In 1986, Cleveland was desperate to put the nickname “Mistake by the Lake” behind them, so they tried to set a world record for a balloon release. Balloonfest takes us through the failures.
UK eye surgeon Rupal Morjaria was poised to operate on a 67-year-old patient when he discovered a “blueish mass” that turned out to be 17 old, lost contact lenses that had fused together; he then recovered 10 more loose, floating lenses from her eye.
“My name is T. Chase and I am a cloud shrinker.” “Please excuse the strange sounding voice, it is necessary to speak like a low tone “humming” sound to get the proper brainwaves for cloud psychokinesis.” Question for meteorologists and, of course, engineers: what would the energy requirements be, roughly, to shrink a randomly shaped […]
The Fader Stealth Quadcopter from TRNDlabs packs incredible flight performance into a package small enough to land on your phone screen, and it’s available now in the Boing Boing Store.The Fader’s six-axis gyroscope module gives it perfect balance in the air. This makes the onboard 720p HD camera all the better for shooting amazing flight […]
Although fully autonomous vehicles aren’t yet allowed on public streets, they are poised to dominate the roads in the not-too-distant future. But before that happens, Apple, Google, Uber, and other companies now investing in self-driving tech are going to need talented developers that can account for the dizzying array of factors at play when a […]
The PiCar-V learning kit comes with everything you need to build a Python-powered robot, and it’s currently being offered in the Boing Boing Store.