Smartphone Battery Developed by MIT Grad Could Double Battery Life

Battery technology continues to improve and energy storage continues to increase in ever-smaller battery compartments. A company founded by an MIT grad, SolidEnergy Systems has developed a lithium battery that could double the storage capacity of most smartphones currently on the market. This could revolutionize how often you would need to charge your phone, according to Futurism. Fueling...

5 Top DIY Gadgets to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

With all of the technology out there today, it is easier than ever to turn your humble abode into a technology rich space. Here 5 of the best DIY projects you can do this weekend to make your home just a little smarter.Voice Activated Garage DoorIf you own a home, you likely have a garage door. Instead of...

IBM has Created a Chip that Could Detect Cancer Earlier

Researchers from IBM have developed a small chip that could help detect cancer and other diseases through the use of biological particles embed in the technology. These biological particles would separated in nanoscale and could even indicate diseases before any symptom begins to appear. Particles ranging to a minimum of 20 nanometers are used in the chip, which...

Gaza Man Uses Self-Built Solar Desalination Machine to Purify Water

The Gaza strip has been battered by war in recent history which has left the local population low on essential supplies, clean drinking water being one of the main shortages. One man has taken his knowledge of solar distillation and created a small rooftop mounted device that can produce about 2.6 gallons of clean water per day.Solar distillation...

WATCH: Mercury and Gallium Totally Destroys Alluminum Heatsink

In a process called amalgamation, ductile metals become brittle after being exposed to certain chemical environments. Most notable is the dramatic effect through the physical reaction ensuing after solid metal is exposed to liquid metals.Aluminum with mercury or gallium provides a specifically fascinating combination in which sees aluminum get completely destroyed by even a small amount of Al...

Meet the Gigantic Desktop iPod of the 1970s

Back in the days before iPods and portable music players, people had to settle for large collections of cassettes, CDs, and other music storage device to keep their favorite songs on. In the 1970s, there existed few machines that could keep large amounts of music readily playable for home use. Called the RS-296, this machine was capable of...

What’s the Real Size of Every Country Compared to the Other?

Since the Earth is round, flat maps are inherently flawed and distorted. This means that the common map we are used to displays certain countries larger or smaller than they actually are. Countries closer to the poles are shown as larger, and countries near the equator are distorted as well. While many may understand this principle, it also...

Photographer Captures Milky Way in Stunning Reflective Salt Flats

A Russian Photographer named Daniel Kordan recently took a trip to the Altiplano region of South America. Among other geographical features, the location is also known for the Uyuni salt flat and the severe lack of any light pollution. The salt flat lies 12,300 feet above sea level, where Daniel camped out one night to get some amazing...

$200k Reward for Anyone who Proves Microsoft Ripped off MS-DOS Source Code

Consultant Bob Zeiderman claims Microsoft stole the first versions of MS-DOS for the IBM PC, leaving a $200,000 for anyone who can prove the DOS was stolen.Previously, in 2012, Zeidmen laid allegations against Microsoft that the code was stolen. However, after using forensic software tools Zeiderman did not discover any evidence suggesting the code was stolen. Nonetheless, he...

Ring Lets You Feel the Heartbeat of Your Loved Ones

Modern technology makes long distance relationships and connecting with loved ones while traveling much easier. Still though, feeling physical touch between you and your loved one can be hard. A new ring with built in sensors and motors allows you to feel your spouse or significant other’s heartbeat from across the world.“6000 years ago people started to wear...