by London product designer Joshua Renouf, the all-in-one alarm clock and caffeinated beverage machine boils water through induction heating, […]

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