Micro Phone Lens 150x

the idea of field microscopes have been thrown around quite a bit, but however brilliant those ideas are, it will never be as portable as the one that slips into your pocket day in and day out. yes. we are talking about turning your smartphone into a powerful microscope and the Micro Phone Lens 150x is the accessory…

Foldscope: Origami-based Folding Microscope

the Foldscope, which is a folding microscope inspired by the art of origami, has to be the science news of the week despite the video has already made the round since last week. developed by students James Cybulski and James Clements of Stanford University’s School of Medicine, led by Assistant Professor Manu Prakash, the Foldscope costs…

EZ Robot Revolution Kits

you’ll be surprised how many people are into robotic developments, but lacks of the knowhow and budget to pursue this fascinating hobby. that was in the past where one basic servo could cost 60 bucks upward, but thanks to company like EZ Robot, tinkering and educating yourself about robot is no longer reserved for rich…

Urban Beehive by Philips

we always talk about having more vegetation and farming to balance the concrete jungle, but one thing we may have looked past is pollination, which bees have been doing for us. urbanization drives the bees out and hence, flowers will not strive in cities. with this in mind, Philips proposed the Urban Beehive concept that is…

Kano DIY Computer Kit

up till now, putting a computer together and the associated codings are only fun if you are a computer geek. however, the Kano DIY Computer Kit is set to change that perception and the team behind it wants putting together a computer and even to be as fun as playing with LEGO. being a person who have been through the aforementioned (and not being a true geek to start with)

MEEP! X2 Kids Tablet

get your kids off your iPad and give them a tablet that’s specifically designed for them, such as this MEEP! X2 Kids Tablet from Oregon Scientific. building on the success of the original MEEP! introduced last year, the MEEP! X2 sports a sleeker and rugged design that is both shock and splash proof, so that your little ones will…

MiiPC Android PC by ZeroDesktop

whether you are a concerned parent who are worried about what the Internet is doing to your kids, or just need a super sleek multimedia desktop, the MiiPC Android PC by ZeroDesktop should fit the bill perfectly. the MiiPC is an Android-powered compact desktop machine that allows you to do pretty much almost anything that a regular PC is capable of

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3

the first smartphone controlled robot, it is not but still, the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 is one heck of ‘toy’ that both children (10 years and up) and grown ups can enjoy. we shall not delve into the MINDSTORMS’ beginning some fifteen years ago cos’ what you really need to know is how awesome this latest incarnation is. this third generation robotic…

ACA Camera Kit – Kid-friendly Camera Case for iPhone 5

if you really must let your kid have an iPhone (when we say kids, we really mean very young kids), then you must as well get them started with photography (iPhonegraphy, to be exact) instead of not-so-wholesome screaming, furious birds. however, iPhone 5 by itself as a camera probably won’t…

Home Aquaponics Kit

always wanted a keep a pet fish or two but too intimated by the cleaning chore? the Home Aquaponics Kit is here to solve that woe (the cleaning part, that is) while giving you a little ‘bonus’ that you could savor, literally. the Aquaponics is both a self-cleaning fish tank and a hydroponics (yes, those veggies that feeds on water and not soil) and hence, adopters get the best of both…