Slide-Rule Clock Will Match Your Mathcamp Trophy

This clock, made by Greg Blonder from a Lego Mindstorms set, is an homage to the slide rule. It's super simple to read; the upper rule tells the hours and the lower tells the minutes. They move independently, and the stationary window shows the time. This update to a retro gadget is kind of hypnotizing to watch, even… » 8/08/08 8:00pm 8/08/08 8:00pm

Four Crazy Radio Concepts to Celebrate National Inventor's Day

Today is National Inventor's Day, in honor of Thomas Edison, and Giz is going to celebrate it with some designs from the Work In Progress show by students at London's Royal College of Art. There are no less than four concept radios in the show, including this one by Mikael Silvanto, which melds a slide rule with an… » 2/11/08 7:53am 2/11/08 7:53am