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By Walter Ulloa | The latest news, analysis and opinion on innovations, trends, lifestyles, culture, industry and the environment spurred by cutting-edge technology from around the world.
Extremis technology produce humanitarian shelters which can house a family of up to five in a disaster struck area until permanent housing can be …Weather
Parenting can be a joy, but it's also pretty hard — so hard that you sometimes end up parking your kid in front of the TV or an iPad just so you can catch a break. But technology can be more than a distraction for your kid. There are a lot of products out that fall under this mysterious "baby tech" …Babies
A new digital radio advertising platform for the Irish marketplace has gone live that places audio ads across streaming platforms and local radio …Advertising
We may be heading toward a new food economy that’s more competitive and innovative.
For years, the most important food technologies were all about …
Matthew Walker thinks there may be a way to simulate deep sleep—vital for memory—by sending a low current to a person's brainScience Museums
We tried to be charitable in our first post on Solaroad, the solar bike path being built in the Netherlands, pointing out that it is a prototype, an …Renewable Energy
For helping students get paid to learn.
Few students in sub-Saharan Africa are able to afford higher education, and those who can do so must compete for limited spots at overcrowded universities. The tuition for a U.S.–style online education program "would be insurmountable for …Education
Photographer Krystle Wright in Vanuatu with drone in tow. Source: Abraham Joffe.
Drones are finally starting to shed their military connotations and …Canon
We’ve all heard of beer goggles. This Cinco de Mayo, Patron is introducing tequila virtual reality goggles.
In the “Art of Patron Virtual Reality Experience,” the tequila company is inviting consumers to virtually step inside its Hacienda Patron distillery in Jalisco, Mexico, using Oculus …Virtual Reality
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Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid is our conference exploring how the …Productivity
Auckland Airport has teamed up with TripIt to introduce an app that will help visitors move through the airport.TripIt is a cloud-based travel …Air Travel
The EU-funded FELIX (Federated Test-Beds for Large-Scale Infrastructure Experiments) project was launched in April 2013 with the aim of helping …Research
Hemnet Hemmet is Sweden's most statistically desirable home
With the millions of clicks Swedish real estate website Hemnet receives on people …House Design
Researchers at the University of Aalto, Finland have broken the efficiency record for black silicon solar cells – a type of cell that can gather …Solar Cells
Rapper Kamaal Ibn John Fareed, AKA Q-Tip from A Tribe Called Quest, perhaps said it best when he described rhyming battles against his foes – those “phony rappers”—as one between their “brain and his mind.”
It’s one of rap history’s classic putdowns -- in a genre rife with rivalry --as a brain on …WSJ.com
For those who never quite got the hang of applying makeup with their bare hands, MODA from Foreo is the world’s first digital makeup artist. The …3D Printing
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Applied research into the candle would have never led to the lightbulb. As a species, our fascination with light has led to many …Metamaterials
One of the things technology will most likely fix at some point down the road is poor eyesight. And it might happen sooner than we think, if …Lenses
It'll be good if they can pull it off: Ricoh has come up with a way to brush up on electricity generation with nothing more than a piece of …Ricoh
I’m fairly new to San Francisco, so I’m still building my mental database of restaurants I like. But this weekend, I know exactly where I’m heading …The Brain
The German company EMAMIDESIGN has developed an innovative way to harness the power of wind. Interlocking, compact windmills combine to make the …Green Living
Professor Colin Raston with his invention, the vortex fluidic device, which can 'uncook' egg whites.
A machine invented by an Australian scientist …Cancer
In India, innovation in agriculture has been restricted within laboratories for a long time. And that was only because the scientists and engineers …
ITER, the international fusion reactor being built in France, will stand 10 stories tall, weigh three times as much as the Eiffel Tower, and cost its …Cold Fusion
Even if we're living in an increasingly on-demand world, you still have to be able to pay to play. On Thursday, New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo questioned whether a new crop of startups providing on-demand services are ever going to make their products affordable enough to appeal to …Startups
The beautiful, hovering, crystalline material shown above is not a rare alien element. Rather, it represents a newly discovered state of matter …State of Matter