Category Archives: Gadgets

Monitoring Internet Connectivity

The Hubble Project at UW is a real-time Internet monitoring effort. Geek sexy. Of course, I want to know why something approaching 10% of their vantage points can’t reach sammytaylor.net: Here are your results: Reachable. At least 90% of Hubble … Continue reading

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Taliban Demands Cell Service Off at Night

The Taliban is afraid the US Military is tracking them down when they use their cell phones at night, and so they’re demanding that wireless providers in Afghanistan turn off service in the country between 5pm and 7am. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Base Jumping Video

Watch this very cool base jumping video with a flying-squirrel type suits.

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Super Spinning Squirrels

In the ongoing battle with squirrels, the folks at Bird Quest have created the ultimate bird feeder protection device. Twirl-a-Squirrel utilizes an electronic motor to spin off offending critters that hop on to the feeder. Check out the video- it’s … Continue reading

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MS Surface Computing

This is an interesting application of multi touch surface computing…

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Big Brother Can Find You

Apparently, gps satellite tracking can find your cell phone wherever you are. Link

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Even More Useful Than the USB Office Cannon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oUWCLBKK3E

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Cool Toy

USB-Powered Office Cannon Operated by your PC’s arrow keys, the USB cannon has a range of 10 feet and fires one of three foam missles when you press the spacebar. At $34.95, it’s not cheap, but blasting the new guy … Continue reading

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Clocky

This is a brilliant concept…

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Yves Rossy of Switzerland

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Ktrack Cycle

VIA KTRACK CYCLE

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1/3 Scale Ferrari 312B

This is just marvelous. What things a man can do when his heart is set.

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Monaco V4 Belt Driven Watch

The TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Concept Watch Features: Transmission: 13 notched belts of 0.5 x 0.45 mm 39 ball races of 2.2 mm diameter and 0.5 thick Energy: 4 barrels storing 375 g of energy each: 1.5 kg total strength … Continue reading

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Weapons that don’t exist but should

Peruse this list, if you please.  I know all of you have had some thoughts of your own.  Let’s hear them.

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Rollerman

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