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There’s a Dog Version of Airbnb, Uber and Almost Every Other Service You Use

August 27th, 2016 at 6:43 am » Comments Off

Casper is the latest startup to chase the pet market. You may have heard of Casper, the flashy startup that’s been credited with “waking up” the sleepy mattress industry by selling direct-to-consumer. Casper, as you probably guessed, makes mattresses for humans.



Introducing the Doohan EV3 iTank 3-Wheeled Electric Scooter

August 26th, 2016 at 8:20 am » Comments Off

With its powerful motor and unique 3-wheeled design, Doohan EV3 iTank electric scooter is able to deal with both city streets and gravel roads, and charming appearance makes you become the focus on the road.



Wearable Patch Can Help Monitor Health. No batteries required.

August 18th, 2016 at 6:52 am » Comments Off

A battery-free electronic patch that sticks onto skin like a temporary tattoo can be powered wirelessly by smartphones to help monitor health, researchers say. A variety of  wearable technology is on the market to monitor life signs, but these mostly possess hard components that have to be strapped onto the body. Scientists have been developing stretchable electronics that […]



Scientists create self-healing fabrics that also protect from harmful chemicals

August 13th, 2016 at 6:27 am » Comments Off

Protective clothing is critical to the health and safety of workers who handle hazardous chemicals. A new fabric coating promises to not only neutralize toxins, but also to heal tears and holes on its own while the clothes go through the laundry.



New 3D printed graphene super batteries will last a lifetime

August 12th, 2016 at 6:09 am » Comments Off

Batteries are becoming more and more crucial in our lives every year. From our smartphones to our laptops, and increasingly even our cars, batteries make the world go round. The only problem is that today’s generation of lithium batteries are increasingly incapable of providing energy on a scale that we need – especially when it […]



3D Breakthrough: Printed Tiny Cameras

August 11th, 2016 at 7:13 am » Comments Off

Another breakthrough has been made in the world of 3D printing as new tiny cameras have now been developed using this technology that is small enough to be injected into the human body with just a standard syringe.  That is pretty impressive!  These tiny, microscopic cameras are the size of a grain of salt, but […]



Electric cars could eclipse fossil fuels by 2027

August 8th, 2016 at 6:03 am » Comments Off

Electric power could be the dominant form of propulsion for all new cars sold in the UK as early as 2027, with more than 1.3 million electric cars registered each year, according to forecast analysis by Go Ultra Low, the government and industry-backed campaign. This means that, according to Go Ultra Low, the UK is on […]



Ridiculous Japanese robot hotel is serious business – really!

August 6th, 2016 at 7:19 am » Comments Off

“My name is Yoshiyuki Kawazoe. This is my hotel.” The University of Tokyo’s associate professor of architecture gestures behind himself to a flat, two-story building that doesn’t really look like a hotel. “Two-hundred people were involved in making this happen,” he says. “Experts in environmental design, engineering, architecture, robotics and construction … it’s their hotel.” The […]



World’s #1 Truck Manufacturer Uses 3D Printing for Spare Parts

August 5th, 2016 at 7:11 am » Comments Off

Why make and ship components across the world any more? Daimler AG, the world’s largest truck manufacturer, will use three-dimensional printing (3D) to make spare parts made from plastics as digital manufacturing reshapes the vehicle supply chain. Rather than shipping vehicle parts across the globe from Germany, Daimler can now send a digital blueprint of […]



This Robotic Furniture System Turns a Studio Into Three Different Rooms

August 5th, 2016 at 6:32 am » Comments Off

Thanks to technology, there are many things people can achieve with the push of a button: Like jetting up several floors on an elevator in seconds or cooking an entirely frozen meal in minutes. And soon studio dwellers will be able to appreciate this simplified way of life with a robotic furniture system that will allow them […]



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