The robot, called Handle, can also pick up heavy loads in its "hands," roll down stairs, jump on tables, and generally do a bunch of stuff that will make it easier to track us down and eliminate us one by one.
One of the problems with Vantablack is that it is very difficult to apply and can't be touched (lest the carbon nanotubes that help it do its black magic break), but the new material tougher and can be handled. And the effects it can create are still stunning.
In some games, a button can have one associated action but mean a variety of different things in practice. It's a smart design decision, and there may be no smarter implementation than in Mario's super-versatile, stylish hops.
Before he was a Mythbuster, Adam Savage was a propmaker. Every time he lets out a noise of excitement, you know that means he's seriously impressed by the fine work of WETA.
Originally sketched on the back of a napkin, there are now roughly 60 million of the bookcases in the world, nearly one for every 100 people.
Like its predecessor, it will still be called the Nokia 3310, but this time it’s running Nokia’s Series 30+ software, with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, a 2-megapixel camera, and even a microSD slot.
As Google's Project Ara drew to a close, designers started coming up with some truly out-there ideas.
Facing the design profession's diversity problem—and its changing future
For years, consumers have for years turned to IkeaHackers for tips on modifying their furniture. Now, the flat-pack giant wants in on the DIY-game.
Mark Hossler tests some bridges that his students made for a school assignment.
No, your eyes don't need to get checked. The resolution on this video may be low, but the quality of the illusions is impeccable.
Final Audio is a Japanese company that is niche even by the high standards of extremism of Japanese audiophilia. And its Piano Forte X in-ear headphones fit that bill as well.
With almost 500 custom emoji, Kimoji is an app store powerhouse. Here's what goes into designing them.
Between the mechanical challenges that I encountered and the STRAW's sheer lack of availability, it strikes me as far more marketing tool than eating utensil.
Each ring represents a different carmaker that eventually merged to join the Audi family.
American airports are funded only by their own earnings. The trouble for US airports is that what they earn — through pennies on pretzels, rent from airlines, and a $4.50-per-ticket charge — isn’t nearly enough to keep pre-9/11 facilities safe, functioning and ready for the 21st century.
No matter how you try and dress it, a cubicle still manages to feel cold, sterile and isolating. It wasn't supposed to be this way.
Everybody needs a net gun. They're necessities. Thankfully, this is a totally practical project you can complete at home with just a modest workshop.
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