Posts by: Dan Seitz

Dan Seitz is an obsessive nerd living in New England. He lives in the Boston area with a fiancee, a dog, a cat, and far too many objects with processors.

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The Taurus Curve, A Wavy Handgun, Fits Your Body

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The history of firearms is, more or less, also the history of a few other disciplines. There’s always been a lot of money in firepower, and as a result, entire fields of materials science, precision engineering, and design wouldn’t exist without the gun. Consider it a peace dividend. But it...

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Michelin’s Airless Tire, The Tweel, Enters Production

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The airless tire has long been a dream of just about everyone. They’re not just something that gets rid of an unpleasant task for motorists; they’re safer, cleaner, and all around a better idea. But they were also hard to implement, at least until now, with Michelin’s Tweel. Yes, it’s...

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This Kit Makes Installing A Hidden Door Simple

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It’s a classic staple of mysteries, horror movies, and TV shows; a quick search of the library, the right book pulled, and a hidden door swings open to offer the hero more evidence or access to a new area. But of course, installing that in your home is a pain....

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Japan Delivers A Maglev Train That Moves At 311 MPH

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Japan is famous for its Shinkansen bullet trains, high-speed rail that can take anybody from one end of the country to the other with surprising speed. And the bullet trains are impressive technology, moving at 200 miles per hour through the country. But, like any other technology, they can be...

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Expand Your MacBook Air With A MicroSD Card Reader

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MacBooks are spectacular laptops. Most people will swear by them and love the way the work and the design they present. However, one complaint you will often hear surrounding these things is that, well, Apple can be a little stingy with the space, and most external storage solutions are ever...

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Hoverkraft Improves Board Games By Adding Magnets

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Board games are always useful to have in the house, but they can also be a little flat. As in, dimensionally; they don’t call them board games for nothing. So ThinkGeek, the ever reliable purveyors of nerd toys, wound up solving that, with a board game of their own design....

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The 3D Arcade Mug Brings A Classic Game To Life

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If there’s one thing we’ve gotten surprisingly creative with, as a species, it’s mugs. Think about it; how many pieces of ceramic do you own with various styles, bands, causes, you name it, slapped on the side? Probably dozens, and you’re about to need to make room for one more,...

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Google’s Search App Can Now Search In Your Other Apps

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Voice search is… just not popular. There are a variety of reasons for this, ranging from relative imprecision to the fact that you don’t want to announce a lot of your searches in public. Nobody wants to be the guy who says to his phone at the coffee shop, “OK...

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Spider Glove Puts A Dart Launcher On Your Wrist

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If you love Nerf, and since you’re reading this we’re assuming you do since even heartless machines find joy in Nerf, you probably long for more and cooler Nerf toys. Unfortunately, the Nerf organization can only put out so many weapons of mass destruction on a yearly basis. Fortunately, other...