Posts tagged as 'Cool'

2010
05
Mar

Darth Vader

I have some kind of obsession with Darth Vader. I don’t even like the Star Wars movies, but I really like Darth Vader. At work, they changed my name of my phone to say ‘Darth Vader’. So when I call someone, their phone says like Darth Vader is calling them. How cool is that!

2010
14
Feb
2009
08
Nov

Secret Knock Detecting Door Lock

I remember when I was a kid, I thought it would be awesome to be a spy. I could have all kinds of cool gadgets to play with. The other day, Lifehacker had a story about building a secret knock door lock. Basically the idea is you program in the knock you want. The lock … Continue reading

2009
23
Aug

Nike+ Without Nike Shoes

I love Nike+. It keeps me motivated to run. The only problem I have is that I don’t like Nike shoes. I prefer Adidas over Nike shoes any day. They fit me so much better. But Adidas doesn’t make shoes for the Nike+ sensor (obviously) so I have been forced to buy Nike shoes. Until … Continue reading

2009
06
Jun

47th Mersenne Prime Found

Prime numbers are a lot less common than you realize. In fact, the only way to discover new prime numbers is to use a computer. The most common way is to use distributed computing from the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) project. On April 12th, 2009, the 47th known Mersenne prime was discovered and … Continue reading

2009
05
May

Searchme Visual Search

I thought this was pretty cool. I play with it for about an hour when I first found it. Searchme is a search engine with a twist. Instead of showing a list of text based results, it visually shows the results. I guess it’s a screenshot of the website and displayed in the iTunes CoverFlow … Continue reading