“Space Music” Heard On The Far Side Of The Moon And The Science Behind It

Cernan: Boy, that sure is weird music. Young: We’re going to have to find out about that. Nobody will believe us. -Apollo 10 transcript This weekend, the Science Channel released the preview fo

Mycestro Is A 3D Mouse For Your Fingertips That You’ll Look Funny Using, But Who Cares?

We all go through phases where we feel like we’ve seen every possible Kickstarter project that we’d ever want. And then one like Mycestro comes along and reminds us that this is just the t

The Fizz-Giz: Carbonate on the fly

You’re a busy man. A man on the go. You have no time for Big Soda telling you what you can and cannot carbonate. As Homey once said, you don’t play that. So what is a modern carbonation lo

Clockman: Japanese alarm clock has its own personality (video)

<img src="" /> Japan sure has a penchant for weird alarm clocks, as we blogged <a href="

Party Van!

I imagine most new yorkers are used to the crazy artists than run around the Village. I’m not quite that jaded yet, so I still have to stop and stare at something like this. If you feel like was

How Pink Floyd recorded "Money"

<img src="">This could quite possibly be the first looped beat. Just listen to how they put all this together. I could take or leave Floyd - I

Twisty memory from NIST

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Bury me with my BlackBerry, please

“No, don’t recycle my BlackBerry — put it in my coffin with me.” Noelle Potvin, family service counselor for a funeral home and cemetery in Hollywood, California, is noticing a

Astronaut's lost tool bag found floating in space

You may have heard last week, while withdrawing all your money from Citibank, that an astronaut lost her tool bag while performing a routine space walk. (Late night comics made jokes along the lines o

XKCD raptor attack simulator

Deeply geeky. As if the nerdy humor and nerdier meta-humor of XKCD weren’t enough, this enterprising coder (apparently with a little too much time on his hands) created an interactive simulation

Gun o' Clock: Bandai's new alarm clock has a death wish

Japan seems to have a soft spot for weird alarm clocks. First the fly-away alarm clock, now this: At the end of October, Bandai will start offering an awesome alarm clock that can only be silenced wit

Badger badger badger badger, mushroom vacuum

I could use one of these. I love sesame bagels, but they rain seeds down like no other and i usually end up with a rather farinaceous desktop. These cute-as-a-button mushroom vacuums (we’ll call

Sound-sensitive table tells you who's dominating the conversation

As if you didn’t already know. These “Reflect” tables have built-in microphones and they light up depending on who’s talking, for how long, and probably some other metrics. Whi

Bluetooth cassette adapter!

We’ve seen a lot of cassette adapters, and we’ve seen interesting Bluetooth devices, but this is a pretty damn cool mash-up. Let’s say you’ve got an old car with a cassette dec

Why turn everyone in your mom's 1968 high school yearbook into cartoons? Because it's there, man

This isn’t really gadget related, no, but I appeal to everyone’s geekish and nerdly enthusiasm for a project such as “Excelsior 1968” wherein Robot Johnny’s John Martz qu

Gizmondo still alive, planning a comeback

Really? We’ve heard this before. Carl Freer says there will be a new graphics chip but other than that it’s unchanged. Also, they’re going open-source, or at least they say so, and w

It's an ionizing, MP3-playing thingy!

[photopress:handy_mp3_player.jpg,full,center] At 128MB, I’m not sure if I’d call this an acne-fighting MP3 player or an acne-fighting gizmo with MP3 capability, but it is what it is, sort

Zune ad team, I don't get it Zune TV Spot Between the new Zune ads and Sony’s PS3 gibberish, I’m beginning to lose faith that I’ll ever see a good advert

Super Video Heroes: Louderbeck and Belmont Leave Respective News Outfits

Well this is an odd lumpkin of news. Jim Louderbeck, PC Magazine (“The Magazine You No Longer Read”) EIC, has been replaced by Lance Ulanoff, PC Mag’s reviews editor. Louderbeck, who

Get Your Game Boy Fix

All of us know that the Game Boy is the king of portable handheld consoles. No other handheld console, no matter how popular, gives us that little lump in our pants that the original Game Boy gives us