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NASA joins Texas Rocket company in bid to reach Mars in only 39 Days

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NASA announced it will partner with a variety of companies in new attempts to create more advanced space technology, including a new engine that could get humans to mars in less than 40 days. The Texas-based Ad Astra Rocket company, a member of NASA’s 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextStep), boasted their VASIMR engine can get humans to Mars in 39 days. The engine rocketed... 

NASA Tests Flying Saucer With Sights Set on Mars in 2020

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Members of the media got an up-close look at LDSD flight-test vehicles currently in preparation in the clean room at NASA-JPL on March 31. Thought they were just the stuff of science fiction movies? Not if NASA has anything to say about it. Agency researchers are developing a spacecraft that looks just like a flying saucer, with the hopes of helping a manned mission to Mars one day land softly on the... 

Future Russian Army: Anywhere in World in 7 Hours

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In the future, a fleet of heavy transport aircraft will reportedly be capable of moving a strategic unit of 400 Armata tanks, with ammunition, to anywhere in the world. And probably at hypersonic speed, enabling Russia to mount a global military response. According to a new design specification from the Military-Industrial Commission in Moscow, a transport aircraft, dubbed PAK TA, will fly at supersonic... 

Slovak company hopes to bring Flying Cars to the market by 2017

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Slovak company AeroMobil has been developing a futuristic vision of real flying cars. Now, for the first time, its CEO put a proper timeline on the idea: the expensive toys are to hit the super-rich market by 2017, but quickly improve on specs and price. The company itself has been around for five years, and past prototypes have existed, all getting ever closer to the technological requirements.... 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants Human Drivers Banned

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Whether taking a car for a spin on a Sunday or focusing on getting from A to B after a stressful day, driving can be fun and therapeutic. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes humans could be banned from driving in years to come and all cars will, instead, be controlled by robots. The entrepreneur claims that computers will one day do a much better job of driving and that humans are simply ‘too dangerous’... 

CeBIT 2015 Technology Trade fair kicks off

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The world’s leading Computer exhibition “CeBIT” has opened its doors in Hannover. More than 3.400 companies from 70 countries are showing their innovations from the area of technology, software and safety. This year’s theme at is “d!conomy”, which describes the impact digitization has on economy and society. One main focus in there is the Internet of Things or Industry 4.0: This... 

US Scientists Invent Chameleon-Like Artificial Skin

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The picture shows a computer illustration of a chameleon-like artificial “skin” developed by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley. ​Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a super thin material that can be made to change color on demand when a minute amount of force is applied. “This is the first time anybody has made a flexible chameleon-like skin... 

Solar-powered plane launches landmark global flight

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The Solar Impulse 2 taxis on the tarmac of al-Bateen airport in Abu Dhabi before taking off on March 9, 2015. United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a historic journey that is set to promote green energy. The aircraft called Solar Impulse 2 took off at 7:12 a.m. local time (0412 GMT) in the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, on Monday and headed to the Omani capital city of Muscat as the first leg of its 12-leg... 

US company unveils robot to help autistic children

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A humanoid robot named Milo interacts with children at a center in the US state of Texas. A US robotics manufacturer has unveiled a humanoid robot designed to help improve social and emotional skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). US company, Robokind, presented a robot named Milo during the National Press Club conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying it had been built with... 

​FREAK encryption flaw leaves millions of Apple & Android users exposed

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Tech firms are rushing to fix a disastrous security flaw dubbed ‘FREAK’, stemming from the US government’s requirement of lower encryption standards, that for over a decade left millions of users visiting ‘secured’ websites exposed to potential attacks. Cyber security experts have discovered a massive flaw that allows attackers to decrypt HTTPS-protected traffic passing between millions... 

How to fix Genius 5.1 Home Theater general volume Potentiometer

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We don’t usually do this but since we got a couple of requests on this coming from some Serbian forum, we decided why not, since this is a pretty popular speaker system and this is actually quite a frequent problem for these speakers. So many people threw so many of these fine built speakers just for this minor issue… it’s a pity now one came with a detailed guide on how to fix them... 

German company brings 3D selfies which are little statues 3D printed

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The selfie mania has reached a whole new level, with a German company, offering people to buy real 3D models of themselves. Fifty-four cameras take a body scan, with the image being sent to a 3D printer. The result: A real life statue of yourself! The 3D-printing craze has already seen designers create real life houses and even guns. So it was probably only a matter of time before we would see a technique... 

Robot Cops to be patrolling the US streets by 2016

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By 2016, there will likely be a 6-foot tall police robot patrolling the streets and handing out parking tickets. The Telebot, developed by Florida International University’s Discovery Lab, has been field-tested and is undergoing final tune up. With a swiveling head and dexterous fingers, the humanoid robot is controlled remotely by a person wearing an Oculus Rift headset and motion-tracking vest,... 

DARPA builds contact lenses with 3x Optical Zoom function

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A revolutionary new contact lens with a built in telescope could help millions to regain their full sight. Just a wink of one’s eye is enough to zoom in or turn the telescope off, which increases peripheral vision three fold (3x). The new technology is set to help sufferers of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which can result in the loss of vision in the center of the visual field. This makes... 

Tesla batteries to power entire homes out soon - Elon Musk

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Tesla Motors says its ambitious plan to produce battery packs strong enough to power houses will be reality within six months. The promise comes as the company revealed lower-than-expected sales figures for Model S vehicles. “We are going to unveil the Tesla home battery, the consumer battery that would be for use in people’s houses or businesses fairly soon,” company’s CEO Elon Musk said... 
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