A few years ago, I read about a man named Elon Musk. He was smart, charming, and perhaps most importantly, he was successful. He founded Paypal – a wildly successful online payment processor – and at the time, he was just getting his toes wet with Tesla Motors and SpaceX , two more companies that […]
Science & Technology
We're big fans of science and the technology that comes from it. Thankfully, these topics just happen to be pretty damn exciting. Who doesn't like watching the newest SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket fly, or seeing the latest military exoskeleton?
There’s something heart-warming about a dog with mechanically augmented prosthetic legs. Maybe it’s the dogs silly doe-like walk, or that it has a new lease on life, but whatever the reason, videos like this make me proud that we have humans working hard on problems just like these. Today it’s a dog with new robotic […]
I have what many would consider an unhealthy fascination with prosthetic limbs. Ever since playing the original Deus Ex as a teenager, I’ve been obsessed with human enhancement and augmentation. I’m not a grinder (I’m too squeamish for that), but when artificial limbs become better than our stock versions, I’ll be first in line to […]
I’m generally not one for cutesy, animated videos, but this parody of “Dumb Ways to Die” features one of the catchiest songs I’ve heard in ages. It’s called Cool Things to Find, and it stars our favorite space faring friend, the ever exploratory Curiosity Rover. If you haven’t been following the news, Curiosity has done […]
With the continuing rise of energy costs, it’s no surprise that companies continue to develop innovative products that are not only environmentally friendly but also have the future potential to be friendly to our wallets. One excellent example of this would have to be the Solar Ivy. Solar Ivy and its parent company, SMIT, have […]
Last August I wrote about a 3D Printed AR-15 lower receiver. Basically, someone managed to print part of a gun using a 3D Printer. It was a clear example of technology giving us a hard slap in the face. Most people never considered the possibility that 3D Printing, that crafty little technology that nerds were […]