The unusual ‘Tsunami House’ is located in Washington’s Camano Island Two floors are placed 2.7m above ground and supported by steel structure During a flood, glass panels break to let water flow through lower levels This disperses the force and re
Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories.
The paper entitled, “Three-dimensional Mid-air Acoustic Manipulation by Ultrasonic Phased Arrays”, reads: “Our manipulation system has two original features. One is the direction of the ultrasound beam, which is arbitrary because the force acting tow
Maximum bigness supports maximum deviousness. Those who put Obamacare together – and there was no reason for this tortuous exercise in faux-capitalism – certainly hoped that it would give way to single-payer socialism. But what if the system was not
While poets and psychologists talk about soldiers bringing the battlefield home with them, in fact, the U.S. is doing just that.
While Microsoft Excel is an impeccable program, sometimes you're forced to scrounge for data from less organized places.
"Imagine, if you will, sitting down to your morning coffee, turning on your home computer to read the day's newspaper," a news anchor said in a 1981 KRON San Francisco broadcast.
If you’re a photographer, one sure way to get ooohs and aaahs these days is to strap your camera to a drone and snap some pictures from the air.
In the past, we've seen solar ovens that can whip up a hot meal using only the sun's rays, but Solar Cool Technologies has a new product that harvests that same energy to accomplish just the opposite.
Exciting times are ahead in the high-tech industries with the discovery that a new class of materials mimic the special electronic properties of graphene in 3D.
U.S. scientists say they're working on mini-satellites that could function as "space cops" to help avoid collisions in space of satellites and space debris.
Leonardo Da Vinci, in his Treatise on Painting (Trattato della Pittura), advises painters to pay particular attention to the motions of the mind, moti mentali. “The movement which is depicted must be appropriate to the mental state of the figure,” he
The concept of stardust is a magical one, even if its actual definition is more mundane.
The technology behind Avegant's Glyph would make any sci-fi fan wet themselves.
We've recently been hearing a lot about how exoskeletons can be used in rehabilitation, guiding patients' disabled limbs through a normal range of motion in order to develop muscle memory.
Even today's best rechargeable lithium batteries do lose their ability to hold a charge after a while, and are considered toxic waste once discarded.
There are a number of approaches currently used to create transparent displays, such as transparent OLED and LCD displays or simple reflection, however, most are limited in terms of viewing angle.
Scientists in the UK have created the fastest ever real-world internet connection, using commercial-grade fibre optic lines to clock up speeds of 1.4 terabits per second.
The largest object in the asteroid belt, Ceres, is shooting out wisps of water at a prodigious rate. This unexpected finding allows Ceres to join other small bodies in the solar system, including Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s moon Europa, as
2013 is over, and I’m in the large group of people who are sort of glad to see it go.
Imagine what it would be like to swap bodies with someone.
Every year, there are about 150,000 cases of a disease whose impact in the deserts of the American Southwest "is equal to the impact of polio... before the vaccine," John Galgiani, an infectious-disease physician told Dana Goodyear.
Parents will soon be able to track, log and judge the every movement of their offspring. God help those children
When you want to augment a digital image creation onto the real world, you'll likely need to point your smart device's camera at the kind of markers found in Sony's TV Size Guide tool or on the front cover of magazines like Esquire.
Google Autocomplete is notorious for taking a standard search and anticipating something completely ridiculous.
Death is the final outcome for 100 percent of patients. But there's growing evidence that revival is possible for at least some patients whose hearts and lungs have stopped working for many minutes, even hours. And brain death - when the brain irrev
Scientists warn the Sun has 'gone to sleep' and say it could cause temperatures to plunge
The Dragon test article successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean in December. The parachute deployment system was evaluated as part of their Commercial Crew Integrated Capability agreement with NASA.
Remember a researcher named Gilles-Eric Seralini, his 2012 GMO study, and the controversy that swirled around it?
If you've heard about Fukushima radiation spreading to the Pacific Coast of North America but were "corrected" by sources both official and expert that this was based more on rumor than reality....