Futurism & Inspiring Inventions

How This Lamp Runs For 8 hours On Salt Water

Posted by on August 1, 2015 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
How This Lamp Runs For 8 hours On Salt Water

Aisa Mijeno, an engineering professor who worked for years with Greenpeace Philippines, noticed during her work there that many indigenous people in the over-7,000 islands that make up the country were using kerosene lamps exclusively for lighting. The family she lived with there would have to climb down the mountain that they lived on and then walk an additional 30 km to the nearest town in order to get more oil to fuel their lamps. Mileno wanted to come up with a lighting solution that was both better for the environment and made the lives of the people better and easier.

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A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal the Brain in Exquisite Detail

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal the Brain in Exquisite Detail

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you’d expect to find on the starship Enterprise. Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen consumption deep within the body. He has also created a camera that shoots at 100 billion frames a second, fast enough to freeze an object traveling at the speed of light.

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Lexus Slated to Release ‘Back to the Future’ Hoverboard August 5 (See Cool Videos)

Posted by on July 29, 2015 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Technology with 0 Comments
Lexus Slated to Release ‘Back to the Future’ Hoverboard August 5 (See Cool Videos)

The Lexus Hoverboard is set for release on August 5… The Lexus Hoverboard represents true engineering innovation. It is close to life imitating the art of the 1989 classic movie ‘Back to the Future II’, which features Marty McFly (played by Michael J Fox) riding a hoverboard (see below).

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Could You Transfer Your Consciousness to Another Body? (Video)

Posted by on July 14, 2015 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Could You Transfer Your Consciousness to Another Body? (Video)

Video Source: AsapSCIENCE With the recent release of the movie, Self/Less, where Ben Kingsley’s wealthy and powerful character transfers his consciousness into the body of a much younger Ryan Reynolds for more longevity, there is a natural curiosity about whether this sort of thing is even remotely plausible. The curious guys at Science Asap explore that […]

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This Ingenious Plan for the Ocean to Clean Itself Is Led By a 20-Year-Old

Posted by on June 4, 2015 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Technology with 3 Comments
This Ingenious Plan for the Ocean to Clean Itself Is Led By a 20-Year-Old

A Dutch man barely out of his teens is leading one of the most ambitious ocean cleanup efforts ever: to halve the amount of plastic debris floating in the Pacific within a decade. The man’s name is Boyan Slat, and he’s come up with a pretty ingenious way of doing it. Instead of clamoring around the globe on a never-ending junk hunt, he wants the ocean to “clean itself.”

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New Bionic Lens Promises Superhuman Vision

New Bionic Lens Promises Superhuman Vision

The Ocumentics Bionic Lens, invented by British Columbia optometrist Dr. Garth Webb, is promising to give everyone perfect vision three times better than 20/20. The surgically inserted specialized lenses would revolutionize the eye care industry by eventually make driving glasses, progressive lenses and contact lenses obsolete, according to Webb.

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Turtle Receives 3D Printed Jaw that Allows it to Eat on its Own Again

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Science with 1 Comment
Turtle Receives 3D Printed Jaw that Allows it to Eat on its Own Again

Also know as additive manufacturing, 3D printing promises to be a vastly more cost effective approach for the replacement of both body tissues and parts. While the synthetic materials which are often used in the final 3D printed products may cause biocompatibility problems, at the very least they can be used on a temporary basis.

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Are Google’s Self-Driving Cars Actually Safer?

Are Google’s Self-Driving Cars Actually Safer?

How safe are Google’s self-driving cars really? DNews delivers the facts on whether or not these cars will decrease accidents or not.

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Take Your First Step Toward ‘Free Energy’: Hope Girl Speaks

Take Your First Step Toward ‘Free Energy’: Hope Girl Speaks

Ever wanted to learn more about free energy or help bring it to us all? Get a Quantum Energy Generator free download in this article & learn more about it with Hope Girl, who was inspired by such amazing people as Kimberly Gamble to bring meaningful hope and change to the world.

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Has “Science” Been Co-opted by Corporations to Squash Alternative Views?

Has “Science” Been Co-opted by Corporations to Squash Alternative Views?

The term “science” has grown to be more than an area of study, seeking to hypothesize and theorize about our world. It has become more than a framework for exploration. In its purest form, it has no “limits” and could theoretically embrace non-material, metaphysical aspects of our existence. Yet, in our modern age, science has become corporatized and dogmatic- more worried about pursuing money than about pursuing what makes our universe “tick”.

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Turn Your Home Into a Smart Home With This Simple Device

Turn Your Home Into a Smart Home With This Simple Device

Learn how you can use this simple device to turn your home into a smart home, without buying any fancy appliances.

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What Will Be the Future of the Self-Driving Car?

What Will Be the Future of the Self-Driving Car?

Will self-driving cars be good for society or bad? Find out what experts say here!

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Check Out This Micro Camper You Can Tow With Your Bicycle!

Check Out This Micro Camper You Can Tow With Your Bicycle!

While this micro camper is not a full home in itself, it certainly sets itself apart from typical campers given its size, weight, and portability.

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Portland to Generate Electricity from Water Pipes

Portland to Generate Electricity from Water Pipes

There’s a lot of water constantly moving through the municipal pipelines of most major cities. While the water itself is already destined for various uses, why not harness its flow to produce hydroelectric power?

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Attractive Tree Turbines Are A Quiet, Affordable New Way To Generate Energy

Posted by on January 9, 2015 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Attractive Tree Turbines Are A Quiet, Affordable New Way To Generate Energy

Real trees offer something substantive to the world in the way they omit oxygen. Now, the French company, New Wind has created fake trees that serve a great purpose as well –- they generate electricity. The “wind trees” they have created have steel trunks and mini plastic turbine leaves that can generate electricity form even the slightest breeze. They are extremely affordable, nice to look at, and much quieter than more traditional larger turbines.

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