Science & Technology

Gift Guide for Geeks

Do you have someone on your gifting list with particular taste in all things Geek?  If so, the Geeks have your gifting playbook depending on your level of investment (how much money do you want to spend?).  Below are some great gift ideas under $50, under $100, under $200 and over $200 but you can […]

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Is 2012 the Year of the 3D Printer?

It looks like 2012 could be the year the 3D printer breaks out. As prices creep down towards $1,000 per unit, 3D printers are now within the reach of small design companies, and it may not be long before they’re in all our homes too. But is it time to buy? Here are three things […]

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Gadgets we got from the Military

GPS Waypoint

There are many gadgets that we’ve ‘inherited’ courtesy of the military that we take for granted yet enrich our daily lives. The US Department of Defense (DoD) has a sizable portion of its financial budget that is partially secret that goes towards R&D on cutting-edge and next-generation technology. Over the past 80 years or so, […]

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Razer Talon – World’s First Gaming Bio-Exoskeleton

RazerTalon

Pro-gamers seem to get faster and faster on the games they’re playing with every day that goes by, leaving us mere mortals with no chance of being able to beat them. A standard gamer can hit around 100 actions per minute (APM), and a pro-gamer 300 APM. The Razer Talon exoskeleton for your hand allows […]

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Equipios x-Ar Exoskeleton Gives Humans Super Strength

X-Ar

The exoskeletons we see in Sci-Fi movies are usually huge whole-body structures and used for complete war. Now Equipois have the x-Ar which makes your arms stronger for use in a variety of roles. The manufacturers envision a world where the heaviest of manufacturing jobs can be carried out by both men and women, surgeons’ […]

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Stomach Pacemaker Reduces Food Intake

StomachPacemaker

A new gadget recently approved for use in Britain, and designed in California, helps you lose weight by acting as a pacemaker to your stomach. Recently trialled in Germany and yielding successful results, this ‘stomach pacemaker’ acts in a very similar way to a heart pacemaker – when you have eaten food, the stomach pacemaker […]

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Augmented Vision in a Contact Lens

Augmented Reality Contact Lens

Technology seems to be making advances in the blink of an eye, but who would have thought that the blink of an eye could someday power the latest technology? Apparently, researchers at the University of Washington did. They are currently creating prototypes of “augmented reality contact lenses.” In the next decade or so, these lenses […]

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Blind Man Drives Car Around Daytona Speedway

Blind Driver

Technology for blind people is advancing rapidly – recent new discoveries have been made that offer some degree of sight through a person’s tongue, but now imagine a car that can be driven, completely independently, by someone who has little or no sight. The National Federation for the Blind (NFB) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and […]

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Google Running International Science Fair for Teens

Please note that the following is a sponsored article courtesy of Unruly Media. Google is running another contest of an almost philanthropic nature with the aim of having teens around the world ages 13-18 compete with each in a global Science Fair. As a competitor, you will need to create either a 2-minute video or […]

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10 Business Models that Rocked 2010

Some entrepreneurs stumbled on some great ways to make money during 2010 and this slideshow walks through 10 business models that rocked 2010. 10 business models that rocked 2010 – by @nickdemey (boardofinnovation.com) View more presentations from Board of Innovation (BOI).

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