Autonomous Lego Paper Plane Machine saves you the labor of love

Lego Paper Plane Machine

We all love paper planes and the mention of them brings back old memories, doesn’t it? The same can be said about Legos which let loose your imagination to create anything you want. Lego modeler Arthur Sacek has built a reputation for himself as one of the best tinkerers of Lego bricks and perhaps the perfect man for this project. What you see above is a Lego machine which turns any paper into a paper plane, and also shoots it in the air.
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Mouse that looks and feels like your kitten’s paw

Cat Paw mouse

Who doesn’t love cuddling with cute pets? Especially, after long hours of work at the office. Although, some organizations allow you to bring pets along to work, most of us don’t have that privilege. A good enough reason to have a computer mouse that looks and feels like the paw of a young kitten or puppy. The oddly named Pnitty Mouse derives its name from ‘puni puni’, Japanese onomatopoeia for embracing something pleasingly squishy. From anywhere you see this mouse, it looks like a pudgy pet paw.
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Build your own tabletop pinball machine from cardboard with PinBox 3000

pinball 3000 kit

If you’re looking for a low-stress, easy to assembling project to keep your kid involved, or if you have an undying love for pinball; take home the PinBox 3000 kit developed by Cardboard Teck Instantute and rejoice. Ready to assemble PinBox 3000 kit is really playful way to build your own tabletop pinball machine and enjoy the wonderful game. Priced at $50, the core kit includes a base desktop cardboard pinball machine and swappable playfields.  The kit comprises 12 pre-cut sheets of cardboard, an instruction manual, some plastic pop rivets, marbles, rubber bands and a paper clip bent into makeshift hook to help you put everything together for a cool pinball system. Read More…

LeMons team makes a cheap Hoonicorn RTR 1965 Ford Mustang doppelganger

Hoonicron RTR 1965 Ford Mustang replica by LeMons team

Ken Block, the master drifter had the time of his life driving the Hoonicorn RTR in Gymkhana 7 and the muscle car looked stunning on the streets of Los Angeles. The car looked stunning and unmatchable when it comes to replicating another one. But a group of LeMons racers, the Knoxvegas Lowballers nailed it with their take on the Hoonicorn RTR 1965 Ford Mustang as a tribute to Gymkhana.
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CRAM robot inspired by cockroaches will be vital in search & rescue operations

CRAM Cockroach robot_1

Cockroaches are the creepiest insects that nobody dares to love, isn’t it? But scientists at University of California Berkley have taken interest in this ugly insect to have an insight on its Houdini-like tricks and build a robotic cockroach. Inspired by their ability to squeeze their body to get through the tiniest of crevice, American cockroaches have capabilities that can be emulated in a robotic form for search and rescue operations in case of natural calamities like earthquakes or tornados. Cockroaches have the unique capability to position their legs to the sides and their shell acts like a sponge to take 900 times impact of their body weight.
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Eye-candy bikes spotted at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

Bikes at Auto Expo 2016_-7

The hottest automotive event of the Asian continent saw a lot of new stuff. Yes, Delhi Auto Expo is into its last day and as expected this event attracted people who wanted to see their dream machines. We saw the hottest cars at Auto Expo 2016 and now it is turn of the two wheelers to weave their magic. So, sit back and enjoy all the bikes that make headlines at the event, and mind you I’ll be listing the ones that attracted crowd without doubt. We’ll have cruise, sports, dirt bikes and trikes from bike manufacturers including TVS, Yamaha, Honda, Triumph, Indian Motorcycles and more.
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Elasco Panoramic racing simulator enthralls crowd at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

Elasco racing motion simulator at Auto Expo 2016_-3

At the Delhi Auto Expo 2016 International as well as local auto manufacturers showcased their vehicles. Along with the cars, bikes, buses and trucks the auto show had its share of technology with augmented reality headsets adding to the flair. At the Maruti Suzuki section I experienced motion racing simulator by Elasco, a Czech company that manufactures electronic components for industrial automation. The company sells motion platform devices and it was good to see them at the expo.
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Google to launch new virtual reality headset in plastic body

Google virtual-reality headset

Going into 2016, virtual reality is going to be of great interest to all tech companies and most geeks out there. The inexpensive Google Cardboard, introduced back in 2014, has somehow made virtual reality headsets accessible to random users, but it has its own limitations. According to a report on Financial Times, Google Cardboard, which comprises cardboard housing, a pair of lens stuck up together with Velcro, could soon be released as a new VR headset in a better, stronger plastic housing with more support for VR programs built directly into Android OS. Read More…

Hottest cars showcased at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

Delhi Auto Expo 2016

At the ongoing Auto Expo 2016 in Delhi, India, major auto manufacturers showcased their production, prototype and concept cars/bikes at the show. This major automotive event for the Indian subcontinent provides a platform for automotive giants to show-off their technology and innovation in design. I got the chance to visit the show and it was a great experience being able to touch and feel the supercars, hybrids and sports cars that everyone dreams to own someday. The event flocked-in a huge number of people, primarily automotive enthusiasts and for the remaining two days of the event, even a greater number is expected to come in. If you missed out the action from Auto Expo 2016 here are the major cars and bikes at the event that turned eyeballs.
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Contact-free Flo thermometer syncs with iPhone over Bluetooth

Flo thermometer

Thermometers have become digital but they are yet to become smart. Flo by Eddie Cheung of Zeraph takes the opportunity. Flo is one-of-its-kind social thermometer, which takes temperature without touching the body, sync with the iPhone and allows caretakers to share the data with doctors. Flo never touches the body, which means it doesn’t require constant cleaning, and can still provide very accurate temperature readings. Flo thermometer, developed over a period of two years is simple to use. The Flo needs to be placed about a centimeter from the patient’s forehead and with a simple press of a button, Flo can instantly record temperature. Read More…