Robot Name:Muon. Function: Looking Great

Quick! What do you know about Germany? No, not that! And no, it’s not cool to talk about THAT short dude over and over again! Well, the thing you should know about Germany is that they are developing humanoid robots. Yes, humanoid robots, the awesome add on for our everyday lives ten or fifteen years [...more]

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Jun 22 2010
By markracz

What Your Email Address Says About Your Computer Skills

What does your email address say about you? Humor site The Oatmeal breaks it down in this handy chart. There’s nothing I can say to add to the brilliance of this creation, so I’ll just shut up and let you enjoy. [...more]

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Jun 01 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Inside Android

Even if you’re not an Android phone user, I’m sure you can appreciate this look inside the platform’s robotic mascot. Look, he’s got a little heart! Artist Garry Booth has made his design “Exploded Andy” available on both a poster and t-shirt, either of which you can buy here. [...more]

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May 27 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Science + Art + Mutants = Sweet!

A Swiss artist embarked into the nuclear wasteland surrounding power plants and came back with some lovely water colors. Scientific illustrator Cornelia Hesse-Honegger details these minute mutations in the so-called true bugs she collects near nuclear facilities and areas of chemical contamination. True bugs don’t travel far, and they “suck the liquid from the plants [...more]

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May 17 2010
By Nick Upton

Wampa Rug is Star Wars Sexy

I really can’t see how any self-respecting Star Wars geek could pass this up. Think Geek has an amazing Wampa skin rug on sale for$100, which is a small price to pay for how much nerd girl/guy action you’ll get from it. The 62 x 30-inch rug is made of synthetic fur and has a [...more]

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May 17 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Sharkbag!

I don’t know what else to say besides “holy crap, I want this!” The shark attack sleeping bag is available for pre-order here. The sharkbag (my term, not the creators) is hand-sewn, hungry for blood and totally awesome. [...more]

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May 14 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Techy Bed Lulls You To Sleep With Science

I sleep like crap, too much caffeine and too many video games to play put sleep on the back burner. But if I had this sweet bed, I think I could stop both — and I would probably have to since it would cost a fortune. Designed for extreme insomnia sufferers, the “Once Upon a [...more]

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May 14 2010
By Nick Upton

Brit Artist Wins Award For Trashing Apartment

Ever make a batch of rock candy? Yeah, it’s dumb, I know. But ever thought about pumping an apartment full of crystal-making liquid? One artist did, and he won a prize for destroying an apartment turning the flat into more of a sharp-and-bumpy. Last year artist, Roger Hiorns was nominated for a Turner Prize with [...more]

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May 13 2010
By Nick Upton

Printing On Walls With A Paint-Ball Auto Cannon

Some crafty Germans used their love of guns and efficiency to create an autonomous robot that paints with paintballs. The Facadeprinter is a simple, software controlled robot. It consits of a two axis turn table and an airpressure printhead. The printer shoots the artwork from a distanced position dot by dot onto the chosen area. [...more]

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May 12 2010
By Nick Upton

Complete Your Enchanted Forest Living Room

I always like these crazy designers that blur the line between natural and techy, these sweet chairs do just that. Designed by Giancarlo Zema for the Avanzini Group, these amazing Bright Woods furniture collection were displayed at the Design in Nature exhibition in the Triennale Design Museum as part of the Milan Furniture Fair. The [...more]

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May 11 2010
By Nick Upton