Hemanshu Pandey

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DARPA Pushes Bionic Arm Boundaries

The Revolutionizing Prosthetics program has led to two parallel research paths investigating new ways to build arm prostheses that users can control with their brains.<p><b>Former Army Staff Sgt. Glen Lehman</b>, standing tall in a white tank top and jeans, takes a blue piece of tulle in his left hand and …

NASA Successfully Tests First 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Injector

Another step toward the day when 3-D printers spit out entire spacecraft.<p>We've seen 3-D printed aircraft and drone parts, and even plans for a printable private jet. Now NASA has demonstrated another 3-D printing first: The agency has just finished successful tests of a 3-D printed rocket engine …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Audio pioneer Amar G. Bose, creator of Bose speakers, dies

Audio tech pioneer Amar G. Bose, founder of the high-end audio equipment company that bears his name, died today at age 83, according to statements from the Bose Corporation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. No cause of death was immediately given. Dr. Bose founded the Bose Corporation …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Google’s new virtual reality game is going to bring audiences to ads in real life

Have you ever played Ingress? Probably not, because it’s still in closed beta release and on an “invitation” policy. The game is produced by Google and goes under the label of Niantic Labs. It’s a virtual reality game that uses augmented reality to defend your city and conquer the warring faction. …

Virtual Reality

Digital Pen Aims to Help Clean Up Handwriting and Spelling Errors

Some say our reliance on spell check has turned us into horrendous spellers and typing has worsened our handwriting, but the inventors of a new pen …

There’s an app for that: in next year’s e-scooters, your iPhone will be the console

iPhone integration in car consoles is of course nothing new, with Siri Eyes Free becoming an increasingly standard feature in new cars. But next year’s electric scooters appear to be taking the idea one step further: if you go to the showrooms to look at an electric scooter next year, you may well …

Rovio teases July 15th announcement for brand new Angry Birds Star Wars game

Last November, Rovio introduced a new Angry Birds Star Wars game that brought iconic Star Wars locations and characters from the movies into the Angry Birds gameplay universe. Today the developer is teasing what looks to be an entirely new Star Wars themed Angry Birds game. While Rovio’s initial …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Insurers warned not to catch 'bankers' disease'

Insurers are in danger of “catching the infectious disease” from banks that led to financial scandals such as products being mis-sold to consumers, the chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.<p>John Griffith-Jones said the insurance industry is “far from perfect” and that its proximity …

Government Declares Two Companies 'Too Big To Fail'

The Financial Stability Oversight Council's decision to name its first set of "systemically important" non-bank firms had been long expected by the financial services industry.<p>The designation shows that regulators believe the two companies are so big their failure could destabilize the financial …

How to deal with corruption in India (and any other emerging market)

One of the worst things that can happen to a big company in an emerging market is to get caught greasing an official’s palm. Firms working in places like India, China, and Russia risk breaking anti-corruption laws both there and in their own countries. Cadbury India, a unit of US sweets …

Corruption

Natural gas finds a friend in US climate policy

The White House's renewed push on climate change may have an unintended consequence—sparking new demand for natural gas, which is fast becoming a staple in creating electric power.<p>Last week, President Barack Obama gave a speech that unveiled a broad array of new initiatives to reduce carbon …

The complete US jobs report for June in two simple charts

The US economy <b>added 195,000 jobs in June</b>, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate was <b>unchanged at 7.6%</b>. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:<p>Here’s what job creation and loss looked like in various industries last month:

Jobs Report