A new age of discovery is upon us. At least, that’s what Land Rover is banking on with its new, innovative heads up display that uses grill-mounted cameras to project what’s happening at the wheels onto the hood.
Watch the video here: http://youtu.be/1OlqditIsoM
A water bottle without the bottle?
Inspired by techniques pioneered by molecular gastronomy, Ooho the edible water bottle aims to cheaply and hygienically help ease the world’s plastic water bottle consumption problem.
Tech visionary Nicholas Negroponte’s latest vision for the future: swallowable information.
Tiny pills that will deliver information through our bloodstream and into our neuro-pathways allowing us to “learn” instantaneously? Yes please.
This just in: Fat is out. Calories and added sugars are the new focus of the redesigned “nutrition facts” labels that will be present on all American food. The redesign is part of First Lady Michele Obama’s Let’s Move initiative to combat child obesity.
What’s behind What’s App’s $16 million dollar acquisition?
In a word: mindshare. What’s App’s popularity in parts of the world whose mobile markets are poised to go ballistic in the very near future is what makes it such an appealing service. Whether it’s worth the $16M, remains to be seen.
Are you a direction-follower or an improvisario? This is one of the core learnings we gained from our youth when we played with Legos. Did you follow the directions and make the race car pictured on the box, or did you create say…an exhaust pipe and tire-topped pizza?
Problem is, these days, the Lego video game does not allow for the improvisation and creativity that good old-fashioned Lego blocks allowed for. Instead, the video game heir apparent to the humble Lego appears to be Minecraft. Read more in this great New York Times article: http://nyti.ms/1fem9iD
Global warming, now trackable on Google Earth. Just download this fantastic new layer just released by the good people at the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit. Read more about it here: http://slate.me/1gMPKpX
In a galaxy not so far far away…
less than 12 million light years away, to be exact, something very exciting has occurred. A supernova with the preliminary designation of PSN J09554214+6940260 has gone off in neighboring Ursa Major. Scientists discovered it two weeks prior to reaching its peak brightness, which means that in two weeks an amateur observer might be able to see it with nothing more than a pair of binoculars. What will you be doing for Supernova Sunday?
Mother still knows best…
With Sen.se’s Mother device, set to launch this spring, you get all of the mom-like reminders you may have been missing since moving out of the house in a cute, wirelessly-synced package. We know that nothing says failing at adulthood like running out of toilet paper, so having a little Mother in the house may not be a bad thing at all.