Saturday, September 8, 2012
Games that are played by using your hands are so last year – why not do something a little more fun? For instance, why not explode watermelons ... with your mind? One hackerspace took that idea and ran with it, turning a mind-reading toy into a melon blasting machine.
The set-up, created by Chris and Brad from Louisville, Kentucky-based hackerspace LVL1, uses the Star Wars Force Trainer. It's essentially a consumer level electroencephalograph (EEG), which scans your brain waves. When you reach a certain level of concentration, the device triggers an action.
On March 14, 1992, Shaun Sperling read from the Torah and became a Bar Mitzvah in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The theme Shaun chose to signify the religious celebration of him becoming a man was, 'Madonna'. To kick off the party, he performed a dance to 'Vogue' - now strike a pose and lets get to it...
subah-subah jaldi uth, nahane ko dil karta hai,
school dress pahan kr tie lagane ko dil karta hai,
Aaj fir Line me lagkar prayer karne ko dil karta hai,
Ek dusre ko dhakka de aage badhne ko dil karta hai,
Aaj fir Class ke khali period me kagaj ke aeroplane udane ko dil karta hai,
Lunch time me ek dusre ka tifin kahne ko dil karta hai,
Nils Pickert's 5 year old son likes wearing dresses. If anyone thinks that's odd they can take it up with Nils. He's the guy in the skirt.
The German dad has become a role model not only for his son, but for parents around the world, after a photograph of the pair holding hands in red skirts, spread across the internet.
"Yes, I'm one of those dads, that tries to raise their children equal," he explained in an essay published alongside the photo in Emma, a German feminist magazine.