3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs Video

Heartwarming video shows a disabled dog walking for the first time thanks to 3D printed legs

By on December 16, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

Heartwarming video shows a disabled dog walking for the first time thanks to 3D printed legs

3D printers may not be an everyday household item just yet but there’s no doubt that 3D printing technology is leading to some incredible technological breakthroughs. If you want evidence, look no further than a heartwarming video posted by 3D Systems showing a disabled dog named Derby who can now walk thanks to new 3D printed prosthetic legs. More →

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Secure Credit Card Technology

This new tech can make ID theft and credit card forging almost impossible

By on December 16, 2014 at 12:04 PM.

This new tech can make ID theft and credit card forging almost impossible

In light of the many hacks that compromised the security of various retail chains, with hackers being able to steal millions of debit and credit card details that can be used to manufacture forged cards, some researchers believe they have discovered a way to prevent such activities in the future. More →

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Are Chicken McNuggets Real Chicken

Video: McDonald’s explains that its McNuggets are really made from chicken and contain no beaks

By on December 8, 2014 at 4:30 PM.

Video: McDonald’s explains that its McNuggets are really made from chicken and contain no beaks

McDonald’s is really getting sensitive to accusations the quality of its food because it’s just put out its second video in recent weeks explaining to us how its meat-based food products are actually made from real meat. This time, McDonald’s takes us on a tour of a Tyson plant in Tennessee to reveal the magic behind its famous deep-fried meat globules. More →

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Elon Musk Gigafactory Batteries

Electric companies should be terrified of Elon Musk’s revolutionary batteries

By on December 5, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Electric companies should be terrified of Elon Musk’s revolutionary batteries

Although oil prices have been plummeting recently, the future of energy is likely still from renewable sources such as solar power, if only because they make generating electricity insanely cheap. With this in mind, Bloomberg’s Mark Chediak writes that Elon Musk’s new gigafactory should scare electric companies to death because of it will have the ability to mass produce “stationary battery packs that can be paired with rooftop solar panels to store power.” More →

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NASA Orion Launch Video

Watch this incredible footage of NASA’s Orion spacecraft launch

By on December 5, 2014 at 11:35 AM.

Watch this incredible footage of NASA’s Orion spacecraft launch

NASA took a big step toward bringing people to Mars this week, although it will still likely be at least another 20 years before we can actually make such a journey. NASA launched its Orion spacecraft on Friday, an event that the organization describes as “the first flight test for NASA’s new deep space capsule and is a critical step on NASA’s journey to Mars.” Orion is set to be airborne for about four-and-a-half hours on Friday before it lands back in the Pacific Ocean. More →

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How Speakers Make Sound

The coolest thing you’ll see today: Animated GIFs explain how speakers make sound

By on December 2, 2014 at 3:35 PM.

The coolest thing you’ll see today: Animated GIFs explain how speakers make sound

Where would the web be without GIFs? People would need to distract themselves from school, work and life in general with annoying things like useful information that might better us as people. Of course, GIFs can be more than just distractions, and graphic designer Jacob O’Neil recently created a series of GIFs that ditch cats and people falling off of things, replacing them instead with awesome animations that are as informative as they are sleek. More →

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Chernobyl Drone Video Footage

This drone-filmed video of Chernobyl is the most haunting thing you’ll see all week

By on November 28, 2014 at 3:45 PM.

This drone-filmed video of Chernobyl is the most haunting thing you’ll see all week

Thankfully, the closest most of us have come to living in a post-apocalyptic nuclear wasteland has been playing the Fallout series. However, such haunting disaster zones do exist in the world and one of them is located in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat, which was the location of the catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986. Pripyat has been abandoned since the disaster, which released huge amounts of deadly radioactive particles into the atmosphere and left the region uninhabitable. More →

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Global Warming Gorgeous Photos

These gorgeous photos perfectly capture the infuriatingly sad story of global warming

By on November 27, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

These gorgeous photos perfectly capture the infuriatingly sad story of global warming

Global warming is a hotly debated topic around the world, as many people are still not convinced Earth’s climate is being affected by human activity. Business Insider has put up a collection of 17 gorgeous pictures that tell an infuriatingly sad story: global warming is affecting our lives in various subtle and not-so-subtle ways. More →

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iPhone Tips And Tricks Video

Video reveals your iPhone has hidden powers even Apple might not know about

By on November 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

Video reveals your iPhone has hidden powers even Apple might not know about

Is the iPhone more powerful than Apple thinks? A new video posted by Ivo Leko shows how you can use all the sensors packed into your iPhone to do real-time tracking of a magnet’s position, which he explains has all kinds of cool potential future applications. More →

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Russian Satellite Secret Weapon

Is this mystery satellite Putin’s secret space weapon?

By on November 25, 2014 at 5:55 PM.

Is this mystery satellite Putin’s secret space weapon?

An oddball Russian satellite that launched to orbit last May is now raising suspicions. The so-called Object 2014-28E was put into orbit at the same time with several communications satellites, but Russia has not elaborated on its purpose. The object has been maneuvering in a precise way and it’s possible its purpose is to clear out space junk or refuel other satellites. More →

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Antares Rocket Explosion Video

Watch the jaw-dropping, unseen video of the Antares rocket explosion

By on November 24, 2014 at 4:55 PM.

Watch the jaw-dropping, unseen video of the Antares rocket explosion

Late last month, NASA’s unmanned Antares rocket, filled with 5,000 pounds of cargo intended for the International Space Station, exploded seconds after liftoff. At the time, news sources only had access to amateur footage, but now that the proverbial smoke has cleared, professional photojournalists have finally had a chance to collect their equipment from the launch site. More →

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Best Inventions 2014

These are the 25 best inventions of 2014

By on November 24, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

These are the 25 best inventions of 2014

2014 might have seemed a bit boring if you weren’t paying attention, but it was actually a pretty busy year for scientists and inventors. Think about it… skating legend Tony Hawk actually rode a real-life hoverboard. If that were the only crazy invention of 2014 it would still have been a pretty awesome year, but there are plenty of other fantastic inventions that were introduced over the past 11 months as well. More →

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