These Smart Window Blinds Can Generate Solar Power for Your Home

Solar panels are becoming more popular with each new innovation. Largely, these new updates to solar panels come in the form of a new device to put on a roof. There are Elon Musk’s Solar City solar tiles. There’s solar coating for preexisting shingles. The catch is that these devices seem to all require a roof. But what...

Roads That Can Wirelessly Charge Electric Vehicles Pass the First Test

Functional wireless charging is about to get a whole lot bigger than just powering a cell phone. The government of Israel is partnering with electric tech company ElectRoad. Together, they developed technology that allows for the large-scale use of entirely electric buses. That technology just succeeded in primary testing.Those successful tests just earned ElectRoad a $120,000 investment from...

Artist Installs Giant Hand Sculptures in Venice Canal to Highlight Climate Change

This colossal pair of hands emerges from the waters of Venice to support the walls of the Ca’ Sagredo Hotel that lies right along the Grand Canal. Entitled ‘Support’, this monumental sculpture was created by the Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn to raise awareness about the consequences of climate change in the city. The Halcyon Gallery exhibits the artwork and photos...

The Interesting Engineering Behind Air Force One

Air Force One, the fleet of incredibly over-engineered aircraft destined to take the president of the United States to wherever they need to go around the world in luxury and absolute safety.Air Force Boeing VC-25A – Commonly referred to as Air Force One Technically, any Air Force aircraft the president boards become Air Force One. Though there have...

The Most Useful Things You Didn’t Know Siri Can Do for You

As the dawning of the futuristic civilization broke out a few years ago with the invention of autonomous cars, exceptionally smart gadgets, interactive home products, and many other out-of-science-fiction technologies, the progress of intelligent assistance is also making its steady pace towards the highly advanced future. But how could you actually use intelligent assistance to help you out...

10 Simple but Useful Math Hacks for Everyday Use

Looking for some handy math hacks? Then you’ve come to the right place. Math isn’t everyone’s forte but it doesn’t need to be over complicated. The following math hacks will dig you out of math hell if you’ve misplaced your calculator. Here we go…SubtractionSubtraction from 1000 made easy as pieIf you find yourself needing to subtract anything from...

Watch SpaceX’s Latest (and Really Important) Launch Live

In just a few hours, SpaceX will launch its sixth Falcon 9 rocket this year. However, this one could be one of the most impressive and challenging. The Elon-Musk-founded company will send a communications satellite into orbit for Inmarsat. You can watch the livestream in the video below:This particular satellite is one of the heaviest SpaceX has put...

New Airlink Bluetooth Adapter Turns Your Headphones Wireless

Liberate your smartphone from the hassle of wires using the new Airlink Bluetooth adapter by the start-up company called Neorb Lab. This palm-size gadget allows you to stream audio from your smartphone to any headphones wirelessly, anytime, anywhere. Neorb Lab lives by their motto of “simplicity in design and function is beautiful“, and that is exactly evident in...

BMW Will Add Wireless Charging Option for the 2018 Model Year 530e

BMW’s latest plug-in hybrid 530e iPerformance will be starting to re-charge electricity in its system through an inductive charging method by 2018. The wireless charging technology will be available for other BMW electric cars and plug-ins shortly after its release next year.Inductive charging technologyCurrently, electric cars are charged through EV charging stations – either on-street charging points or...