Technology

Vending Technology that Creates Nail Art

Don’t you think this a an amazing machine? A Korean company posted a video on her Facebook page displaying a nail design machine that, in only a few seconds prints an elaborate design on to a ones fingernails. The video shows a woman with her finger placed in the vending machine. She then usese a touch screen to picks a ... Read More »

Billions of Blue Jellyfish Wash Up on American Beaches

If you’re heading to the beach in Oregon or California you won’t be alone. The sands are awash with thousands of blue jellyfish-like creatures known as velella velella. The small creatures are easily blown to the shores of Oregon, California and Washington during strong winds of Spring thanks to a blue sail on the tops of their bodies. In Oregon, ... Read More »

First Microsoft store opens in the capital

The Microsoft Store is a chain of retail stores and an online shopping site, owned and operated by Microsoft and dealing in computers, computer software and consumer electronics. The stores aim to “improve the PC and Microsoft retail purchase experience for consumers worldwide and help consumers make more informed decisions about their PC and software purchases. Microsoft is a multi ... Read More »

What happens to large items you throw away

That old sofa, the busted refrigerator, the old, big and bulky coffee table. You know those big items that you get rid of never to be seen again? What actually happens to them? This amazing video shows us. Appliance Recycling Programs: most counties offer FREE pick up and recycling of your old, inefficient, working refrigerators and freezers. You’ll not only ... Read More »

World’s Largest Solar Powered Yacht

PlanetSolar is the first boat to travel around the world on sunlight alone. In the video above Christian Ochsenbein, the on-board electrical engineer during the 19-month journey, shows off the yacht’s power system. More than 800 solar panels charge enormous lithium-ion batteries stowed in the catamaran’s twin hulls, which power two electric motors at the back. “On a full battery ... Read More »

Amazing Modern Architectur

Capital Gate – Abu Dhabi, UAE This leaning tour in the UAE puts the Tower of Pisa to shame. Capital Gate, a skyscraper in Abu Dhabi adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, is designed with a striking lean. At 160 m (520 ft) tall with 35 stories, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city and ... Read More »

Researchers Knock Drones Out Of The Air With Sound

Sputnik reported today that In their report, titled “Rocking Drones With Intentional Sound Noise on Gyroscopic Sensors”, researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) describe how they have managed to synthesize the sounds of certain resonant frequencies, which caused the drone’s gyroscope to malfunction. The paper, entitled “Rocking Drones with Intentional Sound Noise on Gyroscopic Sensors” ... Read More »

Open Door Lock Without Key

There’s a new smart lock in the works that does away with all these cumbersome key- and phone-based unlocking schemes. Instead, the Ola lock uses a fingerprint sensor. Ola is the first smart lock on the market to incorporate Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and capacitive fingerprint technology, making Ola not only keyless but phoneless. If you’re concerned that someone might swipe ... Read More »

Robot kills VW worker

Contractor was setting up the stationary robot when it grabbed and crushed him against a metal plate at the plant in Baunatal. VW spokesman Heiko Hillwing says the incident was likely caused by a human error, and not because of faulty programming in the robot. Another worker was standing outside of the cage at the time of the incident, but he ... Read More »