RokBlok: A Portable Record Player for On-the-go Nostalgia

Vinyl records made a remarkable comeback over the past few years. Hipsters can often be seen scouring through market stalls looking for original vinyl classics. For some, vinyl never left, only temporarily took the spot in the attic. But if I had it ‘My Way,’ I’d be sitting in front of a wood burning fire listening to hits...

Watch as Tesla’s Autopilot Technology Predicts an Accident

Tesla contends its new Autopilot radar technology can be extremely useful in hazardous road conditions. A recent video from the Netherlands supports that claim.The video comes from the dashcam of a Tesla Model X. You can hear the frantic beeping of the Autopilot’s forward collision monitor predict the accident before the driver reacted. The video then shows the...

Kissenger: The First Mobile Kiss Messenger

Do you ever feel awkward when your girlfriend blows you a kiss over a Skype call and waits for you to blow a kiss back? Or when your mom makes kissing sound over the phone and you’re not quite sure how to respond? The answer to your problem is finally here and is called the Kissenger! (Well, we...

Find My Phone: Mini-Doc of What Happens to Your Phone After a Theft

In an epic saga, one Dutch student recorded his exploits to retrieve his phone and documented it in a short filmed aptly titled “Find My Phone.”After a woman stole his iPhone, student Anthony van der Meer decided to see what actually happened to stolen phones. As a cinema student, van der Meer transformed a bad experience into a...

Can we Really Control Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence, depending on who you speak to, will either be our greatest achievement or our last great achievement as a species. It will either provide complete freedom from laborious tasks or further enslave or exterminate us.  AI will either provide a world free of warfare or become the world’s greatest war machine turning on its masters.The potential liberation...

Categorizing the Top 13 Drones of 2016

The rise in drone deployment increased exponentially in the last decade as a result of the introduction of multi-copters.Commercial uses include surveillance of national parks to ward off poachers and gather information on wildlife ecology as well as the delivery of urgent parcels. However, with the price of drones becoming more affordable, the drone demographic is leaning heavily...

Watch Apple Campus 2 Six Month Time Lapse in 4 Minutes

The electronic giant Apple’s $5 billion “spaceship” campus in Cupertino is all set to open for business the coming year. Located on the former Hewlett Packard (HP) campus, the 175-acre area is under construction for an exquisite office including a research and development building comprising approximately 2.8 million square feet, a 1000 seat corporate auditorium, a corporate fitness...

Paris’s Floating Gym Powered by Human Energy

There’s nothing quite like a good workout overlooking a beautiful view; be it the ocean, mountain tops or a magical city.  The Italian architecture firm, Carlo Ratti Associati, has come up with the perfect design of a floating gym where one can enjoy the breathtaking view of “La Ville-Lumière” (“The City of Lights”) while working up a sweat.Carlo Ratti Associati’s new...

Solar Power Became the World’s Cheapest Energy, New Study Says

Solar power is becoming the world’s cheapest energy source. The cost of solar power has declined drastically over the past six years, to the point where it is cheaper than wind power in certain countries.This is particularly true in the developing countries which don’t have the necessary infrastructure in place for fossil fuels. These countries are assembling their infrastructure. However,...

The World’s Most Interesting Wind Energy Turbines

Wind power remains one of the fastest growing energy sources in the world, rivaled only by solar power. Utilizing big turbines designed for high-efficiency power conversion, wind farms convert a mild breeze into actual electrical power for your home. What are the most interesting wind energy turbines in the world?Let’s take a quick tour of some of the...