With Better Built-In Shock Absorbers, These Power Tools Barely Vibrate

The worst thing about working with handheld power tools is the constant and intense vibrations from oscillating parts that leave your hands and arms shaking, and make it harder to do detailed precision work. So researchers developed a handheld oscillator with 70 per cent less vibration and half the noise.


The Best 3D Printer Is This Easy Cheese 3D Printer

I’ve seen the future and it’s not 3D printing, it’s 3D Easy Cheese printing. That is, an Easy Cheese canister is taken and made to splooge out the golden orange yellow scientific miracle substance that is Easy Cheese like a 3D printer would print out objects. It fails spectacularly and hilariously and satirically but I’ve never been more excited about 3D printing.


Meet The Crazy Climber Who Made His Own Carbon Fibre Ice Axes

If you want to climb ice, you’re going to need a pair of ice axes. The state-of-the-art is this carbon pair from Black Diamond, which will run you a cool $US340 per axe. Or, you could just make your own, like this guy did, saving himself over 500 grams in the process.


We're Testing This Crazy Futuristic Segway Crossover This Week, And It's Awesome

Video: We get to test a lot of cool stuff at Gizmodo, but this one is by far the coolest.


Amazon Is Testing Its Delivery Drones In A Secret Location In Canada

Forget the US and its rules. The Guardian is reporting that, frustrated by the Federal Aviation Administration, Amazon has been testing its delivery drones in a top-secret site just 600m from the US border.


A 3-D Printer Saved This Poor Underfed Tortoise

3-D printing is going to put humans out of work and make shopping obsolete, if you believe the evangelists. But before it does all of that, it has poor sickly animals to save, like Cleopatra the tortoise.


Inmate Walks Free After Emailing Release Instructions To Prison Staff

An inmate who was in prison for multiple charges of fraud is apparently up to his old tricks. Posing as a senior court clerk, Neil Moore, 28, used an illicit mobile phone to email fake bail instructions to prison staff, who released him. Well, that’s embarrassing.


Pebble Time Shows Us Just How Much Crowdfunding Has Changed

On Friday night at 10 p.m. ET, the Pebble Time ended its month-long crowdfunding campaign with over $US20 million in pledges, making it the most funded Kickstarter in Kickstarter history by roughly 7 million dollars.


Asus Is Bringing Its Excellent ZenWatch To Australia

The Asus ZenWatch is a surprisingly excellent bit of kit, and it’s finally coming to Australia after a few months of patient waiting.


This Smartwatch Ditches Apps For Great Design

In a post-iPhone world, saying that apps are useless will probably get you beheaded in the startup community. But the (brave) designers behind Olio, a gorgeous new smartwatch with a minimalist feature set are saying exactly that.


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