Remember that time that you were washing dishes with a sink full of water and totally cut yourself on the giant knife floating below the surface? We don’t either, but this is still still a super cool knife that brings two normally deadly entities – sharks and knives – together for the cause of safety. The key is that it floats on top of the water and has simple grips to pull it safely out of the sink without cutting yourself.
More and more lately, I’ve been feeling like we haven’t learned anything from the hyper intelligent robots of Hollywood. That’s not to say that robotics is bad, just more that some of the robots of today seem a bit too advanced for our own good. Enter the Atlas robot, one of the most advanced humanoid robots around. It can dodge obstacles in its way, correct its balance, and a whole host of other things aimed at making it an effective helper in emergency situations (in case we need someone to run into a volcano or the bottom of the ocean).
Pencil is the coolest writing tool ever made for digital devices. It’s been precision engineered by fiftythree to be the most beautiful and usable way to get your ideas on (digital) paper. When used with their Paper app for iPad, Pencil utilizes some pretty cool functionality like blending and palm rejection, but it can also be used as a stylus on any other touchscreen device.
Ever wanted to drink wine but didn’t feel like dealing with fancy things like glasses and bottle openers? Well Union Wine Company just opened up a can of awesome. At $5 a can I think their goal of bringing wine to the casual beer drinker is totally possible. Check it out over on Fast Company for more.
This monstrous looking squid is easily the scariest and coolest thing I’ve seen today. A new terrifying, yet mesmerizing composite image was just posted by Deep Sea News. Things like this big-fin squid make you wonder what kinds of awesome creatures are lurking in the depths. Check this guy out over on Sploid as well.