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November 21, 2012

If I could choose a super power, I would pick the ability to erase people's memory. And lucky for me, I've just been granted a free wish from The Magic Taco. Get ready, everyone. Pew! Done! Whew, now we never have to write a new post again. Check out these "new" links we prepared for you today:

Fans wear cosplay, superhero and manga costumes at London Comic Con 2012
Although the time of dressing up is almost a month away, these look darn cool. Save the ideas for next year!
Vanishing Spirits: The Beautiful Dried Remains of Single-Malt Scotch by Ernie Button
These are not the planetary hallucinations you will get after consuming large amounts of single-malt scotch. Instead, this is what the bottom of the glass would look like after said scotch is consumed. That is, assuming you are a talented photographer named Ernie Button who produced these macro images. If not, just enjoy the photos.
Mine Kafon | Callum Cooper
One of Mark Tilden's original ideas for "survivable robots" was for this built for the purpose of detonating landmines. This solution, albeit only wind-driven, is pretty clever and inexpensive.
Iris Camera Concept Shoots Just What You See
This is a prototype of a camera that uses biometric iris tracking to control the frame and capture photographs. Just double blink to snap a photo! Then, insert a USB stick into your nostril to transfer files, press bellybutton to activate WiFi... Hm, that might be a bit much...

Skittles sorting machine sorts Skittles, keeps the band happy
Never put your teeth on a brown Skittle again!  If you're like Van Halen, we have a solution for you that uses a TAOS RGB color sensor to sort this rainbow jumble into neat piles, for no particular reason at all.

If I could choose a super power, I would pick the ability to erase people's memory... Wait, was that a mirror in front of me? Woops.


November 10, 2014
Project Monday: The Story of SharkBot

Not every product we design is destined to make it to the consumer. Sometimes a great idea gets taken to completion before we realize that one factor or another dooms it to an existence in our failed project bin. One such project that now lives a watery grave is the Sharkbot. Akin to our much […]

December 23, 2004
Solarbotics Holiday Schedule

Solarbotics will be slightly altering our holiday hours to enable staff to spend time with friends & family. We will be closed Friday, December 24th to Tuesday, December 28th and Friday, December the 31st. On Monday, January 3rd, 2005 we will resume our normal hours, 9:00am - 6:00pm MST. Solarbotics wishes all the best to […]

July 7, 2005
New Solarcell, the SCC3766

Ah, another new solar cell! See? There is a solar aspect to Solarbotics! Come check out the SCC3766 - it's a powerhouse!

April 1, 2007
Yaaaarrr! Solarbotics successfully board...

Ummm, yup! Here's an April Fool's joke for you - that April Fool's wasn't a joke! Solarbotics has indeed taken over the operations of! The owner of HVWTech has new priorities in his life (about 1 year old, drooling, and crawling around on the floor), and decided to hand off operations to us. We're […]

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