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Watch Incredible Glass Explosion at 343,000 FPS!

We’ve all been told those tales about what not to do in the kitchen. One I will always remember is not to put glass in a microwave because the second the container ...

July 21, 2016 at 12:40 am by

Why Teach A Robot To Feel Pain?

Robotics are coming along a long way with new developments creating everything from clothing based exosuits to electronics making factories, and with the concept of giant ...

May 27, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Bad Mirrors Set Solar Thermal Plant On Fire

When it comes to renewable energy there are a few options, from the power of the sea in tidal factories or the wind in a wind farm, your options are as numerous as the earth ...

May 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

How Many Laser Pointers Would You Need in Order to Kill a Human?

Scientists seem to have a lot of time on their hands if this is anything to go by, but hey ho, if you quite liked the idea of world domination while using a death ray, then ...

October 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Glass 3D Printing Technique Is Stunning

Recent years have seen the technique of 3D printing evolve from a niche concept to a mainstream phenomenon, which in turn has opened up a whole new horizon for product ...

August 22, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

Watch: Solar-Powered Ray Can Melt Metal

Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds from the Science Channel looked at one of their favourite childhood pastimes – burning things with the rays from a magnifying glass ...

February 16, 2015 at 6:41 pm by

Extremely Thin Coating Could Keep Buildings Cool During Summer

How do you keep buildings cool? Right now, there’s not much you can do apart from crank the air conditioning and close the blinds – but thanks to some researchers ...

November 29, 2014 at 4:55 am by

New Self Cooling Solar Panel Design Will Increase Efficiency

The last thing that comes into my mind when thinking about solar panels is how they are cooled, after all they are designed to have the sun shining on them for 65% of the day ...

July 27, 2014 at 10:39 pm by

Forget the T-800, MIT and Google’s Boston Dynamics Are Said To Work on T-1000 Robots

There have been talk of future robots resembling the T-800 model from the Terminator series for some time now. Yet, no company has even arrived close to a design, yet alone a ...

July 14, 2014 at 5:42 pm by

Two New World Records Broken With The ASRock Z97 OC Formula

It seems that ASRock’s latest motherboard, the ASRock Z97 OC Formula, was designed to break one world record after another. John Lam, a professional overclocker from ...

June 12, 2014 at 9:02 pm by

Two Singapore Based Teams Create Heat Cloaking Device

Cloaking devices have always been a subject up for debate, either shape cloaking, thermal cloaking or any other type of cloaking device. Apparently, thermal cloaking has been ...

February 11, 2014 at 4:00 am by


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