Wednesday, September 22, 2010

5 Things More Awesome When Solar Powered

 I am not a fan of non-rechargeable batteries. They are an eye sore that usually fail when you need them long term and I hear that the ooze from the "ripe" ones don't have the best of tastes...But there are alternatives! If any of these things were powered by free energy, then  the world (might) be a much more convenient place. Including...

Friday, September 17, 2010

They can feel...well, not quite

Great, now they can adjust themselves to injury, I guess my shotgun shells aren't going to save me now. Engineers at Cornell have developed a robot that can adjust to its "injuries": More after the jump

Twocan Art Robot

No, as much as I would love to stage giant robo cockfights, wait, its a "twocan". This bot doesn't move, but is a true testament to what can be done when you have a lot of time on your hands.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

6 Reasons You Don't Deserve Modern Technology

     I have been counting the seconds, folks. Though the robot Apocalypse was postponed until 2012, I still have the feeling that, when not frantically attempting to erase Trojans clasping on to it's hard drive like a snapping turtle with lock jaw, my PC is also reciving hidden wi-fi messages from devices that feel like they are not being used to their full potential. In a world of narcissistic teenagers and their older, 9 to 5 counterparts, the masses are using more dependent on technology than ever before, making these reasons even more obvious.

Friday, September 10, 2010

5 Reasons to Loathe the iPad

   The apple iPod has held its place in the mp3 player market for as long as technically stunted dependent teenagers have judged a product by its popularity alone, or its mediocre storage capacities. More likely than not, you have used one of these musical contraptions. I, personally, welcome our new musical overlords.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

5 weird (yet awesome) USB drives.

USB's today are as prominent in todays world as notepads were way back when, (and are still in wide use now for most professions). Yet there is a line between being creative, and just going totally off the deep end! Many of us want to be unique. Well, I can assure you that that will be the cause if you get one of these puppies. More after the jump.