A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
We got 2 Mokais on August 1, 2008. They are the redesigned hull. This was taken on a 3 hour trip on the Saluda River going from the Pelzer dam to the Piedmont dam.
Designed to give sportsmen and outdoor explorers a motor-powered means of reaching more distant waters, the MOKAI ES-Kape is an innovative boat with an integrated jet drive system. It eliminates the need for trailers and racks by breaking into three
Think mind reading is science fiction?
When you think of remote-controlled cars on average, you probably imagine something like a monster truck or a little red coupe that zips around the driveway for a few hours until the dog eats it or you back over it in your car.
When the weather turns warm and the sun blazes down on your shoulders, it's time to hit the waves. For some, that means waxing up the ol' surfboard. For others, the man-made waves of the water park suffice. For the thrill-seeking set, however, not mu
Control the environment and you control human behavior and, ultimately, the destiny of humanity
A couple of years ago, a man named Rick Hamel created one of the most insane remote-controlled flying machines you'll ever witness. No, it's not an airplane or helicopter, or anything that mundane. Instead, he created a dragon that actually shoots fi
Last year, German laser weapons hobbyist Patrick Priebe built a working replica of Ironman's laser gauntlet. Now, he's paid another visit to the world of superheroes, creating his own take on the "energy beam"-emitting eyewear worn by the X-Men's Cyc
Amazon Is Going To Announce Its Streaming Media Gadget At An Event In New York Next Week
Doctors can now recreate in three dimensions the insides of your heart, arteries, and blood vessels using a "camera" chip only slightly bigger than the tip of a pencil.
Researchers in Germany have made a significant advance in creating lightweight, tough materials by taking a note from bone, wood and honeycombs.
Ever since smartwatches hit the scene, something's been missing. Checking your messages and monitoring the weather are fine and dandy, but the very first smartwatches ever conceived had something that the vast majority of today's tech don't: the abil
Back in the days of personal transportation yore, Segway was the belle of the ball. This self-balancing electric transport was even once viewed as the future of all individual transport. Since then this one-time grande dame of the balance-driven scoo
Looking like a wayward jet engine, this floating turbine and its brethren could someday travel to every remote corner of the globe
A new product called Tidy Dog aims to make the task of puppy training a little easier, by automatically giving your dog a treat each time it puts one of its toys back in the bin.
Six years ago, Portland-based engineer Chris Hoffmann was driving with his 13-year-old daughter Lauren to go fishing.
An exotic form of carbon could help relieve a growing problem with the copper used in computer processors.
The Bond movies popularized spy weapons, but real-life intelligence organizations had their own clever tools of the trade. The weapons on this list give us a glimpse into the realm of cloaks and daggers and make us wonder what else is out there that
You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.
Times are complicated in Venezuela right now. Citizens are protesting the government in response to rising inflation and increased criminal violence (such as the high-profile murder of Monica Spear, former Miss Venezuela). Meanwhile, the Venezuelan g
See how Bill Feeley builds custom tracks for his Extreme Hagglunds all-terrain, amphibious vehicles!
James Bond always gets the cool toys and gadgets. So something like a contact lens with infrared vision capabilities might come in handy for the infamous super spy. Such a device may soon be a reality: not thanks to Q Branch, but rather a group of en
As far as DARPA is concerned, aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities are the future of versatile, efficient flight. The V-22 Osprey took a crack at it, but over the next decade, we'll need something better.
Last month, the world was taken by Austrian artist Klemens Torggler and his amazing kinetic doors.
The lowly tugboat might not be the first vehicle that pops into your mind when you hear the name Rolls-Royce. We'd hardly blame you for that. After all, when a car company touts itself as making "the best car in the world," its hard to imagine it doi
In 1962, years before Star Trek, The Jetsons was imagining a wacky future full of robots and talking pets. The inventions, jobs, and lifestyle George Jetson and his family enjoyed were almost comically unrealistic, but technology may actually be clos
Imagine sitting down to listen to some boring speaker at some corporate-mandated event. About five seconds into the never-ending monotone you're pleading with the universe to make something, anything happen. And then the seat shifts beneath you; the
For those not in the know, there's a whole community out there based solving Rubik's Cubes as fast as possible. Entire competitions are set up to see who can solve a cube fastest. Currently, the fastest any humans has solved a cube in is 5.55 seconds
The first practical steam powered aircraft was demonstrated by the Besler Brothers on April 12, 1933 over Oakland California. It was powered by a steam boiler that was so quiet that spectators on the ground could hear the pilot calling to them. 10 g