Category Archive Cool Stuff

Building a Holodeck

The Verge recently visited Microsoft’s Applied Sciences Labs to look at the innovations that may soon power the technology demonstrated in the Office labs Vision 2019 video. Read More…

I wish I was an Astronaut…

Fantastic time-lapse video from the International Space Station Read More…

The Aurora from the ISS

The Aurora as seen from the International Space Station Read More…

First Orbit: 50 Years On

This week marks 50 years since Yuri Gagarin started man’s ventures into space. To mark the occasion documentary makes Christopher Riley teamed up with the European Space Agency and the crew of the International Space Station to recreate Gagarin’s first voyage. Read More…

Fantastic Japanese Advert

A fantastic advert for the Sharp Touch Wood mobile phone. I can’t imagine how much work went into planning and building the instrument so that the falling wooden ball would play the piece of music (Bach’s Cantata 147) as it travelled through the forest. I wonder if they left it there? I quite like the idea that it might be out there playing music where no one might hear. Read More…