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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

MIT Engineers Create New Hybrid Materials That Could 'Grow' Electronic Devices

A team of MIT engineers have created ‘living cells’ made from bacteria that could be used to ‘grow’ electronic devices. The cells are then used to …

Mysterious Rock Lines Found In Peru Predate Ancient Nazca Lines By Centuries, Scientist Say

New rock lines discovered in Peru predate the famous Nazca Lines by centuries and likely once marked the site of ancient fairs, researchers say.<p>The lines were created by people of the Paracas, a civilization that arose around 800 B.C. in what is now Peru. The Paracas culture predated the Nazca …

Stonehenge Discovery 'Blows Lid Off' Old Theories About Builders Of Ancient Monument (VIDEO)

From who built it to what it was used for, Stonehenge is surrounded by many enduring mysteries -- and researchers from the University of Buckingham in England now say they've solved one of them.<p>"For years people have been asking why is Stonehenge where it is, now at last, we have found the …

FDA Approves 'Star Wars' Robotic Arm for Amputees

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a robotic arm for amputees that is named for the "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker and can perform multiple, simultaneous movements, a huge advance over the metal hook currently in use.<p>The FDA said on Friday it allowed the sale of the DEKA Arm …

Robotics

Biking Huayhuash: Joey Schusler Photography

Photo: Joey Schusler<p>The Huayhuash mountain range in the Peruvian Andes has long been considered one of the most temperamental and beautiful places on earth. In early 2014, Thomas Woodson, Joey Schusler, and Sam Seward set out to tour the Huayhuash on mountain bikes. Let's just say they got their …

Leap Motion Wants To Change How People Interact With Cars

Leap Motion was borne out of a “deep frustration” that the process of creating a 3D object on a high-tech platform, the computer, took up more time than molding something with clay or Play-Doh.<p>“Computers are supposed to make us better and faster, but they make us slower,” company CEO Michael …

Invention Awards 2014: A Powerful, Portable, And Affordable Robotic Exoskeleton

Lift an extra 40 pounds with little effort<p>Surviving a stroke or debilitating injury is often the start of a very long ordeal. Physical therapy can be slow and strenuous with no guarantee of recovery. Robotic exoskeletons can sometimes provide the support a ravaged body needs to heal—and strength …

University of Pennsylvania

The Highest-Flying Wind Turbine

It will float 1,000 feet in the air in the name of cleaner, cheaper, and mobile energy.<p>Prototypes of the high-flying Bouyant Air Turbine. Images: Altaeros<p>In far-flung rural Alaska, where electricity can cost as much as $1 per kilowatt hour—more than 10 times the national average, according to the</i> …

What It Will Take to Farm Sunlight from Space

Whether they're producing voltage directly from solar rays or focusing them to melt salt like Ivanpah, even Earth's biggest and baddest solar power …

Solar Panels

Space ark will save man from a dying planet

5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education

What, where, and how will we learn?<p>The future of higher education is a constantly moving target.<p>Everything from the emergence of MOOCs to new learning styles and mounting financial and sustainability pressures are impacting the education landscape. Every day higher education leaders are developing …

Higher Education

OMsignal unveils ‘biometric smartwear’ T-shirts for fitness geeks, quantified selfers, and you

Smart wearables are here, and they’re huge. But most of them just hang on your wrist and count your steps.<p>That’s about to change, as your clothing gets smart — and starts talking.<p>Montréal-based OMsignal is launching today with four smart bio-sensing T-shirts that track your heart rate, breathing …

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that's up to 275 times faster than your SSD - ExtremeTech

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that’s up to 275 times faster than your SSD<p>By on May 8, 2014 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

10 Amazing Superpowers Humans Will Be Able To Get From Brain Implants

In the future these implants, also known as neuroprosthetics, will be able to do much more— sometimes with the help of super-sensitive eye or ear implants. By using electronic signals to stimulate parts of the brain, these chips can now deliver visual and auditory signals and restore connections …