Thursday, February 2, 2012
Wear-resistant surfaces inspired by scorpions: As any graffiti-removal specialist will tell you, sand-blasting is definitely an effective method of removing substances that have bonded onto hard surfaces. Unfortunately, sand or other abrasive particles suspended in air or liquid also have a way of eroding not just spray paint
Posted by steve at 8:01 PM
Insiders suggest XBox 720 will have six times the power, play Blu-Ray discs: The rumor mill has been spinning about the next-generation XBox for some time, but Tuesday and Wednesday of this week saw first IGN, and then Kotaku, reveal what appears to be the first non-gaseous (if not concrete-solid) information from inside sources as to the machine's spec.
Posted by steve at 8:00 PM
The DUBE takes an out-of-the-box approach to percussion: If you're getting weary of trying to wrap your head around things like smartphones that answer questions, self-driving cars or microscopic machines, perhaps this might be more to your liking ... a wooden box. Well OK, the DUBE isn't just a wooden box. It's actually a percussive musical instrument, that caught our eyes and ears last week at NAMM.
Posted by steve at 7:59 PM