Tag Archives: webcam

Chatroulette: Sometimes You Can’t Press Next Fast Enough

While I’m sure many of you already know about the amazing service known as Chatroulette, I thought I’d introduce it to the three or four of you who don’t already know. Basically, it’s like Russian Roulette, with less bloodshed and much more penis. Chatroulette lets you view a random users webcam from around the world, allowing you to unshamefully skip ...

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DIY Walnut and Paper Drum Machine is Bizarre, But Free

“Walnut and Paper Drum Machine.” It sounds like the subject header from some shitty spam e-mail. But thankfully, this DIY project is both faux-meat product-free and very real. So, here’s what you have to do. Steal a bunch of walnuts from your squirrely forest friends, grab a sheet a paper and a webcam, and head over to download the free ...

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Robot Controlled By Private Eyes

We’ve seen robots controlled by all kinds of applications. From your standard remote control to innovative path finding methods, robots are sharing more and more traits with their creators. Take this latest bot based upon the LEGO NXT system. Using multiple webcams, software analyzes video of your pupils staring in a specific direction and then sends the robot in the ...

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Blogger Wants To Replace Prosthetic Eye With Webcam

35-year old blogger Tanya Vlach lost one of her eyes in a car accident three years ago. Now she wants to make the best of it by replacing her prosthetic acrylic eye with an ‘eye cam’ – a webcam for her eye socket. She wants one capable of dilating with changes of light that also allows her to blink to ...

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Carcade Raises Accident Awareness

The ultimate gaming rig has now become your car. It doesn’t sport the powerhouse graphics offered by the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 nor the gimmicky bullshit that encompasses the Nintendo Wii, but it does have a cool name: the Carcade. Students at the Berlin University of the Arts designed this “augmented reality in-car videogame” which utilizes a laptop and ...

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Digital Pillow Keeps An Eye On Your Kid

I don’t know what Turkish designer Erdem Selek was thinking when creating this, but Big Brother must have been floating around in someone’s mind. What seems like an ordinary pillow is really a space-alien with a digital eye. It’s designed to let newborn mothers watch their children through a webcam when they’re sleeping. Some would argue it’s lovely, others would ...

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Steampunk “Telescope” Links London and NYC

We celebrated the 125th birthday of the Brooklyn Bridge last night and boy was it a party. We had some drinks, mingled a bit and eventually watched a guy named Paul St. George bring in a huge Telectroscope. The Telectroscope, in theory, is supposed to let people from London and NYC look at each other via an undersea tunnel with ...

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Russian Computer Program Fakes It! Online Flirting, That Is

Those of your who turn to the Internet for match making might want to be on the lookout, for the next “woman” you are talking to might just be a program designed to flirt. A Russian website called CyberLover.ru is advertising software that can simulate chatroom flirt exchanges. And we aren’t talking about those bots that are all like “14/f ...

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USB Robot Webcam Will Catch Nanny Being Naughty

Check out this excellent useful (and dare I say, adorable?) USB Robot Webcam combo. The Robot features 11 points of articulation which allows us to contort the cam into whatever shape we want it in. The 6″-tall cam bot features LED eyes that illuminate in the night, as well as a maximum resolution of 640480. You can use the bot ...

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