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Biometrics are poised to play a larger role in airport security, with facial recognition set to replace passports in Australia and the US and France looking into similar solutions. Delta is onboard with this kind of thinking, so to speak, and from today is allowing some passengers to board flights using nothing but their fingers. ..Continue Reading Delta allows passengers to board flights wi
In a mix of the old and the new, Lockheed Martin is recycling a Space Shuttle cargo container to create a prototype deep space habitat for NASA. The full-scale experimental module to be built at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida will be used to test technologies to provide astronauts with a safe living space that can operate autonomously when there is no one on board...Continue Reading Full
It's not cheap, but this twin-unit router system from Netgear floods a larger area with a stronger, faster Wi-Fi connection than anything else on the market. The Orbi system is super quick and easy to set up, and offers exceptional performance for homes with lots of high-bandwidth devices...Continue Reading Netgear Orbi RBK50 review: The Rolls Royce of home Wi-Fi routersCategory: ComputersTag
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has made his name by using cardboard and wood to craft low-cost disaster housing, and he will need to be at his enterprising and creative best as he tackles his next big project. The 2014 Pritzker prize winner has signed on to design thousands of new shelters in a major refugee settlement in Kenya, where he will have to make do with harsh conditions and limited
Every fundamental particle in the universe has an antiparticle, which has the same mass but the opposite charge. If a particle should ever meet its antiparticle, the two would annihilate each other in a flash of energy. But it's long been theorized that there's an exception to the rule, with certain particles that are actually their own antiparticles. Now, scientists from Stanford and the Uni
Lugging heavy loads around a construction site or large garden in a wheelbarrow can be enough to leave you out of puff or in pain. The BeastBarrow attachment puts an extra wheel at the back that swivels into turns and takes some of the strain...Continue Reading Inline wheel attachment makes barrows more maneuverable Category: OutdoorsTags: Related Articles: Dual-personalit
Lugging heavy loads around a construction site or large garden in a wheelbarrow can be enough to leave you out of puff or in pain. The BeastBarrow attachment puts an extra wheel at the back that swivels into turns and takes some of the strain...Continue Reading Inline wheel attachment makes barrows more maneuvrable Category: OutdoorsTags: Related Articles: Dual-personality
Along with big car manufacturers, a group of automotive suppliers is working tirelessly to bring autonomous vehicles to our roads. Continental, which also has concepts designed to improve in-car audio and security, will be running a concept autonomous car around its Frankfurt facility to try and fine-tune the way driverless cars navigate the complex city environment...Continue Reading Contine
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the finalists for this year's Stirling Prize competition, the most prestigious award in British architecture. The six projects include a crowdfunded pier, a photographer's studio, and an eye-catching apartment building. ..Continue Reading Stirling Prize shortlist highlights Britain's best new architectureCategory: ArchitectureTag
The European Space Agency's LISA Pathfinder satellite was shut down this week, after 16 months of service in the hunt for gravitational waves. But this is only the beginning: the Pathfinder satellite was a testbed for technology that will eventually be used in the main LISA mission, which is set to become the largest gravitational wave observatory ever built...Continue Reading ESA's gravitati

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