Self driving car

Self-Driving Cars Are Safer and Will Save $450 Billion a Year

By Shawn Knight Driver error is the number one cause of automobile crashes so what would happen if you removed humans from the equation? According to independent research by the Eno Center for Transportation, vehicle-related injuries would drop by 90 percent and save the US economy roughly $450 billion each year. The group discovered that…

kapture wrist band

Kapture Replays a Minute of Your Life

Kapture is a new device that will finally allow me to TiVo real-life Have you ever wished for an audio replay of your conversations — like maybe after getting directions or to prove a point in an argument (I swear I said turn right)? Kapture may be the wearable for you. Much like Google can…

Solor powered prison

Using a Offshore Prison To Generate Electricty

By Adam Williams The floating prison concept is not just self-sufficient, but actually creates electricity for the mainland However efficient a prison may be, it still typically expends significant energy resources. But what if a prison could actually create power, rather than just consume it? That’s the thinking behind lecturer in architecture Dr. Margot Krasojevic’s…

The 5 Best Free Video Converters

If you’re getting your movie and TV show liary in order, it helps to have all of your video in one format that you know every device you own can play without issue. However, if your collection spans years of downloads, rips, and saved copies, your files can be all over the place. This week…

How to Quickly Compose a New Email Message

There’s a faster way though that will completely skip the Inbox. Go to the address bar of your web owser, type “mailto:” and hit the Enter key. The command will launch the message compose window directly in your default mail program but without loading your mailbox in the background (see GIF). GMailmailto See full story…

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…