13 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The iPad’s Bad Ass Cousin

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Zad5_eWVA Leave it to the Australian’s to bring forth the offspring of an iPad and an electric guitar from Beyond the Thunderdome. The guitar is essentially a midi interface so it’s capable of producing any conceivable type of sound. They don’t appear to be available for sale yet, which gives me an excuse when my […]

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01 December 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Cool Science Idea of the Week

If you’re into such things (and here at Wicked Cool Ideas, we are) you can debate the list of Top 10 greatest scientific achievements of the 20th Century. Air conditioning, the integrated circuit, Penicillin, and splitting the atom would all be contenders. But I believe that harnessing electrical power stands alone at the top. Who […]

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13 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Moon Base Idea Just Got Real

The above image is from one of my favorite childhood books, “Welcome to Moonbase” by Ben Bova. It was published in 1987 and imagined a ‘future history’ that had mankind returning to the moon in 1999 and establishing a permanent base there by 2020.  With the announcement today that NASA has discovered ‘significant’ amounts of […]

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09 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Personal Electricity Generator Looks Wicked

Personal Electricity Generator Looks Wicked

I heard about the nPower PEG (Personal Electricity Generator) today driving home from work and immediately wished I still worked in Manhattan and walked everywhere so I would have an excuse to get one when they go on sale this Christmas for a mere $149. Made by Cleveland-based Tremont Electric, the nPower is about 9 […]

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06 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The World of 2019

The above image is a visual collage of ideas generated by the Ten-Year Forecast team at the Institute for the Future, a not-for-profit think tank based in Palo Alto, California. The team created the world’s first massively multiplayer forecasting game, called Superstruct, to engage real people as future forecasters. The game lasted six weeks before […]

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