By Kathleen VillaluzApril 09, 2017While many scientists, researchers, and technical companies exhaust their efforts into harnessing clean, natural sources of energy such as solar, wind and tide, a Purdue University researcher has managed to develop a thermoelectric fabric that can harness human body heat to power Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
September 09, 2016Traveling can be a big pain when you don& 39;t have the right luggage. There are many bags on the market, but very few do everything that you need them to. Most modern smart bags are soft shelled, and ultimately do not protect what you are traveling with. Not to mention, when you get to your destination, you are left with a bulky bag taking up space in your room.
January 13, 2017Two engineering students invented a new generation fire extinguisher that puts out flames by only playing heavy bass. And now, we don& 39;t have to rely on water or chemicals anymore.It might sound like an amazing party-toy but this sonic fire extinguisher actually can put out a fire with sound waves spread through a mobile subwoofer gun.
February 19, 2017SpaceX& 39;s Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off on Sunday following an unsuccessful attempt on Saturday. This launch marks a historic note, sending supplies to the ISS from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), the same complex that launched the Apollo missions landing man on the moon. Image Source: NASA via Twitter Saturday& 39;s unsuccessful launch was scrubbed due to a vector control failure just 13 seconds before liftoff.
Shipping container homes have grown in popularity immensely in the last few years, and for good reason: they are strong, durable, cheap, eco-friendly (compared to traditional materials) and allow for modular designs. In 2006, California architect Peter DeMaria, designed the first two-storey shipping container home in the U.
December 27, 2016One Turkish artist utilizes algorithms and new technology to speak life into his art in a stunning new exhibit. New media artist Ozan Turkkan& 39;s latest exhibition Fractum Regnum allows visitors to be a part of his art.Based on an idea to play with the perceptions of his spectators, Turkkan& 39;s work uses touchscreens, projectors, 3D imaging and computer-generated holograms to immerse guests.