Holographic projection

These guys claim their technology can project TV, streaming video and computer images in free space using their Heliodisplay… Is it for real?

phj33r, f001!

Tales for the Leet presents Romeo and Juliet!

http://uninteresting.myby.co.uk/noeffort/romjul.htm (flash)

And catch Star Wars III while you’re at it.. (wmv)


Wireless lifts!

Well, pneumatic actually – but looks very cool and easy to install

Pimp my ride

What to do with your car?

How about turn it into a massive Blaupunkt Acurabot!

Rogue meets Doom!


SD Wifi cards

Getting smaller and smaller – for Pocket PC and Palm

Underwater dining

Worlds first underwater restaurant opened. Thanks the Hiltons!

American Students not getting laid

Yup, European women won’t touch them with a bargepole!

A380 Double Bubble Flies

Here’s a bunch of pics of it’s first flight – Go Virgin take on Boeing!

This is the Airbus site for it

Cyberspace visualisation

Cyberspace is all connected, as is, maybe, everything. A lovely esoteric field of exploration through the relationships, there are people who have made some lovely tools to visualise these relationships.

I/O/D 4

Surf 3D

Exploring the earth and space

So there’s a whole wealth of available resources to see our planet and the solar system out there – either online or as a downloadable application. These programmes allow you to track hurricanes, cloud cover, global temperature, zoom in to varying degrees etc.

The Earth and Moon viewer is webbased and has some interesting composites

Keyhole can zoom in using satellite images to really detailed levels

This online earth viewer has a whole load of options for satellite images of the earth and space

This is a nice application bound to an online database for 1 km resolution of the earth

Earthquake 3D allows you to track earthquakes in realtime

The Infinite Universe Engine has some interesting screenshots of landscapes and really close terrain for the earth, but also other planets (a graduate project!)

NASA’s World Wind allows you to zoom in impressively from satellite pictures

The Earth Browser is good at showing cloud cover, hurricanes, bouys, webcams etc al updated from Internet as an application with a huge database of earth city locations

This is another impressive link list of terrain mapping tools (and much more information on the homepage

Of course there’s that huge 3d Solar System explorer, but I can’t find the link to that anymore – anyone? 🙂

Minority Report UI turns real

For military use – I wonder when I can get one? I need the new UI to uhhhh sort through the masses of euhmmm information I get on my computer!

So you want to be invisible to thermal cameras?

The Greeks have developed a cream / mud which allows you to be just that.

3d flatpanel pics

Yup 3d monitors is in! Thanks Toshiba 🙂

Wireless PSP house control hacks

This howto shows how you can control your entire house (music, lighting, TV, stereo, DVD player, etc) using a PSP.

Unfortunately this thing is based around a really cool piece of machinery, the WACI, pricing starts at $579,-

And whilst we’re doing this, we might as well replace our light switches with battery free wireless versions.

Random CompSci paper generator

Apparently the authors of this thing succeeded in getting one of their random papers accepted for a conference..


Faster cars crash less

I always knew my driving habits were safe!

according to an analysis of more than 12 million passenger cars insured by Progressive, the third-largest auto insurer in the United States.

It found cars with more than 200 horsepower actually generate 17 per cent fewer claims than those propelled by less than 200 horsepower.

From here

Pulse Jet Engine dragster

Wow this guy makes Pulse Jet engines in his garage, mounts them on what look like wheelchairs and zooms these things up and down!

007 seeking new Q

According to El Reg, there’s a job opening with a GBP 90 – 100 thou salary, managing a budget of GBP 27m and 475 staffers: as the new gadget king of the spies!

Unfortunately, I can’t find it on the MI5 website

Or on the MI6 (SIS) jobs site

US sent banned corn to Europe for four years

.. and how long has the current (aggressively pro-GM) US President been in office again? Since 01/2001 .. you do the math ..

All imports of United States corn have been stopped at British ports following the discovery that the US has been illegally exporting a banned GM maize to Europe for the past four years.



Naturally, this is a German product.


You might not want to click this at work, or spend too much time thinking about the possibility of your cow-orkers buying anything here. Brrr.

Search engines

Someone put together an interesting list of search engines and their ranges.


E-paper watch

After the huge posters at Macy’s the second real application of e-paper: By Seiko and Epson in their watch: and it looks stylish too!

Satellite internet? No, cheaper!

Atmospheric Internet and Cell phones using huge geostationary zeppelins which will last around 18 months on station before needing recharging – flying whales that supply you with what you need – and at a fraction of the cost

Bionic Exoskeleton Suit

Make you fasta, stronga mo bionic!

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