Multipurpose Robot For Home Use

Multipurpose Robot For Home Use

In the 1950s and 1960s, many people thought that researchers were only a few years away from developing a multipurpose [easyazon-link asin=”B0017OFRCY” locale=”us”]ROBOT[/easyazon-link] for home use. Science fiction literature was littered with examples, and the rapid advancement of computers seemed to indicate that everyone would have access to useful robots in a matter of years. However,…

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Floating Cities Are The Future

Floating cities are the future Of Urban Development. At this TEDx, Koen Olthius offers some super-potent mulch for the mind. Olthius, founder of aqua-architecture studio Waterstudios discusses his company’s vision of the city in the future: adaptable, flexible, and directly integrated into the bays and seas that abut so many world metropolis’. His “city apps”…

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World Technology Summit and Awards 2012

The 2012 World Technology Summit and Awards 2012 were held at the Time – Life Building in NYC on October 22nd and 23rd.  The conference started with a welcoming remark from Damian Slattery, Executive Director of Integrated Marketing at Time Magazine. Slattery pointed out that “TIME is not a magazine, it is a dashboard.”  He…

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Sasquatch Search Goes Futuristic

No campfire gathering would be complete without a frightening  Sasquatch (i.e. Bigfoot ) story. Now Sasquatch researchers may give campfire storyteller’s even more to talk about. THE FALCON PROJECT aims to launch an airship that will float above the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest in the hopes of capturing  aerial footage of the elusive Sasquatch. The…

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3-D Cosmos: New Awareness Of Deep Space

Check out these amazing 3D art GIFs from J-P Metsavainio. Although these renderings are based on astronomical objects, this may be as close as we can get to seeing these remarkable structures in a 3d for quite some time. Metsavainio describes his process this way… I have tested a new method to publish my 3D-images as…

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Brightest Comet In 100 Years Arrives In 2013

A new comet named C/2012 S1 (ISON) was discovered on September 21 by Russian astronomers Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok using the International Scientific Optical Network’s (ISON) telescope. The comet is expected to come within 1.1 million miles of the sun on or around, November 29, 2013 and could be seen by the naked eye from…

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NASA Concept Art

NASA: Past Visions of Future Space Travel

As we say goodbye to Endeavour and look to the future of space travel in the US and around the world, we wanted to take a moment to admire the futurist concepts that inspired NASA’s space shuttle program. Endeavour was NASA’s fifth and final space shuttle to be built. Construction began on Sept. 28, 1987…

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