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Color-Changing Helmets Could Warn Of Potential Head Injuries

08/17/2015, When players tackle each other in sports like football or wrestling, or get punched in the head while boxing, or while falling off a motorcycle, sometimes it feels fine. You might feel a little jarred but on the surface you look all right, although in...

Ambient Sound Could Be The New Two-Factor Authentication System

08/16/2015, Two-factor authentication is a great way to keep your online accounts safe. For those who are unfamiliar with two-factor authentication, basically what happens is that when you enter your regular password into the login page, you will then be prompted to...

Astronaut Captures Stunning Footage Of The Aurora Borealis

08/16/2015, Day 141. The chapter of a day ends as it began. #Aurora on a sunrise. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace https://t.co/hZBMs9q0CS — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) August 15, 2015 The aurora borealis is a natural phenomenon that not many of us...

Official Star Wars: The Force Awakens Poster Released

08/16/2015, Star Wars fans, and we know there are quite a few of you, were most definitely waiting for an official poster for the new film and they haven’t been disappointed. Sure there has been a lot of talk about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and we’ve...

Enormous Star Wars World Will Be Constructed At Disneyland

08/16/2015, Disney CEO Bob Iger made an interesting announcement at the company’s D23 Expo: Disney is going to construct a massive Star Wars world at Disneyland parks in two different locations. Iger describes it as the largest single themed expansion in the...

Kaspersky Allegedly Produces Malware To Trick Competition (Report)

08/14/2015, The folks over at Reuters have reported that two former employees of Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs have accused their previous employer of coming up with malware in order to trick its rivals into flagging and quarantining important, non-viral, files on the...

Baby Strollers Can Assist In Monitoring Air Quality

08/14/2015, If you would like to do your part in monitoring the quality of air around you, then perhaps you might be interested to know that you can contribute by attaching sensors to your bicycle or even baby stroller. Imagine if enough cyclists and parents do that,...

Man Demands Ransom To Be Paid In Bitcoin

08/14/2015, It looks like even ransom demands have gotten high tech – apparently, a bomber in the Netherlands has asked for his ransom to be paid not in cold, hard cash (or wired to some account somewhere), but rather, to be in the form of the Bitcoin digital...

Architects Trying To Raise $2bn To Build Real-Life Minas Tirith

08/13/2015, Remember a couple of years ago when a crowdfunding campaign was launched to try and make the Death Star spaceship from Star Wars a reality? The campaign asked for a whopping $850 quintillion which frankly was a little absurd and an extremely long-shot....

Wireless Armour Is A Kind Of Smart Underwear

08/13/2015, Since we have a growing number of “smart” items in and around the home, how about getting something that is a whole lot more intimate than usual? I am referring to a pair of smart underwear that has been specially designed to protect male fertility...

Sesame Street Is Moving To HBO

08/13/2015,   For as long as we can remember PBS has been home to Sesame Street but things are changing, as per The New York Times the show’s parent group Sesame Workshop which is a nonprofit has signed a deal with HBO which makes the popular show...

HTC To Reduce Its Workforce By 15 Percent

08/13/2015, Things haven’t been going that well for HTC. Following its less than spectacular quarterly earnings report which sent the company’s stock into a nosedive HTC has announced that it’s going to cut its workforce by 15 percent. This is...

NASA Wants The Public To Design A Smartwatch App For Astronauts

08/13/2015, Back on Earth, our smartwatches collect biometrics about ourselves, like our heart rate, how far we’ve run, how many steps we’ve taken, calories burned, and so on. It can even display notifications from our smartphone and alert us about upcoming...