Shot by Don Pettit on the International Space Station, this stunning time-lapse view of our humble planet captures the Northern Lights in the sky as tiny dots from cities at night whir by below.
Charles Pyott’s Linos is a portable digital vinyl record player. Instead of the turntable setup, the controls and the pickup arm are in a sleek case. Make a real one for Blu-rays, won’t you Charles?
NetherRealm Studios seems to be doing a killer job at making the latest Mortal Kombat. This preview shows a bit of tag team action – a first for the series – and of course, a fatality at the end.
Want to wear something as random as the stuff you find on the Internet? Here you go – a shirt with cats in its pockets. Choose from the Classic Kitty or Western Kitty style.
You’ve got the glasses, now get the chair. Taking cues from World War II bomber planes, Restoration Hardware’s aviator chair is made of riveted aluminum and distressed Whiskey leather.
This Bulgarian triple-distilled vodka contains an insane 88% alcohol (176-proof). It’s sure to put hair on your chest whether you want it or not. The label even says “handle with care.” Please do.
In Swarm, you’ll lead an army of 50 Swarmites through death-defying platform levels, with the blobby blue guys meeting their makers in various nasty ways. Think Lemmings.
The latest mid-level dSLR from Canon offers a sharp 18-megapixel CMOS sensor, and a hi-res 3-inch LCD. It shoots 1080p full HD video with manual exposure control, and has an HDMI output.
Nixon coats four of its watches with their Gunship surface, claiming that this “uniquely applied finish is designed to wear increasingly with age”. Too bad we don’t have before and after pictures.
LaCie says the diminutive MosKeyto is a “plug it & forget it” kind of thing. Because forgetting where you placed your files sure is a neat experience. But seriously, it’s perfect if you’re always on the go.
Star Wars fans should appreciate this retooled version of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody which tells Anakin’s story from his humble beginnings through his emergence as the Dark Lord of the Sith.
Valve shed more light on the multiplayer aspect of Portal 2 at PAX. The Robotic Test Subjects that players control have a few tricks up their sleeves, like the “Ping” marker. Also:robot hugs!
Made by Tonio de Roover, East meets West are a couple of sofas made of steel, plywood, velcro and Persian carpets. We’re wondering how comfortable they are to sit on – or if they can really fly.
Currently being developed by the Biorobotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, the Snakebot is a highly limber – and highly creepy – robot designed to traverse tight spaces and varying terrain.
LG’s prototype OLED TV is the world’s slimmest television at only 2.9mm thick. The 31-in wonder delivers 1080p, can display 3D video and has an “infinite contrast ratio”, whatever that means.
This limited-edition Motorola Droid 2 is decked out in the style of everyone’s favorite R2 unit, including a back that looks a little like R2 if you had run him over with a steamroller.