Band Together: The UV Wristband

Catching some rays just got safer. Professor Andrew Mills and Dr Michael McFarlane, from the University of Stratchclyde, Scotland has come up with an ingenious invention with this colourful paper bracelet that changes from yellow to pink when UV rays have reached safe limits. The acid in the paper degrades and changes colour. There isContinue reading “Band Together: The UV Wristband”

Brain Hacker: Emotiv BCI Technology

Like a scene out of Total Recall, the BCI (brain-computer interface) has been developed to the point where they can be found in novelty or spywear stores. Scientists have taken an off-shelf version and shown it has the capability of hacking the brain and pulling details straight from your mind. University of Oxford, California BerkeleyContinue reading “Brain Hacker: Emotiv BCI Technology”

Leggo My Eggasus: Kiss The Future

In my ongoing quest for inter-urban zero-emission vehicles (that protect from the elements), I’ve run across this little charmer with retro-futurist aesthetics, the ‘EGGASUS’. Another little jewel to come out of California. This one is being launched in North America this fall. It reaches a range of up to 50 miles (80.4 kilometers), with aContinue reading “Leggo My Eggasus: Kiss The Future”

Kiss The Future 101: Dream a Little Dream of Me

Brooklyn’s own Bitbanger Labs is the brainchild of photographer meister Duncan McCloud Frazier and his compatriot jack-of-all-trades genius Steve McGuigan. They’ve invented a remarkable eye mask that presumably helps trigger lucid dreaming (or rather the ability to control yourself and your surroundings as you dream!). Remee (REM Enhancing Eye Mask) is the specialized eye maskContinue reading “Kiss The Future 101: Dream a Little Dream of Me”