So far, wearable VR tech hasn’t caught on. But Panasonic’s compact and lightweight new VR glasses may convince more people of the technology’s commercial potentials.
Cheaper and better energy storage is possible, and researchers are vigorously exploring possibilities. But are they running out of time?
The biggest names in aviation and technology are jostling to send an all-electric plane up into the commercial skies. Did an Israeli start-up just beat them to their objective? Eliminating greenhouse-gas emissions from airplanes is one of the hardest challenges in the climate conundrum. Air travel accounts for a significant volume of the world’s global […]
Everything the human eye sees exists within a minuscule percentage of the universe. The rest is invisible. Images shared recently by NASA confirm as much. The pictures, captured through the agency’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, show the Moon shining brighter than the Sun! “Each 5-by-5-degree image is centered on the Moon and shows gamma rays with […]
The government said he is not allowed to build a garage door, so he didn’t. Or at least that’s what they think! Erik Vekeman, a villager from Zegelsem in Belgium, wanted to convert part of his wife’s former grocery store into a garage. But because the village is being protected and preserved, the local municipality denied him the permit to install […]
Car sales are booming globally. It’s as though the GFC never existed. The Chinese and Indian middle classes are swelling and they all want to be mobile. Americans and Australians are back in love with their SUV’s. Half the world aspires to own the latest Mercedes or BMW. So why should the big manufacturers be […]
The tech revolution is in full force in the automotive industry, but Tesla remains at the bleeding edge. In fact, at the Model X release, CEO Elon Musk stated: “If we had known the true engineering costs and complexity, we would have done fewer things.” Released in late 2015, two years later than planned, the […]
As any photographer will tell you, the biggest challenge with DSLR photography is bulk. The camera body is bulky but you then need to add the lens. And if you’re a serious photographer, you may have three or fours lenses. So now you have a camera bag to tote them all in. And then when […]
One of the really big myths is that metal roofs make a house hotter than other roof types. Anyone who has spent time on a tile roof knows that every roof – with the exception of thatched and green roofs, gets hellishly hot. And that heat radiates straight into your roof space and then continues into […]
The shift from an agricultural/industrial economy to a technological economy has greatly expanded the options available to us in terms of work and lifestyle, and yet we struggle with the impact that these sedentary jobs are having on our bodies. “People who ‘sit down all day’ are the members of the working population most susceptible […]