Why School Buses Are Yellow

School buses are the primary mode of student transportation in North America. An estimated twenty-six million students in the United States alone are transported to school every school day via bus—over half the student population in the country. While school buses in countries outside of North America usually look like … » 11/12/13 6:00am 11/12/13 6:00am

Retro Space Arcade Cabinet Mixes Retro, Futurism with Banana Color…

The classic arcade cabinet of yesterdecade gets a snazzy makeover in the Retro Space machine from designer Martijn Koch. It's a tribute in part to "honor the design of the first ever arcade cabinet" which was Computer Space, from 1971. So it's got arcade-quality controls for two people, including the ever-important… » 8/18/08 8:01am 8/18/08 8:01am

StreamMyGame Lets You Play PC Games on Your PS3, Reduces Need to Ever…

We almost did not believe it, but those guys at StreamMyGame have included a video in which they are playing Crysis on their PS3, all streamed from their PC. There is no visible lag, and the resolution is user definable. In short; it looks crisp. Check out the tutorial above, but skip through to the money shot at… » 1/15/08 4:15am 1/15/08 4:15am

Unannounced Yellow Zune Color Found in Software

The "Citron" Zune, which looks like citrus yellow, has been found by deep diving into the Zune software released today. Since Microsoft hasn't actually announced the color yet, we're thinking this is either an unreleased surprise for some promotional event—they've done many special editions for promotions before—or an… » 11/13/07 12:40pm 11/13/07 12:40pm

Scientists Create the First Super-duper "Pure White LED"

The American Chemical Society is claiming that the "holy grail" of the LED world has been reached. A pair of Indian Scientists have created a pure white LED. No longer will we have to suffer with odd blue- or yellow-like white LED's. The method used to achieve the white color was so blatantly obvious, they used "phosphors … » 9/26/07 2:45pm 9/26/07 2:45pm