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Internet Anonymity is the Height of Chic

Posted by on June 13, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Internet Anonymity is the Height of Chic

In this age of information overload, internet exhibitionism and NSA snooping, is it possible to make yourself unGoogleable? And does it earn you added credibility, as fashion designer Phoebe Philo and bands such as !!! suggest?

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Scientists Create Device That Tears a Hole in Time, Enabling Undetectable Secret Messages to be Sent

Posted by on June 12, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Create Device That Tears a Hole in Time, Enabling Undetectable Secret Messages to be Sent

A ‘time cloak’ which bends light to tear holes in time has been created
It could allow secret messages to be sent via fibre optic cables
It can hide a continuous stream of events at telecommunications data rates

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The Body Electric: Researchers Move Closer to Low-Cost, Implantable Electronics, Study Suggests

Posted by on June 10, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The Body Electric: Researchers Move Closer to Low-Cost, Implantable Electronics, Study Suggests

New technology under development at The Ohio State University is paving the way for low-cost electronic devices that work in direct contact with living tissue inside the body

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Nikola Tesla: Calling All Freethinkers!

Posted by on June 10, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 4 Comments
Nikola Tesla: Calling All Freethinkers!

Humanity’s horizons glowed from the brilliance of Nikola Tesla. But to our horrible misfortune, the glow was much too bright for the Power Status Quo (PSQ). Money means power, and Tesla cost tycoons a lot of money by slaying with alternating current (AC) the dead-end direct current (DC) power distribution system of Thomas Edison

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NASA Curiosity Rover Heads Toward Mount Sharp –Will It Reveal Past Or Present Life On Mars?

Posted by on June 6, 2013 in Earth & Space, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
NASA Curiosity Rover Heads Toward Mount Sharp –Will It Reveal Past Or Present Life On Mars?

NASA’s Curiosity rover will make the trek to Mount Sharp to gather evidence that could help determine any past or present life on Mars, and the history of Mars’ climate change. For more details, see: (1) Road Trip! Mars Rover Curiosity Gears Up for Epic Drive (2) NASA Curiosity Rover Heads Toward Mount Sharp –Will […]

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Mind-Controlled Quadcopter Takes To The Air

Posted by on June 6, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
Mind-Controlled Quadcopter Takes To The Air

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have designed an interface that allows humans to control a robot using only their thoughts.

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Robotic Kite Power Could Turn The Sky Into A Wind Farm

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
Robotic Kite Power Could Turn The Sky Into A Wind Farm

Google’s acquisition of a kite power generator manufacturer suggests a strong future for the technology.

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Warp Speed, Scotty? Star Trek’s FTL Drive May Actually Work

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Warp Speed, Scotty? Star Trek’s FTL Drive May Actually Work

In the “Star Trek” TV shows and films, the U.S.S. Enterprise’s warp engine allows the ship to move faster than light, an ability that is, as Spock would say, “highly illogical.”

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Google Blimps Will Carry Wireless Signal Across Africa

Written by on May 27, 2013 in Technology with 0 Comments
Google Blimps Will Carry Wireless Signal Across Africa

Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.

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The Future of Urban Farming: Warehouses Could Become Year-Round Farms

The Future of Urban Farming: Warehouses Could Become Year-Round Farms

The future of year-round farming could lie not in farms, but in huge warehouses lit with an eerie pink light, researchers have claimed. Researchers have found that tomatoes grown around LED lights in the winter can significantly reduce greenhouse energy costs without sacrificing yield – and say the technique could change the way farming works.

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Solar-Powered Plane Breaks World Record for Distance

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Eco-Friendly, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Solar-Powered Plane Breaks World Record for Distance

Solar Impulse pilot André Borschberg completed a record-setting flight in the wee hours this morning after flying more than 950 miles on solar power alone, even if he was, strictly speaking, going backward for part of the trip.

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Baby’s Life Saved with 3D Printing

Written by on May 23, 2013 in Technology with 0 Comments
Baby’s Life Saved with 3D Printing

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a way to use 3D printing technology to create a splint that would fit precisely around the airway of a baby with a rare condition called tracheobronchomalacia.

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Why Does Hollywood Hate The Future?

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 3 Comments
Why Does Hollywood Hate The Future?

What were the last Hollywood movies you saw about technology & the future that were optimistic? They seem to be systematically dystopian

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Why The New Google-NASA Partnership Marks A New Era In The History Of Computing

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Why The New Google-NASA Partnership Marks A New Era In The History Of Computing

Google-NASA quantum computing partnership marks the beginning of a new digital paradigm.

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Cities: How Crowded Life is Changing us

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Cities: How Crowded Life is Changing us

More than half the world’s population are concentrated in urban areas, and this is having an effect not just culturally, but biologically too. And advances in technology are adding an entirely new dimension to people’s lives.

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