Sore feet from walking around? A Japanese company has an answer in the form of a wearable chair. We should thank Japan for a lot of things, but we salute them for this idea.
If you're feeling obliged to stand for way too long around the water cooler while your office colleague talks about his/her latest stories, this is perfect for you. But they are going for a target audience that needs it more: surgeons doing long procedures. This pair of attachable leg braces can support your upper body weight and allow you to sit in a near-standing position.
Simply strap it on over your legs and clothing, adjust for comfort, and the 3D-printed parts get to work. The seat part rests just below the posterior (your bum) and wraps around the legs to a base at the feet, creating a chair-like support out of your legs without relying upon your muscles at all.
The company is hoping to make this a real thing in summer. But until then we will dream of all the scenarios we can use this in. Bumping into long-avoided family members in public, waiting in line at the bank, the list is endless.
The fake news problem goes all the way to the top (unsurprisingly), as Facebook casually admitted in a whitepaper that their social network is fertile ground for “subtle and insidious forms of misuse, including attempts to manipulate civic discourse and deceive people.”
Remember the classic Tomb Raider? Well, a group of hackers are working to help you relive your childhood with a version of the original that works in your browser!
I have bought and used a DJI Osmo for over a year as my main camera. How does it stack up? Find out in my full review...
The spectrum of titles out there lean somewhat towards the bad. For every good game, you get ten terrible ones – from Aquaman to Silver Surfer. Here are ten of the best...
One researcher has trained a neural network to create its own pick-up lines, uploading thousands of existing lines for it to identify patterns and generate new ones. Simple question – do these chat-up lines hold up?
Does everything really need stories? According to Facebook, yes they do and Redditors have been busy mocking them by photoshopping 20 more ridiculous places that will now have stories.
It’s the question we always ask ourselves, and one this blog’s sole purpose is to answer - what does the future look like? Well, Kaspersky has chosen to visualise our future with an interactive map called Earth 2050.
Whoever said you can’t manufacture love clearly doesn’t have experience in robotics… Meet 31-year-old artificial intelligence expert Zheng Jiajia, who built and married his own female humanoid.
Remember that Sega Mega Drive/Genesis you have in the attic? Time to go find it, as developer WaterMelon Corp is releasing a new game for the classic console. Named Paprium , this classic beat-em-up has been in the works for four years.
Uber has released a ‘Lost & Found Index,’ detailing some of the possessions people have reported lost. From the usual items like a missing cell phone to the weirder items like a “Meat packet” and some Valium, it’s clear the human race is still as gloriously strange as ever!
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