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Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses

Google is working on smart contact lenses, and two patents secured last week suggest the company is taking the idea seriously. The company is working on contacts with embedded cameras, as well as lenses aimed at diabetics who need to constantly monitor their blood sugar levels.<p>In the latter …

Pig Heart Transplants For Humans Are On The Way

One lab baboon has had a pig heart in its body for more than a year now.<p>She's got the heart of a pig—and that's a good thing. Researchers are reporting that a baboon is still alive after receiving a heart transplanted from a pig, <i>The Telegraph</i> reports. The baboon has lived with the heart in its …

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large lunar impact blast on 2013 September 11 | Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society | Oxford Academic

Citation<p>José M. Madiedo, José L. Ortiz, Nicolás Morales, Jesús Cabrera-Caño; A large lunar impact blast on 2013 September 11, <i>Monthly Notices of the</i> …

Don't Lose Your Marbles Over What You're About To See...

They've been around since the dawn of time and the chances are you probably had a set when you were a child, but these marbles are unlike anything …

Bionic hand gives amputee real feeling – video report

A bionic hand that allows the wearer to experience genuine feeling has been developed in Switzerland. The prosthetic limb returns the sensation of touch to users by connecting sensors to nerves in their arm. The first tester, amputee Dennis Sorensen, says he is delighted with the invention

Engineered 'Glue' Helps Wounds Heal Faster

By Jesse Emspak, Contributing writer<p>Published: 02/20/2014 03:58 PM EST on LiveScience<p>In the movies, superheroes' and vampires' wounds heal so quickly that life-threatening cuts and gashes close up in minutes. These super healing abilities may be out of reach, but researchers in Switzerland have now …

How-to: Enable and customize subtitles and captioning during video playback on iOS 7

iOS devices are built with all users in mind: they come with several accessibility features for low-vision or legally blind users, hard-of-hearing or deaf users, individuals who have physical and motor difficulties, and individuals with learning difficulties.<p>In this accessibility segment, we will …

Game Centered: Hot New Freemium Games with a Freakish Twist.

Game Centered features roundups and in-depth reviews of the best in iOS games and related gaming news. Among the App Store’s myriad games, it’s all too easy to overlook some of the greats. Each installment of Game Centered will take a close look at a select few worthy of special recognition.<p>If you …

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50 images of New Zealand we can’t stop looking at

WE’VE POSTED A LOT about New Zealand over the last few weeks, including 23 looks at the country’s stunning geographic diversity, 5 badass itineraries …

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Inside the Hyperloop: the pneumatic travel system faster than the speed of sound

It is called “The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and automobiles.<p>The “cross between Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table” will deliver passengers between US cities faster than the speed of …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

New Word of the Day: dataSTICKIES

YD’s resident Design Strategist Hideshi Hamaguchi, who also happens to be the innovator of the USB Stick will be pleasantly surprised to see his …