A tattoo magazine and a Brazilian ad agency are behind SkinBook, a creepy little notebook with pages of synthetic human skin. It's designed for artists to "sketch" ideas into, protecting real human skin from the ravages of inexperienced tattooers while they practice their craft.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail break down the VR news from Google I/O, check out a creepy notebook made of fake skin for "sketching" tattoos and express concerns about MIT's cheetah-bot, which can now hurdle over obstacles without slowing down.
Scientists develop a super-thin material that can reflect any color with just the slightest tug. Looks like the son of hypercolor has arrived.
BMW upholds the performance tradition of its M line even in its largest SUV, giving the X5 M big power and track-worthy handling.
A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.
That doesn't include shipping, of course, but this is still a pretty sweet deal on a power pack that can ride piggyback! Plus: three bonus deals!
Technically Incorrect: A new Kickstarter campaign from StickOut.com aims to get people to adorn the whole sides of their cars with enormous stickers. Vote now.
The Federal Trade Commission charges several promoters of supposed melanoma-detection apps with deceptive marketing and says they must provide evidence to back up their claims.
Forget your office door key? Can't remember the code for the photocopier? No need to worry if you happen to have a microchip implanted in your hand.
Jennifer can ski and play hockey -- even though she's a robot -- but there's more to her than just fun and games. Researchers hope that someday, the same principles they're using to program Jenny to play sports will be used to create firefighters and rescue robots, able to adapt to changing environments.