Electronic Monocle Uses Biofeedback to Track Your Favorite Websites

The internet is a fire hydrant of content. Keeping track of the pages you enjoy is a pain. A team of UK design students has a conceptual solution: Amoeba, an electronic monocle that files away the pages you find most interesting, as measured by your biofeedback response. It's the emotion-tracking Google Glass you… » 4/19/14 7:00pm Saturday 7:00pm

These Colorful Computer Glasses Are Fun! But, Uh, Computer Glasses

That screen you're staring at all day is screwing up your eyes, but you don't do anything about it. For years, Gunnar Optiks has sold glasses that help take the strain off, but let's face it, they make you look like an asshole. So Gunnar is trotting out a new line of glasses that look more like beachware than nerd… » 1/06/14 10:43pm 1/06/14 10:43pm

Beat-Matching Glowing Sunglasses Are Perfect For New Years Eve and Morn

It's New Year's Eve and unless you've got children to tend to you'll probably be partying well into 2014 this evening. And while normally sunglasses aren't required for the middle of the night, these Dropshades are, since they feature a glowing pulsing EQ that stays in sync with whatever music you're listening to. And, … » 12/31/13 9:37am 12/31/13 9:37am

Google's Getting Serious About Prescription Glass

Google really knocked everybody's socks off when it revealed Glass last year—everybody except glasses-wearers, that is. As the company prepares to bring the device to market, though, Google doesn't want to leave anybody out, and that means creating Google Glass with prescription lenses. » 11/22/13 3:50pm 11/22/13 3:50pm

Which Glass to Use for Which Drink and Why

You're going to have some friends over for a cocktail housewarming party. No problem, you think to yourself, I'll just pick up some glassware at Crate & Barrel. You get there, and panic sets in. It's an absurd, transparent cornucopia of tumblers and flutes and who knows what else, in every conceivable shape and size.… » 7/19/13 5:00pm 7/19/13 5:00pm

Researchers Develop Ghost-Free 3D For Viewers Not Wearing Glasses

You know that sad feeling you get when a headache's coming on while watching a 3D movie and you remember that you can't actually take the glasses off for a few seconds of relief because the ghosted 2D image is even harder to watch? That could be a thing of the past as researchers from the University of California Santa … » 7/15/13 10:16am 7/15/13 10:16am

These Synthesia Glasses Help Blind People “See” Via Sonar

People who have been blind since a young age can sometimes learn to develop a sort of low-grade echolocation. This technique, used by the likes of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Ronnie Milsap, and Ben Underwood, works much the same way as it does in bats and dolphins. But people who have just recently lost their sight… » 7/12/13 11:30am 7/12/13 11:30am

This New Contact Lens Basically Turns Your Eye Into a Telescope

Contact lenses are great if your only issue is near or farsightedness, but for those struggling with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness among older adults, those flimsy little lenses ain't going to cut it—or at least not the kind of contact lenses you're used to. But soon,… » 6/27/13 1:11pm 6/27/13 1:11pm

Fight Bad Breath and Bathroom Clutter With This Toothbrush Cup

Counter clutter can be even worse in a bathroom which is typically a lot smaller than a kitchen. And if you find yourself constantly battling to find room to store things around the sink, you'll immediately see the genius behind this flippable cup that doubles as a way to rinse your mouth and a convenient spot to store … » 5/27/13 5:00pm 5/27/13 5:00pm

Silicone Boozeware Will Easily Survive Your Most Drunken Rampages

A strategically thrown glass can perfectly emphasize the drunken point you're trying to make, but cleaning up the aftermath while hungover in the morning is no fun. So swap out your fancy wine and martini glasses with these soft, silicone alternatives that can take a licking—and a smashing—and bounce right back. Each » 4/23/13 2:40pm 4/23/13 2:40pm

These Are the First Videos Being Shot With Google Glass

It's been a long wait, but the very first videos shot with Google Glass out in the wild are finally starting to pop up on the Internet. Some of them almost live up to the crazy spectacle of the first Google demos, but most don't. At least not yet. Here are the first ones out so far. » 4/17/13 9:32am 4/17/13 9:32am

Popticals: Folding Shades of Grey That Slip Easily in Your Pocket

Wraparound sunglasses provide as much protection from glare as you can get without having to resort to a full-on helmet and visor. But those curved lenses also makes them bulky and hard to stash away when not worn. So a company called Visoptical has developed a solution: sunglasses with a clever sliding rail system » 2/07/13 2:21pm 2/07/13 2:21pm