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This Photo Was Taken By A Camera That's Fully Powered By Light

Its lens acts like a solar panel<p>That dreaded “low battery” warning on your digital camera may soon become a thing of the past. Several groups are trying to engineer cameras that are solar-powered, no plugs necessary. Researchers at Columbia University have developed a novel design in which each of …

Physicists Prove Einstein Wrong With 'Spooky' Quantum Experiment

Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong.<p>That's what a team at Griffith University and the University of Tokyo in Japan did this week, showing that a weird phenomenon — in which …

Quantum Physics

GoPro Teams Up With The NHL To Bring Action Cams To Live Hockey Broadcasts

I’m Canadian so I get to bring you the following news: GoPro is partnering with the NHL and NHLPA to incorporate GoPro footage into live broadcasts of professional hockey games. The team-up marks the first time GoPro is partnering directly with a major pro sports league, and will use the company’s …

Drones

US$5,000 for the world’s first 3D carbon fiber printer

Carbon fiber (CF) has long been a material of choice for automotive and aerospace applications due to its light weight and extreme strength – to the …

Gatekeeper Chain key fob automatically locks your PC when AFK

For some office workers the task of locking and unlocking their computer is a regular part of the job when heading AFK (away from keyboard), with the …

Neil Young’s Pono Player Reaches $800,000 Kickstarter Goal On Day One

Neil Young’s Pono Player launched on Kickstarter recently, and the high fidelity portable music player has reached its $800,000 funding goal on the …

Google’s Smart Contact Lens Project

Google is always up to something, and their latest dally into the tech space with their Smart Contact Lens proves that they’re not slowing down any …

Diabetes

Mon Oncle Portable BBQ Grill by RS Barcelona

Spanish design company RS Barcelona is known for taking essential accessories and furniture and transforming them into reborn modern objects that add …

BBQ

AudioOrb: A Spherical Speaker You Can Step Into

Studio Total (ST) is a small Scandinavian creative lab that’s working with experimental studio Pjadad to create the first loudspeaker that you can …

A Comfortable Work Desk That Holds Everything

After much research, architect and designer Anna Lotova set out to create a workspace for the home that was both pleasurable to work at but also …

Furniture

Seating That Can Be Used for Sharing, Chilling or Hiding

Dutch design house TOOtheZOO’s line of multifunctional benches called TOOaPICNIC takes seating to a whole new level. The series, designed by Jules …

Peg: A Multipurpose Hub for All Your Stuff

Meet Peg. It’s a multipurpose, adjustable hub that holds all of your things together in one spot. Much like a pegboard you see in garages or …

Custom-Printed Books You Design From an iPad App

If you’ve never heard of the iPad app called Paper you should check it out. It’s an app by FiftyThree that lets you capture all of your ideas as …

iPad Apps

Coin: One Smart Card to Replace All of Your Cards

Like most people, your wallet is probably overloaded with credit cards, gift cards, and rewards cards. Coin is setting out to solve your …

FinTech

Circuit Scribe mixes art with electronics

A new company called Electroninks is seeking to make DIY electronics child’s play ... literally. Circuit Scribe is a roller-ball pen filled with …

Mobile modules create a house within a house

Singapore-based designer Dymitr Malcew has conceived a series of mobile furniture modules that draw inspiration from the traditional treehouse. …

Sewer Sensors Detect Homemade Bombs As They're Being Made

Picking up on bomb ingredients after they've been flushed down the drain.<p>Could the secret to finding illicit explosives labs before they harm anyone be hiding in a city's poop? A European Union-funded research project spearheaded by the Swedish Defense Research Agency FOI aims to sniff out the …

Device Could Harvest Wasted Energy From Wi-Fi, Satellite Signals

It converts stray microwaves into electricity.<p>A wireless device developed by researchers at Duke University that converts microwaves into electricity could eventually harvest Wi-Fi or satellite signals for power, according to its creators. It could also one day be built into cell phones to let them …

Clean Energy

A Mobius Picnic Table And Other Amazing Images From This Week

No, Technology Isn't Making Everything Terrible (Or Amazing)

Some common sense from good ol' XKCD.<p>Is technology making everything amazing and no one happy, as Louis C.K. contends? Or is technology making everything amazing <i>and</i> everyone happy? Or is technology just screwing everything up?<p>There's some research on this, and the answer is probably: <i>it doesn't</i> …

Toolbox Built out of an Amp

Redditor Maxatron4000 built a <b>toolbox from an old guitar amplifier</b>. You can see a gallery of process photos here. He made the drawers with 22 gauge …

Eggs Cheesaddict Anyone?

How do you improve on the amazing, rich flavor of a heavenly eggs Benedict? Switch out that boring old English muffin for a grilled cheese sandwich. …

Google Patents a Throat Tattoo with a Built-in Lie Detector

On Thursday, Google’s Motorola Mobility division filed a patent claim in the U.S. It’s for a very thin electronic device that attaches the skin of a …

Computer-generated 'Sweetie' catches online predators

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1025000/1025522_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655538_4aeb331a687fee02da394c3e03ad2c15<p><b>More than 100 Britons were among 1,000 men caught trying to pay a computer-generated child to perform sex acts online, after a Dutch children's</b> …

Polk Headphones Blend Retro Style & Top-notch Sound

Polk Audio has been cranking out sound for audio products in your home and autos since 1972 so they’re no stranger to high performance sound. Their …

Audiophile

FiberFix aims to make duct tape look pathetic

People may make jokes about how duct tape can be used to fix just about anything, but a new product is claimed to be 100 times stronger than our …

Jokes

Ungoverned powered board tackles rocks, sand and snow

In its early days, skateboarding was known in some circles as "sidewalk surfing," but lately we've seen a number of powered boards designed to leave …

Skateboarding

Always Bring A Towel

If there's anything The Hitchhicker's Guide to the Galaxy teaches us, other than the importance of the number 42, it's that you never want to forget …