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SociBot Mini Predicts Emotions, “Wears” Human Faces

03/27/2014, It goes without saying that the modern day computer interface has come a long way from the humble days of the typewriter, and a possible area to explore in the future could be social hardware – the software’s already in place with the likes of...

Woosh Water Station Takes A Second Look At Drinking Fountain

11/18/2013, When you live in the desert, you would know that water is one precious resource that should not be wasted at all. Needless to say, water conservation is something that is taken seriously in the Middle East, and a startup in Israel known as Woosh Water...

Dolphins Inspire Invention Of Rescue Radar

10/23/2013, Nature has more often than not been the inspiration when it comes to delivering solutions to problems. Take flight for instance – the way a bird’s wings is shaped has led us to develop the gift of flight, and this time around, British engineers...

Upside Down Car Unveiled

08/12/2013, No, what you see above is not a photo that has had its orientation changed, and neither is it part of the science fiction world of “Upside Down” as depicted in the movies sometime last year, but rather, it is simply that – an upside down car...

Shoe Energy Harvester Could Power Future Medical Devices

05/20/2013, They say that walking can be one of the best forms of exercise, and do you happen to agree with that particular assessment? If you say so, then you might be interested in what this particular group of students who happen to hail from Rice University have...

Business Suit Turns Transparent Upon Detecting A Lie

04/16/2013, Designer and innovator Daan Roosegaarde has made a name for himself in the past thanks to tech-infused fashion, including projects like the glow-in-the-dark Smart Highway as well as the Intimacy project. The latter would be an interactive dress which...

Student Invents Cheap Bomb Defusing Robot

03/06/2013, You know what they say, where there is a will, there is a way. Suleman Khan, an MSc final year student at the Institute of Physics and Electronics, University of Peshawar (UOP), has managed to figure out a way to develop a low-cost wireless bomb defusing...

Russian Ostrich Robot Costs Only $1,500 To Build

02/21/2013, Necessity is the mother of all invention, but what about building stuff just for fun, or out of interest as your hobby? I suppose enthusiasm as well as the constant striving to improve oneself is there in this bunch of Russians, who actually forked out...

Solar Powered Copter

02/20/2013, We have seen our fair share of devices that run on solar power in the past, but surely a solar panel that flies? That takes the cake, at least for now. A group of students at Queen Mary University of London have a vision to develop a solar-powered copter,...

Adhesive Turns To Solid Based On Light

02/07/2013, Now here is a material that I believe, when bonded on a molecular level with a down and out scientists in a freak accident with some sort of radiation thrown into the picture, would create a decent superhero or supervillain, depending on which side of the...

Mist Computer Display Spotted In Japan

01/14/2013, You know what they say, if you want something done, then you gotta do it yourself. Considering how it is rather dry in the Land of the Rising Sun during winter, it makes perfect sense to unpack that humidifier from time to time and keep things running...

Buzzing Snowboard Guides Snowboarders Down Treacherous Slopes

01/01/2013, Do you like to go skiing or snowboarding? If you have answered “Yes!” for the latter activity and are still figuring your way around on a snowboard, then you would do well to pay attention to the future thanks to this technologically enhanced...

Twitter Roach Is Some Gross Tech

12/27/2012, I am one of those who think that cockroaches are one of the grossest things alive, and these critters do not seem to die no matter what you do – bug sprays, roach traps, the works. In fact, it is said that if you kill one, there are plenty more of...