Daily Archives: October 3, 2018

The Lunch Feeder: An Impressive Rube Goldberg Machine That Feeds A Four Course Meal

https://geekologie.com/2018/10/the-lunch-feeder-an-impressive-rube-gold.php This is another genius Rube Goldberg machine built by Joseph of Joseph’s Machine (previously: this one also worth a watch) that feeds him a four course meal (well, a brussel sprout, hotdog with ketchup, asparagus spear, and soup) so … Continue reading

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Success! Hopping, Shoebox-Size Lander Touches Down Safely on Asteroid Ryugu

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/success-hopping-shoebox-size-lander-touches-down-safely-on-asteroid-ryugu/ Two tiny, hopping robots now have a companion on the surface of the big asteroid Ryugu. A shoebox-sized lander called the Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout (MASCOT) deployed from its mothership, Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft, as planned at 9:57 p.m. EDT … Continue reading

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Honda’s Helping GM on Its Quest to Deliver Self-Driving Cars

https://www.wired.com/story/honda-gm-cruise-self-driving-cars Cruise, the self-driving car arm of General Motors, has an unexpected new ally in its bid to keep its corporate master at the forefront of an industry enduring its greatest period of change in generations: Honda. In a deal … Continue reading

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Satellite Photos Help Indonesian Relief Workers Sort Through Earthquake, Tsunami Aftermath

https://www.space.com/42005-indonesia-tsunami-earthquake-satellite-imagery-relief.html The Indonesian #earthquake caused “liquefaction” in areas near #Palu. These before and after images were taken on August 17th and October 1st, just south of the Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport. pic.twitter.com/iYLskCqED1 — DigitalGlobe (@DigitalGlobe) October 1, … Continue reading

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Organize Your Books, Movies, Music, and Video Games With Libib

https://lifehacker.com/organize-your-books-movies-music-and-video-games-wit-1829466968 I have a reasonable but not overwhelming amount of media: mostly books, followed by video games, followed by some collectible vinyls and CDs that I keep around. I also have friends who have rooms full of stuff: stacks of books … Continue reading

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The YouTube King of Useless Machines

https://www.wired.com/story/josephs-machines-video science San Francisco’s Dream of ‘Zero Waste’ Lands in the Dumpster Author: Ellen AirhartEllen Airhart via Wired Top Stories https://ift.tt/2uc60ci October 3, 2018 at 08:06AM

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Uber launches its first electric scooter service in Santa Monica

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/03/uber-jump-scooters-live-in-santa-monica/ Uber Uber is ready to fulfill its promise of launching its own electric scooter service. As of October 3rd, commuters in Santa Monica can use the Uber app to reserve Jump scooters for quick jaunts across town. Like some … Continue reading

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