Livescribe pen records your writing and relates it to the audio it recorded as you were writing. Audio quality doesn't seem great, but its a cool commercialization of an idea I first saw at CHI a few years ago.
ample sample's 2008 contest finalists have been decided! designers were challenged to come up with useful DIY projects that could utilize the large amount of excess carpet samples that accumulate every year.
Today's xkcd comic is SO cool -- based on the recent Discovery channel commercial-- that we're asking people to send us video of themelves singing the xkcd lyrics so we can make a giant xkcd music video!