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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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Disruptions: Helper Robots Are Steered, Tentatively, to Care for the Aging

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Disruptions: Helper Robots Are Steered, Tentatively, to Care for the Aging

As the baby boomer generation grows old and if the number of elderly care workers fails to grow with it, many people might end up being cared for by robots.

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Teen’s Invention Could Charge Your Phone in 20 Seconds

Written by on May 19, 2013 in Technology with 1 Comment
Teen’s Invention Could Charge Your Phone in 20 Seconds

Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student’s invention…

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Australian Scientists Print Flexible Solar Panels

Written by on May 19, 2013 in Eco-Friendly, Technology with 4 Comments
Australian Scientists Print Flexible Solar Panels

World-leading scientists at the CSIRO said the A3-sized panels, which are created by laying a liquid photovoltaic ink onto thin, flexible plastic could soon mean everyone has the ability to print their own solar panels at home…

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Google Quantum Computer Lab to Study Artificial Intelligence

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Technology with 1 Comment
Google Quantum Computer Lab to Study Artificial Intelligence

Google is opening a new research lab to see if a quantum computer can solve problems too taxing for traditional computers.

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New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Technology with 0 Comments
New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

You can join user-created campaigns to boycott business practices that violate your principles rather than single companies. One of these campaigns, Demand GMO Labeling, will scan your box of cereal and tell you if it was made by one of the 36 corporations that donated more than $150,000 to oppose the mandatory labeling of genetically modified food.

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Nasa to Install a ‘Quantum’ Computer

Written by on May 17, 2013 in Quantum Physics, Technology with 2 Comments
Nasa to Install a ‘Quantum’ Computer

A $15m computer that uses “quantum physics” effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility. It will be shared by Google, Nasa, and other scientists, providing access to a machine said to be up to 3,600 times faster than conventional computers…

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Why Millennials Will Be The Generation ‘To Save Us All’

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Technology with 2 Comments
Why Millennials Will Be The Generation ‘To Save Us All’

Millennials, roughly those born from 1980-2000, are often criticized as lazy and entitled. While that may hold true to some extent, millennials are also the most adaptable, creative generation in history.

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What, Exactly, Is a 3-D Printer?

Written by on May 8, 2013 in Technology with 0 Comments
What, Exactly, Is a 3-D Printer?

Invented in the mid-1980s, a 3D printer is one that uses plastic, wax, resin, paper, gold, titanium—a whole host of materials—instead of ink to create a solid, three-dimensional object.

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Working Gun Made with 3D Printer

Written by on May 6, 2013 in Technology with 0 Comments
Working Gun Made with 3D Printer

The world’s first gun made with 3D printer technology has been successfully fired in the US. The controversial group which created the firearm, Defense Distributed, plans to make the blueprints available online.

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Government Lab Reveals It Has Operated Quantum Internet For Over Two Years

Written by on May 6, 2013 in Quantum Physics, Technology with 0 Comments
Government Lab Reveals It Has Operated Quantum Internet For Over Two Years

A quantum internet capable of sending perfectly secure messages has been running at Los Alamos National Labs for the last two and a half years, say researchers.

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