Switching to Digital TV

Analog TV broadcasting in the USA is slated to end February 17, 2009. Anyone still using an analog TV in the States after that point (including tuners using some of our software) will need a converter box. As a public service, this video guide explains all: [flash http://www.hulu.com/embed/sHvYdduH4i5nXRdHvmWJVA] video link [kudos Talkshow with Spike Feresten]

Smart Wind Chimes

Lufdesign presents the design concept of a wind-bell that swings to sound (instead of electronic reproduction) when a message is received. The chime body and pendulum may display message content and name of sender. [flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzJGTYgZGJE] [video link] [kudos Gizmodo]