Archive for the ‘“wow”’ Category

New Ferrari ‘California’: It makes you want to own an oil well

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

This car, which will cost around $200,000, is a V8-powered Ferrari with a retractable hardtop, that will come out in 2009. It is beautiful, no? For the target audience, paying $7 a gallon to fill up a car that only gets 15 MPG won’t be a problem, I suppose. Feast your eyes on this…

 

By the way, I get most of my new car news from The Torque Report, a great car blog.

A well-designed chaise lounge

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Though I’m not a metrosexual (I spend only $20 a year on grooming products, so am automatically disqualified), I do appreciate well-designed things when I see them. This chaise lounge is pretty cool looking. It’s designed by a guy named Nolen Niu. You can see it here: Nolen Niu chaise lounge .

Some great artwork from the Adidas “Impossible is Nothing” campaign for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

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A ‘rube goldberg’ video that you have to see from Honda

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

This is a great video–not sure it would make me want to buy a Honda as a result of watching it, but very cool.

Bacteria can be turned into living computers

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Bacteria can be turned into living computers

This article appeared in the Telegraph Newspaper at Telegraph.co.uk
By Roger Highfield, Science Editor

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?view=DETAILS&grid=&xml=/earth/2008/05/20/scibacteria120.xml

Last Updated: 1:01am BST 20/05/2008

A microbot pushing a football on a field smaller than a grain of rice

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Welcome to the world of Robocup NanoSoccer. Nanotechnology will change the world, but
first it will result in nano-scopic soccer games…perhaps, eventually, nano-sports leagues?