Breathalysers

Drunk Driving And The Pre-History Of Breathalysers

Drunk Driving And The Pre-History Of Breathalysers

Drunk driving combines two of America’s favourite pastimes: getting absolutely hammered and driving an automobile. But before the invention of the modern breathalyser in the 1950s, determining if someone was too intoxicated to operate a motor vehicle was incredibly subjective. It took decades for law enforcement technology to catch up…

Breathometer: A Tiny Breathalyser That Plugs Into Your iPhone

Breathometer: A Tiny Breathalyser That Plugs Into Your iPhone

It’s always better to be safe than sorry if you’ve had too many drinks to get behind the wheel. Breathometer is a new breathalyser that works with your smartphone to make absolutely sure you’re clear. And it’s a whole lot cheaper than a DUI.

NES + Too Much Alcohol = 8-Bit Breathalyser

NES + Too Much Alcohol = 8-Bit Breathalyser

We love it when crazy ideas like this come to fruition and given our love of all things 8-bit, this takes the cake. An electrical engineer got hold of a regular NES cartridge and loaded it with a breathalyser, then fashioned it into a game that scores points off how…