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Category: Weird Science

Kickstart Kinetic Orthosis Aims to Help Disabled Walk Again

Kickstart Kinetic Orthosis Aims to Help Disabled Walk Again
Helping people who can’t walk walk again is an admirable goal, and that’s what the Kinect Kinetic Orthosis is supposed to do. It’s specifically designed for people suffering from neurological disorders that affect the strength of…

Category 5 Hurricane Simulator Will Blow You Away, Literally.

Category 5 Hurricane Simulator Will Blow You Away, Literally.
After living in New Orleans for a number of years of my life, I can speak from experience that hurricanes can be serious business. So the more we can learn about how hurricanes and tropical storms…
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Robot Tuna to Protect America’s Watery Borders?

Robot Tuna to Protect America’s Watery Borders?
Are you worried about the safety of America’s waters? Rest easy. The overly paranoid folks at the Department of Homeland Security have a plan. Robotic tuna to the rescue! If that doesn’t work, we can try…

Own a Chunk of the Moon (for about $350K)

Own a Chunk of the Moon (for about $350K)
Over the years, people have tried to sell off many artifacts from the Apollo era of space travel. These objects included things like cameras and gloves and at times even little pieces of Moon rock. NASA…

Star Trek Warp Drive is Plausible!

Star Trek Warp Drive is Plausible!
This is the most awesome bit of science news I’ve heard in a long time. Scientists have determined that a warp drive similar to what the Enterprise used to get around the universe is actually more…

Popeye Knew Best: Spinach Could Make Solar Panels More Effective

Popeye Knew Best: Spinach Could Make Solar Panels More Effective
Whenever Popeye was in trouble, he’d always reach for his can of spinach that would give him the strength to punch Bluto’s lights out. While spinach won’t really transform a normal human being into a massive…

Plaques Placed on Space Shuttle Runway Give Details of Shuttle History

Plaques Placed on Space Shuttle Runway Give Details of Shuttle History
Every time I think about the retiring of the Space Shuttle fleet, it bums me out. I’ve been following the Shuttle since grade school when the Challenger disaster was all we could think about. It’s sad…

RISR: The App/Sensor That Reads Body Language for You

RISR: The App/Sensor That Reads Body Language for You
You’ve probably wanted at some point in time to be able to fully engage your date or a client. Here’s another tool to help you accomplish your goal. RISR is a “sensor web” that will help…

Goats Genetically Modified to Produce Human Breast Milk

Goats Genetically Modified to Produce Human Breast Milk
There’s a reason why doctors recommend that mothers breastfeed their newborns for the first few weeks of their lives: because human breastmilk provides the infant with much-need immune system boosters.…

3D Indoor Navigation Tech Provides Amazing Accuracy

3D Indoor Navigation Tech Provides Amazing Accuracy
As you probably already know, GPS technology is pretty much useless once you’re inside of a building, so companies are working on ways to provide directional and navigational information while indoors. One very promising technology has…

ISS Astronauts Finally Fix Stripped Bolts and Finish Power System Repairs

ISS Astronauts Finally Fix Stripped Bolts and Finish Power System Repairs
A few weeks back I was replacing a valve cover gasket on a race car and accidentally rounded off a bolt that was in a hard-to-reach spot. I was working on that bolt in the garage…

Cheetah Robot Can Outrun Usain Bolt

Cheetah Robot Can Outrun Usain Bolt
Remember the Cheetah robot, developed by Boston Dynamics for DARPA? It wasn’t long ago that the robot hit a top speed of 18mph, which seemed insanely fast for a hunk of metal with four legs. Now…

Eight-year-old UK Boy Chunk of Whale Vomit Worth $60,000+

Eight-year-old UK Boy Chunk of Whale Vomit Worth $60,000+
An eight-year-old boy in the UK was taking a stroll along the beach at Hengistbury Head. He discovered what he thought was a large rock laying on the beach and pick it up to carry home.…

LiftPort: The Coolest Kickstarter Project Yet?

LiftPort: The Coolest Kickstarter Project Yet?
Typically, when I hear about a project over on the crowdsourced funding website Kickstarter, we’re talking about some sort of iPhone accessory or game. A project is up on Kickstarter right now that Arthur C. Clarke…

Nico the Robot Recognizes Self in the Mirror

Nico the Robot Recognizes Self in the Mirror
Justin Hart and Brian Scassellati of Yale University have nothing better to do, so they thought they would tinker with robots and doom us all. Recently, they taught a humanoid robot named Nico to recognize its…

DIY Lava Flows: Perfect for Making Volcanic S’Mores

DIY Lava Flows: Perfect for Making Volcanic S’Mores
If there’s one thing that I never thought you could turn into a DIY project, it’s lava flows. But leave it to the ingenuity of sculptor Boby Wysocki and geologist Jeff Karson at Syracuse University to…
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