All Entries in the "Science&Technology" Category
If you watch TV, listen to the radio, or glance at the magazines near the supermarket checkout, chances are there are a few celebrities or politicians that you are getting pretty tired of hearing about.
A paraplegic 32-year old hacker terrified teen girls from his neat ranch home in Santa Ana, California by invading computers, taking over identities, controlling webcams, and listening in on computer microphones.
This great series of short films, from Kirby Ferguson, delves further into the idea of creativity, originality, what constitutes “copying.
Local bamboo bike industry is emerging to deliver a sustainable and affordable form of transportation that satisfies local needs and suitable for export.
Apple devices appear to be tracking their owners’ locations and storing data about people’s whereabouts without their knowledge.
If you’ve ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed entirely out of character, then you’ve had an idea planted in your mind.
Russian architect Alexander Remizov thinks so — and his prototype design, called “The Ark,” bears more than a passing resemblance to the classic children’s toy, the Slinky.
Meet Charles: the robotic GPS system that can tell when you’ve got road rage.
Inspirational wisdom from Albert Einstein.
Bees help to explain the link between intelligence and long life.
Argued to be the world’s oldest known computer, this ancient Greek invention was used some time circa 100BC to calculate and “predict celestial events.
4G phones aren’t what they are cracked up to be.
On a rural spread of acreage in South Carolina, insurance companies are looking to cover themselves against losses by knocking down houses.
A California student got a visit from the FBI this week after he found a secret GPS tracking device on his car, and a friend posted photos of it online.
(Reuters) – The United States apologized on Friday for an experiment conducted in the 1940s in which U.S. government researchers deliberately infected Guatemalan prison inmates, women and mental patients with syphilis.
Just like the countless innovators, explorers and fine people killed in a Frankensteinian way by their own inventions, the current owner of Segway—not Dean Kamen—died yesterday after he rode off a cliff and into a river in England.
“Danger! High Voltage. Do Not Touch. Death or Serious Injury May Occur,” reads the yellow sticker on the side of this 1.25 Kilojoule DIY coilgun. Watching this video of it in action, that sounds about right:
Unlike conventional computer memory, which stores data with electronic on and off switches, Hewlett-Packard’s memristor technology works on the atomic level.
Due to explicit language, this video clip is not safe for work. Play at your own risk. Sometimes people prefer a brand name over an alternative with extensive features. “It’s an iphone, it’s the best”… lol. Follow the jumplink for the video.