Microsoft’s first new Xbox in eight years was officially announced today, streaming live from Xbox.com as well as a few other sites. From all the rumored next-generation names we had heard so far, such as the 720, Durango or … Continue reading →
Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has found a very interesting, and slightly creepy way to combine art and science with her new project, Stranger Visions. For the last year Dewey-Hagborg has created 3D sculptures based on found genetic materials. Her unique combination … Continue reading →
Mars One recently announced that they are officially taking applications worldwide. As reported last February, it’s open to anyone and everyone. That’s right, no professional or academic requirements. Mars One is looking for people who are mature, interesting, physically/mentally healthy, that also exhibit five key character traits; resiliency, adaptability, curiosity, ability to trust others, and creativity / resourcefulness.
The TitanArm is an untethered, upper body exoskeleton designed and engineered by a group of students from the University of Pennsylvania. It recently has received a lot of attention after winning the silver medal in a Penn Engineering competition. Other exoskeleton systems exist, but are often bulky, expensive, and tethered to a power source.
In loo of Earth day on the April 22nd, this week’s episode of RHGS has been dedicated to the intertwining of technology and it’s impact on earth-friendly practices! Google celebrated by changing their default logo to images of animals, forests, etc!
It is estimated that about 1 billion people have downloaded Google Earth; making it one of the most popular pieces of software ever. Considering the compact 3” size, and relatively affordable $80 cost of the sensor, it’s expected that many of those Google Earth fans will jump at the chance to enhance their experience.
Imagine cooling homes and buildings without the need for air conditioners or electricity. A Stanford University research team believes it to be possible with the invention of a new cooling panel that can reflect sunlight, and emit heat back into … Continue reading →
To start off, kick starter projects always fascinate me, especially when you know at first glance that they are going to be truly beneficial. This one, named the Doodle3D, will enable anyone, even your artistic little toddler, to create … Continue reading →
Quite a few topics to cover this week! Google fiber is coming to Parts-People’s hometown, Austin, Texas! It is really going to be a great move for the city. Paying for cable, internet and phone service can be a … Continue reading →