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You Can Now Build a Drone Detection System

The use of drones for personal use has increased exponentially in recent years. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the Federal Aviation Administration imposes no guidelines on these individuals and there have been many mishaps. Drones crashing into buildings or nosediving onto sidewalks are some things that have not only happened, but are also […]

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Harley Davidson Unveils Electric Motorcycle

For 111 years, the Harley Davidson Motor Company has been manufacturing some of the world’s most iconic motorcycles. While the original design had a small engine displacement of 116 cc’s, it’s their heavyweight motorcycles over 700 cc’s that made them famous. Everyone that’s ever driven on a highway knows what that distinctive “Harley potato rumble” […]

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The White House Will Host a Maker Faire

Not that I frequent government websites, but if you were to happen upon the official website of the White House yesterday, you would have been in for a surprise: yesterday, President Obama hosted the first-ever Maker Faire in the White House. If you missed it, here was the home page: Obama hosted the first-ever White House […]

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Are 3D Printers a Waste of Time and Money?

3D printing technology has been around since the early 1980’s but has only become affordable in recent years. What started as a way for manufacturers to develop cheap prototypes of their products has captivated hobbyists into creating all sorts of common household items. Eyeglass frames, clothing, toys, cutlery, and even guns, are all being printed […]

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Google Fiber May be Coming to Portland

Google Fiber is up to 100 times faster than today’s average broadband service. With connection speeds of up to 1,000Mbps, everything you could possibly want online is available to you instantaneously with Google in control. There is no buffering, everything is presented in crystal clear high-definition, and it’s cheap. In other words: It’s the perfect […]

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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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NASA is Using a Flying Saucer to Get Us to Mars

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a research and development center located in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest. Their mission is simple: Figure out how to construct and operate spacecraft that can fly safely in outer space. By dedicating their work to Teddy Roosevelt’s mantra of “dare mighty things”, JPL has managed to […]

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Win the Ultimate LANFest-in-a-Box

Intel Iris Pro Graphics is the most powerful visual experience ever built into 4th generation Intel Core-i processors. By being embedded right into the CPU, you’ll be able to experience the most powerful graphics performance ever from Intel. If you want to immerse yourself in 3D gaming, perform advanced photo and video editing, or watch […]

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