The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year
Popular Science - Technology, November 22, 2014
Each year, Popular Science picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What''s New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in…
Scale A Glass Wall With Gecko-Inspired Adhesive On Your Hands
Popular Science - Technology, November 21, 2014
Geckos, when not shilling for insurance companies, are most known for their climbing abilities that let them scale walls effortlessly. Thanks to their biology, geckos have…
Radiation-Proof Suits, Moon Aspirations, And The First Drive-Thru Banks
Popular Science - Technology, November 20, 2014
Going through the archives of Popular Science is like exploring old family photos. You laugh, you cry, you reminisce about crazy old Uncle Bob...okay maybe not. But, it''s…
These Adaptable, Self-Replicating Robots Surely Won''t Tear The World Apart ... Right?
Popular Science - Technology, November 20, 2014
Watching the University of Oslo???s three-limbed robot squirm across the floor like a dismembered starfish brings to mind shudder-inducing flashbacks of Stargate SG-1. More…
TGI Friday's In-Restaurant Drone Hovers Mistletoe Over Customers'' Heads
Popular Science - Technology, November 20, 2014
Circling overhead, the drone finds its prey seated below. The robot is looking not for specific identifying characteristics of people, but rather suspect behaviors. In the…
How Women''s Bra Sizes Weirdly Correlate To Their Spending Habits
Popular Science - Technology, November 20, 2014
If you want to make billions in 2014, you have to understand big data. Chinese web sales giant Alibaba understands this concept better than most, as it utilizes…
Mushroom-Body Drone Biodegrades Into Almost Nothing
Popular Science - Technology, November 19, 2014
Small, cheap drones make appealing cameramen for a variety of tasks -- from a research apparatus to a tourist''s plaything. Light, unmanned aircraft, especially those piloted by amateurs, pose a new danger to the environment, however. What happens if a gust of wind or pilot error sends the drone int...
The Open Space Agency
Popular Science - Technology, November 19, 2014
"Unlocking the talent and insight of citizen space explorers around the world." …
An Extreme Gift Guide For Obscenely Wealthy Nerds
Popular Science - Technology, November 19, 2014
Are you bored of eating at Michelin-star restaurants and flying in a helicopter to work everyday? Do you have so many piles of cash sitting around that they''re cluttering up your second vacation home? Sounds like you need a real vacation. Hop into your private jet and check out these extreme, geeky...
3 Point-And-Shoot Cameras That Deliver Pro Quality Photos
Popular Science - Technology, November 19, 2014
You???ve mastered the art of Instagram, and you???re ready to swap your smartphone camera for something more serious. Five years ago, that meant choosing between the quality of a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or the low cost of a point-and-shoot. But that???s no longer the case. Mirrorles...
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