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The Quest to Build the World’s Fastest Bike

The Quest to Build the World’s Fastest Bike

For the past eight years, Cameron Robertson and Todd Reichert have dedicated themselves primarily to engineering human-powered flying vehicles. Now the Canadian founders of AeroVelo are taking their work to ground level by designing a bicycle that could set a new world record for human-powered vehicles, which is currently 133.8 kilometers per hour (83.1 mph). Robertson and Reichert plan to show off ... Read More »

MakerBot Replicator Mini Review: 3-D Printing Comes Home

MakerBot Replicator Mini Review: 3-D Printing Comes Home

Do you remember the first thing you ever printed out? I made a family newsletter, birthday cards and signs on a program called The Print Shop. What made a printer useful at home was self-evident: It made anyone a publisher. Now we’re entering the era of machines that can fashion ideas into tangible objects. For industrial uses, 3-D printing’s promise ... Read More »

Google Glass controlled by brainwave

Google Glass controlled by brainwave

Google Glass has been hacked so that it can be controlled by brainwaves. By combining the smart glasses with an electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the software makes it possible to take a picture without moving a muscle. London-based start-up This Place said the tech could be utilised in high-pressure hands-free situations – such as during surgery. It has released the MindRDR software for free ... Read More »

LG unleashes a wearable that lets parents track their kids

LG unleashes a wearable that lets parents track their kids

LG Electronics is catering to parents who want to keep a closer eye on their children when they’re not around. The company unveiled a new wearable designed for kids on Tuesday that’s dubbed the LG Kizon. The water-resistant polythiourethane wristband comes in bright colors and with kiddie accessory features, like a Hello Kitty cover. It was designed primarily for the ... Read More »

‘Remote control’ contraceptive chip available ‘by 2018’

‘Remote control’ contraceptive chip available ‘by 2018’

Massachusetts company MicroCHIPS has developed a remote-controlled chip that could serve as a contraceptive for 16 years. The 20 x 20 x 7-millimeter chip works by being implanted into the skin. A daily dose of 30 milligrams of levonorgestrel, which is used in several hormonal and emergency contraceptives, is then administered through the body. A woman will be able to ... Read More »