Why Roller Coasters Make You Vomit and Scream

Ever wonder why roller coasters can make even the strongest of stomachs feel like they're turning inside out? Or why, as you seemingly dangle dangerously upside down, you never quite feel like you're actually upside down? And did you know that some of the force you feel along the way has the potential to "cause… » 7/01/13 11:34am 7/01/13 11:34am

DIY G-Force Meter Turns Your Civic Into Top Gun

Perfect for Speed Racers and out-of-control Soyuz capsules, this DIY personal G-force meter attaches to your dashboard and enhances the driving experience when a mere speedometer won't do. The device measures acceleration/tilt on one axis and attaches to the windshield of your Porsche Honda Civic with a few suction… » 4/27/08 10:15am 4/27/08 10:15am

I-O Data HDH-USR2 External Hard Drive Stops Its Rockin' When You Come…

Previously seen mainly in laptop technology, shock sensing is making its way to external drives. I-O Data's new drive (with 3.5" disk) is available in sizes up to 1TB, and its G-Sensor stops any read-write activity when the drive is jostled. The thing is, it's not bus-powered, so it's not something you'd lug around… » 10/31/07 8:28am 10/31/07 8:28am