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12,000 dollar Moon funeral

September 11th, 2015 at 6:07 pm » Comments Off

Choosing the spot where your remains will live for eternity is a tough one, especially because there is no changing your mind once it’s said and done. For those looking for a really spectacular way to spend $12,000 that isn’t a lavish funeral on Earth, the San Francisco-based Elysium Space has you covered, offering to shoot your ashes into […]

Bluetooth 5.0?

September 10th, 2015 at 3:51 pm » Comments Off

A team of researchers working out of the University of California, San Diego announced Tuesday that they had developed a proof-of-concept wireless transmission system that is both more efficient and more secure than Bluetooth. It works by sending data signals through your body’s natural magnetic field instead of over the air and could lead to a new […]

‘WalkCar’ – battery-powered personal transporter small enough to fit in a backpack

August 24th, 2015 at 5:30 pm » Comments Off

Kuniako Saito, a Japanese engineer, has just invented a new way to travel: A transporter called a “WalkCar” that’s small, light and apparently easy to use. The WalkCar is battery powered and is about the size of a laptop. And although it looks like it can’t hold much weight and is made from aluminum, it can apparently […]

Shower curtain that limits your shower to 4 minutes

July 29th, 2015 at 10:36 pm » Comments Off

Elisabeth Buecher a textile-based installation artist and educator has invented a clever way to conserve water.  

Tokyo hosts first Robot wedding

July 1st, 2015 at 9:24 pm » Comments Off

Two robots, Frois and Yukirin, married this past weekend in Tokyo, even sealing their union with a kiss.  

Experts: online human breast milk comes with serious health risks

June 19th, 2015 at 10:34 am » Comments Off

British experts have recently warned the growing online craze among some fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers for buying and drinking human breast milk poses serious health risks.  

NetDragon builds company headquarters in shape of USS Enterprise

May 28th, 2015 at 12:24 pm » Comments Off

NetDragon, the online game developer run by an avid “Star Trek” fan has built its headquarters in China in the shape of the legendary spaceship.  

Hong Kong billboards use DNA to identify and shame litterers

May 25th, 2015 at 1:22 pm » Comments Off

Thanks to an alarming and futuristic ad campaign, the litterbugs that make the world their personal dumpster can no longer hide in the shadows.  

Patent granted to Microsoft for glasses that detect wearer’s emotions

May 5th, 2015 at 2:09 pm » Comments Off

Microsoft was granted a patent last week by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a pair of glasses that can detect a wearer’s emotional response to what they’re looking at.    

Japanese sexbot apocalypse ?

May 1st, 2015 at 2:55 pm » Comments Off

As you might imagine, there are interesting cultural differences between Americans and Japanese.  For example, Americans fear the Terminator movie scenario of a robot or Artificial intelligence apocalypse, while Japan is facing sharp population decrease from lowering birth rates which could be accelerated with more realistic sexbots that extend the Japanese sex doll industry.  

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