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Electricity that stimulates brain increases learning speed

09/19/2011, The next time you are facing crunch time for a particular paper that you need to memorize or learn a particular subject, perhaps strapping yourself down to a watered down electric chair might help. I’m kidding, you should, under no circumstance,...

Nissan LEAF batteries power Japanese home for two days

08/04/2011, Now here’s a novel idea in case there is a blackout in your area – why not hook up your electric vehicle’s battery to your home grid, so that you are able to microwave that TV dinner when everyone else in the neighborhood will just have...

Ships to harvest power from waves

07/20/2011, Going green often involves the following – driving a hybrid vehicle or an all-electric car, or perhaps being in possession of solar-powered devices around the home as well. Well, how about those who are rich enough to own their private yachts?...

Green electricity coming your way?

06/22/2011, It is a fact that as the world learns to wean itself off the heavy consumption of oil and petrol, there must be alternative sources of energy to keep the cogs of the economy moving, which is why advancements in the field of solar and other...

Bacteria help enlisted to generate electricity

05/24/2011, Who would have thought that something like bacteria can also come in to be useful where keeping the earth green is concerned? We are talking about scientists working on harnessing microbes such as bacteria to generate electricity after discovering the...

Toyota and WiTricity to create cars that can charge wirelessly

04/28/2011, Toyota and WiTricity have announced that they will be collaborating together to work on a way to practically apply automotive wireless charging systems and to promote its widespread use. WiTricity, a corporation that’s known for its wireless...

Force Lightning your old optical discs to erase data

04/19/2011, We know that using Force Lightning as part of the repertoire of Dark Force powers might come across as dominating and beats the crap out of the Light Side (unless you’re Mace Windu or Yoda, of course), causing a whole lot of pain to your target. You...

Zap your brain with electricity to improve your gaming skills

04/17/2011, If you think that your gaming skills has maxed out after getting all the best hardware and peripherals, perhaps there is another way to up the standard through some sort of weird experiment – zapping your brain with electricity so that your brain...

Taser: now in grenade form

04/04/2011, The folks over at Taser have come up with a new form of human incapacitation – a 50,000 volt projectile in the form of the Taser Grenade. Such grenades can be used from much further distances than regular Taser guns which have a limited range due to the...

Cincinnati Zoo uses solar panels to go greener

03/28/2011, In an attempt to go even greener, the Cincinnati Zoo has recently installed a large array of solar panels to feed electricity to the zoo. The installation consists of over 6,400 solar panels over the zoo’s carpark, covering 800/1,000 parking spots...

Artificial leaves can power homes in the future

03/28/2011, Whenever you hear about artificial plants, the first thing that pops into mind would be those fake plastic flowers that you display indoors and away from sunlight. In the future, that might not be the case anymore. Some experts at the American Chemical...

Electricity out of water gets more efficient process

03/24/2011, Science had always drawn inspiration from nature, otherwise, how do you explain submarines, planes and even the spectacles that you put on? There is still a wealth of knowledge out there to be tapped, and an MIT researcher has managed to create...

Crazy device forces your kids to smile

02/04/2011, Ever had problems with getting your kid to smile when visiting your relatives or out in public? Well it looks like the Japanese won’t be having such problems in the future. An inventor has come up with a device called the Electro Smile, and boy is...

A lamp that doesn’t run on electricity

01/21/2011, In case you didn’t already know, going green is the way to go and it never gets old. So whenever we hear about a new device or technology that actually helps with the environment, we’ll be glad to cover it. However, even if a device does help...