The Faster You Wave Your Hand, the Faster These Toy Cars Will Race

The speed at which a Hot Wheels car tears around a plastic track is directly proportionate to how high you can build the launch ramp. But to make these capacitor-powered Wave Racers go faster and faster around a track, kids simply need to wave their hands.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2015

Teen invents method for transcoding text into Braille in printer’s memory

The on-chip transcoding technology is meant to replace costly stand-alone software. If you’re blind, the world of PDFs and laser printers doesn’t do much for you. There are software programs and special printers that transcribe text into .....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2015

Teen With One Hand Learns To Play A Mean Guitar, Thanks To 3D-Printed Prosthesis

Diego Corredor loves music and has always longed to play the guitar. But the 17-year-old lost his right hand at birth, rendering his dream impossible. Or so it seemed. In this video, the teen overcomes the seemingly insurmountable, playing a guitar with.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2015

Teen Can Play Guitar Thanks To A 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand

 Diego Corredor wanted to play guitar but lost his right hand at birth. While he could use a prosthesis to grab a glass of water or pick up objects, he wasn’t able to hold a pick and strum the strings. Then a group of makers at 3D Gluck came al.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2015

A 16-Foot Elastic Band Powers This Sleek 3D-Printed RC Car

Elastic-powered toys don't sound particularly exciting these days when you can get a buy a flying toy helicopter that fits in the palm of your hand. But three students at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena created this stunning RC car, made from.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJan 26th, 2015

Mercedes-AMG makes its questionable GLE63 S Coupe even crazier with 577 horses

Mercedes-AMG has lifted the veil off of the 2016 GLE63 S Coupe. Aimed at the BMW X6 M, the GLE63 is powered by a hand-built 5.5-liter V8 engine that sends 577 horsepower to all four wheels. The post Mercedes-AMG makes its questionable GLE63 S Coupe even c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2015

The World"s First Inflatable Flashlight Never Needs New Batteries

There's no point in keeping a stash of emergency flashlights around your home if the batteries inside them just end up getting stolen for TV remotes and the kids' toys. So the folks who created the original LUCI, a dirt-cheap inflatable solar-powered rech.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJan 5th, 2015

Lens-free microscope lets almost anyone spot cancer

High-powered microscopes are useful for spotting cancer and other diseases in cells, but they're expensive and complicated. Your local physicians probably won't have a microscope on hand, and you'll probably need at least some skill to use one. Howev........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2014

Behold The Minipresso, A Hand-Powered Espresso Maker

Would you drink an espresso out of this thing? A new gadget called the Minipresso might be the most "SkyMall" way ever to make that steamy shot of wonder, but one thing is for certain -- we can't wait to try it. Due to come out sometime in early 2015 fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsOct 15th, 2014

This Minature Hand-Powered Espresso Machine Takes Caffeine Everywhere

As addictive mind-altering substances go, coffee is actually pretty hard to hit up on the move. If you're out of range of a Starbucks, getting a hot, caffeine-rich epsresso generally requires a 20-pound machine and mains electricity, which is exactly the .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsOct 11th, 2014

Goliath – The Gas Powered Quadcopter

I have a small quadcopter that fits in my hand which I enjoy using. To call what I have and this gas-drinking monstrosity by the same name seems wrong, but just as an elephant and a mouse are both animals, they are, on some level, the same thing. On the [.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsSep 16th, 2014

New Silent Hills image shows Norman Reedus, flashlight in hand

New Silent Hills image shows Norman Reedus, flashlight in hand.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2014

This is the Huawei Watch, One of the Best Looking Android Wear Devices to Date

Huawei is about to make its presence felt at MWC with the announcement of the Huawei Watch. The watch itself was first spotted yesterday on a billboard, but we now have full promo videos for this Android Wear-powered beauty that will be made official in .....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 min. ago

Happy Birthday to the Raspberry Pi!

Three years on, and five million boards later, I look back at some of my favourite Pi-powered projects we've featured here on the blog.Read more on MAKE.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

LG introduces Android 5.0-powered G Pad F 7.0 tablet in US

To be available beginning March 13 for $240 LG has introduced its first Android 5.0 tablet in the form of G Pad F 7.0. It will initially be released on telecom operator Sprint in the United States. There is no word on the international launch at this poin.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

3 Tips for a Cleaner Windows 8 PC

3 Tips for a Cleaner Windows 8 PC is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Things in the Windows world have changed a great deal. Today, there are desktop PCs that fit in your hand and are powerful enough to get basic tasks done. These Windows PCs h.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Kia Details Sportspace Concept Before Official Geneva Debut

Sexy wagon concept is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder......»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

No inventory? No problem! Dropshipping offers retail without storage

Tapiture, a Pinterest competitor, doesn't just show you stuff you might like. In many cases, it lets you buy that stuff as well Aside from some branded merchandise though, Tapiture doesn't keep any inventory on hand at its Venice, California, headquarters.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 10 min. ago

Three Men Voluntarily Amputate Their Injured Hands In Favor of Bionic Replacements [Hardware]

Three men have become the first to undergo 'bionic reconstruction', enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their mind.  #medicine #prosthetic #amputation #surgery #hardware.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

Best Teen Tweets Of The Week! (2/27/15)

Every week, we round up the best 140-character quips and insights from our esteemed blogging team -- and other equally awesome teen tweeters. Scroll down to read the latest batch and share your own suggestions by following @HuffPostTeen! I honestly didn'.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated News20 hr. 46 min. ago