Kevin Hays

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Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

Inked

How to Get Into MIT

MIT is one of the best engineering schools in the United States and the world. It comprises a huge vibrant & participative international community …

Hit the Lake in These 5 Weird Watercraft

Need a creative way to beat the summer heat? Try these odd ways to ride the waves.<p>Need a creative way to beat the summer heat? Try these odd ways to ride the waves.

How It Works: The Hybrid Air Car

The purely air-powered can't may not be a reality, but PSA Peugeot Citroen's new Hybrid Air powertrain is a clever way to use compressed air to store energy for later use.<p><i>Raid71</i><p><b>Let's be clear:</b> There's no such thing as a truly air-powered car. But PSA Peugeot Citroën has a new take on how to use …

Hydraulic

SR-71 Blackbird: How to fly the world's fastest plane

During the Cold War, the US Air Force operated the world's fastest air-breathing aircraft - the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Colonel Rich Graham tells BBC Future what made it so special.<p>It was a plane which flew at the edge of space; so high that most other jet engines would seize because of the lack …

Aviation

Why you think your phone is vibrating when it is not

Most of us experience false alarms with phones, and as Tom Stafford explains this happens because it is a common and unavoidable part of healthy brain function.<p>Sensing phantom phone vibrations is a strangely common experience. Around 80% of us have imagined a phone vibrating in our pockets when …

Psychology

6 Cooking Techniques to Master...from the Masters

A French cooking legend, a Brooklyn egg cream guru and other pros come right to your kitchen to deliver essential advice.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Make a …

Food

Nomadic Furniture: All-in-One Trunk for Guest Habitation

Picture yourself on the road – traveling between cities to visit friends, or staying with a colleague to attend a conference. They have an inflatable …