Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Do you need a Kindle: "There has been much talk in the news lately about e readers. If you don’t have one you have probably been thinking about if you need one.If you’re in this group and trying to decide which reader to get, the Kindle is the e reader that you want."
Posted by steve at 12:39 PM
The Phantom v1610 camera shoots videos at 1,000,000 fps: "Vision Research has revealed the latest addition to its line of digital high-speed cameras, in the form of the Phantom v1610. It shoots videos at an impressive speed of 16,000 fps, at a resolution of 1280 x 800."
Proposed 'fluid flow cloak' might greatly reduce ships' hydrodynamic drag: "North Carolina's Duke University has been grabbing some headlines over the past few years, due to research carried out there involving the use of metamaterials for creating functioning invisibility cloaks."
Air Swimmers give a new meaning to 'flying fish': "Should someone tell you 'Last night, I saw a great white shark swimming through my living room,' don't assume that they're crazy. It could be that what they saw was an Air Swimmer."
Posted by steve at 9:54 AM
M55 announces availability of (very expensive) Terminus hybrid bike: "Late last year, we brought news of the development of a very exclusive hand-built, luxury human-electric bike from Hungary dubbed the Beast."
Posted by steve at 9:53 AM
Skin-mounted electronics that can be applied and worn like a temporary tattoo: "Wearable electronics generally take the form of clothing embedded with electronics or miniature electronic devices that can be worn close to the body for purposes such as medical monitoring and communications."
Posted by steve at 9:51 AM
Lotus Evora S joins Italian Carabinieri: "There have been a number of contenders for the title of world's coolest police car featured on gizmag over the years, among them a number of Lotus models. This time the British marque is venturing away from home soil and into the heart of sportscar land where it will join the Italian Carabinieri."
Posted by steve at 9:50 AM