Streuth! Aussie Robots are Being Taught Their Very Own Spoken Language

And I don't just mean a particularly-bogan strain of Orrstrayan, either. Researchers at two Queensland universities are creating a robot lexicon for a new language spoken purely by the shiny metal-bummed 'bots, which have been dubbed the Lingodroids. Makes sense. More »

Cables Don't Have to be Hidden Away When They're This Pretty

This is just another thing to add to the list of "if I lived in Japan, I would buy one for every room." More »

Pizza Boxes Are Probably More Attractive to Thieves Than Laptop Bags

People-boring people!-suggest carrying your laptop in a scuffed duffle bag, because laptop bags are so obviously full of goodies worth nicking. To a hungry thief, a pizza box carried under-arm would prove even more tantalising. More »

A Skinned Leica M6 Still Looks Hot to Me

I don't know what possessed photographer Duncan Meeder to strip a Leica M6 rangefinder camera of its skin, but here you have it, naked. Doesn't it chill you to your core, just like with the hacksawed Leica lenses? More »

You'll be Able to Grab Motorola's Droid X2 From Verizon on May 26th

Pretty much everything about the Droid X2 has leaked already, save for the date of launch. Internal Verizon documents are claiming it'll be May 26th, though it'll start showing up around May 19th via direct fulfillment. More »

$50 Worth of LEDs May One Day Replace Your Basic 100-Watt Light Bulb. Soon.

Get ready to dump your government-banned incandescent light bulbs and replace them with some LED-inspired lighting. The government ban on 100-watt incandescent bulbs goes into effect January 2012 and, like it or not, LED may be the replacement. More »