Category: Technology

Airbus files patent for UFO-style flying doughnut

Airbus files patent for UFO-style flying doughnut

By Phil Davies/Travel Weekly Engineers from Airbus have filed a patent application for UFO-like “flying doughnut” aircraft. It would mean passengers entering the aircraft through steps leading up to an “access hatch” around the hole in the centre and receive their in-flight meals from trolleys being pushed through curved aisles. The doughnut-shaped craft aims to increase the legroom for travellers […]

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Man embeds computer chips in hands to store Bitcoin

Man embeds computer chips in hands to store Bitcoin

VIDEO via Telegraph By implanting 12mm glass computer chips in his flesh Martijn Wismeijer has been able to store Bitcoins inside his body, create a personalised alarm clock and will even be able to install keyless doors in his home. But how painful is the injection?…..

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Cyborg Hears Colour With Device Fixed To Skull

Cyborg Hears Colour With Device Fixed To Skull

Via Sky News An artist who claims to be the world’s first officially-recognised cyborg has told how he “hears” colours using an antenna fused onto his skull. Neil Harbisson was born with a condition that meant he could not see any colours at all – only shades of grey. So he had a device, which he calls an “eyeborg,” attached […]

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Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector

Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector

Via BBC News Google is aiming to diagnose cancers, impending heart attacks or strokes and other diseases, at a much earlier stage than is currently possible. The company is working on technology that combines disease-detecting nanoparticles, which would enter a patient’s bloodstream via a swallowed pill, with a wrist-worn sensor. The idea is to identify slight changes in the person’s […]

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Why iPhones are bending – Uri Geller explains

Why iPhones are bending – Uri Geller explains

By Jeremy Olshan/Marketwatch Why is iPhone 6 prone to bending? “There are two possible explanations,” Uri Geller, the psychic illusionist famous forbending spoons with his mind, told MarketWatch. “Either the phone is so seriously thin and flimsy that it is bendable with mere physical force, which I cannot believe given the extensive tests Apple would have done. Or — and […]

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Ghost busters and UFO hunters tap top tools of the trade

Ghost busters and UFO hunters tap top tools of the trade

By Andrew Masterson/The Age The market is awash with devices dedicated to assisting the hunt for aliens and angels, ghosts and demons. It’s a familiar enough scenario. You’re sitting in your lounge room, not expecting guests, and the doorbell rings. You have no way of knowing at that moment whether your visitor is, say, a bike-borne evangelist eager to audition you […]

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The XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane in Pictures

The XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane in Pictures

Via Space.com GALLERY

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Middlesbrough College student crash lands UFO into docks

Middlesbrough College student crash lands UFO into docks

Via Gazette Live A UFO is the last thing you would expect to see crash landing into the Middlehaven Dock.  But for self-taught visual effects artist Niall Horn this is something he had envisaged for quite some time…..

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Electronic war games blamed for jets vanishing off radars in Europe

Electronic war games blamed for jets vanishing off radars in Europe

Via RT Electronic military exercises were to blame for the mysterious disappearance of dozens of planes from air-traffic control screens in the heart of Europe, Slovak authorities have said. About 50 planes temporarily disappeared from radars in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia between June 5 and June 10, Austria’s flight safety monitor said. German and Czech air traffic […]

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Major Historical Setbacks in Science, Technology, and Culture

Major Historical Setbacks in Science, Technology, and Culture

By Paul Darin, Epoch Times Throughout history, humanity has suffered serious setbacks to science, progress, and culture. Some have been on a very big scale due to wars, famine, disease. Some setbacks have been on a smaller scale, but may have had just as big of an impact. The loss of the Library at Alexandria, Egypt, is considered one of the ancient […]

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