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To look powerful, put your hands (not feet) on the desk - Futurity

Body posture can send powerful signals, but several recent studies suggest that the effect varies …

Drop an internet in the ocean to detect tsunamis - Futurity

A deep-sea internet network is expected to improve the way scientists detect tsunamis, monitor pollution, …

Scientists Recreate The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals

These findings could help researchers make prosthetic arms that have a lifelike sense of touch.<p>We've seen some very cool prosthetic arms recently, including ones people are able to control—just as they control biological arms—with their thoughts. So what's one of the next great frontiers for …

What If Science Fiction Were Boringly Real?

The more scientifically accurate the story is, the less fun the fiction.<p>Gigantic beasts are attacking Earth's cities. Gigantic robots are designed to combat them. The design is rejected in favor of air strikes.— Hard Sci-Fi Movies (@HardSciFiMovies) October 8, 2013<p>Science fiction is a great genre, …

Will we ever... face a wireless ‘spectrum crunch'?

Our hunger for wireless data is threatening to crash our communication networks - but there are ways to avoid disaster.<p>If you think city streets are congested and badly planned, consider the air surrounding them. It is infused with data, pouring forth from phone masts, radio towers, wi-fi routers, …

5 Surprising Facts About Nikola Tesla

The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island.<p><b>A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic told the dedication crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe</b> …

MIT Scientists Develop New Breed Of Self-Assembling Robots

They're called M-Blocks and the tiny, cubical robots that can spin, flip and jump their way into new configurations are the brainchild of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>According to MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), M-Blocks:<p>"[are] cubes …

Machine Squeezes Drinking Water From Your Sweaty T-Shirt

Tasty<p>I think the question here isn't whether you'd drink your own, but whether you'd drink someone else's. One company has designed a system, called Sweat Machine, to wring sweat out of clothes and turn it into potable water.<p>The Sweat Machine heats and spins clothes to extract the liquid from them, …

10 Electric Race Cars, From The Dragstrip To Pikes Peak

<i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Electric cars are certainly becoming a more familiar sight on the roads these days, but in the ultra-competitive world of professional motor sport they're also beginning to get a foot-hold.<br>Regular readers will be no stranger to many of these vehicles, tackling …