With Simple Machines, six interactive worlds illustrate the foundational principles of physics. Levers, pulleys, and wheels—they're tools that outline some of the most foundational principles in physics. But foundational principles are boring. Show More Summary
It costs $1,150. It appears as if capsule-based single-serving drink machines are here to stay. Keurig has made a name for itself by creating a machine that offers single-serving hot drinks, and the company recently announced a new machine that makes single-serving cold drinks. Show More Summary
Scooter, Vespa, motorbike, moped. Call them what you will -- those machines are wildly common in the cities of Asia. Because they are cheap, light and easy to ride, they dominate traffic around here, and have become very popular among travelers. Show More Summary
A group of computer science researchers at a university in Finland say they’ve programmed a computer that can out-rap the best of them.
US-based embedded computing and I/O solutions provider MEN Micro is offering a flexible panel PC that is reliable and easy-to-use in harsh railway human machine interface (HMI) applications.
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Do you ever wish you had a time machine, if for no other reason that you could go back and tell your younger self not to do some dumbass thing? I think it was Albert Einstein who said something about paradoxes and ripping apart the space-time...Show More Summary
The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information. More »
The next time I saw him he was gone, sedated into unconsciousness and hooked up to what felt like hundreds of blinking machines. The post How My New Boyfriend’s Coma Brought Us Closer Than Ever appeared first on The Good Men Project...
Of the 33 cars starting the Indianapolis 500 Sunday, Townsend Bell’s No. 24 Dreyer & Reinbold machine has to be the best-looking. And why not? His sponsor is Robert Graham, the luxury clothing maker. But can a cool-looking car win the world’s biggest race? You bet, says Bell, who is [...]
Of course by letting a machine do your fruit peeling for you, you lose a good amount of the orange and don’t get that fresh citrus scent on your hands but you do get an orange that’s ready to eat in seconds! I have to say though, I’d love to see this machine tackle more miserable fruits that aren’t even meant to be peeled. Read more...
This week, FICO reported that debit card fraud has hit a 20 year high. Fraud at ATMs located in bank branches increased 174% from January 1 to April 9, compared with the same period last year. And ATM machines located away from bank premises experienced an incredible 317% increase. ATMs in America remain [...]
After a Jordanian F-16 pilot was captured and burned alive in a steel cage, Dutch F-16 crews are being armed with Brugger & Thomet MP9 sub-machine guns. The idea being: if a pilot ejects, they can hold off the enemy long enough for a combat search and rescue unit to arrive. More firepower gives them a fighting chance. Read more...
Outset Medical Inc. is making a small, lightweight system that can do the same work that today is done by machines that take up most of a room.. It is in the midst of raising a large Series B round to get its system into dialysis clinics,...Show More Summary
While doing some web development, I needed to have Memcached (source code) installed on my local machine to closely simulate what was going on my server. I develop under windows, and realized that installing meme Memcached isn’t as straightforward as it is on Linux. Show More Summary
The celebrity gossip machine is generally thought of as an invasive over-investment in strangers' lives. And while that's definitely often true (except the way Pajiba does it, obviously; we are delightful and respectful and basically just great), it's also...
Will your job be around in the future? We take a peek at the research.
Will Amber Rose get her tattoo of Wiz Khalifa removed now that she's dating Machine Gun Kelly?
If one were to listen to US media, Chromebooks and Macbooks have already overtaken the consumer market, and Windows machines will soon be replaced with iPads. Interestingly this brave new world falls apart a bit if one looks at the numbers. According to Gartner, only 5.7 million Chromebooks were sold worldwide, 84% of them in […]
We hear plenty of discussion about robots taking over our jobs, so it's a refreshing change to hear about a robot designed to create them instead. Its name is Nobot, and what makes this machine unique is that it's largely controlled remotely by a human being rather than by a set of software algorithms... Show More Summary