Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Oct. 7-14

faden durch das nadelöhr Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Oct. 7-14 [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00BIP816Q” locale=”us” height=”107″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31R6lUgaBAL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]1.) Feel 3D Objects on a Flat Screen Your next smartphone or television may be equipped with a new technology being developed by scientists at Disney Research in Pittsburg, allowing users to “feel” objects on flat screens. Utilizing an algorithm to…

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Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Oct. 1-7

grace jones north sea jazz Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Oct. 1-7 [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0085VB8GQ” locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Yc9mjcjVL._SL160_.jpg” width=”110″]1.) Objects Will Soon Materialize Before Your Eyes Multi-Purpose Transforming Cubes created by MIT specialists are able to band together using flywheel momentum and cylindrical shaped magnets, allowing any number of cubes to find one another and connect. Researchers claim that…

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Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Sept. 23rd – 30th

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Sept. 23rd – 30th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B006QF3TW4″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31OXpQq2g0L._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]1.) Plastic Bags to Aid in Water Shortages? Yes, perhaps your plastic bags are more eco-friendly than you thought, or at least they will be thanks to recent chemists. A more environmentally friendly way to convert plastic bags into…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Marvels September 9th -16th 1.      Robo Bugs for Your Brain The disgusting, slimy, creepy crawlies might just one day save your life.  J. Marc Simard of the University of Maryland School of Medicine is working on the first ever “robot maggot” prototype designed to eat away brain tumors. These…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels September 2nd – 9th, 2013 [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B000PGRBGA” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41b3qXkvX7L._SL160_.jpg” width=”124″]1.) Blind But Now I See: The First Bionic Eye Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. has created a retinal chip for the blind named Argus II that will soon be approved in countries across the globe, including the USA.  The bionic eye…

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Don’t Like Your Internet Provider? Create Your Own!

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0789736268″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51iQb8shS8L._SL160_.jpg” width=”80″]Having problems with your internet provider service? Or maybe you have privacy concerns in light of the recent NSA scandal? If that’s the case, you can always just create your own private internet! Or at least that is what one community in Athens, Greece chose to do in rebellion…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for August 20th – 26th 1.) Facebook’s Lofty Goal to Bring Internet to the World Facebook is teaming up with other major corporations including Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung with the aim of providing affordable internet service to the two-thirds of the world who is still without. Of…

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Spyware for Your Brain

Since the launch of Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and the Google Chip, there is seemingly only a matter of time before the majority of human interface will take place through some type of virtual or internal lens.[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B002SUCMUG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21ZgWG46YaL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] These innovations offer new opportunities for interpersonal growth and technological expansion; and…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels : August 12th – 19th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1613744307″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51xsdw3gf0L._SL160_.jpg” width=”108″]1.) The Jet Pack has Finally Arrived The long awaited Martin Jet Pack has now officially been granted permission to begin test flights by the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority. The inventor Glen Martin is confident that a military prototype will be…

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Technology and the Age of Transparency

Fears and concerns about an individual’s right to privacy have often been felt or vocalized in some respect, ever since surveillance technologies became widespread.  While measures like the Patriot Act and NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) continue to raise flags and cause unrest in many, perhaps none of the above has garnered as much attention…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: August 6th – 12th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007D7W6DM” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/310UrTB017L._SL160_.jpg” width=”90″]1.) Will Grandma be the Next Terminator? Cyberdyne, an actual company located in Japan, has created HAL:  a robotic exoskeleton that allows patients who have suffered stroke and related conditions to walk and climb stairs despite their weak legs. This may be the…

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