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Gyro Pool Table – a keeper

If you encounter bad weather while on the oceand who would you be able to still play pool? Well on Radiance of the Seas you can enjoy your game since they have a gyro pool table. However the ship turns you got a plain leveled table. Isn’t that nice? I bet it is. Via [Presurfer].

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Years – use a pickup to hear the tone of trees

YEARS from Bartholomäus Traubeck on Vimeo. You never thought that the trees ahve their own music, right? Years, the project from Bartholomäus Traubeck, uses a pickup and some treee slices to convert the tree rings into music. Quite nice. Via [Obisnuit.eu].

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Sunday fun – make a BrushBot

Well, that is neat. Brushes that simply move here and there are simply cute. And easy to make. Just cut the head of the brush, bend together a battery and a pager motor and you have there a nice BrushBot that simply spins around like crazy. Like. Via [Make Magazine].

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Quadrotors and RHex – the robots are getting better [video]

The guys from GRASP – General Robotics Automation, Sensing and Perception have done a pretty darn good job with those swarmers. Could you belive this a few years ago? Me neither. Yer, here they are making fun of your military parades these quadrotors know how and when to work in groups. Precious. It seems thare […]

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Voyager space probes lead the way to other Worlds

Since 1977 the Voyager space probes have been travelling through the interplanetary neighborhoods and after 2015 it will be the first human object to reach interstellar areas. Beyond 2015 the probe will have passed the heliopause and will have gained enough distance to steer away from the Sun’s forces for ever. It has even a […]

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MMORPG in real life – EELS 3D projection mapping multiplayer game

If you like multiplayer games then you really should play EELS, the 3D projection mapping game. It’s interesting how they could get a few projectors and an web app to work seamlessly and create a game with which people can interact using only they mobile devices. This project has been developer by B-reel London, a […]

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Get the stars on the stage with Lighting Choreographer concept

Lighting Choreographer – concept and system description – from drpopeye on Vimeo. Here, at TGT, I love to post creative and interesting things. Like the concept of Lighting Choreographer, where the dancers have LEDs on their clothes and they sync their dancing with the light show. This concept is trully amazing because it combines perfectly […]

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Voice Lessons – awesome way to tune your voice and have fun [video]

If you wanted to have a musical instrument that plays human sound you’re in luck: Voice Lessons is here. It is a Touch Screen Installation where you can do vocal warm-up exercises with a virtual teacher. Created by John Keston, a graduate student at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, this system uses the […]

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Tablet app for blind people [genius]

I write here about tech – inventions and concepts – and I get pretty happy when I do find out about useful things like the tablet app that allows blind pleople to write. The guys at Stanford University, represented by Adam Duran, Adrian Lew and Sohan Dharmaraja have showed off this app that brings the […]

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Nitinol or how tech brings magic to life [video]

Nitinol is the name of Nickel-Titanium alloy which has two interesting properties: shape memory and superelasticity. Otherwise said, if you have a Nitinol wire, heat it, give it a shape then every time you try to play with it upon heating it will get back to the shape you originally gave it. You can see […]

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