Can You Solve the Internet’s Latest “IQ Test”?

Sales-Fiction set out to stump the internet with this new “High IQ Intelligence Test.” Some people could figure this out in seconds. Some struggled for a while before the light bulb went off. However, some just didn’t see the answer at all.Most Facebook users noted that intelligence isn’t always mathematical ability but simply pattern recognition.Still Stumped? The answer is…Multiply....

Best Websites to Look for Engineering Jobs

Looking for a new job? Go beyond a simple Google search or LinkedIn profile with these engineer-specific websites:Engineering Central This site allows you to narrow down based on the job type and a company’s location.Engineer JobsEngineer Jobs lets you build your own career portfolio. It also has a mass-distribution feature for your resume.Engineering.comEngineering.com has both a featured job listing...

Need Another Language? Change Your Keyboard

Rumor has it that Apple computers and laptops could soon offer up changeable keyboardsThe website 9to5Mac confirmed Apple has been talking to Sonder Design about dynamic keyboards. The E-Ink keyboard would adjust key labels at the user’s needs. For example, if you needed to write in another language, the keyboard would switch characters to accommodate that language.Sonder confirmed the discussion between...

One of World’s Brightest LED Flashlights – 108,000 Lumens!

This flashlight is one of the world’s brightest. outputting 108,000 lumens. Two 100 Watt LEDs are mounted on the front. LED bulbs produce seven times more light than halogen bulbs, giving an equivalence of  8.4 kW Halogen.The light is powered by four 5000 mA. At full power, the lights drain the battery in just 10 minutes. Drawing that much power...

Solar Powered Trees: More Energy with Drastically Less Space

Want to cut energy costs by using your own solar panels? The 5 kw Solar Power Tree might be the answer solar enthusiasts have been waiting for.Developed by Indian scientists, the tree seeks to utilize small spaces to provide maximum solar energy.Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences of India Dr. Harsh Vardhan presented the ‘Solar...

Why Don’t We Send Nuclear Waste to the Sun

Nuclear energy continues to be a hot-button issue as accidents like Chernobyl (1986) and Fukushina Daiichi (2011) stay fresh in the public’s mind.Waste from nuclear plants even has the potential to radiate harmful energy into Earth’s atmosphere for thousands of years. So, why don’t we just send all that nuclear waste to the Sun? It sustains its power off...

Wear Your Own Starry Night with This LED Skirt

With this LED skirt, you can be the center of your own universe.The Twinkling Stars skirt from Think Geek combines textiles with technology. It uses over 45 feet of 250 tiny LEDs within three layers of the a midi skirt.This skirt is perfect for those who love staring up at the night sky and picking out their favorite constellations.Again,...

Live in Space Aboard the Asgardia

Living in space could soon become the new reality.The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently proposed a massive permanent space station to the Science of Space committee. UNESCO hopes the station will achieve world peace as well protect Earth from space debris and asteroids. The station has been dubbed “Asgardia,” a nod to ancient Norse mythology’s home of the...

Using Flying Carpets to Light the World

Researchers just developed ‘a whole new world’ of energy efficiency – flying carpets.A team from Caltech and Northrup Grumman want to develop solar-catching carpets and send 2,500 of them into earth’s orbit.According to the U.N. Development Programme, a quarter of the Earth’s population lacks access to a reliable source of electricity. Of those people, more than half don’t...

Japan Embraces the Sweet Smell of Sewage Trucks

Sewage just got sweeter in Japan.Four Osaka-based sewage companies joined forces on new technology to mask odors emanating from their trucks. The companies announced the rancid trucks would now emit a chocolate fragrance instead.Yamamoto Fragrance and industrial products manufacturer Shikibo created “Deo Magic” deodorizer in 2011. That deodorizer has now been put into the lubricating oil used in...