Category: SCI/TECH

May 27, 2010

Hey Sony, Forget 3DTV I Want This!

Hey Sony, Forget 3DTV I Want This!

Photograph via Akihabaranews I understand why Sony has bet big on 3D. They have positioned it as the new ‘must have’ feature in home entertainment; and it works quite nicely across their divisions. It starts with the TV, which you’ll need in order to truly experience their upcoming lineup of films and games. Oh, you’ll…

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May 17, 2010

Behold! The Alligator Lopper aka Chainsaw Scissors

Behold! The Alligator Lopper aka Chainsaw Scissors

Who can resist the allure of chainsaw scissors complete with an alligator emblazoned on the blade? For the uninitiated, loppers are a type of scissors used for pruning twigs and small branches. A typical pair might look like this: Now a manual lopper is fine for little sissy branches and twigs that fall to the…

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May 11, 2010

Picture of the Day – Birds of Prey

Picture of the Day – Birds of Prey

BIRDS OF PREY Photograph by Lockheed Martin A fleet of sexy Blackbird SR-71’s by Lockheed Martin. Awesome article on flying a Blackbird HERE via Lockheed Martin on Flickr

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May 6, 2010

Bell-Mouth Spillways: How Giant Holes in the Water are Possible

Bell-Mouth Spillways: How Giant Holes in the Water are Possible

At first glance you might mistake a bell-mouth spillway for a watery vortex into another dimension. What can only be described as a giant hole in the water is actually a method for controlling the release of flows from a dam or levee into a downstream area. These spillways help prevent floods from ‘dam’-aging…

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May 4, 2010

The World’s Deadliest Drone: MQ-9 REAPER

The World’s Deadliest Drone: MQ-9 REAPER

Photograph by U.S. Air Force OVERVIEW – The MQ-9 Reaper (originally the Predator B) is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) (also known as a Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV)) developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for use by the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, Italian Air Force, and the Royal Air Force.…

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Apr 19, 2010

No Windows? No Problem! Virtual Windows by Winscape

No Windows? No Problem! Virtual Windows by Winscape

Do you have a room in your place with no windows? Or perhaps you have a window with a lovely view of a concrete wall or neon sign? Maybe you’re just plain tired of that framed motivational poster talking about Courage. Well maybe it’s time to muster the courage to do something about it! Introducing…

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Apr 12, 2010

The Stirling Moss SLR

The Stirling Moss SLR

Photograph by Qdammchillaz Unveiled at last year’s Detroit Auto Show, the Stirling Moss SLR reads like any Super Car of today: 0-60 in under 3.5 seconds, top speed of 217 mph (350 km/h), a million dollar price tag and extremely limited (only 75 will be produced). So what separates this Super Car from…

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