Enjoy this completely perfect keytar made from a Commodore 64. The pickups send sound via an FPGA to the original SID chip to allow a variety of chiptastic effects, applied using the computer's keyboard.
If you're in the market for wearable tech, you'll likely look at Apple first. That's no surprise considering the Cupertino giant owns nearly 50 percent of the entire smartwatch market share. But that definitely doesn't mean that Apple has a monopoly of smartwatch quality — and its products certainly don't come cheap. There are a handful… READ THE REST
Police in Norfolk, England, believe that someone was being "creative" when they left a clothed pair of mannequin legs in a roadside hedge near the village of Wretton. The legs alarmed a dog walker, who thought they were "suspicious". If the legs are yours, you can get them from the Downham Market precinct. READ THE REST
My sister, who lives in Colorado, told me she heard what sounded like thunder earlier this afternoon. It turns out to have been a United jet engine explosion. Plane parts got scattered across Broomfield, a suburb near Denver. The plane made an emergency landing. The Broomfield PD has incredible photos, and Tyler Thal shot a… READ THE REST
High-quality air is important, but it's hard to properly gauge whether or not your area is experiencing a bad air day. You'd think there would be more smart air purification systems on the market because of this. The Sensibo Pure Smart Air Purifier jumps to the head of that line, utilizing what Sensibo calls the world's… READ THE REST
We would all like to do everything we can to sustain our environment, but have you ever thought about the waste that comes from doing laundry? We hate to break it to you, but your favorite detergent doesn't break down in the wash entirely, seeping toxic metals like cadmium and arsenic into the water supply. … READ THE REST
If you live in a home without a fireplace, you probably aren't in the minority anymore. In fact, more and more residents don't have that home feature that used to be a central source of warmth, light, and food preparation for centuries. Just this century, the percentage of new single-family homes built including a fireplace… READ THE REST