The special edition Prince Opus targets diehard fans with an outrageously overpriced iPod. A part of the Prince Opus: 21 Nights, it costs $2100 to own and has 15 Prince songs and a 40-minute movie created by the man himself. The limited edition run will spawn for 950 units.
EXACTO (EXtreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance) bullets from Darpa will soon be known for their pin-point accuracy. The laser guided bullets sense air currents and moving targets, and are capable of adjusting direction mid-flight to hit the target. Snipers are about to get amazingly accurate, and lethal.
Here’s a majestic time-lapse video of Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward. The video spans nearly one year and was shot from various locations.
The staircase in London architect Alex Michaelis has what all staircases should have: a built-in slide. His kids wanted a slide with the staircase, and he built them one. Every house should have a slide!
Our robotic future is quite close; it is expected that HAL will soon put its Cybernatic Bodysuit into mass production. All that superstrength is going to cost you about $4,200. It’s going to be a lot more useful to people with movement disabilities.
Thomas built an awesome iPod charger using a steam engine and a 5V regulator circuit. It has circuit protection to protect the device from any spikes, and it looks way too cooler than any iPod charger I’ve ever seen.
Figs & Ginger have handcrafted jewelry made of 50% recycled sterling, and well, it’s all full of cute-little animals. It all looks good, it’s cool and it’s green. Totally worth a look if you’re interested in enviro-jewelry.
Morfojet Armchair is about all cool as it gets. Designer Gianni Pedone displayed his jet turbine inspired armchair at the Milan Design Week, and he has added a bit of functions to go with the design. It has a built-in CD player with speakers and an AUX input to plug mp3 players. It’s only a concept for now, but with those looks, the chair is not going to be short of buyers if it is ever produced.
The Skull a Day T-Shirt is geeky in a very geeky sort of way. The tee has a skull shape on the front, and it has been constructed out of keyboard keys. A very unique design as it is, it walks on the thin line between unique and weird. Designed by Noah Scallin, the T-shirt sells for $19.97.