Miraz Fulhu

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How the Tesla Coil Works (Infographic)

Named for its inventor, Nikola Tesla, this machine transforms energy into extremely high-voltage charges, creating powerful electrical fields capable …

Tesla

A self-driving sailboat to patrol the oceans and monitor the environment

Images provided by Charles Bombardier<p><b>The concept</b><p>The Nauki is a self-driving sailboat concept powered by the wind. Its main purpose would be to sail the world’s oceans and relay scientific and technical data pertaining to marine conditions. Its sails can be deployed and retracted automatically from …

Nissan’s Self-Driving Car Of The Future Is More Transformer Than Automobile

Futuristic luxury, with dubious safety features.<p>Like a sequence from a sci-fi movie, the Nissan IDS Concept’s dashboard folds away at the tap of an oversized button, revealing a sleek entertainment system in its place. It’s like something Roger-Moore-Era James Bond might have enjoyed as he engaged …

Autonomous Cars

Toyota's New Hydrogen Car First Drive: Produces Exhaust Water Clean Enough To Drink, So I Did

When Toyota emailed about their latest car I got very excited. To understand why I have to take you back a bit to a really old segment from Top Gear back in 2003. In that film James May drove a GM prototype called the Hy-Wire. Back then electric cars as we know them now were an impossibility, there …

Energy

Make Your Own DIY Clock

Tell time and support arrested teenage inventor Ahmed Mohammed<p>On Monday, Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old from Irving, Texas was suspended and placed in juvenile detention for bringing a homemade clock to school, triggering a nationwide response against racial and religious profiling, and spawning the …

Could you go off-grid?

In a few months, Bethany Schweitzer and her husband hope to be generating most of their own electricity through solar panels installed on the roof of their house. Driven by a desire to live an eco-friendlier life, they crunched the numbers and sought approval for the panels from their homeowners …

Solar Power

South African team may have solved solar puzzle even Google couldn't crack

Pioneering technology to deliver the cheapest, small-scale concentrated solar power plants in the world could revolutionise the renewable energy market<p>It is a problem that has so far stumped even Google’s brainy engineers – how to generate cheap solar electricity using a small-scale array of …

Clean Energy

Controversial Climate-Change Solution May Be In The Clouds

John Holden Contributor<p>John Holden is a journalist specializing in science, tech and innovation. His work has appeared mainly in the Irish Times.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Incubating innovation<br>• The reality of VR porn<p>In a move that has some environmentalists up in arms, a group of retired Silicon …

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

Holograms

First Look: Bean+ Microcontroller Adds Greater Range, Better Battery, and More

Back at the end of 2013 Punch Through Design announced what was then called the Cortado, and these days is better known as the Bean, an Arduino-compatible board with built-in Bluetooth LE support. Today Punch Through launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new board the Bean+, and it’s a lot more …

Microcontroller

Giant air-sucking machines could be the solution to Earth's scary carbon dioxide problem

Canadian company Carbon Engineering is building machines that suck carbon dioxide out of the air by pulling it through a fluid, where it can either be discarded or recycled to be used as fuel.<p>Trees do the same thing, but the fan machines would ideally be built in areas where you couldn't plant …

A Chinese artificial intelligence program just beat humans in an IQ test

Science just took us a small step closer to HAL 9000.<p>A new artificial intelligence (AI) program designed by Chinese researchers has beat humans on a verbal IQ test.<p>Scoring well on the verbal section of the intelligence test has traditionally been a tall order for computers, since words have …

Artificial Neurons Could Replace Some Real Ones In Your Brain

A new way to fix neurological disorders<p>The neurons in your brain are exquisitely designed to transmit signals—as many as 1 trillion bits per second, according to some estimates. The cells use chemical neurotransmitters to pass the signal from one to the next. To treat neurological disorders, …

Neuroscience

Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games

Backyard games like Cornhole are a lot of fun. But you can make them even better by adding lights and sounds. By hooking up some simple electronics, you can make the board light up and play a victory fanfare whenever someone scores. Here is how to make it.<p>Step #1: How the sensor works<p>NextPrev<p>To …

Arduino

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

Lexus just unveiled a working hoverboard!

The hoverboard is one of those keen technologies promised to us by Hollywood that simply hasn’t become part of our every day world. We’re still …

Hoverboards

Survey Of Big Investment Companies Shows Why We Might Be On The Verge Of A Solar Power Boom

Approximately two-thirds of big investment companies plan to prioritize solar power in the next five years, according to a new survey.<p>The survey, …

Solar Power

Arduino Gemma Used To Create Wearable Mindfulness Bracelet (video)

If you are looking for an electronic project to keep you busy this weekend you might be interested in a new wearable device that has been created …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino

Blade 350QX3 AP Quadcopter Drone Unboxing and Overview

Mustang Monthly Parts<p>Aerial Photography and Video Comes to the Masses: Blade 350QX3 AP Quadcopter Drone<p>Take to the Skies for Event Photos and Video: …

Why You Should Be Paying Attention To The ‘Other’ Form Of Solar Power

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have seen explosive growth because of their stunning 99 percent price drop in the past quarter century. As a result, …

Renewable Energy

Scientists have busted a major myth about global warming

Global warming probably didn’t slow down during this century after all, according to newly published research by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The revelation undercuts a favorite argument of politicians who are skeptical of climate change—that the earth has …

Climate Change

This rubber jointed LED table lamp can bend in any direction like Gumby

We were excited when we stumbled across Curio Design 's cute, bendy LED Hype lamp collection at ICFF at New York Design week. These adorable, …

Furniture

World's first BIOLIMB created: Dead arm 'brought back to life' in lab

World's first BIOLIMB created: Dead arm 'brought back to life' in the lab could allow amputees to grow replacement limbs<p><b>The research was carried out</b> …

General Hospital

Wearing contact lenses permanently changes the 5,000 strains of bacteria in your eye

Wearing contact lenses permanently changes the 5,000 strains of bacteria that live in your eye, researchers find<p><b>Genetic tests were used to</b> …

Microbiology

Skill Builder: Styrofoam Sculpting, Surfacing, and Sugru Skinning

Use foam sculpting and "Sugru skinning" for any creative process requiring models to explore interactions and aesthetics, quickly and at low cost.<p>The modeling technique I used in my Ergo Mouse project has 3 main steps: sculpting, surfacing, and what is called Sugru skinning. But you can apply this …

Woodworking

Rooftop Solar Is Now Cheaper Than Grid Electricity in These 6 US Cities

Solar parity is already here for 30 million Americans.<p>For people living in six major US cities, the cost of installing and running rooftop solar …