Ever had the need or want of a watch on your finger? No, not your wrist — your finger. If yes, then you’re in luck because a company is totally interested in bringing such devices to market. What we have …Read More »
Nokia is ramping up plans for some new mobile devices based on Windows Phone 8 and Windows RT, but behind the scenes, the Finnish giant is attempting to pull off something grander. GigaOm reports that Nokia wants to be a …Read More »
As we all wonder what IBM is currently doing! Recently, IBM experienced heavy decline in their profits while Microsoft and Google still roughly maintaining their positions. At present, Microsoft and Google are more focused in updating their cloud products. And …Read More »
Transferring large data from space to Earth is not as fast as we might think, that is why NASA is working on ways to allow for laser-based communication systems. These systems will link satellites in space with the base station …Read More »
Samsung has gone completely green. Or at least that is what the company wants you to think. Samsung has introduced the Origami printer, which is made out of recycled cardboard and simplifies the manufacturing process and saves the environment by …Read More »
That ATM machine, known as ‘Awesome Traveling Machine’, is real and this “event” took place in Dubai Marina Mall, United Arab Emirates.Read More »
This keyboard changes keys depending on what program you are in.Read More »
That is a photo of Pennybacker Bridge in Austin, Texas, under the full moon on a late summer Friday night.Read More »
In may of this year, NASA held its International Space Apps Challenge across several cities around the world. The event took place around the course of 48 hours in each city, but at the end of the day, only seven …Read More »
Feeling awkward peeping through the front door drapes? Have you had one of those moments where you get to the door, only to find out there was no one there? Or maybe you have always wanted the ability to know …Read More »
What you are about to witness will blow your mind, please take caution, as we won’t take responsibility of your possible state of shock and surprise.
If you whip out a few old movies from the 1950s, you might see …Read More »
Buying rechargeable batteries is a great way to help save our environment (or at least not hurt the environment as much). You can recharge them over and over whenever they run out of power until they can hold their charge. …Read More »
How do you feel about having a computer or mobile phone that lacks a screen? Bet you believe this to be crazy and no one will even attempt it. Well, it is a bit crazy, but, as Quartz points out, …Read More »
Yes, this is really an upside-down car. And, yes, it really works.Read More »
Have you ever thought why some great engineer guy never designed an aircraft that flew solely on air without the need for petrol? Well, it appears your thoughts might one day become a reality. You see, scientists have always wanted …Read More »
All hail science, for in the future it might just make Pacific Rim a possibility. We might never live to see the day, but hey, at least some of us saw the movie, and that’s good enough. Here’s the thing, …Read More »
Everyone wants to build a robot; however, when two sisters manage to pull it off who have yet to pass the age of 14, you know this is something special. Camille and Genevieve Beatty are both 13 and 11 years …Read More »
National Geographic is finally realizing that sending humans to capture videos and images of lions in the wild is a dangerous act, so what’s the alternative? How about drones and robots since lions can’t possibly eat them and they don’t …Read More »
We already know that sodium doesn’t do any good to our body but it is almost impossible to skip sodium in our diet. Every food we eat has at least a little bit of salt in it. Consuming high levels …Read More »
Mechanical alligator = termigator.Read More »
One year ago on August 5 2012, the Curiosity Rover landed on Mars surface to begin its multi-year mission to acquire more information about the desert ridden red planet. The whole world was in on the celebration on that day …Read More »
Researchers from UCLA have developed a two layer solar panel that’s super thin, imagine the possibilities!
Forget battery consumption issues. I can’t even begin to count how many times I’ve experienced serious anxiety because my device or devices started to run low on juice at the most inopportune moment. Unfortunately, it’s a problem that won’t go …Read More »
An open source airplane is being developed in Canada and it could possibly cost as little as $15,000.
The Maker Plane team plans to develop an airplane classified as a light sport aircraft which, in addition to being affordable, will …Read More »
Meet Supertoy Teddy, a natural talking teddy bear. I can’t believe I just said that.
Teddy makes use of a robotic voice box which will operate in sync with the words coming out of the teddy bear’s mouth and will …Read More »
This may seem both awesome and slightly bizarre to you but Discovery Channel and Volkswagen have teamed up to build a shark cage which has a similar form factor to that of Volkswagen’s 2013 Beetle convertible car. This thing is …Read More »
Imagine living at a place where having a 5 months nighttime cycle (i.e. no sunlight for 5 months) every year is a regular thing. How would you attempt to fix such a problem? Well, a Norse town in Norway has …Read More »
A startup company by the name of Veebot is currently testing a prototype of a robot which is capable of drawing blood. The robot has the potential to choose the best vein at a higher rate than an experienced phlebotomist …Read More »
Meet Carl, a humanoid robot who also happens to be a part time bartender at the Robots Bar and Lounge in Ilmenau, Germany. Ben Schaefer, a mechatronics engineer of 23 years, constructed Carl using unused industrial robots acquired from the …Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is essentially the research arm for US armed forces, is currently planning to build what they are calling a drone mothership.
The agency has recently announced several details about the project and …Read More »
RHex (pronounced “Rex”) stands for robot hexapod. RHex is a six-legged robot which is capable of negotiating all types of terrain and the researchers working on this project at the University of Pennsylvania hope one day that it will be …Read More »
These streetlights automatically dim when no one is around and illuminate as soon as someone passes by
Believe it or not, streetlights use a lot of energy. It’s a shame too, because late at night when no one is walking the streets or no one needs them they still burn through resources. They’re actually a huge source …Read More »
The cost of electric bikes can be quite prohibitive but luckily this Kickstarter project can turn your existing bike electric in a matter of seconds.
Rubbee is a waterproof, electric drive unit for bicycles which is attached onto your bike …Read More »
Air powered pants designed to boost a user’s joint power have been developed by design students of the Royal College of Art in London.
The device is still in an early prototype stage and consists of a series of air …Read More »
Underwater exploring robots have been around for decades, but not many are capable of withstanding the strong currents of the sea floor. This means the use of these robotic swimmers are quite limited, but everything could change for the better …Read More »
New REM energy managment system is an innovative approach to storing power generated by renewable energy
One of the problems with energy generated from renewable energy sources is that the energy provided by them can be at times intermittent due to factors such as weather. For this reason it is important to have a means of …Read More »