Allen Pan, also known as WIZARD and JEDI MASTER Allen Pan, has used all of his jedi (read as electrical engineering) education to create this wonderment… this beauty… this WET dream come true for all nerdom EVERYWHERE! Allen Pan has created a real working light saber.
Ok… so the saber is more the size of a fencer’s foil, but it even makes the SOUND EFFECTS!!!
Check the build and a 3 min video HERE and wear a diaper just in case a little wee comes out. OR just don’t wear pants (that’s what I do!)
SHUT YOUR FRACKIN’ MOUTH!
The crazy Connecticut… ians? are the source of a Thorium Powered Car that only needs to be refueled once a century. WHAT?! Laser Power Systems have developed an engine powered by the incredibly dense material known as Thorium.
Thorium is so dense that according to Charles Stevens (CEO) “one gram yields more energy than 7, 396 gallons of gasoline, and 8 grams would power the typical car for a century.”
For the actual article with all the sciencey stuff click HERE
Check it out on Bungie’s twitch channel TODAY at 2pm EST
HURRY CLICK HERE to get to their channel before it’s too late!!
Did we learn NOTHING from the Matrix?
Cambridge’s Department of Engineering has built a ‘mother robot’ that has the ability to create, test, and improve her ‘baby robots’.
Click the jump for more on the experiment, including a video of the robot in action.
Remember a couple weeks ago when Babble reported on the performance enhancing drugs scandal of the eSport arena? Remember how it sounded riiiiidiculous? Well, it’s actually THIS serious. Check the vid for a really awesome explanation by @hingers… don’t get distracted by the aussie accent coming from his cute asian face though. LISTEN TO HIS WORDS.
But Kory Friesen, I thought you didn’t care! Why the retraction?!
The time has come for me to buy my own firefly class spaceship, assemble a rag tag group of people to become my space family, and go on great adventures to see the outer reaches of the universe AND to become the GREATEST SPACE PIRATE OF ALL TIME. And now that I can grow my own produce in space, food will never be a problem again.
Click the jump for a video of the space guys eating space lettuce
Microsoft has announced that they will be focusing their investments on first party games (like Halo), rather than third party games (like Call of Duty). What does that mean? It means that Microsoft will be trying to develop a large, xbox exclusive, repertoire of games, so that you and I will HAVE to buy the Xbox ONE console in order to play them.
Hit the jump for more on the announcement and a video of some of the exclusive features of Xbox ONE.
Holy shit, this thing works better than I thought possible! Lexus has released video of pro skaters riding their hoverboard for the first time. DUDE! Check the vid below… hooo but watching it glide seamlessly from pavement to over water… ::shivers;: I’m not too proud to admit that a little wee came out when I saw that.
Hold your pee and check it out~
The future is HERE B*TCHES!
Do you like totally love science, but are like totally bummed because you’re like a total uberlicious sexy girl and can’t like wrap your head around all that sciencey stuff? WELL, here’s a show for like YOU!
Amy Poehler and Megan Amram (comedian and writer on “Parks and Rec”) have teamed up to bring you Experimenting with Megan Amram. It’s rife with satire about women in science and technology as well as loads of ACTUAL science. It’s geared toward girls, which is awesome and it looks like it’ll be hilarious. Also, you’ll want to punch Megan Amram in the face… BUT in a good way.
Check the jump for the first episode and the link to the website for the show.
THIS IS WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS!!
Remember a couple weeks ago when hackers hacked into a Jeep Cherokee? Well, the hacking continues, two degenerates hacked a TrackingPoint smart rifle… and by degenerates I mean security researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger.
Click the jump for more-INCLUDING a lovely little video that scares the bejeezus out of me.
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Remember when Lexus teased their hoverboard? WELL! They’ve announced the official date of it’s release in two tantalizing videos. WHUUUUU?!!! Check it out~
Here’s a Racing Simulator created by Hammacher Schlemmer touted to be the most realistic racing simulator, and it can ALL be yours for the paltry price of $185,000.
Buy your own HERE
ooooor… be a responsible human being and pay your rent.