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It sounds like a scene from Ant-Man, but this is very much real life: scientists at MIT have devised a super shrinking system that can produce 3D nanoscale versions of much larger, custom-made objects – reducing them to around one thousandth the size of the originals... Continue Reading MIT scientists can now shrink 3D objects down to one thousandth of the size Category: 3D Printing Tags
There remains a lot we don't know about the whereabouts of the all the plastic waste that washes into the ocean each year, but scientists are continuing to discover bits and pieces in increasingly concerning places. The latest study in this area has uncovered evidence of plastic waste in the stomachs of sea turtles hailing from all corners of the globe, shedding new light on the far-reachi
After spending a week with the new 2019 XC40, we came away impressed with Volvo's attention to detail on this compact luxury crossover. The XC40 builds on the excellence of the larger XC60 and XC90 models, without downsizing their ergonomics for the compact market... Continue Reading Review: 2019 Volvo XC40 looks to set a new standard in compact luxury Category: Automotive Tags:
Honda will be busy at CES 2019, showcasing several concepts and products related to vehicles and robotics. Among these is an interesting traffic safety system utilizing vehicle-to-vehicle communications. Honda is calling it Safe Swarm and its goal is to improve traffic flow and safety... Continue Reading Honda plans to swarm CES with aids to traffic safety Category: Automotive Tags:
Hypercar buyers love carbon fiber, and Koenigsegg has just released the carbon-iest hypercar ever with this "naked carbon" KNC Regera, which strips away any lacquer, varnish and even the thin layer of epoxy, to present a car finished in nothing but bare carbon fiber... Continue Reading Koenigsegg's ultimate tribute to carbon fiber: The bare-naked KNC Regera Category: Automotive Tags:
The cold industrial metal box that carries your dirt bikes to and from the trail head doesn't necessarily make the coziest home-away-from-home. Similarly, you might not want to haul those bikes inside the living room of your fully equipped luxury caravan. But New York-based trailer startup Trail Marker cleverly blends the worlds of comfy compact camping and effortless toy hauling. Its Sequ
Persistent bullying could lead to a structural deformation in the brains of teenagers, according to a new study. Bullying is a serious problem for many children and teens that can cause a myriad problems in later life, including long-term impacts on mental health... Continue Reading Chronic bullying could be causing parts of teenagers' brains to shrink Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags:
To those of a certain age, the Commodore 64 is synonymous with 80s gaming. Lego, on the other hand, is a little-known children's toy from the southern reaches of Scandinavia. Perhaps inevitably, someone has thought to marry the twin realms of the Commodore 64 and Lego, resulting in the winsome offspring that is The Brixty Four... Continue Reading A Commodore 64 made of Lego is surely the
The only bits of the Moon in private hands sold at auction at Sotheby's in New York today for US$855,000. The three small shards of lunar rock were returned to Earth by the Soviet unmanned Luna 16 mission in September 1970 and were a gift by the Russian government to Mme Nina Ivanovna Koroleva, widow of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, the "Chief Designer" and director of the Soviet space program
Open brain surgery is about as dangerous as it sounds, but for sufferers of conditions like Parkinson's and epilepsy it can be the only way to relieve their symptoms. Unfortunately, this means drilling a hole in the skull and stimulating the brain with electrical currents, bringing on the risk of serious side effects. Fortunately, scientists have opened a new doorway to the brain, developi 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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