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PowerVision's new robot is the fishing buddy of the future

PowerVision might be best known for drones, but it’s new submersible robot ‘PowerRay’ is an undeniably cool new gadget for the relatively untouched hobby fishing market.<p>What is it?<p>PowerRay is a submersible capable of diving 30 meters (98 feet) underwater for up to four hours. While down there, it …

16 science fiction and fantasy novels you don’t want to miss in January

Curl up this winter with a good book<p>It’s a new year, and just in case you wanted more to read after all the great books that 2016 gave us, prepare yourself. 2017 is going to have a ton of new books to dive into.<p>I always like January for this reason: it’s a good time to take a look at the rest of …

Desktopography 2013 Wallpaper Exhibition

Desktopography is a wallpaper exhibition that is released once a year. Every year the exhibition is more striking with artists from all over the …

Amazing

Check Out this $30 Million Home That Is Fit for a James Bond Villain

“Bond, James Bond”. You know the line and you also know that every Bond film had a villain of several magnitudes. And that villain, despite their …

Watch this Documentary About TrackingPoint's Auto Aiming Sniper Rifle (video)

If you don’t recall, earlier this year (May to be more exact) I told you about TrackingPoint’s new rifle system that effectively aims the gun for …

Promising vaccine candidate could lead to a definitive cure for HIV

A very promising vaccine candidate for HIV/AIDS has shown the ability to completely clear the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a very aggressive …

Toshiba shows off the Camileo X-Sports actioncam

The Camileo shoots 1080p HD video at a rate of up to 60 fps, via an “ultra-wide” lens (no exact figure is provided) and a 12-megapixel CMOS …

New ship will remain stable by creating its own inner waves

When offshore oil drilling rigs are being installed, serviced or dismantled, the workers typically stay in cabins located on adjacent floating …

3D print, mill and scan with the FABtotum hybrid fabrication machine

I'll explain the name right off: in Latin, a factotum is a human servant responsible for many different things, literally doing and making everything.<p>…

Brain-to-brain communication is not a conversation killer

It's a milestone breakthrough you would think came straight from science fiction, but a recent study conducted by the University of Washington claims to have demonstrated direct brain-to-brain communication between humans. Via an elaborate internet setup between two labs, scientist Rajesh Rao sent …

Haptix turns any surface into a multi-touch interface for $70 - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 1:47 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Haptix Touch has just announced a …

Radical new icebreaker will travel through the ice sideways

Given that icebreakers clear a path for other ships by traveling through the ice head-on (or sometimes butt-on), then in order for one of them to …

Simple Design Feature Solves the Eternal Cup Question

When you put away your freshly-washed glasses, do you place them with the opening up or down? You might put them with the edge down so any leftover …

7-foot crab robot may be future of underwater exploration

Move over, BigDog. DARPA's canine-like quadruped has a new animal kingdom automaton to contend with: the Crabster, a six-legged underwater robot that's sure to cause at least a few nightmares. So if you happen to suffer from kabourophobia -- yes, there's a fear of crabs -- turn back now.<p>Designed at …

Robotics

Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …