DNA contains the information that defines life—but it can also be used to store digital content, too. Now, Microsoft has announced that it’s seriously investigating the technique as a means of storing data, paying a bioscience company to create ten million strands of digital storage DNA.
We spoke to Joss Whedon just before the Comic-Con panel where he announced his “Victorian female Batman” comic, Twist. He told us more about on what’s in store for that project... and we picked his brain on superheroes, storytelling, and what he really thought of the Black Widow controversy.
Watch this landing of a Boeing 767 from All Nippon Airways. It's pretty rough, with the nose gear violently bouncing off the runway. Still, nothing too spectacular... until you see the consequences. Keep watching till the end, past the 0:33 mark.
When it comes to the kitchen, simplicity reigns supreme. Cooking gadgets and tools are novel, but more often than not, they're better in concept than actuality. The Twist Whisk, which transforms from a flat whisk to a balloon whist, appears to be a bit of an anomaly.
2010 was a great year for gadgets. It's always a great year for gadgets! Let's re-live it a little, shall we? Check out some of the best, worst, and oddest of the year.
Cheap home espresso machines make espresso that tastes just as cheap. The $170 Mypressi Twist doesn't.
Being a day-two customer of the G1, I know the plight of slide-out QWERTY Android-lovers well. WHERE ARE OUR GODDAMN SLIDEY-ANDROIDS, HTC?!
According to the manufacturer, the Mypressi Twist is the world's first truly portable espresso machine. According to myself, it's going to be my road to perdition.