Brookhaven National Laboratory published this photo of an eye-catchingly shiny and complex device which looks like a strange clockwork made of silver and gold. But what is this exactly?
Everybody hates having to stop reading ebooks, listening to music and playing Angry Birds during take-off. But it's not a fact of life; the FAA is rethinking its policy on using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. About. Bloody. Time.
Moammar Gadhafi is now filling boats with one ton of explosives and sending them out to sea with a crew manned by dummies. In Gadhafi's latest military strategy, these pilotless boats drift until they find a NATO target to destroy.
Yesterday we learnt that the Soviets still have a working doomsday system in place. This is an SS-17 ICBM master missile, which are launched first. Once they are in the skies, they activate the launch for all the Russian nukes.
Wired Magazine has a fascinating article on the doomsday system that was built by the Soviets 25 years ago. It was designed to obliterate the US no matter what happened to the USSR—and it still works today. Shiver.
As if reading In the Penal Colony wasn’t enough to give you Terry Gilliam-flavored nightmares, artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller have brought the story’s gruesome execution device to life. Now visitors to Modern Art Oxford can watch the mechanical monstrosity rehearse its chilling dance of death while…
'The Device' is the world's first all-in-one beer making machine. Just add the right ingredients, press the right buttons, twist the right valves and after two weeks you'll have gallons of the amber nectar. I make use of another invention that provides me with beer, with even less hassle - it's called a bar. Check out…
Folks with Windows Mobile or Windows CE-based PDAs have a love/hate relationship with ActiveSync. They hate it, and they also love to hate it. Microsoft's new Windows Mobile Device Center for Vista is supposed to make syncing feel a bit less like a kick in the nards and a bit more like an gentle brush.
There's a difference between paranoid for no reason and paranoid because someone's standing behind you right now as you're reading this. Good thing for both types this Auto Detective Pen only costs $17.71. The pen scans your surroundings for unknown wireless signals, and when found, lights up automatically. Now for…