Wednesday Cool Links: Digital Ruler, Pa...

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August 21, 2013

I wonder what's going to happen if you stuff all the dry beer ingredients in your mouth? Would you turn into a foam spitting monster, a rabid-looking human? Read along, and you'll know what I'm talking about:

Glassified: Augmenting a traditional ruler with digital functionality
I am past needing this for school, but I sure want it nonetheless!
Vertwalker Painting Robot by Sonice Development
We've seen many a painting robot on horizontal surfaces, now this one eliminates the need to put your paper down. Ready for gallery walls and fame! I only wish the components and principles of functioning were listed...
Tomas Saraceno's Solar Bell Floating Sculpture Takes Flight
Early inventions of Alexander Graham Bell reinterpreted as utopian flying cities by Argentinian artist Tomas Saraceno.
Packets of Instant Beer Are Now a Thing
KoolAid now in beer flavour? With foam and alcohol content and all? Not sure if I'm sold on this fast food version... But it sure might be handy at hikes and camping.
One Pixel Video Game Rises from RGB Button Hardware
One pixel video game is my type of video game. That's about all I need in that realm... High quality graphics an' all...

Well, I just have a suspicion that this particular contraption needs to be used strictly according to instructions. That, however, doesn’t relate to other things that can be made better by seeing what's inside and figuring out how they work. Happy hacking, or whatever you do in your spare time.


May 20, 2005
Monday - Holiday!

May long weekend is upon us up here in Canada, with Victoria Day being Monday. Ahhh, time to melt the igloo, unshovel the lawn mower and scrape away the ice so we can plant snow-peas! (Joke - it's actually quite nice here in Calgary right now...) Anyway, any orders received after 2pm today will not […]

October 7, 2005
Mmmmmm...Turkey....(insert drool here).

Monday October 10th is Canadian Thanksgiving and Solarbotics will be closed so all our employees can spend the day with their families. We will be open on Tuesday October 11th at 9:00am MST and all will be business as usual again. Happy Thanksgiving folks!

July 28, 2016
New Product: Prototyping & Enclosur...

Mega Protoshield for Arduino $20.75 The Arduino Mega has LOTS of I/O. This Mega Protoshield by Adafruit breaks it all out for easy access and prototyping. Single Panel Breadboard with Terminals $13.00 830 contact single panel breadboard with 3 banana terminal jacks. Acrylic Enclosure for the 1018 Interface Kit 8/8/8 $11.50 The 3804 Enclosure is […]

July 16, 2014
Wednesday Links: Smile TV, New Materials...

Brief summary of today's short issue: it is about squishy mice robots that feed on the dark matter, live in weird motors and make TVs smile. Smile TV Pretty retro-looking 4-legged TV leaves you smiling like an idiot in order to watch anything. (Via Designboom) How Squishy Would You Like Your Robot? Finally science moving […]

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