It’s 1986. Karate is big, and rap is becoming popular…
The Emergency Bra, a brassiere that can turn into two life-saving gas masks for victims of biological warfare won the 2009 Ig Nobel Public Health Prize. It just went on sale via this website, which describes the invention as "an "Emergency Bra, Nursing Bra, Two Face Masks [and] Strapless bra."
The bra, available in sizes 32B to 40C, came as a result of Chernobyl. Seriously. :: read more at Nerve.com ::
Continue reading from the blog of the first issue of Makeshift magazine:
These cases pose an important question: "In the rush to help after a crisis, public and private donors from around the world sometimes give without quite realizing what the needs on the ground are. Do Haitians really need your used yoga mat?
Brian Eno talks about music and technology from 1995.
So I’m not sure how serious this project is, but it has the notable dual distinction of being both really cool and really frightening. HD video streaming of the earth from orbit - with up to 1 meter resolution. Holy crap. See for yourself. And yes, we’ve seen this movie.
I mean, we’d be foolish to believe that this is not already deployed and functioning somewhere other than on the international space station, in my ninja opinion. Yup, they can see you peeing.
This is kinda rando, maybe most suited for the annals of Robot Ninja… but also cool in a nerded out way. This dude used a camera and his computer to turn a checkerboard into a step sequencer. It’s kinda slick - definitely ninja technology.
Check it out here for more info…