Transparent Solar Panels Will Turn Windows Into Green Energy Collectors
Feb07

Transparent Solar Panels Will Turn Windows Into Green Energy Collectors

Researchers from Michigan State University developed completely transparent solar panels, which can have numerous applications in architecture, and other fields like mobile electronics or the automotive industry. Researchers have tried to create such a device before as well, but the final results were never satisfying. The team focused on the see-through factor, so they developed a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, or TLSC,...

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Remember China’s Elevated Bus That Drives Over Traffic? Well, They’ve Actually Built It
Aug03

Remember China’s Elevated Bus That Drives Over Traffic? Well, They’ve Actually Built It

Back in May we told you about a prototype bus in China that would, if built, literally drive right over traffic jams. Well, if we’re being totally honest with you, we never believed that the Transit Elevated Bus would actually get made. Which is why we’re pretty surprised to tell you that the TEB has literally just taken its first test drive in Qinhuangdao, Hebei! The idea was first proposed at the 19th China Beijing International...

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The 30 Coolest Gadgets Of 2016
Jan12

The 30 Coolest Gadgets Of 2016

With each year that goes by, gadgets and technology seem to get cooler and cooler. Heart rate monitors have transformed into all-purpose fitness and activity trackers, drones are getting more instinctive by the day, and refrigerators can now actually do the job of making your grocery list for you. It’s a strange and wonderful world we live in, and the International CES 2016 Gadget Showcase proves that it’s about to get...

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65 Satirical Illustrations Show Our Addiction To Technology
Jan05

65 Satirical Illustrations Show Our Addiction To Technology

Art is often a mirror, reflecting the social issues and problems of the day. With the rise of ubiquitous Internet, smart phones, and other Internet enabled devices, being online all the time is not only possible, it’s the de facto state for many. This list of satirical illustrations highlight some of the biggest problems with technology addiction. Which one has the strongest message? Vote on your favorite, or if we’ve...

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24 Pictures That Prove 2015 Is The Damn Future
Dec16

24 Pictures That Prove 2015 Is The Damn Future

The Future Is Now! 01. First of all, we FINALLY know what Pluto looks like: NASA Lookin’ good, buddy. 02. There are wheelchairs that can go upstairs: Via YouTube 03. And phones that can bend every which way: Via Joy Reactor 04. There are highlighters that take notes in real time: Via Scan Marker 05. Cooks using holograms to learn: Via YouTube 06. 3D pens: Via The3doodler 07. And printers that run line by line: Via Blog Fast Company...

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33 Products Every Office Supplies Lover Needs To Own
Aug23

33 Products Every Office Supplies Lover Needs To Own

For the most die-hard officianados. 1. These pen-cap utensils that understand just how busy some days can be. amazon.com Buy them here. 2. These Ctrl+Alt+Del coffee mugs that speak your office lingo. thinkgeek.com Ctrl+Alt+Del your busiest mornings. Buy it here. 3. A zipper bookmark that will keep your books airtight. amazon.com No ruffled pages, ever. Get it here. 4. A water tower that will hold your workday necessities....

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33 Products Every iPhone Addict Will Want
Dec31

33 Products Every iPhone Addict Will Want

iPhone Life. Roel Smart / Getty Images / Via thinkstockphotos.com 1. A bag that charges your phone. Via everpurse.com Cute, chic, and practical. 2. A brush that helps you take the best selfie. Via thewetbrush.com Brush stray hairs, snap a selfie. Brush friend’s stray hairs, snap a double selfie. Endless brushing and selfie possibilities. 3. A fancy clip-on lens to up your photo-taking game. Via technologytell.com The Olloclip lets you...

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16 Things You Didn’t Know Your New iPhone Could Do
Dec30

16 Things You Didn’t Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips. Chris Ritter 01. It charges faster with an iPad charger than the charger that comes with it. Source Your mileage may vary, but people are reporting a full charge in 2 hours with an iPad charger. 02. About to die? You can conserve battery life by putting your phone in grayscale mode. Source 03. You can actually see which apps are draining your...

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20+ Clever Inventions To Make Your Life A Lot Easier
Sep28

20+ Clever Inventions To Make Your Life A Lot Easier

There are people, all over the world, who are inventing new products every day. I’m not that creative, but at least I know someone is doing it. I’m personally a sucker for new, neat gadgets… and hopefully you are, too. Even if you’re not looking to make your life a lot easier you’ll want these 27 clever household items. Believe me, you’re going to want to buy everything on this list. Especially #7....

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This Windowless Plane Wants to Bring the Outside World In
Aug31

This Windowless Plane Wants to Bring the Outside World In

The IXION Windowless Jet Concept was created specifically for the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Show. Created by Technicon Design, it was also a recent winner at the 2014 International Yacht & Aviation Awards in the Exterior Design category. The idea is to remove all windows, instead turning the interior cabin into a giant screen, using “existing or very near future technology to display the exterior environment to the inside...

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