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Hubble appears to be back in working order, with full science operations scheduled to resume by the end of this week. The Wide Field Camera 3 on the aging space telescope was struck by a technical fault on January 8, and NASA engineers now believe they've fixed the problem... Continue Reading NASA fixes Hubble's faulty camera Category: Space Tags: Hubble NASA
For decades, when people have wanted to stick two things together but later pull them back apart, Velcro has been the answer. In the future, however, the material may get some competition from bird feather-inspired technology... Continue Reading Feather-inspired tech may give Velcro a run for its money Category: Materials Tags: Biomimicry Birds UC San Diego
Last week at CES 2019, Kia showcased an experimental system that tracks passengers' state of mind by monitoring facial expressions, heartbeat and other biomarkers. The futuristic fun didn't stop there, however, as the automaker also unveiled an electric-assist pedal car that could find use in the smart cities of tomorrow... Continue Reading Kia electric-assist pedal car would be dispersed
I, as a commenter on my last headphones review astutely observed, am not an audiophile. I don't have a four- or five-figure home stereo setup. I've never spent more than a couple of hundred on a pair of headphones, and I usually spend a lot less because I keep losing the buggers. So when Anker got in touch to see if I wanted to review the Soundcore Life 2 headphones, I had to have a word w
Infiniti has debuted the QX Inspiration concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The SUV features a fully electric powertrain and introduces, Infiniti says, the new form language for an "electrified era.".. Continue Reading Infiniti surges forth with all-electric QX Inspiration Category: Automotive Tags: Concept Cars Detroit Auto Show
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has declared the results of the 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture, which celebrates the best new interior designs by US-licensed firms. The winning projects include an Apple Store that used to be a bank, a hat manufacturer in a 100-year-old fire station, and a restaurant that incorporates a building once used to store the Royal
Sharp probably isn't the first name that comes to mind when discussing digital cameras, but company had a surprise for CES 2019 visitors in the shape of an upcoming prosumer 8K MFT camera. The prototype on show was just a reference exhibit, and we only have one official photo of the device but there has been plenty of buzz so here's what we've gleaned from the chatter... Continue Reading S
Ever since Marty McFly donned a pair of self-lacing Nikes in 1989's Back to the Future II, many sneaker enthusiasts have dreamed of the day they could slip into their own. Though special edition models have offered lucky individuals a taste of this in recent years, Nike is preparing to launch a new self-lacing basketball shoe for the masses that can also adjust its fit on the fly... Conti
CERN, the European research organization responsible for operating the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), has released a report outlining a proposed particle accelerator that would be nearly four times as long and 10 times as powerful as its predecessor. Dubbed the Future Circular Collider (FCC) – for the time being at least – the LHC's successor would cost around €9 billion (US$10.26 billion) a
The Volkswagen badge is joining the likes of Isuzu and Toyota in riding around in Iceland on the front of a ruggedized Arctic truck. The first Icelandic-spec VW Amarok ever is built to skirt the edges of the Arctic Circle on big, floaty tires. It carries a portable generator, cappuccino maker and other essential gear in support of winter expeditions up north. .. Continue Reading Arctic-rea 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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