Thursday, April 27, 2006
Touch Rubik Cube
This toy inolves six different surface materials. They are metal, wood, textile, rubber, plastic and stone. Different materials give people different senses, which thus enabled the blind men to play.
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Inflating Memory Device
Designed by Dima Komissarov, the Flashbag is a USB storage device that actually inflates as it "fills up with data"!
Thursday, April 06, 2006
Behold the Zocchihedron!
Zocchihedron is the trademark of the most common 100-sided die, patented ( USPTO number D303553) by Lou Zocchi, which debuted in 1985. It is not a polyhedron. Rather, it is more like a ball with 100 flattened planes. It is sometimes called "Zocchi's Golfball." You can learn more about it here. You can buy one here.
Tuesday, April 04, 2006
All Mail from Europe Considered Spam
Verizon Discovers The Cost Of Being Too Aggressive In Blocking Spam: In late 2004 Verizon got fed up with dealing with spam for its DSL customers, and implemented a massive blocklist, that seemed to block a ton of email from outside the country -- with no way to get around the list. People who used their Verizon email address to communicate with colleagues in Europe, for example, suddenly were unable to do so. Read more.