Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

NeverWet Superhydrophobic Spray-On Coating (Video)

NeverWet Superhydrophobic Spray-On Coating (Video)

NeverWet is an amazing, silicon-based, superhydrophobic spray-on coating that repels water and heavy oils with great efficiency. Water simply glides of the surface after you spray it with NeverWet. However, it is much more than just a liquid repellent. Surfaces that are sprayed with NeverWet repel ice, corrosion, and even bacteria. The company behind the […]

El Hierro Volcano Eruption Reaches the Surface (Video)

El Hierro Volcano Eruption Reaches the Surface (Video)

The volcano near the Canary Island of El Hierro is now only 70 metres away from the surface and is spewing magma 20 metres into the air. The undersea volcano eruption is set to create a brand new island as the lava piles up on an underwater mountain in the Atlantic Ocean. Geologists believe that […]

National Geographic’s Live Augmented Reality (Video)

National Geographic’s Live Augmented Reality (Video)

National Geographic and Appshaker have set up a live augmented reality system in a mall in Hungary. Visitors could watch themselves on a giant screen and interact with virtual dinosaurs, astronauts, dolphins and leopards.

Transmission Tower Clowns (Photo)

Transmission Tower Clowns (Photo)

These transmission towers near Ujhartyan, Hungary, were designed to resemble clowns, following a worldwide trend in trying to make large industrial objects more attractive.

LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock (Video)

LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock (Video)

Move along, nothing to see here. Just one of the coolest clocks I have ever seen.

Japan Develops the World’s First Spherical Flying Machine (Video)

Japan Develops the World’s First Spherical Flying Machine (Video)

Thanks to this sensational flying device, which can take off and land anywhere, it’s hoped that now people will be able to reach places that were hard to access by air before, for use in rescue and reconnaissance.

Quantum Levitation (Video)

Quantum Levitation (Video)

What sorcery is this?!?!

Panoramic Ball Camera (Video)

Panoramic Ball Camera (Video)

The Panoramic Ball Camera has 36 mobile phone cameras which take 360 degree panoramic photos when thrown into the air. Each camera captures an image at the highest point of flight, when it is hardly moving. The photographs are later automatically stitched together for a full spherical panorama.

Strange Sunrise in Argentina (Photo)

Strange Sunrise in Argentina (Photo)

Photographer Luis Argerich captured this strange sunrise in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last month. Yes, it is real, and even NASA doesn’t have an exact explanation for this unusual atmospheric phenomena.

India Launches World’s Cheapest PC at $35 (Video)

India Launches World’s Cheapest PC at $35 (Video)

The $35 PC, made by London-based company Datawind, can handle basic computing, including email, social networking, surfing, online banking, instant messaging and multimedia.