The Mayor of Boston Wanted to Fight Snow with Flamethrowers in 1948

Many of you are probably either snowed in, cold, or at least inconvenienced by the latest onslaught of flakes. Shoveling sucks! Snowblowers are obnoxious! The elegant solution? Flamethrowers, as asked of MIT by the Mayor of Boston, 60 years ago. » 2/04/11 3:20pm 2/04/11 3:20pm

Gray-Bans Reverse Sunglasses Make Life More Bright, Blind

Here's an interesting design concept (at least I think that's what it is… there's scant little info to be found on these things): reverse sunglasses. The oh-so-cleverly-named Gray-Bans make things brighter rather than darker, turning that cloudy day into a bright one and that sunny day into a one-way ticket to… » 10/12/07 3:05pm 10/12/07 3:05pm