Tiffany Liang

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Australian student’s ion space drive reportedly beats NASA’s fuel efficiency record

Space engines might soon become far more resourceful: An Australian PhD student has claimed to have beaten NASA’s fuel efficiency record and …

Japanese Angler Lands Ghoulish Wolf Eel

<i>Photograph via Twitter/@hirahiroro</i><p>As <i>The Daily Mail Reports</i>, a Japanese fisherman landed a monstrous, grotesque-looking deep-sea catch off the coast …

Fish

I Asked a Biological Weapons Expert How Far-Fetched Metal Gear Solid’s Genome Soldiers Really Are

Stanford's Dr. Steven Block reveals that Hideo Kojima's PlayStation original was remarkably prescient in its presentation of future troops.<p>"We're conducting exercises with a new type of experimental weapon," says DARPA chief Donald Anderson. It's the opening hours of the original <i>Metal Gear Solid</i>, …

This crazy hobbyist built a flyable 54-rotor personal helicopter from drone parts

There are few things in 2015 that have remained as regularly popular, immensely controversial, and just downright fascinating as drones. They’ve made …

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

The race for the unbreakable password is almost over

What Ashley Madison needed was quantum cryptography.<p>The same could be said for the U.S. Office of Professional Management, Home Depot and Anthem …

Drone rudely interrupts man sunbathing on 200-foot-tall wind turbine

It's 2015, so no matter how much privacy you think you may have, there is always a chance that a drone is lurking nearby, ready to invade your …

Anxiety is partly inherited, new study shows

The brain function that underlies anxiety and depression is inherited, a new study finds — but there is still plenty of space for experience and …

These Solar “Palm Trees” In Dubai Will Charge Phones At Parks And Beaches

Look at what’s installed and ready-for-use in Dubai this summer: “Smart palms” that store solar energy during the day and discharge power at night.<p>Smart Palm, the company, has set up two so far–one on Surf Beach, another in a park near the waterfront. It plans to plant them in 103 locations under a …

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Chinese airline passenger ‘threatened and assaulted attendant’ on flight to Los Angeles

A Chinese airline passenger is under investigation for allegedly assaulting a member of the cabin crew on a flight to Los Angeles, according to a …

Los Angeles

This amazing animated GIF demonstrates the magic of tech innovation

It’s easy to take the modern-day wonderland we live in for granted. With desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones now more prevalent than ever, …

Five Major Risks to Flying in Asia

Asia is the world’s fastest-growing aviation market. But experts worry the continent is ill-equipped to handle the increasing traffic. Here are the major risks, illustrated through the course of a fictional flight.<p>By Daniel Stacey<p>Published July 13, 2015<br>Updated Aug. 4, 2015<p>Subic Bay International …

Tesla CTO: Batteries + Solar Will Lead To Cheap Electricity Within 10 Years

Energy storage technology is key to popularizing solar energy generation, and that point was underscored by the feature speaker at a large solar energy conference in San Francisco Monday: Tesla Motors' chief technology officer, JB Straubel.<p>Straubel took the stage at Intersolar’s opening ceremony to …

'Elite' creator David Braben urges caution on VR

Games industry verteran David Braben, co-creator of space sim <i>Elite</i>, has urged people to play it cool when it comes to virtual reality's potential …

Virtual Reality

CarbonFil 3D Printing Filament: Formfutura Offers a Powerful Material for Serious 3D Printing

There are so many unique and challenging 3D printed projects for the aspiring designer or engineer to embark on today–and a wide range of inviting …

Doctors Are In: Genetics will continue to be main target against cancer

In recent decades, the desire for more precise, individualized medical treatment has grown. Personalized medicine uses genetics to determine which …

How This Young Doctor's Twist On Venture Capital Could Revolutionize Healthcare Innovation

Even though change is looming, the healthcare industry has been slow at adopting new technologies. It could take years for new paradigms to be accepted and doctors often resist shifts in daily routines.<p>Enter Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali, who has been quietly spearheading Health Digital — a growing health …

Digital Health

Leap Motion's Augmented-Reality Computing Looks Stupid Cool

We have a habit of filling new technologies with old ideas. Television borrowed from vaudeville in its early days. Personal computers were built …

The US versus Japan robot fight that's going viral this week is really a ploy to create a totally new kind of sport

At least that is the hope of Gui Cavalcanti, the founder of MegaBots, a company that makes jumbo-size robots.<p>Earlier this week, MegaBots released a video showing off 15-foot giant robot and challenged the Japanese robot maker Suidobashi Heavy Industry to a giant robot brawl. The video went viral …

5 Incredible Trends That Will Shape Our 3D Printed Future

Self-repairing pipes. Printed organs. Bulletproof t-shirts. <i>Seriously?</i><p>In April I was asked to speak at the annual TED conference in Vancouver (following Bill Gates…<i>gulp</i>) on the topic of 3D printing production and its implications. I have detailed my thoughts on why the shift to 3D printing …

Watch drones go where no normal camera can

Drones have opened up whole new vistas of aerial exploration to the human eye, taking us to hitherto unseen and difficult to navigate places. Nowhere …

Drones

Boeing just patented a jet engine powered by lasers and nuclear explosions

With airplane makers constantly on the lookout for new and more efficient ways to power their products, this laser engine is the latest idea cooked up by the engineers at Boeing.<p>Modern airliners such as the Boeing Dreamliner are powered by multiple turbofan engines. These engines deploy a series of …

Semicolon tattoos are a new way to talk about mental health

A global movement is revolutionizing how we talk about mental health — with punctuation.<p>Project Semicolon, which offers hope to those struggling with …

An intrepid group of astronomers is the only reason NASA is about to visit the last unexplored world in our solar system

<b>For a long time no one was really interested in Pluto.</b> By 1989 we'd explored all the other eight planets in our solar system. Pluto was the only one left unexplored.<p>When scientists sent Voyager 1 out into interstellar space, they didn't even bother to program it to fly by Pluto on its way out of …

Virtual reality, augmented reality theme park being built in China

Virtual reality and augmented reality will one day change the very concept of a theme park and attractions, according to Tony Christopher, CEO and …

CIA Drones Targeted al Qaeda Meeting—and Killed Hostages Instead

The agency’s drone operators had little idea who they were shooting at. They fired anyway. Now, a pair of hostages are dead. And Washington is …

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