“CTRUS” a see-through soccer ball

Envisioned by AGENT, a strategic intelligence embassy, the “CTRUS” is a see-through soccer ball that imitates the bounce of an inflated pneumatic soccer ball, but without losing the air, giving transparency to the game of soccer. In fact, it does not need air to recoil and perform. Claimed to be the first soccer ball you can see through, CTRUS’ functional principle is based on the mechanical properties of its materials, i.e. an inner structure (skelle-core) and an outer net-embedded shell, which is carved out of reinforced elastomer to make it more flexible in comparison to regular soccer balls.

The hybrid soccer ball comes integrated with an interactive detection system that communicating wirelessly with control stations at the stadium changes its color to display the critical game situations, such as goal, offside, kick force, travel speed and if the ball is over the goal line or outside the field of play, via a GPS/RFID inner light. With CTRUS, now referees will have a closer look on the game to prevent controversial decisions. Check out more images as well as the videos after the jump.


Using SurfaceSound technology, the new Tunebug Vibe ($70) lets you take a speaker with you basically anywhere you go. The Tunebug sports a stylish, triangular brushed metal body, an illuminated power button, and a standard 3.5mm input for compatibility with a wide range of audio sources, but the real magic is in the NXT-powered SurfaceSound Speaker, which turns nearly any surface — although hollow ones work best — into a makeshift speaker.

Still in our MEMORY

19 years have passed since the brutal Iraqi invasion and occupation of Kuwait and the fate of many of the 605 Kuwaiti and other POWs is still unknown.The POWs, men, women, children, and elderly, were snatched from Kuwait's streets and homes by the Iraqi forces when they invaded the country on August 2, 1990. All calls and appeals by Kuwait and other states, as well as world organizations, have so far failed to establish their whereabouts or ascertain their fate.Only 236 remains were found and identified so far.Since the invasion, the families of the Kuwaiti POWs have been suffering and yearning to lay their loved ones to rest, since they could not be reunited with them.

"اللهم ارحمهم برحمتك"

Pong Anti-Radiation iPhone Case

iPhone lovers are you worried about radio waves from your phone melting your brain? The Pong Anti-Radiation iPhone Case ($60) is here to help. Designed for the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS, this unique accessory features an integrated Pong-developed Gold PCB module to redirect cellular radiation away from your head, while the silicone case protects your phone and ensures maximum signal strength thanks to its special silicone blend.

Puma Phone

We'll be the first to admit that Nike would have been the first shoe company we'd expect to launch its own handset, but that doesn't make the Puma Phone ($TBA) any less cool. Designed by Puma and Sagem Wireless, the Puma Phone is an "active smartphone," offering the expected features — like mobile Internet, messaging, GPS localization, video calling, Bluetooth, a 2.8 inch touch screen, a 3.2 megapixel camera with LED flash, music player, and 3G — as well as sport-minded niceties like GPS, a compass, a pedometer, GPS tracker, and stopwatch. Oh, and it's got a built-in solar cell for charging when you're out and about, or just relaxing by the pool.

2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S Revealed with 530 bhp

I know I have been away for a while, well I am back on the blog again and what a better way to start again than by talking about the new and highly anticipated Porshce Turbo S.

The 911 Turbo S features a boost of 30 bhp over the standard 911 Turbo, dialing horsepower up to 530 bhp (390 kW / 523 hp), while torque stays put at 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) including the overboost, 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) without. Top speed is up just slightly (by 3 km/h) at 315 km/h or 195 mph. Fuel consumption also remains the same as the standard Turbo at 11.4 liters/100 km (24.8 mpg UK).

Additional goodies to entice buyers to this range-topping 911 include providing the 911 Turbo S with all the options available on the 911 Turbo as standard. The 911 Turbo S will come with Porsche's 7-speed PDK (double-clutch) transmission, Porsche traction management (PTM) for the all-wheel drive system, as well as Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) which includes a differential lock for the rear axle. Also part of the standard package is the Launch Control and Sport Chrono Package that help accelerate this 911 Turbo S from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds, shaving up to a tenth of a second from the "regular" 911 Turbo's time with PDK.

Other standard features include 19-inch central locking wheels in an RS Spyder design and a two-tone leather finish in either Black/Crema or Black/Titanium Blue.

The Porsche 911 Turbo S will come as both a cabriolet and coupe model. It will be available in dealerships starting in May (2010). Prices in Germany, including VAT, are €173,241 for the Turbo S Coupe, and €184,546 for the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet.

Kuwait: Heaven On Earth

Today I woke up and felt so much lucky to be living in Kuwait. A lot of people just don't appreciate what this lovely country is giving them. I agree that the weather could get really hot and corruption is found in some places but never the less there is just something special about Kuwait. I would like to remind all of you gentlemen and women of all the benefits we get from Kuwait.

1. Free medical care to everyone

2. No Taxes

3. Freedom of speech

4. All citizens are guaranteed free education and a job when they finish their studies

5. Full financial support from the government (interest-free loans, retirement allowance)

6. A house from the government for your family

7. Low prices on electricity and water

8. Oil cheaper than water

9. Full support for small and large businesses

10. Stocks in large companies for free from the government to everyone

The list can go on and on. I am pretty sure that if someone reads the above and does not live in Kuwait that they will come to kuwait like a flying rocket. I ask all of you to say thank GOD for all what Kuwait is giving us.