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Hector: A Creepy Stick Bug Robot That Can Easily Maneuver Through All Types Of Terrain

A research project from Bielefeld University originally set out to develop something capable of emulating the movement of a stick bug. Now, the team has…

Revolutionary Mirror Invention Could Eliminate The Need For Air Conditioning

In the future, buildings may not need air conditioning at all thanks to an energy-saving mirror developed by Stanford engineers capable of reducing energy consumption for large buildings. Air…

Transforming Tire Scrap Into Sport Fields, Noise Barriers & More

The number of automobiles on the world’s roads surpassed 1 billion in 2010 and is now estimated at 1.5 billion. The worldwide automobile industry produces…

Yamaha YZF-R3: 2015 US Category Volume Leader

Yamaha YZF-R3: 2015 US Category Volume Leader

Japanese motorcycle manufacturer, Yamaha Motor Company, recently debuted its new 2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 at the AIMExpo, a new addition to its R series sportbikes. The…

Zurich’s Automobile Congestion Pricing Plan

Congestion And Urban Sustainability Two main problems related to automobiles in big cities are traffic congestion and pollution and these most significantly negatively affect the…

“One Planet, One World, One Incredibly Beautiful Miracle”: Earth Time Lapse From International Space Station

The following time lapse video is 3 minutes and 45 seconds and may be the best 3:46 you’ve spent in a while. The video is…

Hadoop: “The Swiss Army Knife” of the 21st Century

Hadoop won top prize at the Media Guardian Innovation Awards in 2011 and was described as “The Swiss Army Knife of the 21st Century.” Storing…

Using Virtual Space Station To Diagnose, Treat Psychosocial Problems

At Johnson Space Center’s International Space Station (ISS) Training Facility, NASA, with the help of Dartmouth University and others is developing a Virtual Space Station…

Creating 3D Sculptures From Sound Patterns

Design Inspiration In another look at biomimetics or biomimicry, the creation of models and systems based on naturally occurring patterns in nature, we look at…

Google Ventures 2014: On Tract To Create World’s First $1 Trillion Market Cap

Google, Inc.’s current market cap is about $350 billion trailing Apple Inc’s $600 billion, Exxon Mobil’s $401 billion and Microsoft’s $381 billion. But analysts believe…

Flexible and Sensitive KUKA Lightweight Robots Bring an New Era of Human-Robot Collaboration

User-friendly robots are opening up opportunities for man/machine partnerships in different sectors. For many years the automotive industry has been known for its extensive use…

A Chocolate 3D Printer Is About To Come To Fruition Thanks To Hershey’s!

Hershey’s and 3D Systems have teamed up in order to create a chocolate 3D printer with the main goal being to open a 3D Chocolate…

Could Earth’s Magnetic Poles Flip In a Human Lifespan? It Appears So, Though Not In Ours…

There’s a lot of talk lately about the inevitable flip of Earth’s magnetic poles, since an international group of geoscientists has determined that the last…

Scientists Create New Plastic That Disappears With Ultraviolet Light

Plastics play an important role in our daily life. From electronics to packaging and vehicles, plastic is everywhere. In fact, the world produces approximately 300 million…

Disruptive Change: Smartphone Sensors & Software

“Open your mouth and say Ahhhhh!.” These words have been used by doctors for hundreds of years but soon you’ll be hearing them coming from…