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Could Nanoparticles in Your Blood Predict Diseases? Google[x] Wants to Find Out

#160935994 / gettyimages.com Remember the campy 80s movie Innerspace? Dennis Quaid gets miniaturized in a submersible pod and injected into Martin Short’s body. Flying/submarining around in Short’s body, Quaid must attempt to return to normal size before his oxygen runs out. With futuristic technology, he is able to speak to Short through a device implanted […]

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Trolls Vanquished by Facebook App!…Maybe.

Those of us who get involved in online discussions on various social media sites have first-hand, intimate knowledge of the annoyance of trolls. They’re everywhere. You can hardly click an up-vote anywhere online these days without seeing some vicious comment from “Dude” or “anarchist123,” made only to incite more viciousness from normal human users. In […]

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Marriott Teleports Visitors to Virtual Vacation with Oculus Virtual Reality Technology

Are you longing to go somewhere far, far away, but just can’t afford it? The costs of vacation travel sometimes hold us back from getting the heck out of Dodge when we need it the most. But what if you could believe you’re in another place, even if you can’t get there in reality, even […]

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Wash It, Stretch it, Even Shoot It – Wearable Tech Just Got a Lot More Wearable

Scientists have yet to be the targets of TMZ cameras for their avant-garde fashion statements. Nevertheless, in the world of technology, new “Fabric Circuit Boards” may become all the rage. Most digital devices made today use PCBs – printed circuit boards – while wearable technology is yet limited to smartwatches and Google Glass. However, researchers […]

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The noPhone May Be a Joke, But Mobile Phone Addiction is Not

How long can you go without your smartphone? How do you feel when the battery dies or you misplace it, even for just a few minutes? Most of us can remember life before our phones, but crikey! How did we ever survive?! Enter the noPhone – this is not a phone, but it looks and […]

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Ultimate Gaming High: NeweggTV, ASUS, and Friends to Set World Record for Highest Altitude LAN Party

Gamers and LAN party fanatics, get ready to be inspired! On June 23rd, a spirited-group of folks from ASUS Laptops, NeweggTV, Linus Tech Tips, and Tek Syndicate, all teamed up to climb the highest peak in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains for a LAN party like no other. Expert witness Elizabeth Thompson, a PhD student in Atmospheric […]

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Outfitting the Mission to Mars

Apparently NASA consulted Pixar and the 1950’s for futuristic space suit designs. You probably know by now that NASA – and possibly other, private entrepreneurs – has its eyes on Mars as the new frontier for space exploration. As with all previous explorations outside Earth’s atmosphere, the technology involved takes a step forward each time. […]

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Tesla Motors, Inc. – Foolhardy Philanthropists or Inspirational Innovators?

In the spirit of moving not just their company forward, but the world as we know it, Tesla Motors, Inc., creators of some of the most advanced electric automobiles, decided to share their EV technology with… everybody!  What’s more, they’ve been in talks with BMW and other carmakers to share charging stations in Europe and […]

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Are Transhumanists Pushing Us into the Next Stage in Evolution?

#83987909 / gettyimages.com Still wearing your tech devices? Just implant them already. Or is that taking things a little too far? Technology has always extended human ability, making primitive people stronger or better somehow – weapons and tools, beasts of burden, writing, mathematics, etc. And what we now call “wearable tech” – everything from eye […]

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An Apple iHome Coming Soon?

Imagine it – you’re talking to your significant other on your iPhone – with your Bluetooth, of course – as you drive up to your house. You fumble with your garage door opener, then stumble into your house, reach for the light switch, turn off your alarm, turn the AC or heat on, open windows, […]

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