04/24/2011, Earth Day has arrived and gone past us, so how much more aware are we about the environment as well as the (mostly negative) impact that we have on the earth? Wheego has recently rolled out their first all-electric, highway-speed vehicle known as LiFe – where the green people mover retails for $32,995 (but has a price of $25,495 after a $7,500 tax credit), and according to Wheego CEO Mike […]
04/21/2011, If you’re a fan of stat counters like widgets on your website to count how many visitors you have, or you’re just a fan of keeping track of things in general, the life_Log is going to appeal to you. A product design student named Tom Costello recently came up with a device that will allow you to keep count of pretty much anything you want.
04/06/2011, The NASA rover, Curiosity, which had to abandon its plans to bring 3D cameras to Mars, is almost ready for its mission later this year. NASA has just announced that the exploring vehicle is nearing its final stages of completion and they released brand new photographs of the rover in their labs. Looking like some sort of highly advanced Lego Technic vehicle, Curiosity was definitely designed not to look pretty, […]
03/21/2011, An engineer from the University of Southampton, UK recently wrote a paper in which he mentioned that the best way for robots to explore mars would be to send swarms of rolling, jumping robots. These Jollbots, as they were called, would be released simultaneously as a swarm of 40-60 robots that travel around the surface of mars, autonomously and randomly scouting for caves. If a robot discovers a cave – […]
02/28/2011, If you’ve ever wished that your life was a role playing game, you’re going to love this. GreenGoose, a startup from San Francisco recently raised enough money to build its lifestyle tracking platform. Users who make use of this lifestyle tracking platform will have their stats measured and recorded on a base station they keep with them. Users earn points by performing healthy activities throughout the day. The points are […]
01/24/2011, BlackBerry recently announced that they will be introducing BlackBerry Balance – software that would let users use the same phone for both work and play. Targeted at users who are required to use a BlackBerry at work and don’t want to carry another cellphone with them for personal matters, BlackBerry Balance allows users to have two separate profiles on one device, with each profile totally independent from the other one. […]
01/19/2011, According to a new study done by AVG, the internet security company – Kids are more likely to have learnt tech skills before they learn life skills. From the results of their study, they have discovered that more children can play a computer game than ride a bike, use a smartphone app instead of tying their shoelace, and open a web browser than swim unaided! Talk about a different lifestyle […]
01/18/2011, Back in the year 2007, the frozen carcass of a one-month-old woolly mammoth calf was discovered in Russia. The mammoth was estimated to have been frozen for approximately 10,000 years. Though the mammoth has been long gone and dead, it appears that scientists are trying to give it another shot at life – through the power of cloning. Scientists are trying to extract the correct cells of the woolly mammoth […]