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Qumarion mannequin offers intuitive 3D manipulation

05/07/2012, Ever wondered what it feels like to handle a voodoo doll? Well, I suppose you can get a semblance of that feeling with the Qumarion mannequin which you can view in action in the video above. The Qumarion mannequin is basically an input device that was...

LaserSaber turns on the Star Wars style

05/04/2012, Ever wished that you were a Jedi over the years? Come on now, there is no reason to be shy to admit to that. Those who have a stronger connection to Star Wars might even have built up their collection of lightsaber toys, but how about commemorating Star...

Google News U.S. Edition gets new updates, adds a social perspective

05/04/2012, If you love Google News, you will be happy to know that new updates to Google News U.S. Edition will be coming. The said update will include larger images on the main page, a real-time coverage page that will show the latest articles and commentaries, and...

Be a polyglot with Google’s Language Immersion for Chrome

05/03/2012, Learning Spanish, French, and German is now easier thanks to Google’s latest experiment. Now you can speak like a polyglot with the Language Immersion for Chrome. What is it? It’s Google’s takeoff on automatic translation technology....

Nanomachines to clean up oil spills in the future?

05/03/2012, An oil spill is not only a massive environmental disaster, it is also a huge public relations disaster for any company. It takes plenty of time and money to make sure that any oil spill is contained, and the amount of negative impact in which it has on...

Ice Cream spoon conducts heat, melts stubborn tubs into submission

05/03/2012, If you are happyand want to celebrate something, then having some ice cream would be one way of doing so, while those who are feeling particularly down and would like to indulge in a little bit of comfort food can always dig into some ice cream as well....

SpaceX forced to delay Dragon launch to the space station

05/02/2012, Just a few a days ago, we wrote about the partially successful static fire tests of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket that will propel the Dragon spacecraft to its journey to the International Space Station. So far, the latest launch date is scheduled on May...

Kinect lets you fly through London via Pigeon Simulator

04/30/2012, The Kinect from Microsoft has had its fair share of hacks in the past, and this time around, we have what has been dubbed as the Pigeon Simulator. A team of researchers from the University College London have devised a rather ingenious method of letting...

Bin your dog poop for free Wi-Fi

04/30/2012, Most mobile devices that we carry around these days come with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity which is more than handy to help you remain connected to the Internet whenever there is no available data connection over the mobile network. Well, not all public...

Self-cleaning glass is also fog and glare resistant

04/27/2012, Just when you thought that the normal glass pane of your window could not be advanced in the world of technology an iota further, along comes the bright minds over at MIT to develop a self-cleaning glass which is also capable of resisting fogging and...