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These Earthquake-Proof Bed Concepts Could Save Your Life

12/17/2015, Say you’re sleeping and an earthquake hits. Now there are several things that have been recommended that one should do in an earthquake, but what if you’d rather not move and disturb your sleep? If you’d rather just sleep through the earthquake and...

Australia Gets Its First Fire-Fighting Robot

12/10/2015, For the longest time ever, humans have been fighting fires and putting them out. Granted over the years we’ve started to see more technology incorporated into fire-fighting attempts, and recently it seems that over in Australia, a country known for its...

French Police Wants To Ban Tor And Public WiFi

12/07/2015, It has been several weeks since the terrorist attacks in Paris left 130 people dead and more than 300 injured, but it is still fresh in the minds of many around the world. So what can France do to help curb these attacks? According to a report from French...

Hoverboard Explodes, Allegedly Destroys Home In The Process

12/02/2015, Some of you guys might have heard the recent ban that places like New York and the state of New South Wales in Australia have placed on “hoverboards”, or rather self-balancing scooters. Some of you might even think that such a ban is silly, but the...

Victim Of Exploding E-Cig May Never Walk Again

11/25/2015, There is a lot of debate regarding the safety of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs). The question here lies in both the content of the juice and also the electronics involved, and every now and then you hear about an accident that further seems to enforce the...

Tesla Model S Recalled Over Potential Seat Belt Malfunction

11/20/2015, The Tesla Model S is currently being recalled by the company. Apparently it seems that there is an issue with the car’s front seat belt that has prompted them to recall the vehicle. According to a Tesla spokesperson, there has been one instance in...

X-Doria KidGPS Will Help Keep Tabs On Your Kids

11/09/2015, Back in the day when we used to go out as kids, our parents would typically ask where we were going and to call them when we arrived, so as to give them that peace of mind. Nowadays we suppose some parents still ask their kids to do that, but with the...

Honda Drops Takata As Its Airbag Supplier

11/04/2015, When you purchase a car, you know the car’s brand, but chances are there are probably a ton of parts within a car that are made by other companies too, kind of like how smartphones have chipsets made by Qualcomm, Samsung, Apple, MediaTek, and etc. That...

London’s Bikes For Rent WIll Be Equipped With Lasers

09/17/2015, There are several countries around the world where you can rent bicycles and take a cycle through the city. The UK is one of those countries and over in London, residents and tourists can rent bikes, also known as Boris Bikes, to take around the city with...

Dainese’s New Airbag Jacket Can Deploy By Itself

09/14/2015, The idea of motorcyclists wearing jackets with built-in airbags isn’t new. However previously, these jackets would rely on sensors built into the bike to determine when the airbags would deploy. This limited their use to certain models, which also meant...

UK Government Publishes Guide On Teen Online Chat Slang

09/07/2015, Back in the early days of IRC, abbreviations were used such as “LOL”, “brb”, “gtg”, and so on. Many of them are still being used today, but teens these days have started creating more abbreviations and slangs of their own, so much so that the...

Duckweed Survival House Could Help Improve Survival Rates At Sea

09/01/2015, Most of us can safely say that we have never been lost at sea. We can only imagine that it is a scary and dangerous thing, and from what we know, exposure to the elements like the sun and the lack of drinkable water means that being lost too long out at...

EE Recalls Power Bar Over Potential Fire Hazard

08/05/2015, Battery packs are great because they provide us with additional juice while we’re out and about. However it seems that due to the fact that they basically pack lithium-ion batteries under the hood, there is a certain degree of danger to them. In fact...

EE Power Bar Explodes, Causes Burns To Victim’s Hand

07/28/2015, They say that you shouldn’t sleep with your electronics plugged in next to you for safety reasons, but for many this has become the norm. After all it’s convenient especially since our phones can also double up as alarm clocks. However in the case of...