Those eggheads in R&D have come up with an innovative new lightweight armor, intended to provide optimum protection with reduced weight. Yes, Armed Forces are sceptical – so R&D want some willing, energetic and enthusiastic Troubleshooters to trial the new armor, along with some other fine innovations, in a simulated… Continue reading Mutant Samurai Troubleshooters
Art on pavements and in drainsâ€¦ Forget Communist scrawls and rusted biohazard signs – what would Troubleshooters make of this stuff1 scattered across the surfaces of the Underplex?
I have found a new home for my inquiring mind when seeking out new Stuffâ€¦ New Scientist has an excellent series of articles on new inventions, and after only three articles I found myself cackling with glee. Take the 3rd December 2007 article featuring the DNA syringe, a device that… Continue reading New Science Means STUFF
Canadian researchers have been investigating eye-tracking technology that can make advantageous use of knowing where people are more or less likely to look. In the real world, it could ensure that vital information appears in the best possible place in a heads-up display; in games, it would make it possible… Continue reading Tales of the Unexpected
I watched the movie â€˜Doomâ€˜ at the weekend. I know – I should save statements like that for the nearest confession booth and expect at least a mild brainscrubbing. I claim no great worth for the movie as anything other than a CGI-daubed, gore-splattered gunfest. I did take great glee… Continue reading Doomed
Happy New Year, citizens! Hereâ€™s to a great Year 214 – filled with new challenges1, new opportunities2 and 4.3% more Spring Onion and Aniseed flavored Cold Fun for everyone3.
For anyone who has been desperate to find a true techno-option to presenting the puzzle at the end of Both Sides Now – one of the plethora of missions in Service, Service – look no further. Omega Complex proudly presents the new fangled drag-n-drop slide puzzle ((Which works on some… Continue reading Power Puzzle
Front page feature for the PARANOIA Entry update on h2g2 – the Earth-based version of the Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
BBC Communities include the Earth edition of the Hitch Hikerâ€™s Guide to the Galaxy, conceived by Douglas Adams as an encyclopedia by the people for the people – similar to the objective of Wikipedia. Launched in April 1999, I have been writing for the Guide since May 1999 and have… Continue reading PARANOIA in the Guide
The Timeflex seems like a perfect area of experimentation for R&D (go to Solovyovdesign.com and click through Product and Timflex – yeahâ€¦ spelling mistake on his part, but who caresâ€¦). Seeking to enhance user experience, minimise waste and maximise functionality, R&D create the Dataflex, a non-permanent, self-gumming PDC. All the… Continue reading Flexible Friend