Philip Immoos

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Bulgaria now allows only open source software for governance

The Bulgarian Parliament has passed amendments to its Electronic Governance Act which require all software written for the government to be open source and developed in a public repository.<p>Article 58a of the Act states that administrative authorities must include the following requirements in its …

What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

Sugru – The Ultimate Gadget Enhancer

Sugru is an award winning moldable glue that looks like play dough but acts like superglue and sticks to almost anything. Invented to help people fix …

Hyundai unveils an augmented-reality owner's manual

Hyundai Virtual Guide should put an end to the question, "What's that thing do?"<p>If you're a bit overwhelmed at the length of today's modern owner's manual, which can stretch longer than a "Harry Potter" novel, you're not alone. Heck, even automakers are realizing that it's not terribly efficient. …

Augmented Reality

3D printed car takes 2-days to build, 40mph top speed

You can 3D print just about anything these days from parts for assault rifles to components for just about anything else you can think of. We have …

3D Printing

25 Skills Every Dad Should Teach His Kids

Kids may not appreciate his finely crafted sense of humor, but there's still plenty they can learn from dear old dad.<p><b>Age 1:</b> You're new, I get it. Just remember, if it's hard or shiny, you're still too tiny. If it bounces or bends, it's all yours, my friend.<p><b>Age 2:</b> Let sleeping dads lie.<p><b>Age 3:</b> You'll …

Glen Joynson

Whether or not to continue naval shipbuilding in Australia is probably the biggest manufacturing decision the country has faced since World War II, …

Robotic exosuit gives shipbuilders a strength boost

Shipyard workers in South Korea have been testing prototype exosuits to aid construction.<p>It seems like it's only a matter of time until the industrial robotic exosuit appears, with first Panasonic and now Daewoo prototypes in development. In fact, Daewoo looks to be a step ahead, having already …

Robotics

Solar has won. Even if coal were free to burn, power stations couldn't compete

As early as 2018, solar could be economically viable to power big cities. By 2040 over half of all electricity may be generated in the same place it’s used. Centralised, coal-fired power is over<p>Last week, for the first time in memory, the wholesale price of electricity in Queensland fell into …

Mercury Glass Dash Control System Engine Test / Reviews Videos, Specs, Fast Facts, Captain reports

Mercury Glass Dash Captain's Report<p>The new Glass Dash from Mercury/Simrad offers functionality and connectivity previously reserved for larger ships …

ISO 5500x Standards Released Jan 2014

In news from the Australian Mirror Committee for the ISO 55000/1/2, all three standards have passed their FDIS* votes.<p>The standards will carry a …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

3D Printing

The World's Largest Cruise Ships

To be honest, the world's 10 largest cruise ships are more like small cities than little schooners. The various dining options are plentiful, the spas offer every treatment imaginable and the theatrical entertainment is world-class. Plus, there are zip lines, casinos, pool deck movie screens and …

Cruise Ships

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for his giant sculptural creations: the ocean.<p>Jason de Caires Taylor

Apple Researching Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity Sensors for Mobile Devices

A pair of patent applications published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and spotted by <i>AppleInsider</i> describes how an electronic device such as an iPhone, iPad or even a wristwatch could be used to detect ambient conditions such as temperature, pressure, humidity and sound. The …

Quoin Island Retreat

Quoin Island Retreat is an exclusive, island event venue that introduces <b>a unique alternative for your next function</b>. We cater to large or small, …

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Star Trek Voyager Bridge, Virtual Reality Demo Now Available For Oculus Rift (video)

Star Treks fans might be interested to know that a new virtual reality demonstration has been released this week that allows you to explore the Star …

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The following table lists those 'coordinated projects' for which the environmental impact statement (EIS) process is complete.<p>(Prior to 21 December …