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Keeping airports clear of snow is a surprisingly expensive job intended to minimize even more expensive flight delays. To make the process more efficient, Swedish tech company Semcon is developing the Yeti – an autonomous snowplow that is the first to clear snow from an operating airport. The demonstration took place at Fagernes Airport in Leirin, Norway, 200 km (125 mi) north of Oslo and inv
Among other things, osteoarthritis can cause intense knee pain. There may be hope for people who want to avoid open surgery, however, in the form of a minimally-invasive treatment known as geniculate artery embolization. Although it's been investigated internationally over the past several years, research on the first US clinical trials of the procedure was presented this Monday...Continue Re
Let's face it – thieves know that high-end SUVs like the Bentley Bentayga are likely to contain stuff worth stealing. The automaker's Mulliner division obviously realizes that, because it's introducing an optional biometric secure stowage unit for the vehicle...Continue Reading Mulliner offers biometric stowage for the Bentley BentaygaCategory: AutomotiveTags: Bentley Biometric
As part of the Game Developers Conference currently being held in California, Google has been pushing the augmented reality (AR) capabilities of Android. New app features from eBay, Ikea, and others have been launched to show exactly why we should start caring about AR on mobile...Continue Reading Android goes all in on AR with new apps from Google, eBay, Ikea, and othersCategory: Mobile Tech
Following the loss of their 100 year-old houseboat to a fire, architect Michelle Lanker and her husband Bill Bloxom decided to design a modern replacement. Named Houseboat H, the high-end floating dwelling features significant environmentally-friendly design, including a burgeoning fish habitat. ..Continue Reading Sustainable houseboat provides luxury digs to both people and fishCategory: Ma
A new Kickstarer project aims to remove trash from the Chicago River by creating a remote-controlled floating garbage collector. Named Trash Robot, the machine can be controlled a web browser, so potentially anyone can take a turn doing their bit to clean up the river from anywhere in the world...Continue Reading Trash-collecting river robot can be controlled by anyone via the webCategory: Ro
Prefabricated homes might be cheaper and quicker to assemble, but they come with certain limitations that don't impede traditionally constructed dwellings. Typically consisting of large housing components shipped to and then assembled on site, they perhaps don't offer the same creative freedom when it comes to design, but as these examples demonstrate, that doesn't always have to mean comprom
Proteins are the workhorses of biology, and while scientists have been able to control them in the body, they're too sensitive to be useful in the outside world. Now, a team from UC Berkeley has found a way to keep them alive and functioning in a synthetic environment, and used them to make mats that can break down toxic chemicals...Continue Reading How "out of body experiences" help proteins
A fascinating study led by scientists at the University of Zurich has uncovered key insights into the mechanisms behind how our brain generates our sense of self. The researchers administered lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) to several participants in order to home in on where in the brain our sense of self is activated and what happens when a powerful psychedelic drug interferes with that pr
Last month Samsung revealed its latest record-breaking large capacity solid state drive cramming 30 TB into a 2.5-inch drive format unit. Now Nimbus Data has quickly smashed Samsung's benchmark launching the ExaDrive DC100 - a 3.5 inch SSD drive unit with a massive 100 TB capacity...Continue Reading Nimbus Data launches world's largest SSD with 100 terabyte capacityCategory: ComputersTags: is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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