Soldiers bond with battlefield robots – “one group of soldiers even named its robot ‘Scooby Doo’ and grieved when it was blown up after completing 35 successful missions defusing improvised explosive devices.” Awww
Sex theme park to open in London – I’ve got a ticket, come ride with me.
“Orphan Works Act of 2006” – Sounds interesting. Would be cool if it legalised some abandonware.
Sony’s motion-sensing controller is ‘flattering’, says Miyamoto – Just don’t copy our nunchaku!
Mitsubishi Demos World’s Smallest Projector – Ickle projector!
Geometric whirlpools revealed – “Bizarre geometric shapes that appear at the centre of swirling vortices in planetary atmospheres might be explained by a simple experiment with a bucket of water.”
iomega 60GB Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Mini Hard Drive – Sod that 8Gb drive I posted about a few months ago, this is more like it!
The Videotape Recorder Turns 50 – I wonder for how long the optical disc will reign supreme?
Google Maps in ASCII – How fucking useless?
Quake Paper Models – I’ve so got to make a shambler at some point.
That mysterious J – Well, I never knew..
Lazer turntable – For any audiophiles/vinyl junkies out there.
Pimp my heart – “[The] system also has a disco mode [where the] BPM of music files being played changes in real-time according to the heart rate of the user.”
A plaster cast of a large Pogonomyrmex badius nest. – Very pretty.
How to Erase Old Marks off a Dry Erase Board – Well, I also never knew..
Grandpa Kipp’s Sure-Fire Yellow Jacket Trap! – Don’t know what the fuck a yellow jacket is but is sure sounds handy for similar beasties.
Caffeine-Laced Pantyhose for Weight Loss – Unfortunately not strong enough to get a caffeine high from.
Endless flash-based mosaic – See if you can find the rather surprised cat.
Tron shoes! – ‘Nuff said.