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Your House On Mars Could Look Like This

Your house on Mars could be a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment with six-sided rooms laid out in a hex-based grid. It’s designed to shield against the cosmic radiation that humans would be exposed to under the Martian atmosphere using...Show More Summary

Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton helps US Navy with heavy lifting

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

While it may not be a full suit of high-tech gadgetry like Iron Man dons, the US Navy is set to test exoskeletons from Lockheed Martin. In the first contract to employs the company's strength-boosting garb for industrial use, two FORTIS exoskeletons...

Philips Hue Lux Review: Smart Lighting For Less

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : CrunchGear

If you’ve been eyeing the Philips Hue connected lighting series with keen interest but are also unwilling to spend the big bucks the current series demands, now’s your chance to get on board: Philips has kicked off pre-orders for the Hue Lux line of bulbs, including individual units and a starter kit including two bulbs and a base. Show More Summary

Facebook's Rose-Colored News Feed

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Pope Francis. Haim. An inspirational Little League coach. You've likely seen these stories on Facebook today, along with ice buckets and your friends' babies. I know that because they're sitting atop the social network's "trending" list. What's not there at all? Ferguson. Welcome to Facebookworld, where everything's wonderful all of the time. Read more...

Tech Deals of the Day: Tuesday, 8/19/2014

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Our friends at compile a list of daily deals to help you save money. Keep in mind that as with any good deal, products are limited in quantity and can sell out quickly – so…

Nutella consumes 25 percent of the world's hazelnut crop

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Bad news, dudes. After unwelcome spring frost in decimated nearly a quarter of Turkey's hazelnut crop, there is real fear that we're now facing a Nutella shortage. That's because the production of Nutella consumes 25 percent of the world's hazelnut crop. And naturally, less crop means less Nutella. Read more...

Hitchhiking robot completes its cross-Canada trip

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

It looks like robots can trust us humans to take care of them, after all. Hitchbot has successfully completed its hitchhiking trek across Canada, landing in Victoria, British Columbia this past weekend. The ride-bumming robot didn't survive its...

3D-printed house concept offers blueprint for living on Mars

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

If humans successfully colonize Mars in the future, what kind of homes will they inhabit? NASA and MakerBot recently hosted a competition which tasked people with making a 3D-printed model home suitable for the Red Planet. Noah Hornberger...Show More Summary

Mercedes introduces hi-tech pistons made from steel

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In 1936, Mercedes-Benz became the first company in the world to launch a diesel passenger car – the 260D. Over the years, diesel automobiles became renowned for their efficiency and fuel economy. Now, the manufacturer is building onShow More Summary

DASH Radio tries to reinvent radio for the digital world

It’s an interesting time for radio in the digital world. On one hand, you have traditional terrestrial radio stations still fighting to stay relevant in the days of Spotify and Pandora by simply simulcasting their existing radio feed...Show More Summary

How the World's Largest Solar Plant Wants To Fix Its Fried Bird Problem

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System has a problem. The myriad mirrors that reflect the sun's searing rays onto towers that generate electricity also create a death ray that fries anything in its path, namely poor innocent birds flying through the desert. But don't worry. They're working on it. Read more...

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