While we are more or less moving in the right direction where wireless technology is concerned, there is still value in terms of being tethered to a particular device. For instance, Griffin Technology has just announced that they will...Show More Summary
While I’m not afraid of heights, knowing that I am safely tethered to the tree while standing 16 feet above the ground, bow in hand, on the slim platform of my treestand is something I don’t take for granted. I wore the HSS-Contour last...Show More Summary
MIT has already demonstrated that its incredibly nimble and fast robot cheetah can run free without the need for cables or safety tethers. But now it’s not only able run down its prey out in the open, it can also jump without losing its stride. So when the robot uprising eventually happens, ducking behind a wall isn’t going to help you. Thanks, MIT! Read more...
In Michigan, a man who killed a 23-year-old woman and her unborn baby in a car crash has been sentenced to 10 days in prison and two years probation. Additionally, he will be required to perform community service, wear a GPS tether for six months, receive random drug and alcohol screenings and have a mental […]
Elena Gilbert is important. The show might be called The Vampire Diaries, but from the very beginning it was really about human Elena. She was our entry point into this crazy vampire world; for three seasons, our human tether grounding...Show More Summary
Your Apple Watch doesn’t need an iPhone to make it whole. The new wearable is capable of performing a variety of tasks without a tether to your phone. All it needs is a connection to a familiar Wi-Fi network, and … Read more ›
NASA is trying to get us to increasingly distant areas of space with increasingly intriguing technologies (like flinging spacecraft around using space tethers). But once we’re there—or even while we’re on the way—we need to be able to live. Show More Summary
As humans, we’re tethered to the ground, unless we take a massive leap of faith.
NASA is researching technology that would push and pull satellites around in space using nothing more than a long cable. If your mind went immediately to space elevators, let me quickly kill that idea: Space tethers are sort of related, but wouldn't actually tether a cable from space all the way to the ground. Show More Summary
Seattle-based independent creative agency Tether rounded out its creative leadership team with the additions of Hart Rusen as advertising creative director and Bill Allen as interactive creative director. Both join the agency from Publicis...Show More Summary
Under the guise of “high-g quadcopter training” the folks at ETH Zurich have tethered multiple drones to a central pole and are teaching them to do 50 km/h accelerations of up to 13 gs. In short, these guys are going really fast and not hitting each other, which is amazing. Show More Summary
We’ve covered the remarkable work that researchers at ETH Zurich have been doing with robots and quadcopters before, but did you know its facility has a dedicated Flying Machine Arena where they tether drones to poles and make them fly in circles at terrifying speeds? It’s even more amazing than it sounds. Read more...
He should win the gold in parenting. This is not your typical tooth tethered to doorknob method. Olympic decathlete Bryan Clay should be awarded another gold for his impressive and creative parenting techniques. I guess we can't expect...Show More Summary
Mac: When you’re tethering your Mac to your phone, you usually want to make sure you’re using the least amount of data as possible. TripMode is an app that allows you to quickly and easily block specific apps the second you connect to a hotspot. Read more...
The world’s oldest complete deck of playing cards comes to us from the 15th century. The Flemish Hunting Deck, now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has four suites (hunting horns, dog collars, hound tethers, and game nooses), with thirteen cards each (numbers and face cards). Show More Summary
Imagine you’re a dog who has lived your entire life at the end of a chain. Constantly exposed to the elements, you pant in the summer and shiver in the winter. Your owner believes he has provided you with everything you need -- food,...Show More Summary
Last night, I donned a Microsoft HoloLens for the second time. It was incredible. I could see objects made of light appear in the real world—and this time, I could freely walk around them without a tether. I even built my own holographic app. It felt so easy. Read more...
Finally solo, yet still tethered to me with the chord of life, my son was placed on my belly. He squirmed and inched towards my heart. I, having moments before unleashed a deeply grand and primal sound, could barely make my words audible. "What... Show More Summary
Kaiba was just a newborn when he turned blue because his little lungs weren't getting the oxygen they needed. Garrett spent the first year of his life in hospital beds tethered to a ventilator, being fed through his veins because his body was too sick to absorb food. Show More Summary
James Holmes, tethered to the floor in court, seems impervious to emotion, hardly moving as witnesses share details of his carnage.