The Death Star Crashing Through Your Wall Makes For A Great Night Light

3DlightFX has a new series of Star Wars-themed 3D Deco Lights enroute including this tiny glowing version of the Death Star that appears to be smashing its way through your wall thanks to an included decal surrounding its mount.


The Only Way To Describe This 3D-Printed Mechanised Toy Tank Is Amazing

If there’s one thing a plastic resin 3D printer is good at, it’s making custom toys. And Michael Sng’s Machination Studio has created the ultimate example of what 3D-printed toys can be with the HMC Boudicca; a 20-inch tall walking mechanised tank with more detailed animated features than even R2-D2 has.


Anki's Officially Killed Slot Cars With Overdrive's Customisable Tracks

Anki delivered a devastating blow to slot cars with its original Drive set, giving tiny RC cars a brain so they could stay on a track without the need for a peg underneath. But with Overdrive slot cars are officially dead now that your track can be any shape you want, complete with U-turns, intersections and jumps.


MasterCard's Gonna Let You Pay With Your Face

Do you like your face? Then you’re going to love MasterCard’s new ID Check security system. The experimental feature uses your camera’s front-facing camera and facial recognition technology so that you can pay with your face. MasterCard thinks millenials will love it.


17 Apollo Missions Paved The Way For This Space Capsule Tea Infuser

We don’t have a moon colony yet and the space station isn’t exactly tourist-ready, but if you needed one good reason why those 17 Apollo missions were worth every last penny, it’s that they inspired this wonderful space capsule tea infuser.


Garmin's New Bike Light Looks Farther Ahead The Faster You Ride

As part of its new Varia line of smart cycling devices, Garmin just introduced a couple of lighting options that promise to make it safer for cyclists riding at night. And not only when it comes to visibility but also because they help riders keep their eyes glued on the road.


Microsoft's Latest Quest Into Digital Worlds May One Day Help Robots See

Microsoft really wants to blur the line between the digital and real worlds. While HoloLens can stick humans in a bizarro universe filled with holograms and Minecraft blocks, a new program could eventually help robots and self-driving cars better “see” their surroundings.


Sorry IKEA, This Robotic Arm Prints Furniture Any Shape Or Size I Want

This robot that can spin together 3D-printed furniture could really get your creative juices flowing. And maybe eventually inspire the world to nix sectional couches once and for all.


This Exoskeleton Rig MakesĀ Factory Workers 10 Times Stronger

Folks in manufacturing jobs are subject to labour that can literally be back-breaking. But this exoskeleton prototype — one of the first designed specifically for industrial work — could make objects with exhausting heaviness feel up to 10 times lighter.


3D Fingerprint Scans May Be The Ultimate Security Tool

Compared to a password that’s either too simple to be effective, or too hard to remember, a fingerprint is a great security tool. But they’re not infallible, in fact, they can be easily replicated with just a photo. So researchers are taking fingerprint security one step further and scanning them in three dimensions.