Posts Tagged ‘breakthrough’

Dark Matters on Vimeo

I am not one of the great thinkers … but this blew my mind. Who knew that particle physicists and cosmologists were such fun! Thanks to GeeksAreSexy for the heads up about this totally cool video! Dark Matters from PHD Comics on Vimeo.

Ribbon Ceiling Fan wins award for efficient design

Ribbon Ceiling Fan wins award for efficient design: “James Dyson isn’t the only one who can do unusual things with fan blades; Australian design student Benjamin McMahon has just won an award for his Ribbon Ceiling Fan, which not only looks far more impressive than a regular fan but is far more efficient. The helical […]

Microsoft hints at touchless Surface combining camera and transparent OLED (video)

I think we’re more than just a step closer to Minority Report style interfaces here courtesy of Microsoft. And here I thought Kinect was cool! Microsoft hints at touchless Surface combining camera and transparent OLED (video): “ We’ve always wondered whether Microsoft’s multitouch table would actually ever arrive, dreaming of Minority Report hijinx all the […]

128GB BDXL Blu-ray disc specification finalized… and fabulous!

This makes me very, very excited! 128GB BDXL Blu-ray disc specification finalized… and fabulous!: Looks like the Blu-ray Disc Association has published the final specs for the monster BDXL disc, opening the way for manufacturers to start introducing the technology in their optical drives. Not too much here that we don’t already know: aimed at […]

Toshiba cooks up 128GB NAND flash for next-gen phones and PMPs

My heart just skipped a beat. Between dual-core 1.2Ghz chipsets coming from Qualcomm and these babies showing up in the near future, our smart phones are about to become storage-powerhorse geniuses!! Oooh I can just imagine it now. Toshiba cooks up 128GB NAND flash for next-gen phones and PMPs: “ Leave it to Toshiba to […]

Mobility 2.0: The connected traveller

I think that this technology (Cooperative Vehicle-Infrastructure Systems) needs to be developed as soon as possible, and implemented in the U.S. even faster. Drivers here and all over North America have been spoiled by the available infrastructure and space allowed for roadways to accommodate their gas guzzling commutes; but while we are no way near […]

Chin Hua solar glass generates electricity, lets (most of) the sun shine in

This would be a great way to take that extra little bit off the grid easily and without having to install thousands of dollars of solar panels on your roof. The idea that the glass is slightly foggy actually makes me appreciate the idea more. As long as I can see decently through the glass […]

NPR.org – New Ebola Drug 100 Percent Effective In Monkeys

This just comes under cool ass science breakthroughs. Gives me hope for HIV/AIDS.New Ebola Drug 100 Percent Effective In Monkeyshttp://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127226355≻=emaf *Listen/Watch on NPR.org*Many stories at NPR.org have audio or video content. When you visit the linkabove, look for a “Listen” or “Watch” button.For technical support, please visit NPR’s Audio/Video Help page:http://www.npr.org/help/media.html