Tuesday, January 23, 2018

By Andrew Liszewski Besides the wheel the invention of the chain is probably what made the modern bicycle possible but ironically it's also the bike's biggest downside. The chain usually needs a...

By Andrew Liszewski ipunkt is a personal navigation system designed for places like museums or other large buildings that aren't always easy to find your way around. When you enter the building...

By Andrew Liszewski That thumbnail is probably a bit misleading but I suspect anyone who prefers to spend their free time on the lake with a fishing rod in hand will appreciate...

By Andrew Liszewski It's interesting that the more dangerous a vehicle looks the more fun it would seem to be to drive. The 3-wheeled Aphaenogaster scooter runs on a 24 volt battery...

By Andrew Liszewski In a lot of developing countries the gasoline needed to power a water pump can be as hard to come by as the water itself. PlayPumps are a brilliantly...

By Evan Ackerman Leave it to the MIT Media Lab to come up with a concept as innovative as this. The Bar of Soap is a prototype gadget that figures out what...

By Andrew Liszewski Scientists working at Xerox have developed a font that's just 1/100th of an inch high and requires a magnifying glass to read. The 'MicroText Specialty Imaging Font' is designed...

By David Ponce It's not easy being blind. Especially when you're trying to, say, send a letter. Typical Braille typewriters are pretty expensive, though of course, there' also computers. ...

By David Ponce Believe it or not, there are still people that do not use email. I'm thinking the 70+ set, though of course there could be others. It could...