Jake Easton has built a robotic mousetrap knocn as the “Better Mousetrap”. Built using a complex series of solenoids, electronic control circuitry and a heavy-duty pneumatic actuator. Its 40 to 60 PSI of compressed air can hammer up to 102 lbs. It looks like an electrocution for mouse. Video after the jump. Continue reading
MonkeyLectric have developed a new bike wheel display system for cyclists to show stabilized images and videos on spinning wheels. The system is using the 256 ultra-bright LED’s to display full color moving images. The thing works when bike speeds between 12 to 40 km/h and it is suitable for all weather conditions. The system comes with a starting price of around $2000 per video system and $60 for basic lights system. Video after the jump.
Yahoo! Celebrates 25 years of online communications through the years following a journey from early PC’s to wireless computing. Song by Shitake Monkey “Those Days” from their Street Beef album. Watch the video Continue reading