Japanese Matrix Trilogy Blu-ray Collection Arrives in the…

Japan, not content to be our betters with just internet service providers » 9/28/08 4:00pm 9/28/08 4:00pm, is upping the ante again with this extravagant Ultimate Matrix Collection Blu-ray limited edition set. Available only in the Land of the Rising Sun, this set includes a 7-disc collection, which can be stored inside a 2-foot model of the . The…

Scientists Working on Matrix-esque Brain-Computer Interface

A team at Caltech is working on a MEMS-based robot probe that will be able to slowly creep electrodes into your brain to connect up to specific neurons. Creepy indeed, but with potential uses for advanced control of prosthetic limbs, Luke Skywalker-style. But the idea has greater potential for "state-of-the-art… » 5/28/08 8:20am 5/28/08 8:20am

FrogConcept Facemask Makes Any Dystopian Future a Happy Funtime Land

When the future goes to crap in the next 10 years or so, and anarchy rules as humanity falls into a deep, dark pit of despair, this alternate reality mask concept from Frog Design will be there to soften the blow. Invoking mental images of cowed sheep, Aldous Huxley's soma and even the Matrix, Frog Designs describes… » 5/17/08 2:00pm 5/17/08 2:00pm

Super Soaker Inventor Working on Way To Harvest Heat From Humans…

Who didn't like Super Soakers as a kid? You pump it a lot, it builds pressure, then it shoots liquid. In many ways, they were very similar to humans, which is why Lonnie Johnson, its inventor, is looking for ways to use harvest waste heat from humans to power a tiny Johnson system. The full name is the Johnson… » 2/08/08 3:30pm 2/08/08 3:30pm