There can be no denying that designer Guillaume Binard’s “Oceanwings” look slightly ridiculous. But with the promise of letting you fly underwater, they’re a strangely tempting prospect too.
The idea is that the winged wetsuit lets you glide effortlessly through the water, like a… well, like a fish, we guess. In fact, a video made by Jérôme Espla, below, does a good job of making that look like a reality. But the big question is: would you try it out?
Yesterday afternoon, Telstra suffered a massive outage across its 3G and 4G networks which left thousands of people without mobile phone coverage. The telco has since issued an apology along with a promise of "free data" for all Telstra Mobile customers. Here are the details.
When Furby hit store shelves in November 1998, it was an instant hit. Kids loved it. Parents loved it. People paid three times the Furby's retail value just to get one for the holidays, and within three years, Furby had sold 40 million units. Now, nearly two decades later, it's the seedy world of Furby hackers and circuit-benders that are keeping the legendary toy alive.
Andy Rubin is best known as the creator of Android. But in 2014, he left that all behind to create his own startup called Playground, a company focused on financially backing futuristic ideas that will shape our world -- hopefully for the better.