'Illusion Coatings' Are Like Futuristic Camouflage
Illusion Coating
December 19th, 2014
Instead of using invisibility cloaks to conceal objects from detection, "illusion coatings" could hide things by making them look like something else, researchers say.
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Why Video Games Deserve a Place in History
video gaming, history, culture
December 18th, 2014
The UK’s video games industry body Tiga has called for the products to be treated like other creative industries such as television or film, rather than mere “software.”
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Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story
Energy producing hotspots in the US (2012)
December 13th, 2014
New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.
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Fitness Tracker Buying Guide: Use This Flow Chart to Pick the Right Device
A group of fitness trackers
December 18th, 2014
There are a lot of fitness trackers out there to choose from, but which one is right for you?
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LifeTrak Brite R450: Fitness Tracker Review
The LifeTrak Brite R450
December 17th, 2014
The LifeTrak Brite R450 is a new fitness tracker from Salutron that aims to provide a comprehensive view of health and fitness.
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How the Future of Origami Engineering is Unfolding (Op-Ed)
origami solar panel, origami engineering
December 13th, 2014
Inspired by origami, foldable technologies and products are driving a new field of engineering research.
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Futuristic Laser Weapon Ready for Action, US Navy Says
The Nay's laser weapon system.
December 11th, 2014
The U.S. Navy announced that its high-tech laser weapon is ready to disable and destroy enemy drones and small boats should the need arise.
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'4D Printing' Makes Shape-Shifting Structures
A grid was made by 4D printing.
December 18th, 2014
Using a new technique called 4D printing, researchers can print out 3D structures that are capable of changing their shapes over time.
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Big Solar Step: Super-Efficient System Sets Record
Solar panels storage
December 15th, 2014
Researchers in Australia recently developed a solar energy system that can convert over 40 percent of the sunlight that hits it into electricity.
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Look Ma, No Hands! Here's How This Supercool Hoverboard Works
The Hendo Hoverboard.
December 12th, 2014
Hoverboards certainly sound like a cool idea, but how do these futuristic skateboards work?
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