As long as you reset a weight every 30 minutes, you can have a continuous, battery-free light source.
A recently filed patent details the (scary dystopian) handcuffs of the future.
Give the pixel five years, researchers say, and it'll be dead--cast aside for a vector format.
Nanomaterials scientists develop a solution to the problem of heat--emitted when a weapon is fired--destroying precious DNA evidence.
The ioSafe N2 is personal data storage built to withstand anything.
Tools with attachable vacuums make for dust-free drilling.
The Galaxy Camera runs a full version of Android on its full touchscreen, along with a 4G LTE connection. This is how cameras will work in the future--but how about the present?
A 16-year-old's homemade wireless robotic limb.
Beard maintenance is tricky, but pulling off the perfect beard with panache is even trickier. Here's how you can help.
People had hopes "The Daily," the once-a-day, tablet-exclusive newspaper from media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, would help bring publishing into the digital age. It had enough money behind it, but it wasn't enough: the venture is folding. It's hard to say exactly how this will affect media companies investing in tablet publishing, but it'll definitely be something for them to consider. [New York Times]
A test kit for unidentified substances, a metal detector for picking up chemtrails, and more
Four steps to texting without freezing.
Gadgets and the Internet are big in South Korea. Really big, as this Associated Press story points out. Now "addiction" to the devices is enough of a problem that the government is stepping in. Officials plan to make mandatory classes for children as young as three (!) so the problem is dealt with early. This is the first line of the article: "Park Jung-in, an 11-year-old South Korean, sleeps with her Android smartphone instead of a teddy bear." Yeah, that sounds like an issue. [PhysOrg]
UC Davis engineers built this augmented reality sandbox. A Kinect senses real changes made in the sandbox and a projector overlays it with moving digital water.
Well, this was unexpected. Nintendo is trying the take-a-cool-thing-and-make-it-smaller business model. A Best Buy blog post gives the details on the Wii Mini. Short version: it's a smaller Wii, more or less. It looks lovely in the screenshot and only costs $99, but it doesn't have Internet support and doesn't play Gamecube games. Also there's this other system called the Wii U that's out, so that makes this a weird time to offer another system that could compete with it. [Forbes]