The Aviationist's reader Bjørn Broten found these two shots of the Exint, a pod designed to carry special forces and wounded soldiers in and out the battlefield—attached to the wing of Harrier jets or Apache helicopters. Imagine that ride. People were joking yesterday, but if you want to see how this may feel, take a…
David Cronenberg, who scarred the psyches of a generation with movies like Videodrome, Scanners, The Fly, and A History of Violence, is back with this bizarro art project about a mysterious "self improvement" technology called POD. Of course it is designed to network with your brain.
The Olympics is all about grand feats of athletic prowess and endurance demonstrated by its competitors. But for the folks behind the scenes, it's hardly a party. In fact, engineers running data centers around the Olympics will be sleeping in these tiny pods next to their computers the whole time.
A pair of former Boeing engineers are building an escape pod that would let people ride out the worst of a Tsunami inside a giant ball. The Tsunami capsules could hit the market in two years with a price tag as low as $1000.
Monopods are usually quite handy, but if you're looking to take a self portrait, one leg's not gonna cut it. For that you better grab the Twig Pod, a collapsable monopod that can be used hands-free.
If I had a backyard big enough for a home office, the MercuryHouseOne is what I'd be saving all my pocket money up for. It's a mobile solar-powered lounge, hard and space-age on the outside but warm and soft inside.
Here's an insane move by Apple: sending a cease and desist to a company who makes an iPhone stand called the Podium for using the word "pod" in its name. What in the hell?
Sometimes you just want to shut the world out and tackle the next level of your fave game, don't you? The Ovei isolation pod, launched this week in the UK, will let you do just that. For the sum of $100,000. And before you fall about laughing, that cash will get you a unique capsule, designed by Lee McCormack and made…
The hardware itself looks a lot like a beefy router. Connecting to the internet without the aid of a computer, it will feature USB ports for flash memory storage along with S-Video and/or HDMI out (it doesn't sound like the final specs are nailed down just yet, honestly).
Hole up in this egg-shaped Transport fiberglass pod, and next thing you know you'll be transcending into the ethereal abyss. Or, you can save yourself $10K by just getting up too early, and that'll make you feel pretty goddamned ethereal right there.
I would be lying if I claimed that I knew exactly what this invention is about, or how it worked. But here is what I do know:
One of the worst hassles about having a tripod is that you have to carry it around everywhere. I don't know about you, but I don't have too much space in my messenger bag for a decent-sized tripod. The Pod, from the tripod experts at Bogen, aims to solve that by providing a simple and stable camera support without…