How Mike Cassidy of Google's Project Loon wants to get internet airborne.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that by openly sharing its patent portfolio with the rest of the world, his company will help expand the market for electric cars.
On June 12th, the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be kicked off by a paralyzed person using a highly innovative brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton.
What you're about to see is what happens when someone with a lot of love, brilliance and technological know-how can't stand how frustrating the world can be sometimes, and decides to create something on his own. The results are nothing short of fanta
There are many realms in which Google excels. From search results to smiley-faced self-driving cars, the tech giant has quite a few markets cornered.
To see the future of technology, all you have to do is pay close attention to sci-fi movies. Tablets, video conferencing, air gestures — these are all technologies that were predicted by films. So where are our holograms?
We already know that Valve has been developing a VR headset, and the company has been fairly forthcoming in sharing its Oculus-crushing vision for the thing.
Apple's New Coding Language Swift Had Developers Literally Cheering This Week — Here's Why
3D printing might be awesome, but so far it's mostly been the realm of design geeks and passionate tinkerers.
With swooping curves, a bulbous windshield, and prominent pod-like headlights, the "Deliver" van built by Liberty Electric Cars is certainly a distinctive-looking vehicle.
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IT HAS long been the stuff of science fiction, but autonomous driving is about to steer a lot closer to reality when Google begins testing a fleet of self-driving cars later this year.
If you enjoy the simple pleasure of walking but wish it got you from A to B as quickly as cycling then the Walking Bicycle may be your dream machine.
Here's the deal. Capacitors are really cool things. Capacitors act like energy sponges, sucking up electrical charges quickly (in seconds) and releasing those charges just as quickly.
Flying car concepts come in all shapes and sizes, but the GF7 is a breed all its own. Designed for folks with pockets as deep as Bruce Wayne's, this matte black four seater is a personal jet that also happens to be a street legal luxury sedan.
PYRO the X-Man i share most in common with brought into reality in this amazing mod. Watch out iceman furze has arrived
He's conquered Wolverine's retractable claws and fashioned himself some Magneto-inspired boots, but this time Colin Furze may have gone a little too far.
Last time we checked in with the researchers at the University of Tokyo, they were using speakers to suspend tiny objects in mid-air. Very cool. The latest version adds a dose of projection mapping to the mix, effectively turning all those tiny objec
At Solar Flight's test facility in the countryside outside of Milan, Sunseeker Duo has completed its first series of test flights taking off with its own battery power.
Scientists at the Fudan University in Shanghai, China, have developed a high-performance Li-ion battery made of carbon nanotube fiber yarns.
Artificially replicating the biological process of photosynthesis is a goal being sought on many fronts, and it promises to one day improve light-to-energy efficiencies of solar collection well beyond what's possible with photovoltaic cells.
These are "ear binoculars." Pan across a view of the city, in this case Newcastle, and the headphones play pre-recorded sound from the area where you're looking.
Just as SpaceX has shaken up Southern California's anemic aerospace industry, other space entrepreneurs are starting to use miniature satellites to provide Earth-monitoring services at a fraction of the cost of more established government contractors
Solar panels remain a shiny flat wart on the suburban landscape. But BMW wants to change that with a new solar carport concept that's the perfect companion to your ripoff Frank Lloyd Wright bungalow.1P
Is this the future of condoms? Cap device goes on the very tip of the penis to boost sensitivity, inventor claims
Spending a day lounging in a warm garden is absolute bliss.
Graphene is very thin, incredibly strong, electrically conductive and chemically inert, allowing it to be used in a wide range of technologies.
Flexible, inexpensive, large-area, lightweight solar cells are difficult to produce as they require an inert atmosphere and high temperatures, and they often degrade in a short time after exposure to air.
It could be the most important portable power plant you've never heard of. It's called the "Power Pallet" and it is essentially a combined biomass refinery and generator that fits on a single pallet and can kick out up to 20 kilowatts of electricity.