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.
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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.
Designer Oskar Pernefeldt conceived of this design after wondering what flag humans would stake into the ground if we ever set foot on Mars. It's a simple design at first glance, but Pernefeldt put quite a bit of thought into the process.
We're all for the Ecocapsule, a portable home with various off-the-grid features including solar and wind power. Where would you set up shop if you could live free of the trappings of everyday life?
The makers of H1Z1, an open-world zombie survival game, gave a small number of banned players a way to get their accounts back: Openly admit (and apologize for) their transgressions, and post the video to YouTube.
On today's show, Khail and Ashley wonder where they'd live in the futuristic Ecocapsule, watch a Formula Drift driver steer a real car while using a VR headset and chuckle at the absurdity of a fast food paper tray with a built-in bluetooth keyboard.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss what the flag Earth plants on Mars should look like, explain how you can purchase a creation of legendary makeup and special-effects artist Rick Baker and watch EL panels get printed directly onto paper.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail think up ways for cheaters in video games to repent for their sins, watch the fast-moving VelociRoACH and learn more about a task-learning bot named BRETT. #TDCheats
On today's show, Khail and Ashley cover a variety of future tech crowdfunding efforts, including an updated satellite time capsule for alien life forms, fabric made by 3D printing liquids onto metal molds, and a basic cell phone that can only make or receive calls. #TDMessage
The New Horizons spacecraft is at the center of a crowdfunding/sourcing effort to update onboard data about humanity for intelligent life forms that may come across it in the future. If we know the Internet like we think we do, we're assuming aliens will someday experience a RickRoll.