Japan's Tokyo's Zeus Computer has crafted a line of luxury desktops that bring a new definition to "over the top." On the menu are the "Jupiter" model made of pure platinum and the "Mars" molded in solid gold, according to Tokyo-based Pink Tentacle, at the respective prices of 80 million and 60 million yen--or $760,000 and $570,000. The specs (as if … Read more
We've seen the robots that mow your lawn, save your life, hit on your girlfriend, make you an omelet, dispense Kleenex, even make abstract artwork--but where are the robots that help make you filthy rich? We found two robot contenders today that should at least pay for themselves over time.
First off, John Corney from Wiltshire, UK, has spent the past seven years perfecting a remote controlled metal detector. Inspired by robotic land-mine sweepers, John adapted a wonderfully selfless and humanitarian idea into something far more personally rewarding. Although he spent approximately $3,800 to develop and build … Read more