Aaron Lantz

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Industrial robotics security is really, really terrible

Researchers from Politecnico di Milano and Trend Micro conducted an audit of the information security design of commonly used industrial robots and …

Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom

An overwhelming majority of Americans view gun ownership as essential to their freedom. This is what a recent Pew Research poll discovered in a deep dive into the complex relationship Americans have with guns.<p>According to the poll, “The nationally representative survey of 3,930 U.S. adults, …

MIT professor: Why we shouldn’t be afraid of robots taking our jobs

Erik Brynjolfsson, the director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, explains how robots will enhance our future economy. They will not be taking our jobs, but instead helping to create new ones. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>We have to embrace creative destruction, which is the idea</i> …

Exclusive: Carl Edwards breaks 230 mph -- in an SUV | FOX Sports

Carl Edwards isn’t racing in NASCAR this season, but he’s still going plenty fast.<p>Edwards, who won 28 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races over 13 …

Motorsport

More Robots, Fewer Jobs

Computer and Electronic Products<p>Petroleum and Coal Products<p>Furniture and Related Products<p>Leather and Applied Products<p>Apparel and Applied …

Genetically modified algae could soon show up in food, fuel, and pharmaceuticals

Researchers created souped-up algae that can thrive outdoors<p>Algae can be used for anything. You can grind it into cattle feed or squeeze it into jet fuel. You can even make it into algae butter.<p>For now, algae-based products remain woefully expensive, but a group of California scientists is working …

How to feed your farm animals: Recipe videos with an innovative twist

Toronto-based creative agency, Rain43, has used its humor to take recipe videos to a whole new level with Stubborn Farmer, a food box delivery …

How College Students Are Being Misled About ‘Sustainable’ Agriculture

Sustainability is a reasonable goal, but organic agriculture is no way to achieve it.<p>‘Sustainable” has become a buzzword applicable not only to …

Agriculture

The Single Most Important Ingredient

Growing up, I thought salt belonged in a shaker at the table, and nowhere else.<p>I never added it to food, or saw Maman add it. When my aunt Ziba sprinkled it onto her saffron rice at the table each night, my brothers and I giggled. We thought it was the strangest, funniest thing in the world.<p>I …

‘Brap One’ Honda Dominator Street Tracker – Kbuilt

Ever met a genuinely creative person? I’m luck enough to say that I have, and there’s one thing that struck me about them. They were clearly a little …

The indoor farming compound founded by Kimbal Musk —Elon's brother — is now delivering greens

Farmers from Square Roots— a Brooklyn-based urban farming accelerator program co-founded by Kimbal Musk (brother of Elon) — are now delivering their produce to local offices.<p>The farmers are growing greens inside 10 steel shipping container farms. Unlike traditional outdoor farms, these vertical …

Aquaponics

This College Student Turned His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car For $700

Using plans he found online.<p>Apparently you don't need to fork out for a brand new Tesla model if you want the benefits of a self-driving car, because …

The Ugly GL500

Honda GL500 by <i>Ugly Motors</i> <i><br>Jacob Beker</i> is from Poland and works as IT engineer. Fron 2013, Jacob spends a significant part of his spare time building …

Motorcycles

How Manufacturers Can Get Faster, More Flexible, and Cheaper

Meeting customers’ expectations for personalization and customization requires flexibility. And such flexibility can provide a distinct competitive advantage — as long as costs aren’t spiraling out of control. In a study of nearly 250 manufacturers over a 10-year period (2005–2015), we found that …

Are crickets the new food trend?

WILLISTON, Vt. — At Tomorrow’s Harvest farm, you won’t find acres of land on which animals graze, or rows of corn, or bales of hay. Just stacks of …

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …