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Almost Free Energy? For the Cost an iPhone, You Can Now Buy a Wind Turbine to Power Your Entire House

Posted by on February 9, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
Almost Free Energy? For the Cost an iPhone, You Can Now Buy a Wind Turbine to Power Your Entire House

The small-scale wind turbine can generate 5 kWh/kW per day — with only a one-time investment of US$750. So for the cost of an iPhone, you can go off-grid and power an entire household for a lifetime, even at low wind speeds.

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New Wind Turbine Flaps Wings Like Hummingbird To Produce Clean Energy

Posted by on January 30, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
New Wind Turbine Flaps Wings Like Hummingbird To Produce Clean Energy

The unique new design replicates the mechanism that allows hummingbirds to fly in one place with a wind turbine that moves in a figure 8 configuration. With two vertical axis wings made from carbon fiber (each 5.25 feet long), kinetic wind energy is converted into emissions-free electricity.

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Researchers Discover DNA-Editing Technique: Fixes Broken Genes, Delays Ageing and Cures Incurable Diseases [Video]

Posted by on January 29, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Researchers Discover DNA-Editing Technique: Fixes Broken Genes, Delays Ageing and Cures Incurable Diseases [Video]

The discovery of the recent CRISPR means DNA altering has now caught up with human beings. Soon, we could see genetically modified human beings. In October 2016, we reported that a private biotechnology company in the United States, Editas Medicine is preparing to produce the first genetically modified human beings on Earth by 2017.

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Addidas Introduces a Whole New Level of Biodegradable – These Shoes Dissolve Away

Posted by on January 24, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Addidas Introduces a Whole New Level of Biodegradable – These Shoes Dissolve Away

Would you buy biodegradable shoes made with biofabrics – to help the planet? Check out these new shoes by Addidas.

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New Technology Allows Human Activity To Generate Renewable Energy

Posted by on January 19, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
New Technology Allows Human Activity To Generate Renewable Energy

A team of engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have recently developed a unique flooring made of entirely renewable and economical material, which creates energy through footsteps. Similarly to this, another group of mechanical engineers at the university had developed a technology which allows energy to be generated through a pair of shoes.

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Using This New Technology, a Water Surplus Was Created In One of the Driest Countries on Earth

Posted by on January 15, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Using This New Technology, a Water Surplus Was Created In One of the Driest Countries on Earth

Only a few years ago, Israel was in the middle of one of its worst droughts in at least 900 years. With a national campaign to conserve and reuse water along with the massive desalination plant, Israel now has a water surplus. 55 percent of Israel’s domestic water now comes from the Mediterranean Sea, through the Sorek plant.

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[Watch] Tesla’s Autopilot Predicts Crash Before It Happened (Freakishly Early)

Posted by on January 10, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
[Watch] Tesla’s Autopilot Predicts Crash Before It Happened (Freakishly Early)

Before the driver, whose Tesla car was going 113 km/hr (70 mph), noticed anything unusual, an alert sounded in the car – the Autopilot’s Forward Collision Warning. In this scenario, the car pressed down on the auto brakes to prevent a potential impact up ahead. A second later…

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This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From Just One Breath

Posted by on January 5, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From Just One Breath

The breathalyzer analyzes microscopic compounds — called volatile organic compounds (VOCs) — to detect each condition. Researchers invited about 1,400 people from five different countries to breathe into the device, which is still in its testing phases. The breathalyzer could identify each person’s disease with 86 percent accuracy, the researchers said.

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Famous Japanese Designer Creates Solar Coat Capable of Charging Phones and Tablets [Photos]

Posted by on January 4, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Famous Japanese Designer Creates Solar Coat Capable of Charging Phones and Tablets [Photos]

Junya Watanabe has taken his techno-design exploits to another level, fusing his already quirky aesthetic ability with wearable modern day technology. Watanabe has designed a wearable coat, created with solar technology to charge phones, tablets and other smart personal devices.

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Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 1 Comment
Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

People have come to see multi-tasking as a virtue, and so have required companies to make communication easier and faster. Facebook Messenger, for instance, has become a powerful tool for people to connect with each other.

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The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

Posted by on December 27, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

The field of biosolar technology, which uses biological material to trap the sun’s energy, promises to revolutionize solar power as conventional solar cells are often not very environmentally friendly to produce despite their rapidly decreasing cost. Though the field of solar power has been dominated for years by photo-voltaic cells, the idea of harnessing the photosynthetic components of living organisms is very appealing.

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The United Nations Will Take On ‘Killer Robots’ in 2017

Posted by on December 25, 2016 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The United Nations Will Take On ‘Killer Robots’ in 2017

Are you worried that the future may look a lot like ‘Terminator’? Good news, the UN has finally agreed to officially look at the issue of dealing with weaponized Artificial Intelligence. Read this!

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World’s First Scarf With Built-In Technology Filters 95% Of Airborne Contaminants

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
World’s First Scarf With Built-In Technology Filters 95% Of Airborne Contaminants

The Bioscarf is made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials. And, for every product sold, a Bioscarf is donated to an individual affected by air pollution.

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Paris Makes All Public Transport Free To Battle The Worst Air Pollution In 10 Years

Paris Makes All Public Transport Free To Battle The Worst Air Pollution In 10 Years

Air pollution has been of growing concern for many, many decades, causing environmental effects like acid rain, haze, eutrophication, ozone depletion, crop and forest depletion, global climate change, and effects on wildlife. It also wreaks havoc on human health, with long-term effects including cancer, damage to the immune, neurological, reproductive, and respiratory systems.

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Researchers on the Verge of Creating Artificial Intelligence/Human Hybrids

Researchers on the Verge of Creating Artificial Intelligence/Human Hybrids

Citing “neuroprosthetics” like cochlear implants, Bryan Johnson of Braintree envisions BCI (brain-computer interface), a synergistic relationship between the central nervous system and external computing devices. A brain-computer interface, in the context of advanced transhumanism and taken to its logical conclusion, is AI/human hybrids.

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