The DroneDefender

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Or otherwise known as basic ainti-missile countermeasures in Air to Air combat.  Granted, there hasn’t really been much civilian use for anti-missile countermeasures, but still, it’s not anything groundbreaking. I’m sure the FCC will outlaw civilian ownership of these devices also, since they can be used for unlawful purposes, just like cell phone jamers.  Oh … Continued

Make your own 360° Video

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Remember the 360° Video that YouTube recently supported?  Do you want to make your own?  Well, if you have $15,000, you can buy this 16 GoPro camera rig that includes the cameras, the rig to hold them, and the software to stitch everything together.  Unfortunately, it’s only shooting in 2K 4:3 format.  You’ll probably have … Continued

The Iron Giant

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On September 30, and October 04, 2015, The Iron Giant will be show in select theaters again.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with this masterpiece, you should stop what you’re doing and find somewhere to watch it.  It’s less than 90 minutes long, it has some legendary names attached to it, Brad Bird, … Continued

1,000 FPS drone video

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Common knowledge on commercial drones is that they are small, and light.  The Phantom 4k camera is large, and heavy.  How do you go about combining the two together?  By making a custom rig to mount the camera in and attaching it to a large Aerigon UAV. Together with a lens, the camera & rig … Continued

LASER Headphones

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I share this with you today not because I am willing to purchase them, but because I think they are pretty ace: Lucky for you this Kickstarter has already reached it’s goal with just over a month left. Hopefully it will actually deliver on said item unlike other Kickstarters. Anyway, the above headphones use LASER … Continued

PBS ruins Sci-Fi

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PBS has done the regular “science as we currently understand it” take on popular Science Fiction battles.  Easily glossing over the 2nd word of the genera’s title, fiction.  Sure, if you take what we currently know of physics, and the current levels of technology that we have, space battles would largely be uneventful, boring, and … Continued

Judgment Day

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Three billion human lives ended on August 29th, 1997. The survivors of the nuclear fire called the war Judgment Day. They lived only to face a new nightmare: the war against the machines. The computer which controlled the machines, Skynet, sent two Terminators back through time. Their mission: to destroy the leader of the human … Continued

3rd Person Driving

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Technology is such an amazing thing now isn’t it?  Using head mounted goggles, not an Oculus Rift this time unfortunately, and a flying drone (I hate that word drone, it’s an RC helicopter that doesn’t cost $5k), a group of British people have put together their own drive a car from the rear view angle. … Continued

Playable Tetris T-Shirt

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It’s been quite awhile since I’ve featured a Tetris post.  I don’t know if that’s because there has been a lull in the game, or if I just haven’t seen any new appreciations towards it.  Oh well, that time is up now.  Mark Kerger has made a playable Tetris t-shirt using one of our favorite … Continued

Alternate History Thursday – VR D-Day

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Today marks a turning point in World War 2.   Both in the present reality, and in our alternate reality. 70 years ago Allied forces begun the largest seaborne invasion in the history of the world.  While the term D-Day is a generic military term denoting the day a particular attack or event is supposed … Continued