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i(Phone) is for indestructible

Combine Evolutive Labs’ incredible RhinoShield Screen Protector with their latest product, the RhinoShield Crash Guard and your precious iPhone …

Mujjo Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6

With Apple Pay potentially changing our perception of what the modern wallet will become, Dutch accessories design brand Mujjo has released a beautiful new case that keeps this in mind. The Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6, in black and tan colorways, features a three card slot—so you can still …

Crowd Funding

Too big to hop? Extinct giant kangaroos swaggered

More than 30,000 years ago, giant kangaroos walked the Earth. Three times the size of today's largest species, these colossal beasts were over 10 feet tall and weighed 240 kg — or 529 lbs. Because of their size, it was hard to tell if they would have moved around like kangaroos do today: by hopping …

8,000 lighted balloons to mark Berlin Wall 25 years after its fall

The German capital will re-create part of the notorious Berlin Wall with a <i>lichtgrenze</i>, or light frontier, made of 8,000 illuminated balloons to mark 25 years of freedom since the wall came down Nov. 9, 1989.<p>From Nov. 7 to 9, the light installation will appear along a 9-mile stretch of the formerly …

This atomically thin material generates electricity

Engineers have demonstrated that a single atomic layer of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) can generate an electrical voltage when it’s stretched or …

Lockheed Martin Claims Fusion Power in 10 Years. Should We Believe Them?

Pint-sized reactors could power endless airplane flights and entire cities.<p><b>In a press release</b> last month, defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced that its in-house fusion reactor program could produce a working prototype in as few as five years—and a practical, working system that could take …

Energy

What are super-Earths made of?

Astronomers struggle to learn about super-Earths – bigger than our Earth, smaller than Neptune – the most common type of planet found by the Kepler …

Tech and Science

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How 3D Printing Will Impact Your Future

<i>Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020.</i><p>The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the …

Fusion Experiment Achieves Key 'Bootstrapping' Effect Not One But Four Times — NOVA Next | PBS

We’ve come yet another step closer to harnessing the power of the Sun.<p>Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory report that they’ve …

Physics

This Revolutionary New Reactor Could Change Civilization As We Know It

<b>The news:</b> For years, nuclear fusion has been the holy grail of alternative energy: Unlike fission, which splits atoms to create energy, fusion is the …

NASA's Messenger captures first photos of ice on Mercury

It's easy to assume, that finding ice on the first rock from the sun, would be like finding a snowflake in a furnace (it can reach 800 degrees Fahrenheit after all). But, you'd be wrong. And NASA's long had radar and photographic proof (just nothing in the visual range) that water ice did exist on …

Dark matter may have been detected – streaming from the sun’s core

An unusual signal picked up by a European space observatory could be the first direct detection of dark matter particles, astronomers say.<p>The findings are tentative and could take several years to check, but if confirmed they would represent a dramatic advance in scientists’ understanding of the …

Bimodal Concept Car Was Inspired by ProGrip System

Inspired by a system called ProGrip, Joe Sardo and Federico Bruni have come up with <b>Bimodal concept car</b>. P.G.S. (ProGrip System), mounted at the front …

Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell's slothful lounge chair of death will arrive one week earlier

<i>Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell</i> will descend into the netherworld on Jan. 20, 2015 — a week earlier than its originally scheduled release date, publisher Deep Silver announced this week.<p>Alongside the announcement, Deep Silver also released a new <i>Gat Out of Hell</i> trailer, based on the seven deadly sins. …

Apple copycats put off by its sapphire woes

The start of any innovative business should be identifying a service that the current market leader in the sector is not supplying.<p>With Apple’s failure to provide sapphire displays for its latest iPhones — thanks to the spectacular collapse of now-bankrupt supplier GT Advanced Technologies — you’d …