Helium-4 superfluid is a fascinating substance. With properties that seemingly defy normal physics, it leaks straight through glass, bubbles up out of containers, flows around objects and even climbs up walls.
The concept is designed to be part energy icon, part tourist attraction and part residential building.
With all the email, texts, tweets, and status updates of modern life, people have never been more prolific writers.
Furniture designer James Shaw thinks consumers have an attitude problem about plastic.
Harvesting honey has been a sticky, messy job that's changed very little from the earliest days of beekeeping.
TF-X™ is the practical realization of the dream of countless visions of the future; it is designed to be the flying car for all of us.
New Zealand-based Wishbone Design has offered a versatile, 3-in-1 child's grow bike for several years. Last year, it made headlines by launching a model made from recycled carpet alongside its traditional wooden model. Now it's adding a modular pedal
A new invention by two Australian beekeepers is claimed to be able to siphon honey straight from a beehive without opening the lid or disturbing the bees inside.
The US Coast Guard operates one of the most powerful non-nuclear ships in the world. The Polar Star, along with her sister ship the Polar Sea, are true tanks of the ocean and plow some of the harshest seas in the world without difficulty.
"Writing on the Wall" has been one of the most effective communication methods since ancient times, and still is. Turn any wall into a "smooth blank magnetic whiteboard" for sharing ideas. Order it to fit your wall area. Installs fast and easy.
The so-called "dark web" is where the visible Internet – easily accessible by public search engines and web crawlers – ends, and, everything else begins.
Hello Touch X
Adding to the recent reports about an Apple vehicle, the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has hundreds of people working on an electric vehicle under the code-name Titan.
About the only thing growing quicker than the number of privately owned drones is the level of concern surrounding them.
Regular readers will know I'm a bit of a fan of Zero's electric motorcycles – as the market leader in performance electric two-wheelers, Zero offers a glimpse into a future where gasoline engines feel frankly archaic.
Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) introduces the first electrical motor applying carbon nanotube yarn. The material replaces copper wires in windings. The motor is a step towards lightweight, efficient electric drives. Its output power is 4
Groundbreaking scientific research has been published on carbon nanotube fiber with high thermal and electrical conductivity.
This new type of steel alloy is flexible, ultra-strong, and inexpensive, and we already have all the tools we need to mass-produce it.
ONE SMALL STEP FOR ROBOTS, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR NOT BURNING ALIVE ON A BOAT
Two aerospace giants are competing to build Pentagon's next stealth bomber, designated LRS-B ( Long Range Strike-Bomber). A joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, and Northrop Grumman are both vying for a chance to develop the plane.
Our team developed Cirin as part of the Formula E race at Art Center College of Design.
The flood of counterfeit coins entering the market has prompted new concerns about determining the authenticity.
Everything is reversed from Nikola Tesla.
When it comes to 3D printing, speed is one of the areas in which we would all love to see the most improvement.
As water shortage is a serious issue in many parts of the world, a means of efficiently harnessing safe drinking water from thin air without the need of expensive infrastructure could be a real lifesaver.
DIY PHONE AND INTERNET SERVICE FOR RURAL AREAS
THE DAWN SPACECRAFT COULD CHANGE THE SHAPE AND SCOPE OF FUTURE MISSIONS
Tanks aren't known for their agility, but DARPA's developing one that could change that.
The Cubli is a 15 × 15 × 15 cm cube that can jump up and balance on its corner. Reaction wheels mounted on three faces of the cube rotate at high angular velocities and then brake suddenly, causing the Cubli to jump up.
he issue of how to use one robot in multiple terrains is an ongoing question in robotics research.