SEAT explores technology to detect drivers nodding off

Car manufacturer SEAT is experimenting with technology that studies a driver’s eyes and head movement to detect if they’re falling asleep. SEAT’s Xplora team searches for innovative companies which develop connected car tech and smart mobility services. It has now partnered with Eyesight Technologies, which uses advanced computer vision and artificial intelligence to improve road…

Fully Loaded – more bang for your buck

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The designer calls this chair “Fully Loaded”, and says it’s a ‘unique dichotomy of comfort and demise’. It’s made of 388 shotgun shells, already fired, sadly. You can pick from black, green, blue, red and copper shells, and the brass is covered with a coat of varnish to prevent tarnishing.

The chair is currently being built to order. No word how much it costs, but I suspect we’re not talking tens of pounds here – more like hundreds.

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eBay Nutcase of the Week: Any American trying to sell Yankee Stadium cup holders

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If you’re (a) American or (b) Japanese and are into baseball, you may be tempted to get yourself a “vial of actual infield soil taken from Yankee Stadium” – yours for around $70.

If you’re too worried to buy unofficial dirt, plenty of official dirt – with certificates of authenticity – is also available…

Matrix Unplugged chair created from submarine's torpedo jaws

If you're desperate to spend $37,000 dollars on a chair, then look no further. Even if only because you'll struggle to find many others at that price.

This is the Matrix Unplugged chair, and if you're excited about the name, you'll be ecstatic when you hear that the chair was fashioned out of the prototype of a nuclear submarine. Sadly, there's no nuclear technology on the chair itself, although it does boast motorized hydraulics to enable you to get into a perfect sitting position.

And if that's not enough for your $37,000, the designer of this one-of-a-kind chair, Zoran Milivojevic, will customize it in any colour you like, if it doesn't quite match your existing furniture. Although the red does go rather nicely with that picture in the background.