An Amazing Book About the World-Changing Technology You Forgot

'Technology' normally means a gadget — but really, it's any technical invention that solves problems and improves lives. Often, the most important tech is the one you take completely for granted. Like shipping containers, which are explored in a book called The Box, which is one of the most fascinating things I've… » 2/14/15 11:00am 2/14/15 11:00am

Video: The Illy Shipping Container House

Gridskipper's got a video of the Illy House in a Shipping Container, the shipping container that (surprise!) transformers into something you can actually live in. The thing takes a good amount of time to change—this ain't no Bumblebee—but something tells us that if Dexter was in one of these instead of a real shipping… » 12/14/07 3:21pm 12/14/07 3:21pm