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Try The Super-Secure USB Drive OS That Edward Snowden Insists On Using

We all know that Edward Snowden insists on secure email, but he’s also very picky about his operating systems too. In fact, he uses a free, super-secure version of Linux — called Tails — that fits on a USB stick and can be used on any computer without leaving a trace.


Chinese Goojje Search Engine Claims It's Google's "Sister"

Say hello to Goojje, a Chinese search engine that looks remarkably like one we’ve seen before. It launched on January 14, and yes, it’s filtered for less flavour.


200m Superyacht Makes All Existing Yachts Look Merely Clitoral

Ain’t it always the way? Just when you think you’re the owner of the world’s biggest yacht, an even larger one appears out of nowhere? (Well, I say nowhere, I really mean Belgium, where boat designers Emocean hail from.)


First Render Of Richard Branson's Underwater Plane

A few days before Crimbo last year, Blam posted on the news that Virgin boss Richard Branson was getting into deep water. Well, we’ve now got a render of the hydrobatic Necker Nymph, as it’s been named.


Nokia Demos Mobile Radar Concept

This is what you do when your company is losing consumer confidence – come up with really spanky little ideas like this one. Nokia is researching a concept that it calls Mobile Radar. So, let’s call it Mobile Radar.


Portable Freezer Concept Is Fisher-Price Nice

This is not a kids’ toy to build spatial awareness and Tengu knowledge. Rather, it’s a cute idea for a portable freezer by a dude called Ruben Iglesias* that’s powered by photocells in two LED lamps, working via magnetic induction.


This Is So Much More Than Just A Black Box

It seems that The Elders Of The Internet have decided to mass-produce the Intartubez. Hurrah! [instructables via BoingBoing]


Earth's Twin Is On The Cusp Of Being Discovered

Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I was a sucker for Battlestar Galactica (while these days I merely mix my sci-fi metaphors. Boldly.) Anyway, Earth’s twin is due to be discovered this year – says Michael Mayor.


Heat-Resistant Glue Makes Buildings A Craft Project

So, una buncha de architectos have inventados a heat-resistant glue for erecciones, have they? (My real Spanish is pretty damn good, I’m just playing to the gallery, you understand.) Well, why am I not surprised it’s a Spanish invention?


149 Inches Of Goodness Makes Mitsubishi Size Queen Of OLED

It may be lagging three inches behind Panasonic’s big telleh, but Mitsubishi’s whopping great screen is OLED. Or should that be ZOLED? It was unveiled at ISE 2010, with Number 6 and Boomer dressy-likeys lending a hand.


iType Keyboard From ION For Your iPhone Is Full-Sized, Half-Baked?

I’m not just sure how practical this is, but ION has just announced details of its iType keyboard, a full-sized, battery-operated keyboard. Available in the second quarter of 2010, there’s no price as yet. Or whether it’s wireless or not.