Clicking is only the beginning: this magnetic pen is a fidgeter’s dream come true

Think Ink is a ballpoint pen and “discrete fidgeting tool,” which combines a titanium and steel pen exterior with a plethora of bendable, spinnable, and assorted other tactile elements to...

Picture this: a new imaging technology might better detect disease

Forget about a thousand words — in the future, pictures might just save your life. A new imaging technique shows promise at better identifying the telltale signs of disease, according to...

Chronos high-speed camera brings slow motion to the masses

The home-brewed, Linux-powered Chronos high-speed camera will deliver ultra slow motion capabilities at just $2,500. The latest prototype can pump out over 20,000 frames per second, and over 1,000fps at...

Kobe Bryant unboxes his new Nike Kobe A.D. Shoe

How does a retired athlete keep his hand (or in this case, feet) in the NBA game after retirement? By launching a new signature shoe. Nike has a new Kobe...

From molecular scanners to mech racing, CES 2017 brought science fiction to life

CES 2017 stood out as one of the more revolutionary shows in recent memory. What does this say about the future of the tech industry? Are we headed for a...

Park and Diamond collapsible bicycle helmet can be stuffed in your pocket

Rather than looking like a hunk of foam, the Park and Diamond helmet is nearly as thin as a baseball cap while remaining just as protective as something more traditional....

Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree

Forget phones, laptops, and smartwatches. Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree. Apple’s design chief is partnering with long-time buddy and collaborator Marc Newson to create this year’s...

Magic Candy Factory lets you 3D print any shape as gummy confections

With retail stores all over the world, the Katjes Magic Candy Factory offers sweet-toothed customers the chance to 3D print any shape in gummy candy form. Could this be the...

Kickstarter ‘Universe in a Sphere’ created by 380,000 perfect laser dots

New Kickstarter campaign “Universe in a Sphere” is a stunning glass sphere, containing a hyper-detailed 3D representation of not just our own galaxy, but a hefty chunk of the observable...

Alexa, shush! A cute, holographic virtual girl lives inside Japan’s answer to the Echo

Be quiet, Alexa! Stop talking, Siri! A new virtual assistant is about to launch in Japan, and her name is Azuma Hikari. She's not just a disembodied voice either, she's...

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Korean e-book service Ridibooks scores $20M Series C

E-book sales may be declining in the U.S. and U.K., but in South Korea, many people still enjoy...