According to a ComScore report, Google is no longer the top visited Internet property; apparently, the search giant lost its crown to Yahoo, which is probably a big surprise for some. We understand Google held the top position since April …Read More »
The Guardian, the newspaper behind the Edward Snowden leak reports, has come face-to-face with angry UK agents who were hellbent on destroying the hard drive that contains all the juicy details of NSA spying along with info on the …Read More »
Scientists from University of Delaware were out on an expedition trying to capture tagged sand tiger sharks. They threw in bait and a small dogfish shark took it. As soon as the dogfish shark took the bait, a larger sand tiger shark ate the dogfish… resulting in the researchers catching a shark within a shark, as is shown in this article.Read More »
A sad day for science, ladies and gentlemen, for the Kepler — a planet locating space telescope — journey has come to an end. At this point in its life, NASA is unable to restore full health to Kepler and …Read More »
Porn is probably the most viewed content on the Internet. Admit it; you’ve likely viewed some porn video or image at least once in the last 12 hours or less, don’t be shy now. If for some reason you have …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 »
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 »
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 »
Due to the U.S. success in successfully landing a man on the moon, some of its failed space exploits have fallen off the radar, but as usual, nothing stays hidden forever. Did you know the U.S. attempted to wrap a …Read More »
Unless you have $1,500 to throw away (and have a friend that can invite you to join the project), Google Glass in its current form is out of your reach. But worry not young Padawan, things might just work out …Read More »
A mobile phone with the ability to recharge itself — wouldn’t that be something spectacular to have in one’s pocket. And this might not be just a dream for too long since Nokia is actually working on such a phone, …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 »
Windows 8 has failed to take off in ways Microsoft had imagined, but that is not stopping schools in Australia from incorporating the troubled operating system throughout every classroom. The interesting thing about this deployment is how the school boards …Read More »
At the recent Black Hat cyber security conference in Las Vegas, iSec (a security firm) revealed a hack which allowed researchers access to remotely enable the webcam on a Samsung smart TV without the user even knowing.
The method of …Read More »
A custom GPS device designed by a research team at the University of Texas has proven how easy it is to remotely hijack a $80 million superyacht, “White Rose of Drachs”. The research team led by Todd Humphreys has used …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 »
Epilepsy is a pretty big issue for some folks. While most people who suffer from epilepsy can take control of their body through medication, surgery or other conventional methods, about 30 percent of patients cannot. The patients who do not …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 »
Scientists and science, combine them all and what do you get? Oh, nothing much, just light freezing for an entire minute that’s all. This breakthrough in science and technology was made possible by German researchers who believe it could change …Read More »
In a recent development, security engineers from Indiana have hacked into the software of the 2010 models of both the Toyota Prius and the Ford Escape using laptops which were connected to the cars’ electronic systems. This development came about …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 »
Illegal downloading of music, movies and television shows seems to be on a steady decline, according to a Norwegian study by Ipsos MMI.
The study found that songs are being pirated in Norway at just 17.5% of the rate that …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 »
What if each time someone or something touched your skin, it lit up like a rainbow or celestial light. Well, that won’t happen to humans any time soon, but it will happen to robots in the years to come. Scientists …Read More »
According to The New York Times, German security researcher Karsten Nohl has found a huge security flaw in an encryption used by mobile SIM cards currently operating in billions of cell phone devices around the world. The flaw in …Read More »
Modders have created a radically new instrument known as The Spine. The device illustrates a never before seen means of interacting with an instrument in order to create music. The Spine is attached to the body of a dancer and …Read More »
Microsoft Kinect can help deaf people use sign language on the computer, translate gestures into text or speech
When Microsoft releases the Xbox One this November, it’ll come packaged with the next-generation of the Kinect sensor. It’ll be more accurate than ever and do things that weren’t even possible on the previous hardware — such as reading your …Read More »
Researchers have made a breakthrough in storage technology that could potentially make way for a disc that puts the highest capacity dual-layer Blu-ray disk we know of today to shame. What exactly are we talking about, you as? Try 360 …Read More »
Scientists at Jadavpur University in India have formulated a method of identifying a person based on scanning the blood vessels in their face. Many of us are familiar with existing facial recognition technology but this method is quite different.
The …Read More »
The Igor I. Sikorsky prize is quite the prestigious award. It was started 33 years ago by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) and promised $250 000 to the person who fulfilled the requirements for the prize. The requirements, you ask? …Read More »