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Lada Raven supercar concept

Lada Raven supercar concept

Lada supercar anyone? Lada aren’t really known for building supercars. In fact the Soviet-designed sh*t boxes were about as far removed from supercars as the Wright Flyer is from an F-16. And although their current lineup of vehicles is a significant improvement over their past models, they still look more like a mid-’90s Kia, than a 21st century passenger car ... Read More »

Robot springs off water

Robot springs off water

New robotic insects can hop on water. Researchers from Harvard University and Seoul National University in South Korea studied live water striders, which can skate and leap on water, to design the robots. The bots weigh just 68 milligrams and have bodies that are 2 centimeters long and legs 5 centimeters long. Like real water striders, the robots use water’s ... Read More »

SpaceVR aims toward a VR camera in space

SpaceVR aims toward a VR camera in space

SpaceVR is a virtual reality platform set to share live 3D, 360 degree content from the International Space Station (ISS) so that anyone with virtual reality gear can feel like an astronaut. The company was founded in January this year by Ryan Holmes, CEO, and Isaac DeSouza, CTO. The San Francisco-based company is crowdfunding for their 3D 360-degree camera into ... Read More »

The camera that doubles as a TELESCOPE: Nikon’s Coolpix 83x zoom camera is so powerful it can see the moon ‘moving’

The camera that doubles as a TELESCOPE: Nikon’s Coolpix 83x zoom camera is so powerful it can see the moon ‘moving’

Forget using a telescope to peer into the sky. If you want to see the moon, all you really need is a camera. A video captured using Nikon’s Coolpix P900 reveals how the device’s 83x zoom lens can film the moon appearing to move – an illusion created by the Earth’s rotation. The one minute 50 seconds footage, which gone ... Read More »

First round-the-world solar flight

First round-the-world solar flight

A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has completed its first leg. The aircraft – called Solar Impulse-2 – took off from Abu Dhabi, heading east to Muscat in Oman. With businessman and pilot Andre Borschbeg at the controls, the aircraft touched down in Oman at 16:14 GMT after a 12-hour flight. Over the next ... Read More »