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DouxMatok develops new technology that makes sugar twice as sweet, so you eat half as much

August 28th, 2015 at 6:55 pm » Comments Off

A new technology in the food industry makes ordinary sugar twice as sweet—so food tastes exactly the same with half the calories, and without the controversy of artificial sweeteners.



‘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 […]



Tesla unveils new car-charging Snakebot

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

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, tweeted in December that the all-electric carmaker was working on a charger ”that automatically moves out from the wall and connects like a solid metal snake. A video shows it’s more bizarre and mesmerizing than we could have imagined. Of its unveiling, Musk tweeted, “Tesla Snakebot autocharger prototype. Does seem kinda wrong :)”



Google’s humanoid robot can now chase you like a Terminator

August 20th, 2015 at 5:36 pm » Comments Off

Boston Dynamics, a Google-owned company, scared everyone earlier this year with its hive-mind 160-pound robot dogs that can run on almost any terrain. Now the company is taking things to an all-new level with new video of its humanoid robot, which is the closest thing to a real-life Terminator we’ve ever seen.



Top reasons people switch jobs

August 7th, 2015 at 9:34 pm » Comments Off

Most people don’t change jobs because of their bosses. Or because their work is either too challenging or not challenging enough. Or even because they aren’t paid enough.



VeinViewer shows where patient’s veins are located

August 7th, 2015 at 9:31 pm » Comments Off

If you have a fear of needles the VeinViewer will relieve you of that fear. The device uses harmless, near-infrared light to show precisely where veins are located and take the guesswork out of finding a vein.



The Lexus Hoverboard Is a real thing

August 7th, 2015 at 9:26 pm » Comments Off

Over the years, Hollywood films have immortalized future. Nothing seemed to capture sci-fi geeks’ imaginations like the hoverboard. The concept seems simple enough yet a working model as remained tantalizingly out of reach. Until now. The Lexus hoverboard is a real thing.



Canadian scientists are developing a system that could turn atmospheric CO2 into fuel

July 30th, 2015 at 8:02 pm » Comments Off

An industrial carbon dioxide recycling plant is being developed by Canadian scientists that could one day suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and convert it into a zero-carbon e-diesel fuel. Developed by tech start-up Carbon Engineering and partly funded by Bill Gates, the system will essentially do the job of trees, but in places unable to host them, […]



The future of human swarming and collective intelligence

July 27th, 2015 at 10:22 am » Comments Off

Whether it’s the birds and the bees, the fish, or even slime molds, it goes back to all social creatures that use their collective intelligence to form real-time synchronous systems. We have many names for these natural assemblages, including flocks, schools, shoals, blooms, colonies, herds, and swarms. Whatever we call them, one thing is clear – millions […]



An illustrated history of wearable technology

July 24th, 2015 at 6:15 pm » Comments Off

What is wearable technology? Who invented wearable technology? What is the future of wearable technology? These are just a few questions that are asked every day about wearable tecnhnology.. “Wearable technology” makes most people imagine a fitness tracker, a smartwatch or google glasses.  



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