This Enormous Machine Just Started Extracting Carbon Dioxide from Air

This Enormous Machine Just Started Extracting Carbon Dioxide from Air

00 Carbon dioxide will soon become a commodity as a Swiss Company launches its venture to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and transform it into useful products this month. Possible products include fertilizers for greenhouse based agriculture. Climeworks, the company behind the idea is ambitiously planning to scale its radical technology to meet its goal of removing 1 percent of the global annual carbon dioxide emissions by 2025. There has been no successful testing of…

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This Smartphone Case Can Make You Coffee On the Go

This Smartphone Case Can Make You Coffee On the Go

00 Coffee drinkers know that a quality cup of coffee can make or break a day. Whether it’s Starbucks, Dunkin, Costa, or a home brew, coffee serves as a crucial part of a coffee addict’s day. There’s nothing worse than running late or a crowded cafe forcing you to bypass your favorite caffeinated beverage in order to stick to a schedule. One Kickstarter project wants to make sure you always have time for coffee even…

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Dutch Town Installs Ground Level Traffic Lights for Smartphone Addicts

Dutch Town Installs Ground Level Traffic Lights for Smartphone Addicts

00  In 2014, the National Safety Council of America released their annual Injury and Fatality report, which revealed that 26 percent of the nation’s traffic accidents resulted from cell phone use while driving. Texting was only 5 percent of the total cause of collisions, while a vast majority included talking on mobile devices, including those using hands-free operation. The distraction of a mobile device has been compared to driving while intoxicated; and in some countries,…

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SALT Gun: A Self-Defense Weapon That Shoots Pepper Spray Capsules

SALT Gun: A Self-Defense Weapon That Shoots Pepper Spray Capsules

00 SALT is a non-lethal, self-defense gun. The weapon has been created by a start-up company called Salt Supply . This gun is more akin to a paintball gun than a more traditional firearm. This weapon lets you defend yourself against attackers in a simple, clean and more importantly, non-lethal way. It’s also non-lethal for the user or anyone who accidentally finds it. Instead of bullets SALT gun fires small rounds filled with a powdered chemical that…

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Top 7 Technology Trends in 2017 That Are Moving Faster Than Ever

Top 7 Technology Trends in 2017 That Are Moving Faster Than Ever

00 2016 has been an amazing year for all technology enthusiasts with the pioneering technology trends that were available. With the progressing year, the technology diversified ways in which we could communicate and retrieve the information from the pocket fitting devices. Technologies such as IoT, automation, and cognitive computing moved beyond the conceptual stages in 2016. As the year takes up, companies throughout the world are developing their business strategies. In order to move forward in…

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The Weather Channel Uses Augmented Reality for Safety Demonstration

The Weather Channel Uses Augmented Reality for Safety Demonstration

00 Augmented reality isn’t just left for Pokemon Go players anymore, in fact, the Weather Channel has started implementing it in their broadcasts to make the news just a little bit more real. Augmented reality is being used in a wide variety of industrial and corporate applications to train workers or sell products. Probably the most famous example of implemented augmented reality technology is that of Pokemon Go. While that app’s popularity has faded a…

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This Brain-Computer Device Gives Voice to Those Who Cannot Speak

This Brain-Computer Device Gives Voice to Those Who Cannot Speak

00 A revolutionary interface could be the key to unlocking the thoughts of people unable to voice their opinions. An international team of neuroengineers used near-infrared spectroscopy and EEG readings (electroencephalography) to measure communication and the brain’s electrical activity. While previous research allowed some select patients communication, many noted this new measure offers the only consistent way to get results for those suffering from being “locked in.”   [Image Source: Wyss Center via EurekAlert] The muteness,…

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Disposable Drones May be the Answer to Autonomous Delivery

Disposable Drones May be the Answer to Autonomous Delivery

00 Limited access to laboratories and clinics in underdeveloped regions have left a large portion of the population with no access to medical care. In rural environments, it is not always possible to transport specimens or medication within the necessary time frame for patients to be treated. Therefore, the use of drones for delivery of medication or vaccines have been proposed in various forms in order to improve patient care. Medical delivery drones are intended to…

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Paris’s Floating Gym Powered by Human Energy

Paris’s Floating Gym Powered by Human Energy

00 There’s nothing quite like a good workout overlooking a beautiful view; be it the ocean, mountain tops or a magical city.  The Italian architecture firm, Carlo Ratti Associati, has come up with the perfect design of a floating gym where one can enjoy the breathtaking view of “La Ville-Lumière” (“The City of Lights”) while working up a sweat. Carlo Ratti Associati’s new project, The Paris Navigating Gym, is a floating gym which is propelled down the river Seine…

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Google Home vs Amazon Echo – Which One is Better?

Google Home vs Amazon Echo – Which One is Better?

00 If you’ve dreamed of voice-activated devices since your childhood, these two devices will be a dream come true. Voice-controlled assistants are very popular at the moment. From iPhone’s Siri, Google voice or Windows Cortana, this technology is advancing rapidly. However, two have recently come to prominence. In the battle between Google Home vs Amazon Echo, which one wins out? Here’s our guide to these two devices. Aesthetics and usability Both Amazon Echo and Google Home…

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