Google is a company that is not afraid to branch out into areas that have less to do with its core business, web services. The company’s latest foray is launching a new company called Calico, which will focus on health …Read More »
The future is poop, no seriously; the future is literally poop if these scientists are allowed to continue their research. A bunch of researchers at Stanford University found a way to harvest electricity from feces, and we’re all for it. …Read More »
Voyager 1 is first man-made object to leave our solar system, possibly trespasses on alien territory
Voyager 1 has left our the solar system folks, never to return home again. According to Geeks Are Sexy (you bet we are), Voyager 1 has crossed the heliopause into the nearby interstellar plasma. That’s basically saying the satellite has …Read More »
It looks like many people are tired of life on earth and I don’t blame them. With all kinds of pollutions and natural disasters, life on earth is getting harder day by day, which is why I am not surprised …Read More »
What if you could gain energy during the day without having to drink coffee, or eat an energy bar? Heck, what if you could gain energy by just spraying an ointment/liquid four times on your body? Is this product real? …Read More »
Anything that glows in the dark is automatically the most interesting thing in the world, seriously, we’re not joking about this. Do you find snails interesting? No, you don’t, but when they glow in the dark, that’s when you begin …Read More »
Robotics and engineering have advanced so much over the past decade that it is now possible for a person to replace his/her amputated limbs with a robotic prosthetic limb, awesome, right? Sure it is lads and lassies. The downside with …Read More »
How would you like a speaker system that is totally transparent, stretchable, and made of gel? Sounds impossible? Well, thanks to a research team in Harvard University, it just might be a next big thing in the near future.
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Science has proven that Mars once had a similar atmosphere to Earth, and that liquid water was plentiful. However, after a period of time, the red planet lost its atmosphere, and scientists are still wondering why this happened. To help …Read More »
For the first time in history, brain researchers were able to remotely control another person’s movements through signals sent by a mere thought. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is now possible to use your brain to control another human being. …Read More »
A hospital has found itself in deep trouble after neurosurgeons introduced fecal bacteria (aka feces) to the brains of several patients, who ultimately died from the procedure. The hospital in question is UC Davis Medical Center, and right now two …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 »
Did you know that washing your chicken before cooking it is bad? Or, at least that is according to Dr. Jennifer Quinlan of Drexel University Failure. According to Dr. Quinlan, washing your chicken before cooking it could cause for a …Read More »
NASA is preparing to resurrect the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) Asteroid hunter satellite that has been out of commission for nearly 3 years. This move is due to new found interest in Asteroid mining, which is expected to change …Read More »
Phone theft is a big issue, one that plagues every mobile phone user around the world. Because of this problem, the South Korean government is planning to incorporate a kill switch in every smartphone. What does this mean exactly? Well, …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 »
We’ve already seen hot nickel dropped into a giant gummy bear and honey. Now it is peanut butter’s turn. Fair warning: you may never eat peanut butter again after watching this.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 »
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 »
After highlighting an awesome life-sized Wall-E robot, YouTube’s Geek Week continues with even more great content. This time, it’s Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “10 Reasons To Love Science.”
This particular video is basically the famous astrophysicist’s picks for the best stuff …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 »
Safe to say: you probably shouldn’t try this at home.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 »
No, they didn’t actually fire at 1000x slower speed than real life; they fired handguns underwater, recorded it in a video, then slowed the video. Duh.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 »
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 »
Tokyo-based company Fasotec has partnered with Japanese clinics to give parents the chance to touch their baby’s face — before they’re born.
The company is using a technology called BioTexture, which generates 3D print-outs of the child’s face using ultrasound. …Read More »
A robot being developed by a Nikko Technos and Yaskawa Electric is capable of circumventing human interaction in order to take care of up to 300, 000 lab mice. In addition to saving researchers tons of hours it will be …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 »
This is one of the fundamental questions that I have asked myself on several occasions in the past. Outside is noisy but inside is hot — should I close the window or burn to death in an inferno?
Luckily, according …Read More »
Zurich scientists have been building and experimenting with super small robots that can be used to help perform incredibly delicate surgical procedures on humans.
The body on these nanobots is just a quarter-millimeter in diameter (approximately the width of four …Read More »
If you are like me then at some point you have forgotten one(or more) of your passwords. Even if you didn’t forget, passwords can still be vulnerable if strong ones aren’t created. What if you could log in to your …Read More »