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It seems to be human nature that if you're camping near a lake or pond, you pitch your tent right at the water's edge. Well, SmithFly's new Shoal Tent lets you take things a step further. Described as a floating raft with a tent topper, it allows you to actually sleep out on the water...Continue Reading SmithFly raft-tent brings camping to the waterCategory: OutdoorsTags: Camping
With the new model season ante portas, manufacturers have begun hinting at motorcycles that will be unveiled at the upcoming international shows in Japan and Italy. Honda, Kawasaki and Suzuki revealed their common interest in the modern classic genre, with three café racers based on existing models...Continue Reading Three new Japanese café racers on the way for 2018Category: MotorcyclesTags:
A group of architects, designers, tactical urbanists and creative technologists collectively known as Umbrellium has developed a modern take on the familiar pedestrian crossing. The Starling Crossing is aimed at putting people first, using LEDs to paint the road with markings that guide pedestrians safely across the road while also telling drivers and cyclists when to slow down, stop and go..
Yamaha announced today that it will show a new prototype industrial multi-rotor YMR-01 industrial drone at tomorrow's Next Generation Agriculture Expo in Tokyo. The new Yamaha drone is just one of many new drones aimed at the Japanese agricultural industry that will be launched at the expo, but it is somewhat of a landmark in that it is the first multicopter to be shown by Yamaha....Continue
Nvidia has announced a new AI supercomputer with enough processing power for fully autonomous (Level 5) driving, which means it's everything a car maker needs to power a driverless vehicle all by itself. The Drive PX Pegasus packs in four AI processors in total, yet only takes up a space the size of a licence plate...Continue Reading Nvidia's latest AI supercomputer aims to put self-driving r
Diesel has traditionally always been the fuel of the maritime industry, which makes the absence of a viable widely-distributed diesel outboard engine before now even more puzzling. Volume production has now begun of the unconventional Yanmar Dtorque 111 twin-cylinder 50 hp turbo-diesel outboard engine and the benefits over traditional outboard engines seem overwhelming...Continue Reading Game
Getting a flu shot is an unpleasant annual routine for many people, but the virus' tendency to constantly evolve makes it a necessity. Now researchers from Cornell University have developed a new vaccine that acts faster, lasts longer and fights multiple strains, potentially cutting back the jab from once a year to once a decade...Continue Reading Long-lasting flu vaccine may only take one ja
Lithium-ion batteries are the current reigning energy-storage champion, powering everything from phones to cars. But as good as it is as an electrode material, lithium is relatively rare, and the cost of mining and refining it can blow out the budget for large-scale applications. The search for a cheaper alternative has led some scientists to plain old salt, and now a Stanford team has develo
"Mini-brains" grown in the lab have proven to be useful models of the real thing, giving researchers an accurate neuroscience platform without testing on animals. Now, a team of scientists from Brazil have doped the mini-brains with a form of the psychedelic drug DMT, to study the effects on neural pathways...Continue Reading Lab-grown mini-brains dosed with DMT to study psychedelic effects C
With hurricanes and disaster relief top of mind for the US government, General Motors is this week presenting military leaders with a platform design it hopes can one day help. The multi-vehicle Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS) uses a fuel cell powertrain and autonomous capabilities to present advantages in disaster relief operations, global conflicts and other complex lo is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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