Loitering Bullet That Wont Kill

The US Army is looking for a warhead that can loiter in midair while on the hunt for a human target.On registeringthe human target it wont kill. This \"Nonlethal Warhead for Miniature Organic Precision Munitions\" is on the US Army wish list for small business. This latest nonlethal weapon is a modification of something called the Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System (LMAMS),something the Army explicitly compares to a magic bullet. If this weapon turns out to be too absurd for the militar...

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MIT Researcher Engineer New Glass Surface

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have engineered a new type of glass surface which eliminates glare and reflections,does not fog and dislodges water droplets. It has an array of nanoscale cones with a base width of 200 nanometres. The cones give the glass a rough surface that repels water.A glass surface is coated with several thin layers, including a photo resist layer,which is then illuminated with a grid pattern and etched away until the cone shapes this nanotexture....

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Innovative Play Facilities For Kids By Danish Firm Monstrum

Danish firm Monstrum,founded by Ole B.Nielsen and Christian Jensen,are responsible for some of the most brilliant play area designs. The designs vary from life size blue whales,giant serpents and castles. A great recreational facility for the kids.

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Lego Builder Makes Prototype Voice Controlled Wheel Chair

Yaya Lu is a Lego builder.He has created a prototype voice controlled wheelchair out of Lego Mindstorms NXT elements.In addition to Rotacaster omniwheels and a Dexter IndustriuesNXTBee module. The designer to over the language barrier has very thoughtfully used the famous,“Morse Code”.“Dah” from long and “dit” for small interpretation.The commands used are three “dit” or “dah” sounds. This gives a total of 8 commands. Please see the video for demo.

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Maura Presents Card Board Dress

Maura,is a high school student from Missouri( It is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by Iowa,Illinois,Kentucky,Tennessee, Arkansas).She has been making awesome prom-dresses for quite some time.This year,she has come up with a beautiful dress made of cardboard.She featured on the \\\"Every thing of Dress\\\" site. The card board has three layers,that were peeled spray painted and then glued to give it the present shape.A zipper has also been added at the back of th...

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A New Interpretation Of Chandelier By Denise Hachinger

Designer,Denise Hachinger is from Germany and is a Bachelor of Arts,Industrial Design & Master of Arts, in Business,Design and Management.She has given new interpretation of the chandelier.Her award winning chandelier can be closed to diffuse and focus light as a shade or opened to illuminate an entire room.

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3D Printing A Force Multiplier For Designers

3D printing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file.3D printing is achieved using additive processes,where an object is created by laying down successive layers of material. It is distinct from traditional machining techniques which mostly rely on the removal of material by drilling,cutting etc. The fashion world was an early adopter of 3D printing.Dutch designer,Iris Van Herpen,uses 3D printers to create designer fashion for Björk and Lady Gaga.Freedom of C...

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A Near Real Robotic Hand From Festo, Germany

Festo,a robotics company,from Germany.The company has produced a robotic hand called,ExoHand,that is an excellent mix of human fragility and also machine force. It has a glove apparatus and a robot arm.The humanoid operator’s arm movement triggers the actuators on the glove.The ExoHand can perform every degree of movement,that is possible with the human hand.Even the force applied to any object is communicated to the operator. The ExoHand has eight double acting pneumatic actuators on eac...

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Inflatable iMusic Chair From WiKi

WiKi Inflatable iMusic Chair,is an inflatable and affords absolute comfortable seating.It has a foot pump plug in for iPod/MP3 player.It has two speakers that produce ones favorite music.Very convenient to carry and install anywhere.The chair when inflated is about 45 inches in diameter and is made of 0.30 mm thick material.

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Patrick Priebe’s Latest Crossbow Blade Driver

German inventor Patrick Priebe,is known for his expertise in designing toy weapons . His newest “toy” is called the Blade Driver. The Blade Driver is handmade by Priebe, the body of the weapon is made of aluminum with brass and Teflon reinforcement to protect the structure from the whipping force of the spring steel bow when fired. The weapon has Palisander wood grip,with a 50 mm buzz saw blade from a table saw made by German manufacturer Proxxon. The Blade Driver is a short range (just ...

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