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Very seldom do you see ordinary people go about their day wearing balaclavas on winter days. But for many, Balaclavas carry connotations of athletes running and wearing balaclavas, or skiers wearing the same. Many outdoor adventurers wear balaclava to...
The new Cleo Drone is not your run-of-the-mill selfie drone, nor is it even a quadcopter. It’s small, circular, sleek, and a pint-sized UFO that can take terrific pictures. Camera drones are one of the most wonderful things ever...
One of Europe’s biggest food-delivery apps, Just Eat, will start testing autonomously-driven robots to deliver orders to customer’s doorsteps in the next few months, making it one of the first such delivery take-out apps to do so. The robots,...
Google Maps imagery is just improved a lot more, thanks to a new eye in the sky satellite called the World View 4. Just when you thought Google Maps could not get any better, along comes an imagery specialist...
In 2015, Google alone consumed as much energy as the city of San Francisco. However, it is claiming that by next year 2017, all of its energy consumption will come from wind farms and solar panels. The internet giant...
Despite all the technology at hand, computer-generated imagery of humans can still look kind of a little fake and cartoonish, with teeth perhaps proving the greatest challenge when it comes to accuracy. If it’s a digital double you’re after,...
Quadcopter drones could be the actual missing ingredient for zero-g flights. In order to train astronauts and pilots to deal with weightless conditions, it is possible to replicate the “zero G” effect by using a reduced-gravity aircraft following a...
Tamron is best known for its third-party camera lenses that are compatible to all commercial DSLR’s on the market. However, it seems that manufacturing glass lenses isn’t the only thing the Japanese photo company is making innovations to using...
For those who are planning to get something similar to the hoverboard or electric skateboard but are afraid to do so because of exploding and fire-catching versions made in China, you were probably intrigued by the new Segway MiniPro....
We’re all familiar with facial recognition as an impressive tool in finding criminals. But can this technology actually help diagnose a genetic disease simply by analyzing a person’s facial features? Known as dysmorphology, such an achievement is theoretically possible,...
An artificial system is growing on the Earth’s surface and it’s entirely the creation of an all-human species. It is now being dubbed the “technosphere.” It is the system that is made up of all man-made structures, from factories,...
It must be emphasized that both our online and offline behavior is real. They are our real selves, unless a person is faking their online behavior either because they’re a scam artist or a serial killer. The reality you...
Even in the 21st century and the empowerment of women, it seems that women online are not fairly given their fair share. In fact, in the digital world, only 7 percent of investor money goes to startups that are...
The Brooklyn specialty motorcycle company Vanguard recently unveiled a prototype of their very first bike, the Roadster, at the recently concluded New York City Progressive International Motorcycle Show that ran from December 9-11, 2016. This uniquely designed and premium...
Graphic designer Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years ago at the very young age of 29. Now, with the help of a BBC project and Haiyan Zhang, innovation director for Microsoft Research Cambridge, she’s been able...
SpaceX’s rocket program has been grounded since early September when one of its Falcon 9 boosters exploded on a launchpad at Cape Canaveral. Although the SpaceX’s re-launching was aimed at around early January, its return to flight launch may...
This new technology unlocks the ability to analyze and understand the secrets of your skin without any invasive contact needed. While there is enough imaging and sensing technology today that can reveal important information inside our bodies including our...
One of the biggest criticisms towards wind turbines is that they aren’t usually nice to look at, they’re very large and expensive to build, are very noisy, can kill unwary birds, and needs lots and lots of space, usually...
Not everything you see on Kickstarter or Indiegogo is into heavy technology. Sometimes you need to go back a little old school to find a new design. And this multi-tool utensil needs no wires or batteries to show that...
By now everyone knows about the new stuff and crowdfunding campaigns that are found on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. There’s certainly no shortage of new technology and innovations on these sites, mixed up with the usual stupidity, useless stuff, and...
On land there’s a lot of junk garbage, which is why there’s a junk collector. Well, now it’s the same in the outer space above our planet, so the Japanese invented a spacecraft that’s a junk collector. While the...
You don’t need to buy celebrity-priced baby stuff just to take care of your new baby. One of the most important things for a baby is a lounger that will make your baby sleep well and comfortably. Definitely, your...
Every drone operator has had those momentary pangs of fear at the prospect of their UAV drone smashing itself to smithereens after failing to navigate sufficiently through a space or gap. In a new project, researchers at the University...
This is one “Moskito” that won’t bite you, and cyclists would certainly love to own. Over the past couple of years it has been interesting to track the evolution of the smartwatch. For the most part, these devices have...
Don’t you wish that instead of a boring math teacher that is the exact epitome of dull at school, that you could have a robot teacher, or perhaps a tablet-like teacher, that could sense your boredom or frustration and...
Everyone knows Samsung as the company for its smartphones and its smart home appliances. Most recently, Samsung may be making its way into the automobile industry category. Not directly, of course, but rather by way of a rumored new...
Since it’s only a few days until Santa drops down the chimney, you don’t have all that time to look for gifts. We put together some of the really good bargains so you only need to shop online. Microsoft Xbox...
There’s no denying that for 3 days from December 9 – 11 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, all the coolest motorcycles and gear were at the 2016 New York International Motorcycle Show, and every motorbike...
Using a process similar to the footwear industry such as the JS Shoe or Nike’s Flyknit sneaker, Ikea is introducing its first piece of 3D-knit furniture, or its first 3D knitted chair. High-end design firms have begun to play...
Everyone loves sweets, and 3D-printed confectionery has become all the rage in the closing months of 2016. More recently, German company Wacker has just announced its latest addition to this growing phenomenon, which is 3D-printed chewing gum. Set to...
Relonch is now another addition to the growing number of products that is using artificial intelligence that is so advanced even for the present. In this case, it’s a $99 a month service that consists of a data plan...
Last December 6, president-elect Donald Trump claimed credit for a promise by Japanese Softbank that will invest $50 billion in US companies, and in so doing will bring some 50,000 more jobs to the United States. Softbank is Japan’s...
Last week, Yahoo admitted that it had discovered another major hacking attack on more than 1 billion of its user accounts since August 2013, now making this cyber-attack the largest breach in history. This is now on top of...
Google and Facebook are the two tech giants that have brought full dominance in the digital advertising market on the internet. In their almost total dominating presence, both control 57.6 percent of the digital ad market, and their slice...
Thanksgiving is over, Christmas is almost over, a new year is about to be ushered in, and we all know what that means, don’t we? No, we don’t care about your resolution to go to the gym, because we’re...
For the first time in technology’s history, it’s becoming common to see stories on the news about two tech companies collaborating on projects, whether both are competitors or not. One example of this is the recent news of Nintendo...
Yes we know, and you’re probably wondering, since you’re just heading out the door to catch “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and now here we are offering up some really juicy “here’s what we know so far” about...
Cohesity is a storage startup company that emerged from being almost virtually unknown just a year ago. It was founded by Mohit Aron, the cofounder and former CTO of Nutanix, and is also an ex-Google guy. Cohesity is growing...
Google’s plan of creating and manufacturing a futuristic fleet of self-driving, steering-wheel-free cars is being put on permanent hold, and perhaps for good. The company wants to focus more on more practical uses for its automotive technology. Google’s self-driving-car...
President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into the Oval Office on January 20, so aside from Obamacare getting scrapped as Trump has promised, President Obama’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) could also face the scrap heap. ARM was originally envisioned...
Ever since the day gentlemen became as stylish as their female counterparts, the essential part of the modern gentleman’s style has always been his timepiece. No matter how dressed up or down for a busy work day or for...
A few months after the Federal Aviation Administration showed a great willingness to embrace the technology of pilotless drones earlier this year with the launch of new drone rules for commercial operators, more industries are now discovering how the...
Pokémon Go is officially expanding with new creatures this December, as part of the Christmas holiday festivities (and this should keep you busy on your smartphone rather than worrying about gift shopping). But you can only get them by...
A mechanism in our DNA cells called DNA damage response functions like an individual intelligent agent. It is able to monitor when things are going wrong and then try to come up with a way to deal with them....
Finding the perfect gift for stylish guys isn’t that hard. Whether it’s for your husband, boyfriend, brother, cousin, close buddy, or work colleague, the days leading up to December 25 doesn’t have to be stressful. So to help save you...
In the recent New York Auto Show this week, Nissan brought a substantially updated 2017 GT-R featuring more power, an updated look, and a touch of refinement inside the cabin. Basically though, the new GT-R is Godzilla terrifying, but...
The Trump administration appears to be going in another direction on the issue of climate change with the appointment of climate change skeptic Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a transition team led by,...
The United States uses an astounding amount of energy to tune of about 97 quadrillion BTU’s, or about 18% of the globe’s total energy consumption. This demand is only going to increase over time as consumer products become more...
As 2016 is about to end, Hollywood can look back and see how big the box office winners won, and also how much the losers lost big time, as well. You could say it was the year of the...
Many won’t probably remember what the year 1989 was like. It was the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” topped the Billboard charts, and it was the “year of the sweeps” as the Detroit...

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Thousands All Over the Country March in Protest of Anti-Science Trends

Thousands of underfunded scientists, their hangers-on, paid advocates, and mostly paid supporters turned out on a rainy Saturday in Washington, D.C. as part of...

The New York International Auto Show was Actually All About High-tech...

This year’s New York Auto Show in New York City was actually all about the high-tech SUVs. SUV demand is actually booming around the world,...

Every Fashionable Guy Should Wear a Watch from at Least One...

Many of today’s younger generation no longer see the necessity of having a watch when all they need to do is reach into their...

WaitSuite App: Helping You Learn a New Language in Spare Time

An Asian-European philosopher in the 19th century once said that if you can learn 5 new foreign language words in a day during your...

Samsung Galaxy S Foldable Smartphones Will Conquer the Market Soon

Despite of the public disappointment brought about by Samsung Galaxy Note7, several consumers said they would remain loyal to the brand. Samsung loyalists show...

Some Hot Cars at the 2017 New York Auto Show

After the annual super car festival that was held at the Geneva Motor Show, the New International York Auto Show is a much more laid-back...

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5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...

Toddlers that Play with Touchscreens Get Less Sleep

A scientific study has discovered that toddlers and younger children that constantly play or use devices with touchscreens such as tablets have less sleeping...

Gaming Laptop Review: Razer Blade is the Ultimate in Gaming Laptops

The Razer Blade is actually a slim gaming laptop and is in the middle of a range sandwiched between the 14-inch Blade, bracketed by...

The New Leica Thalia Line is Every Cinematographer’s Dream

Memories are treasured moments that bring a smile on our faces each time we look back on them. Since the pleasure and happiness we...

Amazon Kindle is Getting $50 Off, and Other Best Tech Deal for the Week

Good deals means finding the best tech deals on the internet or in any store without really spending that much and tear a hole...

The Halo Sport Headphones will Supercharge your Brain and Make You a Better Player

Halo Neuroscience recently launched its new brain-training Halo Sport headphones to the mass consumer market for the price of “just” $749. Anyone wearing these...