It takes a lot of fuel to break free from Earth’s gravity and navigate outer space. A staggering 90 percent of a rocket’s initial mass is made up of propellant. What if we could trim that fat, launch spaceships with minimal resources, and collect the rest of what we need along the way? Such
The Oregon-based Kickstarter-backed company Coolest Cooler is feeling a little heat this week as the Oregon Department of Justice opened an official investigation into the company after receiving hundreds of complaints from Kickstarter backers who had yet to receive their coolers, despite the
College students looking for a chance at fame and fortune have a new collaborative competition to look into this week, with Amazon’s announcement of its new Alexa Competition. The online retail giant says that the new competition, which has a grand prize total of $2.5 million, is meant to
After the drudgery of running the washing machine, few people are eager to fold their clothes and put them away. However, people leave clothes in the hamper, they quickly become wrinkled. What if your wardrobe could handle that instead?
Facebook is currently in talks with multiple countries to host trials of its internet-serving Aquila drones.
From an aerial view of the Dakota Pipeline protests to flying with the eagles, camera drones have enabled some incredible views — and the third annual New York City Drone Film Festival (NYCDFF) brought the best drone views all in one
You can imagine there are days superyacht owners would rather just drive one of their yacht’s tenders around for fun. If buzzing around the bay, port, lake, or the ocean on a day cruiser sounds like fun as long as it’s fast enough, check out the
Any teachers out there know that doing your job well is about more than just reeling off facts. With any students, but particularly younger ones, it’s also vitally important to be able to gauge the emotional state of those in your care.
You didn’t know you needed them in your life, but now that they’re together, you probably won’t be able to resist either the singing fish of the early 2000s or Amazon’s Alexa. For those of us who remember the Big Mouth Billy Bass, that ridiculous and somehow immensely
A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego have created a smart wearable temporary tattoo, capable of sending information to your smartphone about your possible level of inebriation.
If you’re only going to get one smart home device, you might as well get one that does the work of many. And that looks to be precisely the case with Knbor,
Search sites have made Halloween a major spectator sport for online viewers in past years, and this year is no exception. While we’re waiting to see what Google has in mind with its Doodles, we already know what Microsoft has planned. Its Bing Halloween page is now live and
A shape-shifting table that can convert from dinner table to coffee table in just one second may sound like it is more about function than form — but French design company