Get your Inauguration Coverage Here

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No, not here, I’m not live streaming this mess, at Twitter.  Or, through Twitter, specifically at inauguration.twitter.com, which redirects you to a place holder page until it starts tomorrow morning.  Do not fear though, you’re getting the PBS News Hour coverage of the event, not some Twitterized view.  Though, don’t worry, I’m sure it will be controversy … Continued

Hyperloop Test

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When Elon Musk debuted his Hyperloop idea 3 years ago it was impressive.  He shared the technology with the world to challenge everyone to make this dream a reality.  Now we’re getting companies to start building the prototype.  Hyperloop One and BIG are teaming up for to build a track in, you guessed it, Dubai. … Continued

The Book Train

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Did you know that there’s a book roller coaster/train in The New York Public Library? Me neither!  Apparently it’s a revamping of the old system of convener belts that were used to transfer books around the 8 story building.  It’s either we’re so modern, or wages are so expensive (thanks mandated $15/hr minimum wage), that … Continued

Drone Racing

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Drone Racing is a thing.  I’ve posted about it before, I can’t remember though if I posted about the Drone Racing League (DRL), I think I did.  It’s a cool thing to watch the highlights and edited videos of.  I’m not sure if I would watch a live race.  ESPN however is hoping differently.  On … Continued

Nuclear Ice!

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Leave it to the Russians to come build the world’s largest nuclear powered ice breaker.  Hell, leave it to the Russian’s to build a nuclear powered icebreaker to begin with!  The Arktika clocks in at 569 feet in length, 112 feet wide, and able to haul 36,000 short tons.  It came with a sticker price of about … Continued

1,000 Core Chip

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Researchers at UC Davis have teamed up with IBM to create a single microchip with 1,000 cores on it.  To put that into perspective, most modern computers have anywhere from 2 to 8 cores.  Chips in servers have up to a dozen cores each.  Each core is dedicated to single processes, but with 1,000 you … Continued

Barisieur Coffee Alarm Clock

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This post may be early, but if you had the Barisieur Coffee Alarm clock, at least you would be refreshed and relaxed while you’re reading it.  Unfortunately, this Kickstarter is still only about half way to it’s goal, and even then, you’d have to wait until 2017 before you could take delivery of it.  Regardless, … Continued

3D Metal Printing

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Researchers at Harvard have come up with a way to use LASERs to anneal silver nano-particle liquid into wire that’s thinner then a human hair.  This process allow them to eject the silver liquid through a needle and have a laser solidify it instantly to print 3 dimensional wire objects.  The video above is fun … Continued

Smash Bros. On a Calculator

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Alright, Alright, I’m aittle late to the party here, but better late then never I say.  Omnimaga user Hayleia has put together a port of Super Smash Bros. onto the Ti-83/84 graphing calculators.  You know, those big bulky things that for some reason are still required for high school calculus even though everyone’s phone has more … Continued

Star Kart

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Yes, it’s one of those strange matches that you never would have guessed would be perfect but it is.  YouTube group Dark Pixel has spent a year making a mash up of Star Wars and Mario Kart. No, this isn’t a real life game, but with the power of the community, I’m sure a hacked … Continued