These holiday light strings will be the stars of the show for your Intergalactic Holiday Tree. Each strand of lights is 11.5 feet long and features 10 injection molded plastic lights in the shape of either Yoda or R2-D2.
Tetris piece shaped lamps that you can stack. Of course, you're going to have to be sure to stack them non-optimally. If you make a straight line, sure, you'll get points, but then your lamp will disappear!
The $1990 USB stick is decorated with little pieces and dust from a 4.5 billion years old meteorite. Its name 'Apophis' refers to a near-Earth asteroid that caused a brief period of concern in December 2004 because initial observations indicated a small probability that it would strike the Earth in 2029.
Computer graphics researchers at Cornell and Harvard have created software that will translate a graphic image of a character from a movie or video game, or even something you've created yourself, into a posable plastic model manufactured by a 3-D printer.
Hate traveling with a bulky, plastic bike helmet? Say hello to the Hövding Bike Helmet, an ingenious invention out of Sweden that takes up only a sliver of space in your luggage and activates only upon impact, much like a car's airbag.
Textspresso. It?s a beautiful thing. In order to combine their cloud texting service with Seattle's technology and coffee cultures, the folks at Zipwhip created a machine that sends and receives text messages while simultaneously making a coffee.
Surfing for hours on the Internet consumes a lot of electricity and is harmful to the environment. However, a new ecological PC saves energy as it operates: It produces about 70 percent less CO2 than conventional computers. As the first computer of its class, it obtained the "EU Ecolabel", the environmental label of the European Union.