If you've ever seen Blue Man Group in action, you know that their toys are almost as important as the blue dudes themselves. Hear the secrets from the guys, and find out how complex it is to pound out rock-concert movement after rock-concert movement.
Vanessa explores the idea of going "eco-sexy" with some green portables, including a hand-crank charger, a handheld wind turbine and, the emerald aphrodisiac, a backpack with a solar panel.
From energy-efficient to bomb-resistant, Vanessa shows us the coolest concept vehicles from the 2008 NY Auto Show.
People grow up dreaming about becoming musicians, but chip musicians? Gareth Morris sure did, adapting some 1980s Atari hardware (an 1040ST keyboard) to make "chiptunes," music created using just the raw sounds of the original equipment. Vanessa recently rocked out with from Morris and his modded PC to see what it was like to be an Atari DJ. Groovy.
The robot car that drives itself puts Vanessa in the passenger seat.
The WAVEscape gives Vanessa a hands on experience against virtual pandas.
Vanessa dances with the I-SOBOT, the worlds smallest humanoid robot.
So, you say you want to learn how to play the drums, but you don't want to get stuck with a teacher who insists on only teaching you his favorite Rush songs, or risk getting evicted from your apartment for practicing at home? Well, Ion Audio appears to have solved both these issues for you, with their IED05 USB drumkit.
Neonode was showing off its N2 phone at CES 2008, a pint-sized cell phone that claims to out do the iPhone when it comes to touch screens.