Since the LHC has been successfully powered up yesterday and a lot of confusion remains on what CERN’S Big Bang machine truly does, I thought that some of you might like getting some extra information on the subject. Created by CERN employee Chris Mann, the following presentation explains in relatively simple terms the inner working [...]
A while ago, we wrote about how magazine covers would eventually go high-tech, and specifically, how Esquire would soon revolutionize the world of offline publications by featuring an animated E-Ink cover on one of their upcoming issue. Well folks, a video showing the magazine’s cover has just been released, and I must say, I’m quite [...]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] Our own Mark O’Neill clued me in to this little gem. The Register is reporting that the iPhone may not be as secure as once thought. While the new “enterprise” features are supposedly state of the art, there is an easy hack available to bypass one of the security [...]
By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] It seems that computer viruses are now boldly going where no computer virus has gone before – the International Space Station. The virus, otherwise known as “W32.Gammima.AG” to his buddies, was found on laptops which the astronauts use to email Mission Control in Texas. However NASA was at great [...]
Edit (03/09/2008): We’ve just published a full review of Google Chrome. The article includes installation steps, features, and some speed benchmarks. Check it out! The rumors that Google has been secretly working on an industry-changing browser have been circulating for years – I made similar comments about this on this very blog just a month [...]
Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] In a move which will do no harm to the Apple share price, some US universities are starting to hand out free iPhones and free iPod Touches to new students. The benefits are obvious – be seen as a cool cutting-edge university, and at the same time, encourage your students [...]
What do you get when you cross-breed a motorcycle with a robotic exoskeleton? A wearable concept vehicle that will make rides on common racing bikes look like a boring afternoon stroll through your neighborhood. Invented by Jake Loniak, The Yamaha-branded Deus Ex Machina concept motorcycle is powered by ultra-capacitors and nano-phoshpate batteries (Just like the [...]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] IKEA, the company that can fit almost anything into a flat box for easy pick-up, has decided to go green in a big way. They plan to put $77 million into their GreenTech fund – dedicated to producing “solar panels, efficiency meters, and energy efficient lighting.” While IKEA has [...]
By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] Now here’s a story I’m glad I didn’t hear about before I went on my holidays! I think if I had, I would have ended up walking and swimming to the UK instead of flying! Air Traffic Control at Cork in Ireland successfully helped a pilot to land his [...]
In the following three videos, you’ll see how various kinds of traffic flow all over Britain, from the exchange of data all over the country, to the various routes of planes and ships during a typical day.
Designed by the engineers at Harbor Wings Technologies, the AUSV unmanned vehicle is a wing-powered ship that was conceived to accomplish long-range surveillance and observation missions. The vehicle features three very special components that allow it to become fully autonomous: the “WingSail”, the Hydrofoils, and the Guidance System. Video after the jump.