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.
Watching one YouTuber react to Jake Paul and his dad taking part in kissing competition by kissing the same 18-year-old girl made me realise one thing – YouTube is fucked beyond repair.
Radio listeners are dropping off a cliff, and it’s obvious the world is turning to podcasting for their audio-based entertainment – the democratising platform that is slowly (but surely) being led by Anchor.
Self-driving cars are the future, but are humans ready for them? The answer is a resounding “no,” and you shouldn’t expect to see them for a long time…
I - a self-confessed futurist and technology obsessive - am going to tell you to turn off the very device on which you’re reading this and say “no” to living a completely digital life. Trust me, your mental faculties will thank you for it.
Looking for a new laptop, but don't have a lot of money? Here are five options that are both amazing and UNDER £250.
Recent Pokémon GO developments have inspired me to try the app again… Turns out it’s still as broken as I remember it.
I love Lego and DC super heroes made my childhood. Naturally, my interest was peaked by 'The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes' art exhibit in London. Here's what I thought of it, along with an exclusive interview with the mind behind this amazing work - Lego artist Nathan Sawaya.
Kickstarter is both a blessing and a curse – for every amazing innovation we get, we get a few stupidly pointless gadgets just like these five pieces of tat.
Google’s DeepMind AI has taken a break from painting masterpieces and besting board game champions to learn a spot of Parkour – using reinforcement learning in encouraging the AI to successfully navigate a course of jumps and crawls.
Astronomy photography is difficult enough, but imagine doing so using a Nintendo Game Boy Camera! Well, this guy has managed to do so and the results are better than you imagine…
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