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First Robot Farm In The World Is Adept At Harvesting Lettuce

01/27/2016, So we have the Pepper robot serving customers at Japan’s Softbank store, so why not let robots also play a role in our food chain? The first robot-run farm in the world is said to boast of the capability to harvest a whopping 30,000 heads of lettuce...

Widest Solar System Discovered

01/27/2016, The universe is certainly a very, very large thing – so much so that you might want to consider it to be infinitely vast, although theoretically speaking, there is a limit to the edges of the expanding universe. With so much to look into, surely...

Sisters Reunited After 50 Years Via DNA Kit And Ancestry.com

01/26/2016, Technology is truly a wonderful thing – in fact, it has helped us in countless ways, including making traveling more efficient in a city with ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber. Having said that, ever wondered about whether you were the only...

Robot Arm Capable Of Stacking Delicate Fruits

01/26/2016, If there is one thing that continues to remain as a huge challenge when it comes to robots with hands, it would be this – to be able to know just the right amount of pressure it should apply when carrying a particular item – such as an egg, or...

Physicist Braves A Gun Fired Underwater For Science

01/26/2016, How often have we seen movies and video games in which guns are fired into the water, only to have the bullets seemingly travel in a straight line just like they would in real life? It turns out that this is actually not very accurate, and to prove that,...

Screen Time Of Young Spent Online Rather Than In Front Of TV

01/26/2016, The TV looks to have lost its place in the big scheme of things – basically, the “idiot box” as it is referred to in certain circles, has long been the main medium of entertainment in billions of homes worldwide, where certain countries even...

Doomsday Clock Remains At 3 Minutes To Midnight

01/26/2016, Over the past decade, there has been a fair number of movies which depict just how many ways the world is about to end – be it a catastrophic natural disaster, an attack from outer space with aliens at the helm of the invasion, or even an extinction...

New York Mulling “Turning Off” Niagara Falls Temporarily

01/25/2016, Even if you’ve never actually been to the Niagara Falls, just from TV shows and photos you can tell that it is quite a sight to behold. Now if you have yet to see the Falls in person, or haven’t seen it for a while, you might want to consider doing so...

Electrified Concrete Will Help De-Ice Roads

01/25/2016, In the winter time, roads tend to freeze over which means that driving on them can be pretty slippery and dangerous. Typically what is done is people need to go around pouring chemicals on the road in order to de-ice them, which is not only...

Geode Wedding Cake Looks Super Realistic

01/25/2016, Just when you thought that wedding cakes should all more or less look the same, with plenty of icing at the top, a happy couple figure making an appearance, here comes Rachael Teufel’s take. Rachael happens to be the owner of Intricate Icings Cake...

Self-Heating Lithium Ion Battery Developed

01/25/2016, It looks like the scientists over at the University of Pennsylvania Electrochemical Engine Center have managed to come up with something interesting – a self-heating lithium ion battery which will be able to improve on cold weather performance in a...

This Bottle Turns The Air Into Drinkable Water

01/25/2016, Say you’re out and you’re cycling and you run out of water. This isn’t surprising since most bottles that fit onto bicycles are pretty small. This isn’t really a problem since you can always go to a store to buy a new bottle, or head home to...

Body Temperature Rises With Expressions Of Love

01/25/2016, Some of us grew up without being told that someone loves us – and that itself is rather tragic, where the lack of love during one’s formative years has since been proven to be one of the mitigating factors when it comes to awkward social...