Wednesday Cool Links: Digital Ruler, Pa...

Solar botics
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.


February 17, 2003
Closed for the holiday...

Monday February 17 is Family Day in Alberta (where we are), and President's day in the USA. So we're going to be out playing in the snow today. See you tomorrow!

June 11, 2004
New! Servo2 and RM1a motors

We've got in an inventory of Grand Wing Servo S03N standard servos. These pack quite a bit of power, and prove to be pretty good for standard servo applications. We're sorry to say that the RM1 is no-more. The RM1 is dead; long live the RM1. (I never understood that phrase...) All hail the RM1a! […]

September 21, 2015
Monday New Product: GPS Logger, Cables a...

Adafruit Ultimate GPS Logger Shield - Includes GPS Module $61.00 Brand new and better than ever, we've replaced our Adafruit GPS shield kit with this assembled shield that comes with an Ultimate GPS module. Redpark L2-RJ45V - Lightning to RJ45 Cable $82.80 Connects a Lightning iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the console port on […]

December 1, 2017
Christmas/New Years Holiday Hours

This is a quick note to announce our holiday schedule, which is going to be as follows. At Solarbotics: Friday, December 22 - Offices open til 4pm Monday, December 25 - Tuesday, December 26 -- Closed Wednesday, December 27 & Thursday, December 28 - Offices open 9am to 5pm Friday, December 29 - Offices open til 4pm Monday, January 1 - […]

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