So That's What New York Looks Like When You're a Robot

Instead of being saddled with eyeballs, robots will be able to see lots more of the electro-magnetic spectrum via their robo-sensors. Chances are, they'll see something like this HDR photograph of Manhattan. [Flickr via Gawker] » 4/15/09 4:00pm 4/15/09 4:00pm

The BA-K-47 Doesn't Fire Bullets, But It Does Slay PETA Activists

An AK-47 crafted out of bacon and genius using a blowtorch: The bacon movement has truly reached its apex. [this is freaking ridiculous via Geekologie] » 4/14/09 10:00pm 4/14/09 10:00pm

Get Rid of That Nickle Plated Sissy-Pistol and Get Yourself a Raygun

U.S. Marshals could've been made tolerable if they just tossed Tommy Lee Jones one of these Atomic Disrupter Rayguns. Actually, think of how much better every crappy shoot 'em up movie would be. » 4/08/09 8:00pm 4/08/09 8:00pm

Spotted: The Last of the Endangered Kuro Elite Plasmas?

What have we here? Why, a fresh shipment of what is, after Pioneer's exit from the TV business, now among the most valuable retail inventory around—the sole remaining Pioneer Kuro plasma TVs. » 4/07/09 6:10pm 4/07/09 6:10pm

The Mechanic Eye

If you think it's tough to decide on the make and model of your next laptop, imagine the internal debates to come when we can upgrade eyeballs as casually as RAM. [Bogen Freund/Flickr via bbGadgets] » 4/07/09 2:40pm 4/07/09 2:40pm

The Internet Beautifully Visualized As High-Res Tokyo Subway Map, Again

Subway maps make a great framework for organizing things other than subway stations: the unique colored lines, the distinct neighborhoods, the interesting intersections. Design firm Information Architects have just released their latest Web 2.0 map. » 4/06/09 6:40pm 4/06/09 6:40pm

Glowing Girls Bring Blade Runner Fashion To Life

Twenty-seven years later, these girls are wearing EL wire and conductive thread in order to bring the spirit of Blade Runner into the 21st century. Or, they were hocking a book. Not sure. [BBGadgets] » 3/27/09 8:00pm 3/27/09 8:00pm

Just One of the Guys!

A T-600 Terminator poses in this fantastic buddy shot, alongside T4 director McG and Professor/HAL exoskeleton creator Yoshiyuki Sankai. No remains were found. [Impress] » 3/24/09 11:30am 3/24/09 11:30am

Proof That a Camera 'Round the Neck Makes Anyone Look Like a Tourist

Yep, that's a disguised Vlad Putin in his carefree KGB days, ready to pop the Gipper if necessary with what is surely a camera gun of some kind. [Hot Joints - Thanks, Trina!] » 3/18/09 7:00pm 3/18/09 7:00pm

Smile! Somali Pirates Have Seized Your Container Ship!

Judging by the smiles all around on both the MV Faina's Ukrainian crew and the pirates themselves, maybe getting your container ship hijacked in the Gulf of Aden isn't so horrible after all! » 3/16/09 3:00pm 3/16/09 3:00pm

What In Wired Hell Is This?

OK, this one caught me completely by surprise, because when I saw the thumbnail I thought it was an A/C duct. My head spins at the thought of replacing one of these. [Reddit—Thanks Jackie] » 3/13/09 12:20am 3/13/09 12:20am

The Exoskeleton of the Sony A900

Like a Terminator edging toward you with half its face blown off, the Sony A900 dSLR only looks meaner without the candy plastic shell. [CNET photo by Stephen Shankland via Core77] » 3/12/09 3:40pm 3/12/09 3:40pm

How You Like Them Apples, Apple?

Who woulda thunk that an apple company might actually use an apple in their logo...especially one that's about a bite away from trademark infringement? [Flickr via TUAW] » 3/10/09 1:00pm 3/10/09 1:00pm

What Is This?

It looks like the lastest image from a NASA spacecraft, approaching the surface of a satellite on the outskirts of the Solar System. Or maybe one from the deepest underwater exploration voyage ever. » 3/06/09 10:00pm 3/06/09 10:00pm

Image of the Day: AT&T's 1969 Phone Sex Ad

AT&T wasn't one to shy away from phone sex, even in the late 60s, where phone sex wasn't quite as accepted as it was now. Kudos, AT&T, on 40 years of phone sex. [Flickr] » 3/05/09 6:00pm 3/05/09 6:00pm

What Is This?

What the hell is this? Neurons firing up inside a brain? An installation with several Tesla coils? A weird electrical storm phenomenon? A color-inverted photo of an spiders orgy? A new nano-technology organic-based processor? » 3/04/09 10:58am 3/04/09 10:58am

Image of the Day: Gigantic Timekeeping

Flickr user cocoip captures this scene in Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, as some lady walks past some gigantic digits. Is it a clock? A street address? A Godzilla countdown? [Flickr] » 3/03/09 7:40pm 3/03/09 7:40pm