Cassandra KhawContributor, TechHive

Cassandra Khaw is an entry-level audiophile, a street dancer, a person who writes about video games for a living, and someone who spends too much time on Twitter.

DARPA's Warrior Web could make soldiers harder, better, faster, stronger

Warrior Web program aims to deliver a lightweight under-suit that can reduce injuries and enhance performance.

Forget getting a new tablet, build a DIY Etch A Sketch for your (inner) kid

It's one thing to build your own DIY Etch A Sketch, it's another thing entirely to make it based on a review of the patent—which is what Steve Hoefer did.

BrickPi marries Lego Mindstorms and Raspberry Pi; baby robots imminent

Not everyone knows how to design a Lego robot from scratch, but with BrickPi, the process could be much easier.

Lightpack protects your precious eyesight while watching TV

Woodenshark's Lightpack aims to use ambient backlight to essentially extend your HDTV or monitor's screen, and make it safer on the eyes at the same time.

This Week in Lego: Appliances for the kitchen and mechanical menaces

Take your passion for Lego into the kitchen or make it into a 4-foot-tall replica of an organic mecha. We don't care; it's all still awesome to us!

VRcade aims to be the world's first virtual reality arcade

In this era of home entertainment and personal computing, VRcade might just be what video game arcades needed to be cool again.

How one woman's abduction led to the Watch Over Me app

After she narrowly escaped a kidnapping, Chin Xin-Chi created a mobile app to help prevent other women from becoming victims themselves. Here is her story.

DIY 'Karma Controller' makes it easier than ever to waste your time on Reddit

Upvote. Downvote. It's so hard. Make time on Reddit easier with the buttons of a Karma Controller.

SOINN artificial brain gets an upgrade, can use the Internet for self-enrichment

SOINN powers a robot that can think, learn and act independently. SOINN can now new things through the Internet. Halp.

Coralbots will restore and rebuild damaged coral reefs

Coralbots aim to be a team of robots that navigate across a damaged coral reef and transplant pieces of healthy coral in the process.

This Week in Lego: Zoetropes and ghosts and barons, oh my!

Ever wondered what you were missing out while you were busy reading about important stuff? Lego stuff, that's what.

'Gaming in Color' hopes to document diversity in gaming

The full-length documentary 'Gaming in Color' aims to showcase women and the LGBT community's contributions to gaming and game development.

Glowing Plants are a step toward true natural lighting

Glowing Plants is a project to genetically engineer plants to replace the lightbulb. That's pretty wacky.

Review: Take notes the old-fashioned way with Penultimate for iPad

Penultimate is a solid digital alternative to your old notebook and pen, and with an elegant design to boot.