Archive for the ‘Real Life’ Category

Here I am in California with my friend (and driver) Muriel. We took a flight two days ago from Zürich to New York where we had connection to San Diego. All went fine so far, except that Muriels luggage got lost by American Airlines in New York. It is generally bad for a girl to lose […]


This is what a toaster has to look like. Seeing through the toasters wall gives you absolute control over the crispyness of your toast and therefore making you a toast-master.  Maybe not … because this bread-grilling beauty is just a concept design. The heat is supposed to be delivered by “heat glass walls”. And why not, […]


Some people spread the word of God and other people, well they become militant anti-santa guys. I stumbled upon this great guerilla add on digg and started exploring the project’s website spellingmistakescostlives.com. The website is the home of different projects like the hilarious “I love Arms” page or the “Fear Channel“. You might find other […]


  The New York Times reports about a security/tracking system which is being built in Shenzen, China. Some 20’000+  surveilance cameras are being installed and will be guided by US-financed software to keep track of the 12.4 million population. To make this work the Chinese came up with an idea George Orwell would have loved: Every […]


Those videos appeared on YouTube and got some real traction on digg and some other sites. Most of the comments on YouTube agree that those are viral marketing videos for either Halo3 (which is not probable since there are no such vehicles in that game), Crysis (probable) or the upcoming and extremely hyped movie from […]


Vespa fan Quang Nguyen can show the world what a real geek scooter should look like. His Vespa GTS250 got a nice touch-screen which is attached to an “embedded” Windows XP computer. But what’s a computer worth withouth a connection to the interweb? You got it, the Vespa sports Wifi as well as two nice […]


German security researcher Lukas Grunwald claims to have successfully hacked the RFID chip in the new e-passports used by the United States. The former consultant on e-passports for the German parliament says he was able to crash two passport readers from different vendors by first cloning the embeded RFID chip (which is scary enough) and […]