Pieter Erasmus

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3D holograms show if baby's smiling in the womb

Remember back in the olden days, when you had to wait till your baby came out of the womb to start determining whose nose and chin it had?<p>Pioneer, maker of speakers, receivers, and headphones, is moving into the in-utero-baby-picture realm with 3D holograms that give a remarkably detailed look at …

Sticky spy UAV turns things upside down with ability to land on walls and ceilings

Micro UAVs that have the ability to slip into tight spaces, including inside buildings, have wide ranging military and search and rescue …

High energy laser takes out rocket from 1.5 km

Lockheed Martin has released a video of ADAM, its high energy laser (HEL) system, taking out a rocket from a range of 1.5 km (0.9 miles). Slowed …

Knowledge Management

Glide Around With The Hovertrax

Glide around your neighborhood with the unique Hovertrax, which is currently a Kickstarter campaign, trying to raise funds to get this personal …

Sun up and street surf with the Solar Electric Scooter

Donnell and VanMeeteren have both been in the renewable energy industry since the early 1980s and, after being given an old scooter, they began …

Fire tinder, flint, fish hook, and fishing line are all tucked into the KODIAK survival wristband

For anyone who ventures deep into the great outdoors, it's possible that a real life-or-death survival situation could occur. A new product called …

Fishing

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Eidos allows users to tune their senses

They may look somewhat bulky and a bit like someone wandered out of an avant garde theater, but a pair of concept pieces developed by students and …

Art Deco

XiStera combines 8 iPhone tools in one device

Over the past few years, we’ve seen iPhone attachments that let you do things like prop your phone up, attach a lens, or even use it as a bottle …

Crowd Funding

Spacewalk planned to fix ISS coolant leak

At around 10:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, small white flakes were seen by the International Space Station (ISS) crewmembers as they were floating away …

Mars One astronaut applications near six-digit mark

About a month ago, a rather ambitious plan was unveiled – to colonize Mars with astronauts who will never return to Earth. With such a harsh reality …

Mars

Hurricanes secure road win over Cheetahs

Super Rugby round 13 - Cheetahs v Hurricanes<p>Hurricanes secure road win over Cheetahs<p>May 10, 2013<p>Hurricanes back Andre Taylor found space through the …

Spanish GP: Vettel not worried about Ferrari's pace

Sebastian Vettel says he is not overly concerned by Ferrari's early form ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix.<p>While the German was fastest in a dry second …

Auto Racing

Spanish GP: McLaren still long way off pace says Jenson Button

Jenson Button admits McLaren's first phase of a major series of upgrades has not led to radical improvements following the first two practice …

Motor Racing

Analysis: Formula 1 in limbo over 2014 regulations

Formula 1's bid to get 2014's regulations nailed down has been left in a state of limbo by the lack of a Concorde Agreement.<p>After years when the …

Motorsport

Friday form guide: don't judge McLaren yet - F1 - Autosport Plus

"The developments we've brought to the car here," said McLaren's Sam Michael, "are only part of the full upgrade that will appear over the next three …

Motorsport

N Korea 'removes' missiles from east coast launch site

<b>North Korea has removed two medium-range missiles from a coastal launch site, indicating a lowering of tension on the peninsula, a US official said.</b><p>Pyongyang was believed to be preparing for a launch last month, having threatened attacks in the region.<p>The threats followed tough new UN sanctions …

North Korea

Blueprints for a controversial 3D-printed plastic gun have been downloaded about 100,000 times since going online earlier this week, according to Forbes http://bbc.in/174Cc2W Most downloads were in the US, followed by Spain, Brazil, Germany and the UK. Should these guns be illegal?

One World Trade Center spire installed in New York City

The spire will serve as a broadcast antenna<p><b>The spire has been installed atop New York's One World Trade Center, making the skyscraper the tallest building in the Western hemisphere.</b><p>The building in lower Manhattan, still being built, stands at the site of the 11 September 2001 attacks.<p>The tower …

Skyscrapers

Finally, a better excuse for taking a selfie. Meet the Dual Camera on the Galaxy S 4. http://smsng.us/153cJ4D.

Debates

Representing the sides<p>Moderator<p>Lena Schipper, The Economist<p>Lena Schipper is Seoul bureau chief for <i>The Economist</i>. Previous to this role she worked as …