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Marble machine maker shares bouncing bass build secrets

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Last year, artist and musician Martin Molin of the German band Wintergatan shared the results of his mechanical labor of love with the online community – the Musical Marble Machine. A captivating combination of cogs, wheels, pulleys and wood, the hand-cranked music maker quickly became a viral video hit. Show More Summary

Concept system puts cyborg turtles under mind control

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Cyborg insects have been scuttling and buzzing around for years, but now, researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have scaled the idea up to a turtle. With their concept system, a human driverShow More Summary

The first "civilian" Jetpack pilot gets off the ground

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Jetpack Aviation reached a major milestone this month when it strapped a regular guy with no training into its JB-10 Jetpack. The first-time pilot managed to fly the thing, if only for an extended hovering session while tethered to a...Show More Summary

US Senate votes to allow ISPs to sell your web browsing history

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Last week, the US Senate voted to overturn rules preventing internet service providers from selling user's web browsing data without opt-in permissions. The controversial vote was a major win for ISPs who were arguing that the new regulations...Show More Summary

Anti-aging protein reverses hair loss, improves stamina in mice

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Anti-aging drug research has honed in on senescent cells in recent years. These are damaged cells that accumulate in various tissues and organs as we get older and are known to damage adjacent cells and cause chronic inflammation associated with age-related diseases. Show More Summary

"Immortalized" stem cells produce bigger, better blood batches

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Donating blood saves lives, but there's never enough, especially when the difficulties of storage and matching blood types are taken into account. Artificial blood has been in the works for years, but it's held back by the fact that the stem cells it's grown from can only produce so many red blood cells. Show More Summary

The best VPNs in 2017

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

There's a growing number of valid reasons to use a virtual private network in 2017, but with the number of companies marketing VPNs skyrocketing, making an informed decision is harder than ever. We've evaluated four of the leading commercial VPN providers – IPVanish, ExpressVPN, NordVPN and PrivateInternetAccess. Show More Summary

Liquid energy storage system gets the "MOST" out of the Sun

Solar power is potentially the greatest single energy source outside of controlled nuclear fusion, but the Sun is literally a fair weather source that relies on daytime and clear skies. To make solar energy a reliable, 24-hour source...Show More Summary

ESA turns to soil to keep lunar missions warm at night

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

ESA is developing a new heating system to help future missions to the Moon survive the freezing, fortnight-long lunar night. Currently, landers and rovers rely on nuclear or electric heating systems to keep their electronics warm, but...Show More Summary

iPad (2017) vs. iPad Pro 9.7

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Apple's new iPad marks a new budget-minded strategy for Apple's tablet line. The company still, however, has a high-end iPad that falls in the same 10-inch window. Let's compare the features and specs of the entry-level iPad with the high-end iPad Pro 9.7... Continue Reading iPad (2017) vs. Show More Summary

Citrus peels could give activated charcoal a run for its money

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

There may be a new way of keeping orange and grapefruit peels out of our landfills – besides composting them, that is. Researchers have devised a method of using the peels to remove heavy metals from wastewater... Continue Reading Citrus...Show More Summary

World's smallest car race will take place on a gold chip

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

An international competition is coming up in Toulouse, France at the end of next month, but it's not a very big one. It's microscopic, in fact. Organized by CNRS (the National Center for Scientific Research), the Nanocar Race will see...Show More Summary

City-slicking Opel Crossland X majors on customization

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It might be under French control now, but the move from General Motors to Peugeot ownership hasn't slowed the new-product offensive from Opel. The Crossland X aims to cash in on the massive compact SUV market, with plenty of customisation...Show More Summary

Lack of sleep leads to diminished grasp of facial expressions

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Chronic lack of sleep has been linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, aging skin, elevated cholesterol levels, weight gain and more. Now researchers have done a study that seems to suggest missing shuteye has another less serious side...Show More Summary

Refillable vest offers last-mile wearable transport for clean water

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

While water scarcity gets a lot of attention, simply transporting this vital resource is in itself a huge dilemma. Women spend around 200 million hours a day hauling clean water around, and just 16 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to it in their homes. Show More Summary

Wet or dry, the HexH2O Pro v2 will fly

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Drones are invaluable for photographers and filmmakers keen to capture the world from the skies, but their effectiveness is limited as soon as it starts raining. The HexH2O Pro v2 aims to improve on the all-weather versatility of its...Show More Summary

Drone dogfight event aims to draw out the best drone safety tech

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

We've already seen a few inventive approaches to taking down drones, and come December this year, we might be in for a few more. DroneClash is a drone dogfighting event organized by Delft University that pits pilots against one another...Show More Summary

Forget bezel-free displays, we want smartphones that don't need a case

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Going bezel-less is shaping up to be one of the biggest smartphone trends of the year. Edge-to-edge displays are striking, and it's advantageous to have smaller devices with larger screens. But how alluring can luxury builds be if you...Show More Summary

One Big Question: Why is artificial intelligence still kind of dumb?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Once the domain of science-fiction authors and script writers, artificial intelligence is steadily marching into the real world. Recently we've seen the technology do everything from reading lips better than the experts to playing in a poker tournament and trouncing its human competition. Show More Summary

Lightweight tiny house built to withstand high winds

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

We don't see many tiny houses that can deal with extremes in weather. The Leaf House 3 is one exception, and Tennessee-based Transcend Tiny Homes' new Amsterdam 24 model is another. The towable dwelling is remarkably lightweight, offers...Show More Summary

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