Duck Gets New 3D-printed Foot

Born with a backward foot, little Buttercup could only walk in great pain — until his owner came up with a novel idea for a duckie prosthetic. Buttercup takes a close look at his new high-tech foot. When he was born in a high school biology lab last November, little Buttercup wasn’t like all the…

3Gear Systems: Using 3D Sensors on Your desktop

Three Gear uses a PrimeSense 3D sensor to add gesture support to your desktop or laptop computer. What is that? Well, you have to watch the video to see just what this does. Lets you use your hands to control the computer. 3D sensors are about to change our world, here’s how You’ve heard of…

Who Has More Locations than McDonalds. More than Starbucks?

If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the ubiquity of McDonald’s, this stat may make your day: There are more public libraries (about 17,000) in America than outposts of the burger mega-chain (about 14,000). The same is true of Starbucks (about 11,000 coffee shops nationally). “There’s always that joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner,” says…