Tag: everyday tech

Wireless electricity is here (seriously)

We both shift our gaze to an unplugged Toshiba television set sitting 5 feet away on a folding table. He’s got to be kidding: There is no power cord attached to it. It’s off. Dark. Silent. “You ready?” he asks. via Wireless Electricity Is Here (Seriously) | Fast Company.  

ThinkGeek

If you haven’t discovered this site yet, there’s still hope.

How to survive in a sinking car

Another reason to wear that damn seat belt. Also, carry this on your keyring.

Safest seats in a plane crash

Obviously, it’s all a plot to kill off the 1% in first class.

Finally, some useful technology…

How to eat a pizza with one hand.

Power-dressing man leaves trail of destruction

An Australian man built up a 40,000-volt charge of static electricity in his clothes as he walked, leaving a trail of scorched carpet and molten plastic and forcing firefighters to evacuate a building. Frank Clewer, who was wearing a woolen shirt and a synthetic nylon jacket, was oblivious to the growing electrical current that was …

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Those clever Japanese….

Just wide enough to walk through.

An alternative to the same old grill

Don’t do this at home.