Leaked iPad Mini 2 Casing Shows a Possible 'Space Gray' Version

So with the iPhone 5S, Apple introduced a new 'Space Gray' color that is its new black. Not in that tired fashionista way where trends are considered the new black but in a completely literal way in that Apple is calling its black 'Space Gray'. So maybe it's not surprising that a supposedly leaked iPad Mini 2 casing… » 9/20/13 8:17pm 9/20/13 8:17pm

Pentagon’s Lightning Gun Sold for Scraps on eBay

There was a time, not all that long ago, when the Pentagon sank tens of millions of dollars into remote-controlled lightning guns that it hoped would fry insurgent bombs before they killed any more troops. Now, disassembled parts from the one-time wonder-weapons are being sold on eBay. At least one buyer snatched up… » 8/04/11 4:30pm 8/04/11 4:30pm

It's Amazing How Many Parts and Pieces Are Inside a Typewriter

I'm literally shocked at how many parts are inside a typical typewriter. I really thought it would be one of the easiest gadgets to make, I mean, who knew there were so many connectors, screws, wires, cables and a million other metal objects I can't even describe. Just take a look at the picture and think how hard it… » 2/12/11 12:00pm 2/12/11 12:00pm