Sci-Tech

Nerds and nerdettes may I introduce you to Terrafugia‘s awesome TF-X: “a hybrid electric flying car designed to revolutionize personal travel with advanced technology and intelligent vehicle systems that greatly simplify safe personal flight.”

tf-x

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Because Tony Hawk and Moby wouldn’t lie to you, would they? Thanks to John for the heads up!

BELIEF

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WIRED’s Clive Thompson discusses how advances in technology have changed the ability to share ideas over time and how new media may lead to “new literacies.”

The New Literacies

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Check out this fully functional compound microscope made out of LEGOs by Carl Merriam. Well done!

[via The Brothers Brick]

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The Pee Analyser

by Cap'n Carrot on July 23, 2013 · 0 comments

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In an attempt to make the roads safer in Singapore the dance club Zouk has developed a urinal-based system designed to tell drivers when they’ve had one too many.

The Pee Analyser via Walyou

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Well done Miss Ann Makosinski (and you can suck it Duracell)!

The Hollow (Thermoelectric) Flashlight – Google Science Fair

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Any questions?

This is Your Brain on Music

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It turns out NASA is using LEGO to help inspire the space fights of tomorrow. NASA is currently running two competitions for those interested in designing one of NASA’s future planned excursions into space using one of the coolest toys around.

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Remember Firefox? Of course you do (and if you don’t you should be ashamed and go find a copy right this second)! Well it seems the Chinese are working to make the thought controlled air ship a reality. Take a look.

Mind-controlled aircraft no longer unthinkable

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As part of a 7th grade science project for the Cornerstone Christian School, 12-year old Lauren Rojas launched Hello Kitty 18 miles into space. So… what have you done today?

HELLO KITTY IN SPACE via Likecool

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