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  • December 3, 2014
    These are a bunch of Knightscope K5 security robots. They look like a cross between R2-D2, a Dalek, and the kind of buttplug you'd expect to find on a space station. Microsoft already tested a crew of them at its Silicon Valley campus. And you can rent some too, starting as ... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2014
    You ever been arrested twice in the same day? It's not as cool as it sounds. I did drink six cartons of cranberry juice cocktail in jail though (two the first time and four the second). I'm kidding, I've just been dealing with some shit the past few days. Famous whistleblo... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2014
    This is the 'mirror fence' designed and installed by artist Alyson Shotz. It's a picket fence made with mirrored surfaces to blend into the environment and become less obtrusive. Me? I prefer obtrusive fences. My house is surrounded by a 14-foot electrified security fence t... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2014
    The Boeing Black is a new call-encrypting smartphone designed by the aerospace giant for use in the government and private sectors where phone security is of utmost importance. The phone will delete all its data and brick itself if it senses being opened or tampered with. How... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2013
    This is a video of an Australian purse-snatching thief making a run for it when he decides to go head first through a glass pane instead of using the automatic door. It knocks him out for a little while. Amazingly, he's still able to get up and make off with the purse, provin... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2013
    This is a $50 detachable lockpicking set etched out of a titanium business card (similar to the one this guy made a long time ago) so you can carry the power to break and enter around in your wallet. Me? I carry the power to break and enter around IN MY SHOE. *kicking door* ... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2012
    This is Steve Norris's Patrolbot Mark II. You can tell it's not CHUCK Norris's Patrolbot Mark II because your monitor didn't just explode. Are Chuck Norris jokes still fashionable? No? What about baggy sweaters? Patrolbot is a remote controlled security robot Steve uses to... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2012
    MasterCard is about to roll out this 'Display Card' in Singapore and claims it's gonna be the next big thing in credit card technology (how exciting!). It has buttons and an LCD screen that will only allow payment with the card after the user enters their PIN number, and a uni... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2012
    This is a list of the most popular (read: laziest) passwords of 2012. Changes from last year's top passwords are noted. Somehow this joker "michael" made the list, but "iheartGW" didn't. I dunno, maybe I'm not the catch my mom always told me I was. :( Thanks to Shannon, wh... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2012
    This is Hop, a suitcase that communicates with your smartphone and follows you through the airport. It doesn't hop though, that was just a poor name choice. Also, I'm not sure how I feel about a suitcase with a bunch of electronics inside that make the whole thing look like a... / Continue →