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Autocorrect gets woman a blind girl on birthday cake

Technically Incorrect: She wanted a blond girl on top of her daughter's cake. Marie Seggie sent a text to say so. Sometimes, though, autocorrect thinks it knows better.

By August 18, 2015


Single-use monocle may be nerdiest accessory ever on Kickstarter

Forget goggles. Today's discerning hipster geek prefers the distinctive look of a classy monocle, carried in a convenient single-serving size.

By March 17, 2015


'Star Wars' actor's lightsaber cane gets him detained by TSA

Peter Mayhew, the extremely tall man who plays Chewbacca, confounds TSA operatives in Denver with his lightsaber cane. Apparently, it was too long for their liking.

By June 10, 2013


Stormtrooper armour protects charity hiker from deadly snake bite

A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.

By January 15, 2015


Engage the gingerbread U.S.S. Enterprise

Need a geeky gingerbread treat? Make it so with this tasty "Star Trek" tribute to the U.S.S. Enterprise made by Trekkie bakers.

By December 23, 2014


Robotics help young runner get back on his feet after stroke

As part of his long journey back from a massive hemorrhagic stroke, an athlete leans on exoskeleton robotics to regain his mobility and strength.

By December 4, 2014


Stormtrooper hikes across Australia and faces a croc for charity

Cane toads, soaring temperatures and a giant crocodile -- one Star Wars fan is braving it all on a 15,000-kilometre hike around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour, all to give his local children's hospital a new hope.

By November 11, 2014


Fujitsu GPS cane points you in the right direction

The Fujitsu New Generation Cane is a 21st-century GPS-connected walking cane that guides seniors to their destination, posting their progress to loved ones along the way.

By February 26, 2013


Fujitsu New Generation GPS Cane points you in the right direction

We go hands-on with the Fujitsu New Generation Cane, a prototype walking stick for the 21st century that guides you by GPS, tracks your heart rate, and lets loved ones know where you are.

By February 26, 2013


Fujitsu GPS Cane for seniors (pictures)

Paired with software at the homebase, seniors can get directions for where they're trying to go in a simple lit-up arrow format on the top of their cane while out walking.

7 Images By February 26, 2013