Crazy acrobat jumps through windows like he's Trinity on The Matrix

Dominik Sky is the name. His superpower: Jump like freaking Daredevil. Or Trinity and Neo, from The Matrix. He says he has "been working on this video for about a year. Lots of injuries and set backs in between but it was worth the trouble." You can see the failures and injuries in the video too. » 1/16/15 10:03pm 1/16/15 10:03pm

Magic material is both a reflecting mirror and a see through window

No, it's not a one way mirror. It's much cooler than that. MIT scientists have invented a new invisible mirror that can show reflections like a typical mirror but also be see through like a window. The magic is in the alternating 84 ultra thin layers typical glass and tantalum oxide. It's a mirror but when you spin… » 4/19/14 1:35am 4/19/14 1:35am

Report: Windows 8 Will Get Cheap, Yearly Upgrades Like OS X

According to The Verge, Microsoft will begin shipping cheap updates to Windows every year. The new approach, which is reportedly codenamed Windows Blue, would shift Microsoft away from its current strategy of introducing mammoth updates to the OS package after several years. » 11/28/12 10:26am 11/28/12 10:26am

Find iPad-Created Art at Future/Canvas2

Rana June may push the iPad to its limits musically while DJing, but the folks at Future/Canvas 2 push the technology to its artistic limits to create stunning works of art. » 6/08/11 8:25pm 6/08/11 8:25pm

Solar Powered Curtain Concept Smartly Controls Shade

The Compliant Shading Enclosure concept automatically regulates the amount of shade, shadow and light that comes into a window. How? There's a curtain (the green thing) in between the glass panes that's programmed to open or close depending on the temperature » 7/23/10 12:00am 7/23/10 12:00am

Bloomframe Window That Transforms Into a Balcony Is Now Available For…

The Bloomframe "balcony-on-demand" system has been talked about for several years now, but it was only last month that this concept finally transitioned into reality. » 10/09/09 6:40pm 10/09/09 6:40pm

Otto Suction Spy Speaker Lets You Hear Your Parents Argue

The Otto may look like one of those suction cup gadgets that turns any surface into a sound generating speaker, but it's actually more like a stethoscope than a speaker. If you latch it onto a window, a wall or a glass of ice water, you can hear "subtle tremors and vibrations." Because if you have to listen to your… » 1/29/08 12:50pm 1/29/08 12:50pm

"Daylight" Hotel Concept Keeps Depression at Bay

This "Daylight" concept from Phillips is being touted as "the hotel room of the future" thanks to a window that can be customized to suit the visitor's preferences. Guests can change the ambiance, lighting, block out noise, and add some awesome virtual foliage with a simple wave of the arm. In time, Phillips hopes… » 11/02/07 6:10pm 11/02/07 6:10pm