Gadgets

Amazon Patents a Self-Destructing Delivery Drone

Whenever you're watching a movie where the villain's doomsday device has a convenient "self-destruct" button that the hero...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 02 December 2017 - 4:40PM

Exoskeleton Legs Can Help Soldiers Carry Much Heavier Stuff

Since scientific advancement moves much faster in comic books than in real life, a full Iron Man suit isn't here yet. But if you're...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 12:50PM

This Exoskeleton Could End Workplace Accidents

Exoskeleton technology has been advancing at a gratifyingly quick pace in the past few years--scientists are using CGI to craft better...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 11:12AM

Real-Life Thor Creates Flying Hammer That Returns to His Hand

Over the last five years, YouTube has seen a rise in incredibly capable tech hobbyists with access to advanced machine tooling and a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11:14AM

Batman Costume With 23 Functioning Gadgets Wins Guinness World Record

Bruce Wayne better step up his game--special effects expert Julian Checkley has created a cosplay with 23 functioning gadgets that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 10:31AM

'Iron Man' Jet Suit Inventor Sets World Speed Record

We all fantasize about being Iron Man, but inventor Richard Browning just made that dream a reality.    Browning has built his...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:15AM

Watch a Man Run 24 MPH Using the Bionic Boots He Invented Himself

It used to take $6 million to create a bionic man — now all it takes are Bionic Boots.Invented by bartender Keahi Seymour,...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 11:12AM

New Video of Apple's Self-Driving Car Shows Its Rivals Are Leading the Race

A new video of Apple's self-driving car shows the tech giant may have a long way to go before it catches up to its competitors.Back...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 10:50AM

Giant Underground Automated Car Storage Lockers May Be the Future of Inner-City Parking

There's no denying it: The worst thing about living in any major city is parking.Well, parking, and increased levels of petty crime,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 8:52AM

Drone-Killing, Laser-Shooting Dune Buggy Looks Like Something From 'Mad Max'

Drone warfare is going to be an increasingly difficult challenge for militaries of the near future.Just as the advent of warplane...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 1:20PM

YouTuber Creates Plasma Coil Bottle Launcher And Now We Want One

YouTuber NightHawkInLight has created an insanely cool-looking, propane-powered plastic soda bottle launcher, that, predictably, is...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 2:39PM

South Korea Developing 'Blackout Bombs' To Kill North Korea's Grids

When your neighbor to the north is a crazy person with his finger on the button (not you, Mexico), it's smart to be prepared with a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:34AM

Scientists Create Gummy Robot For Jobs that Require Being Eaten

Anyone hungry? Feel like taking a bite out of a piece of robotics history?Researchers at EPFL in Switzerland have created soft,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:11AM

Google Has Finally Created a Real Life 'Star Trek' Universal Translator

While most people awaiting the arrival of "The Future" tend to focus on the jetpack or the hoverboard as an indicator that we're...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 10:35AM

The Most Powerful Weapons In The Sci-Fi Universe

Understanding one's tools is important, but it's especially paramount when dealing with weapons. Whether you're a Green Beret raising,...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 05 October 2017 - 4:43PM

Boeing Is Offering $2 Million To Anyone Who Can Build A Working Jetpack

Calling all Rocketeers! Calling all Rocketeers! Aerospace mega-company Boeing has launched a global competition that could turn one...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 11:19AM

This 3-D Carving Tool Lets Makers Create Custom Guitars and Game Boards

Everybody is psyched about 3-D printing their own fidget spinners and tiny plastic skulls, but people are already grumbling about...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 24 September 2017 - 2:03PM

A Futuristic Fashion Company Has Created a Dress That Lets You Sense Near-Earth Asteroids

If 2017's Ghost in the Shell made one good decision, it was including Wearable Media in its promotions. The company nails the weird,...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 24 September 2017 - 12:55PM

An Origami-Inspired Drone Could One Day Deliver Your Packages

Origami has long inspired technological innovation. From NASA’s shape-shifting radiator to foldable solar panels, the Japanese art...

Chelsea Gohd
Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 8:45PM

Adam Savage's 'Tested' Shows Off Their New 3-D Printed Lightsaber Hilt

As any student of the Force knows, building a lightsaber is key to a Jedi's training. While the process of carefully placing a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 08 September 2017 - 10:15AM