Cornstarch + Water + Subwoofer = Amazing Physics Video

It's Friday, you've been swimming in a sea of iPhone news... so what's better to distract you than this amazing vid. It's a demonstration of the joys of non-Newtonian liquids (look 'em up: amazing things), showing exactly how they can confound your expectations. In this case it's a cornstarch fluid on a metal sheet… » 7/11/08 11:15am 7/11/08 11:15am

Italians Launch Sonic Attacks With Labor Limae Speaker Gun

The pole-mounted speakers from Hi-Fi Center in Italy look loud and probably sound loud. It's a two-way bass reflex loudspeaker that looks like a speaker gun, and includes carbon fiber enclosures and red elastic suspension to keep it pointed in the right direction—namely, your face. It's got a recommended power of 100… » 7/19/07 4:20pm 7/19/07 4:20pm