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Foam-squirting quadcopter becomes a flying 3D printer

Developed mainly by Graham Hunt and other members of a team led by Dr. Mirko Kovac, the robot's platform is made from inexpensive 3D-printed …

3D Printing

An Everyman’s Guide to Survival Gear

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Semi-automated Corvette C7 gets quadriplegic racecar driver back behind the wheel

The vehicle, complete with specialized navigation, braking, and safety systems including a brake that is applied by biting, officially debuts at the …

Artist uses 282,000 matchsticks to build scale model of the ISS

Recently completed by Acton, the wooden ISS is as impressive in size as it is in detail. Comprised of 282,000 matchsticks, the 1/26 scale model …

Donut-shaped CENTR video camera takes 360 degrees worth of footage

Built by former Apple engineers, the CENTR has four HD image sensors mounted around a palm-sized chassis. Instead of filming straight-on, like the …

This Week In Gear: May 10, 2014

<b>Nespresso Vertuo</b><br>The throughly European, Clooney-backed <i>gente</i> at Nespresso have set their sights on American tastebuds with their newest machine, which …

BeachRay simplifies the boat into a flat, floating lounge

The open water, she's a tempting vixen. Every nice summer day when I drive past my local reservoir filled with boats zipping to and from nowhere in …

Sailing

easyJet using drones to inspect planes

Airliners aren't the cheapest form of transportation to run – not the least because of the costs run up by the detailed inspections required by …

OMSignal's Biometric Smartwear offers a next gen workout

Ideal for those looking for precision feedback on their workout without wishing to pay out for a personal trainer, OMsignal's new line of smartwear …

Wearable Tech

Regenerating plastic is better on the "hole"

Self-repairing materials have been around since engineers came up with fuel tanks in the Second World War that were designed to seal themselves when …

Today in Gear: May 12, 2014

<b>Travelteq Inside Out Carry On</b><br>Travelteq is taking to the crowds and the clouds with their new suitcase. The durable PVC-coated polyester roller packs …

Northrop Grumman and Yamaha team up for R-Bat unmanned helicopter

Northrop Grumman and Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, are teaming up to develop a small, unmanned autonomous helicopter system. The Rotary-Bat (R-Bat) …

Laser weapon adds sea-going craft to its list of conquests

Lockheed Martin’s ADAM (Area Defense Anti-Munitions) High Energy Laser (HEL) system is part of a growing breed of high-energy weapons being developed …

Sun's "sibling" could help us understand how life got started

Researchers at the University of Texas have identified a star that formed in the same star cluster as our Sun. Dubbed HD 162826, the star is 15 …

Off-grid eco-hotel concept offers minimal-impact living

Drop XL is the second iteration of the same design to come from Barcelona-based In-Tenta. Featuring a larger footprint and several refinements over …

Vidameter holistic smartband tracks user well-being

The device itself, which takes the form of a flexible polymer wrist band, aims to provide all the features of conventional fitness trackers, while …

Bosch Pen Line Laser Level | HiConsumption

Sure we’d all like to have seen laser blasters on sale at Target by now, but in the meantime we’ll have to be satisfied with getting lasers in our …

Kit: Austin-Healey MkIII

If you’re in the market for a vintage roadster that adds a new dimension of style and sophistication to your life, and you’re willing to throw …

Researchers teach robotic arm to catch

Researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a robotic arm capable of processing and catching …

The Future of the Past: Visiting the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

In the past ten years, “vintage” has come to mean authentic, historic and valuable for everything from watches to Levi’s trucker jackets. This …

Bipolar disorder app predicts mood swings by eavesdropping on phone conversations

People afflicted with bipolar disorder must live with the fact that at any moment, they could launch into a major depressive or manic mental state. …

Most powerful Audi R8 shines bright with laser high beams

We've been hearing about BMW's laser headlights since the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, when they were presented on the i8 concept car. BMW announced …

Parrot introduces Bebop Drone and joystick-totin' Skycontroller

The Bebop features a 14-megapixel/1080p camera (as opposed to the 2.0's 720p model) with a 180-degree field of view, that's isolated from the …

Libeskind Selected to Design Canadian National Holocaust Monument

Daniel Libeskind’s “elongated Star of David” has been announced today, the architect's 67th birthday, as the winner of an international design …

Best Free Apps of the Day on May 11. iZip Pro, Simpler Pro: Contact Management, Naughty Bricks, & More!

We have a must-have utility app and lots of other great apps and games.<p>Compress photos and documents into ZIP files from you iOS devices, open zipped …

Hot, New iOS Games This Week (May 11)! CastleStorm, Kiwanuka, Warhammer 40,000: Carnage, & More!

There are hundreds of games released every week. But not all of the games are worthy of your attention. We have picked out 7 new iOS games released …

Best Free Apps of the Day on May 12. One Thing, ProCam 2, HorseWorld 3D

One Thing is a task management app that helps you stay focused on exactly one task at a time. ProCam 2 is a quality photo-taking app with plenty of …

Dr. Panda's Supermarket app review: an adorably cute app to develop your child's organizational skills, spatial awareness, and much more through immersive gameplay

Introduction<p>If you have a two to six year old who wants to run their own supermarket, you can help them do so by downloading Dr. Panda's Supermarket …