Wi-Fi Router Hidden in a Boulder is Powered by Fire

Wi-Fi Router Hidden in a Boulder is Powered by Fire

00 In the middle of a field at the Sringhorhof Sculpture Museum lies a boulder, one that looks no different than the rocks around it. Thanks to artist Aram Bartholl it does a little more than just sit there, it actually broadcasts free Wi-Fi when a fire is lit under it! The rock is actually a real boulder with a section carved out underneath to make room for the router and generator. Guests from all…

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New Technology Could Bring Dead Back to Life

New Technology Could Bring Dead Back to Life

00 Dying could soon be a thing of the past according to researchers at Humai, a company advancing human interaction with artificial intelligence. They propose that the human brain can be frozen and preserved, then transplanted into a robotic exoskeleton. Known as “Atom and Eve” the project aims to preserve human consciousness and eliminate the fear of death. “Conversational styles, [behavioral] patterns, thought processes and information about how your body functions from the inside-out” would…

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Container Ship Bigger than Aircraft Carrier

Container Ship Bigger than Aircraft Carrier

00 A ship larger than an American aircraft carrier was just launched and has started making U.S. port visits. In total, the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin is 20 stories talland can transport over 18,000 shipping containers. To put it into perspective, the ship is larger than the Empire State Building, a previous holder of the title world’s tallest building. A custom port loading crane as well as docking area was built in order to accommodate such…

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Russians are getting ready to send monkeys to Mars

Russians are getting ready to send monkeys to Mars

00 Monkeys have been quite crucial in space exploration for humans. When humans wanted to go to the moon, monkeys were used to help understand the conditions humans would face on their way to the moon as well. This project, which started last year, is expected to be completed by 2017. Just like the last time, Russians are now training four monkeys in an attempt to send them to Mars by next year. The objective is…

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DARPA’s new drone flies at 20 meters per second!

DARPA’s new drone flies at 20 meters per second!

00 DARPA recently published a video showing its new autonomous drone, and we’re nothing short of impressed. The new project is part of their Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program, which aims to  “explore non-traditional perception and autonomy methods that could enable a new class of algorithms for minimalistic high-speed navigation in cluttered environments.” The agency’s new drone can reach incredible speeds of up to 20 meters per second (72 km/h). Even with cameras and sensors attached,…

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A Treehouse Above the Rest

A Treehouse Above the Rest

00 Every child dreams of their very own treehouse — a woodsy habitat, where they can let their imaginations roam free and be the leaders of the household. Even the small proportions of the live-in space are customized to their smaller size and stature. Ideally, the treehouse is separated from their main house so it practices a little autonomy from their parents and family, exercising a sort of independence and liberation from being a child…

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Check Out the Future: Life in 2116

Check Out the Future: Life in 2116

00 According to a news report, the future may be here sooner than you think. Commissioned by Samsung and carried out by SmartThings, academics and researchers predict underwater cities, personal drones and mega-skyscrapers allby the year 2116. The team even predicted that we would be vacationing to the moon or even mars in just the next 100 years. Concept drawing for an underwater city [Image Source: Independent] The team of academics include architects, futurists and other speakers from…

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10 most incredible three-wheeler vehicles

10 most incredible three-wheeler vehicles

00 There is a very interesting writing principle called “Rule of three” which says things that come in three are more effective, funnier and inherently more satisfying than things that come in any other number. So why shouldn’t this also apply to three-wheeler vehicles as well? I mean, they are definitely far from the usual four, and they stray from minimalistic two-wheeled bicycles, scooters or motor bikes. We listed some of the coolest most interesting three-wheeler vehicles…

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Brazilian researchers turn fruit into edible plastic

Brazilian researchers turn fruit into edible plastic

00 Most of us use tons of plastic in the kitchen from food packaging and wraps. And that creates a lot of plastic waste, which is extremely polluting, taking around 400 years to decompose. With this in mind and looking to preserve natural resources, Brazilian researchers have developed an edible plastic film which can be produced from several types of food, like fruit, vegetables, and spices. The research was conducted in the nanotechnology laboratory of…

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10 Craziest Travel Adventures in the World

10 Craziest Travel Adventures in the World

00 If you are an adrenaline junkie, take a look at what’s in store for you. We’ve listed the craziest travel adventures around the world every adventurer needs to know. 1. Diving with great white sharks in Isla Guadalupe, Mexico [Image source: sharkdiver.com] If your idea of fun is to jump in the water and swim with one of the world’s deadliest animals, then Isla Guadalupe off the coast of Baja California, Mexico is the place…

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