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New diving era : The hi-tech Aquabreather Hydroid for diving

June 4th, 2020 at 12:04 pm » Comments Off

This is the new Aquabreather Hydroid. Rebreather? No. Scuba diving? Yeah, but not the way you’ve ever seen it! The Hydroid aquabreather was unveiled at the 2019 DEMA exhibition. This was without a doubt the one scuba diving product which generated the most buzz. Part HALO, part NASA, part Darth Vader, the Hydroid Aquabreather uses […]

Avoid touching anything with this $18 antimicrobial hand tool

May 2nd, 2020 at 12:53 pm » Comments Off

Save 28% on a device that you can use to press buttons, open doors and pull levers. If only 2018 could see us now. Since the start of the coronavirus, I’ve had the immortal words of Sgt. Apone ringing in my head, when he admonished the Colonial Marines in the movie Aliens: “Nobody touch nothin’.” […]

Helicopter drone is made to drop bombs on forest fires

March 30th, 2020 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

The QilingUAV JC260, loaded up and ready to go  One of the good things about drones is the fact that they can safely be flown in conditions that would prove hazardous for crewed aircraft. That’s where the JC260 unmanned helicopter comes in, as it’s designed to fight forest fires. Created by Chinese manufacturer QilingUAV, the […]

There’s a privacy bracelet that jams smart speakers and, hell yeah, bring it

February 23rd, 2020 at 12:20 pm » Comments Off

Smart speakers are creepy recording devices that eavesdrop on unsuspecting people. A new piece of custom technology offers the chance to fight back. Stylized as a cyberpunk bracelet, a “wearable jammer” was developed by a trio of professors at the University of Chicago. In addition to looking punk rock as all hell, the device emits […]

12 futuristic things that actually already exist

February 10th, 2020 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

The future is now  As this list of items will reveal, the space-age electric future that we once only dreamed about is here. (Yes, right now!) The speed at which technology is evolving and changing every aspect of our lives is astounding. Think about it. As Futurist Thomas Frey has pointed out, before 2007, our […]

Unique ultrasonic cleaner cleans more efficiently than a washing machine

February 6th, 2020 at 3:02 pm » Comments Off

A unique ultrasonic cleaner has been created which is more efficient than a washing machine and takes the form of the Sonic Soak. The compact ultrasonic cleaner has been specifically created to offer users with the “ultimate portable cleaner” says its creators, providing state-of-the-art powerful ultrasonic cleaning technology in the palm of your hand.

Igloo says goodbye to styrofoam coolers, releases biodegradable update

January 30th, 2020 at 12:37 pm » Comments Off

  Styrofoam coolers are lightweight, cheap, and pretty good at keeping beverages cold. They’re also pretty bad for the environment. Styrofoam is Dow Chemical’s trademarked name for extruded polystyrene, and in addition to being conveniently disposable, it’s also a source of greenhouse gases, doesn’t degrade for centuries, and is highly flammable. Oh, and animals confuse […]

Levi’s found a way to make hemp feel like cotton, and it could have big implications for your wardrobe

January 28th, 2020 at 12:31 pm » Comments Off

  Denim icon Levi Strauss & Co. debuted garments made from a soft hemp-cotton blend in March, and head of innovation Paul Dillinger said he expects 100% cottonized-hemp products in about five years. Hemp uses significantly less water and chemicals than cotton during cultivation. Levi’s has found a way to soften hemp using far less […]

The Cube One Prefab is a space-age dream – and it starts at $30k

January 12th, 2020 at 2:26 am » Comments Off

With dazzling lighting, a curvilinear design, and a fortified shell, the Cube One is a prefab for the future. Want a peek at the future of prefab design? Meet the Cube One—a 156-square-foot dwelling with built-in furnishings, voice-controlled tech, and a galvanized steel shell that can withstand extreme heat and natural disasters. Singapore-based Nestron will […]

Motorized fin gives surfers a boost

December 19th, 2019 at 1:03 pm » Comments Off

The Boost Surfing Fin temporarily replaces a third-party board’s existing fin, via an included adapter Surfers use up a lot of energy, both paddling out to the lineups where the waves roll in, and then paddling even harder to catch one of those waves. The Boost Surfing Fin is designed to help, by giving users […]

Off-the-grid container house in Mexico is move-in ready in 99 days

December 9th, 2019 at 11:53 am » Comments Off

The VMD tiny home is an eco-conscious dwelling that is built using shipping-containers Mexican architectural studios Studioroca and Taller Escape have recently joined forces to create a prefabricated housing model that is move-in ready in just 99 days from ordering. Dubbed VMD, the 30-sq-m (323-sq-ft) tiny home is an eco-conscious dwelling that is built using […]

New, slippery toilet coating provides cleaner flushing, saves water

November 25th, 2019 at 5:16 pm » Comments Off

Penn State researchers have developed a method that dramatically reduces the amount of water needed to flush a conventional toilet, which usually requires 6 liters. Credit: Wong Laboratory for Nature Inspired Engineering, Penn State Every day, more than 141 billion liters of water are used solely to flush toilets. With millions of global citizens experiencing […]

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