Lot 39 An ormolu musical automata table clock casket in the manner of James Cox, English, circa 1780 Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 GBP Please note that this video is sexually explicit and may cause offence.
The 2014 Formula One season is gonna be one of the most exciting in years. A slew of new rules and technology promise to turn the sport, and the standings, upside down. They might even be enough to knock Red Bull from the top of the podium. Well, maybe not. One thing's sure, though: The new rules have made the cars, well, let's say aesthetically challenged, and packed them with tech you might one day see in your own car.
Cambridge science historian Simon Schaffer researched the history of quack science's most iconic device, the perpetual motion machine. Cabinet magazine's Christopher Turner recently interviewed Schaffer about one famed demonstration from 1721, and the, er, perpetual attraction of such devices to this day.
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Alguns dirão que esse é mais um projeto inútil do Kickstarter, outros dirão que é muito legal. Cabe a você decidir: recriar uma máquina Enigma de criptografia usada pelos Alemães na 2ª Guerra Mundial é legal ou é inútil?
Very early adopters have had the option to buy a drone kit — with a lot of assembly required. But in a current Kickstarter campaign, the Southern California company AirDroidshopes to appeal to a broader audience with a ready-to-operate book-sized drone, aptly named Pocket Drone, that sells for a manageable $495.
Billed as a high-tech camera mount that allows users to video their hikes and bike rides, get higher angles in their shots and appear in their own family pictures, the drone weighs just one pound and folds down to fit easily in a backpack. Loaded with a half-pound camera, it can fly for up to 20 minutes at a time. (A low-battery alarm warns the user that it’s time to land.)
Jason writes with an update to the amazing, kickstarted Librarybox project: "The LibraryBox Project, as a part of its ongoing efforts to bring information to areas without communication infrastructures, announced the release of the v2.0 public beta today.