Russia’s New Cyber Weapon Can Cause Blackouts Anywhere in the World

Hackers working with the Russian government have developed a cyber weapon that can disrupt power grids, U.S researchers claim. The cyber weapon has the potential to be absolutely disruptive if used on electronic systems necessary for the daily functioning of American cities.  The malicious software was used to shut down one-fifth of the electric power generated in Kiev, Ukraine...

Elon Musk Publishes Everything You Need to Know About His Plan to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk is serious about getting you to Mars. He has just released a free paper in the New Space Journal that outlines how he is going to get you there and even what you’ll do on the way. Musk is adamant the journey that he predicts he can get down to 80 days would be full of fun...

Chinese Satellite Sets Distance Record For Demonstrating Quantum Weirdness

The quantum realm is an incredibly strange place where our accepted laws of physics seemingly break down. Entanglement seems to suggest we could one day communicate with one another over massive distances, perhaps instantly. This is an example of the quantum world’s very odd behavior, often termed Quantum Weirdness.Chinese scientists have recently tested this theory over a larger distance than...

Shanghai’s Newest Landmark Has a Fascinating Kinetic Facade

After four years of development, the cultural and arts center Fosun Foundation located at the core of the Bund Financial Center has now been revealed. This dynamic structure with a flowing facade is inspired by the “open stages of traditional Chinese theaters”.{|('http://interestingtechnology.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Bund-Financial-Center.jpg','China's flexible art and cultural center in the Bund Financial Center')|}The Bund Financial CenterThe Bund Financial Center...

20 Spine-Chilling Glass Skywalk Attractions Around the World

If you’re seeking for adventure, then you came to the right place. Experience nature or the bustling scenes of a city through these 20 spine-chilling glass skywalk attractions around the world. These man-made glass structures serve as viewing platforms where you can look down and admire the breath-taking views underneath your feet.Zhangjiajie, ChinaKnown as the “Coiling Dragon Cliff”, this...

These Biosensing Tattoos Change Color When Your Health Is at Risk

Scientists from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed biosensing ink that can monitor blood levels in real time through color-changing tattoos. The incredible discovery is not tipped to be taken into clinical trials but does open up thinking about new ways of real-time health monitoring. Tattoo ink responds to changes in cell fluidThe ink responds to changes in...

The World’s First ‘Space Nation’ Asgardia Gets Ready For Sattelite Launch

The world’s first space nation will attempt a launch this year. Asgardia is planning to be the world’s first independent nation in space. Citizens of Asgardia are working on their constitution and developing a government while planning to launch their first satellite into space.Over 200,000 citizens ready to head to spaceAsgardia is essentially a non-profit organization led by Igor...

10 Special Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Engineer Dads

It’s almost that time of year again so why not get partially prepared with our great Father’s Day gift ideas for engineers. This Sunday is the time to honor everything dads’ have done for their children through the ages. But what do you buy for an engineer dad? A simple tie may not cut the mustard.You really need...

How to Recycle 42 Million Tonnes of E-Waste Each Year

The emergence of the digital age has given rise to a unique problem that is quickly cascading into a global epidemic. Electronic devices are constantly updated with the latest tech. Most of the components contain highly precious metals, and nearly all of it ends up as e-waste.CPUs extracted from retired computers waiting for reclamation Ever-Increasing Rise in E-WasteCell phones,...

General Motors Becomes the First Automaker to Mass Produce Self-Driving Cars

American multinational corporation General Motors (GM) announced that they have produced 130 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles for testing. This makes GM the first car manufacturer to use mass-production methods for manufacturing autonomous cars.Production of the Chevrolet Bolt EVs began in January 2017, which makes GM the first, and only automotive company to date to assemble self-driving cars in...