Scientists Stop Light Like a Red Light Stops Traffic

Scientists Stop Light Like a Red Light Stops Traffic

Light travels at a speed of about 186,000 miles per second (300,000 kilometers per second). The sunlight that we see…

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Stanford Engineers Create the Foldscope, a $1 Paper Microscope

Stanford Engineers Create the Foldscope, a $1 Paper Microscope

Stanford engineers recently invented the Foldscope, which essentially creates a scaffold capable of holding a lens and an LED in…

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Pack Your 3D-Printed Portable Wind Turbine in a Bag and Take It Wherever You Go

Pack Your 3D-Printed Portable Wind Turbine in a Bag and Take It Wherever You Go

We’ve seen those so-called portable diesel and petrol electricity generators. But these portable generators are bulky and heavy to move…

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State-of-the-Art Physics Software Elevates Paper Airplane Design to a New Level

State-of-the-Art Physics Software Elevates Paper Airplane Design to a New Level

For most people, paper airplanes are a delight of being a child and we may revisit the art when we…

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Students Design “RoboCouch” For Doing Work Or Being Lazy On The Go!

Students Design “RoboCouch” For Doing Work Or Being Lazy On The Go!

Nine engineering students at the University of New South Wales in Australia have developed a robotic couch, aptly named the…

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Architecture

The Winners from the Seventh Annual World Architecture Festival

The Winners from the Seventh Annual World Architecture Festival

This year, the seventh annual World Architecture Festival took place in Singapore, featuring approximately 300 designs but only a handful of winners…

New Face of Construction? Click-e-bricks are Similar to Bendy Legos!

Once again, news of another major advancement in “soft robotics”…

Bicycle Snake Bridge Makes Commuting Look Fun

Copenhagen is known for its pleasing infrastructure and now you…

Construction Begins Within One of Beijing’s Largest Public Parks

Construction has begun on MAD’s Chaoyang Park Plaza, an extension…

Automotive

Michigan Could Ban Direct Tesla Sales as Early as Next Week

Michigan Could Ban Direct Tesla Sales as Early as Next Week

Tesla is anxiously awaiting the decision of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on House Bill 5606, which revolves around curtailing dealership fees, and…

Nissan Engineers Create the First Self-Cleaning Car

Nissan has developed a super-hydrophobic and oleophobic paint that repels…

Toyota Recalls 1.67 Million Vehicles. Find Out Why…

Toyota announced this morning the company was recalling 1.67 million…

Finally! Elon Musk Shows Off The Brand New Tesla D…

The new Tesla D model from Elon Musk has finally…

Aviation

Delta Airlines Surpasses Third Quarter Earnings Expectations

Delta Airlines Surpasses Third Quarter Earnings Expectations

Wall Street analysts expected Delta Airlines to end the the third quarter with a quarterly profit of $1.18 per share but the…

Teague/Nike Athlete’s Plane Features The Perfect Post-Game Interior

Professional athletes put their bodies through grueling conditions, especially during…

Huge Asteroid Set to End the World and Scientists Don’t Know How to Stop It

Over the long timescales of Earth’s history, asteroidshave hammered our…

Construction

Pack Your 3D-Printed Portable Wind Turbine in a Bag and Take It Wherever You Go

Pack Your 3D-Printed Portable Wind Turbine in a Bag and Take It Wherever You Go

We’ve seen those so-called portable diesel and petrol electricity generators. But these portable generators are bulky and heavy to move and not…

China’s 22,000-Megawatt, $25 Billion Three Gorges Dam Drawing Comparisons to the Great Wall

China’s 22,000-megawatt, $25 billion Three Gorges Dam is the world’s…

NASA Shares Futuristic Designs to Help Explore New Worlds

The NIAC (NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts) program aims at turning…

Design

Scientists Stop Light Like a Red Light Stops Traffic

Scientists Stop Light Like a Red Light Stops Traffic

Light travels at a speed of about 186,000 miles per second (300,000 kilometers per second). The sunlight that we see here on…

Students Design “RoboCouch” For Doing Work Or Being Lazy On The Go!

Nine engineering students at the University of New South Wales…

DeepFlight Is Taking Preorders For This Crazy Personal Submarine For $1.5 Million…

Submersible designer Graham Hawkes has unveiled his latest personal submarine…

These Carbon Fiber Shoulder Pads Represent The Future of Football Safety

Carbon fiber is incredibly light in addition to being stronger…

Energy

Siemens AG To Buy US Oil Services Company Dresser-Rand For $7.6 Billion

Siemens AG To Buy US Oil Services Company Dresser-Rand For $7.6 Billion

Siemens AG confirmed recently it will purchase United States oil services company Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion. The acquisition by the German engineering giant provides…

Is This The Best E-Bike On The Market? Check It Out…

Thanks to the Netherlands, we finally have a good looking…

This Couple Built The World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle… Hit 241.901 MPH!

A couple from Denver, Colorado, Bill Dube and Eva Hakansson,…

Solar Powered Auto Rickshaw to Travel 6,000 Miles Across 10 Countries

Big ideas start small.  Working out of a small garage…

Engineering

Stanford Engineers Create the Foldscope, a $1 Paper Microscope

Stanford Engineers Create the Foldscope, a $1 Paper Microscope

Stanford engineers recently invented the Foldscope, which essentially creates a scaffold capable of holding a lens and an LED in alignment. A…

Technology

Water Found On Exoplanet Smaller Than Jupiter, 124 Light Years Away From Earth

Water Found On Exoplanet Smaller Than Jupiter, 124 Light Years Away From Earth

Scientists have found water vapor on an exoplanet 124 light years away from earth, called HAT-P-11b. The discovery marks the first time…

Serious USB Security Flaw Can Take Over Your Computer

Did you know USB drives suffer from a serious security…

Barobot: Your Very Own Touchscreen, Custom Cocktail Machine

A robot that makes custom cocktails at a the push…

Ever Heard Of 4-D Printing? You’ve Got To See This…

Skylar Tibbits, a researcher in MIT’s architecture department, in collaboration with…

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Water-Based Nuclear Batteries Could Replace Common Chemical Batteries

Batteries were invented about 200 years ago and have a long history of technological innovation; the common theme has always been making batteries smaller and lighter while improving capacity and efficiency. Most batteries to date have produced energy via chemical reactions, but radioisotope-based batteries provide…

IBM’s Watson Has A New Gig: World Class Chef

Combining Food Science & Human Psychology IBM beat the pants off some really smart jeopardy champions a couple years ago and has recently been involved in a project to help doctors more quickly and accurately diagnose disease, find new treatments for cancer . . .…