This desktop tornado is a cool alternative to a lavalamp. It uses an atomizer to make the smoke out of water, and fans to make it swirl. It includes seven different experiments you can do with it. It looks pretty cool, but it’s fairly expensive.
These headphones are cleverly designed to look like bullets, and they seem to be quite good too. The earbuds are machined from a copper alloy housing coated with titanium, and the cable is made of Kevlar-reinforced fabric. So they are made to last.
And they are powered by a 9mm driver fit inside what they call a “Bass Enhancing Chamber engineered to produce the deepest most accurate bass without distortion.”. (more…)
Here is a series of photographs taken by photographer Thierry Cohen that attempt to show what major cities would look like without light pollution. Light pollution is a major concern, especially for astronomers. But it is also one of our problems that are the easiest to solve.
Tele extenders or teleconverters are a great way to increase the zoom on your camera lens. One day I thought to myself, what if you could stack these. Turns out you can. And pretty much as many as you want, or can afford. These guys stacked 5 of them with a 800mm lens and used the monstrous setup to photograph the moon. It turned out pretty well.