Category: SCI/TECH

May 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Sunset on Mars

Picture of the Day: Sunset on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover recorded this view of the sun setting at the close of the mission’s 956th Martian day, or sol (April 15, 2015), from the rover’s location in Gale Crater.

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May 13, 2015

This is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

This is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is the world’s first throw-and-shoot camera. All you have to do is throw it in the air to start shooting. The quadcopter flies itself and uses GPS and computer vision to follow you around. It is waterproof, compact and shoots HD pictures and videos. Check out the glossy demo video below. …

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May 7, 2015

The Startup That’s Trying to Make VR Theme Parks a Reality

The Startup That’s Trying to Make VR Theme Parks a Reality

THE VOID is a startup company that is trying to make VR Theme Parks a reality. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company is attempting to build virtual worlds over real-world, physical environments; creating an immersive experience that they describe as, “4D environmental FX”. Check out the glossy promo video below. …

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Apr 27, 2015

What the Night Sky Would Look Like with No Light Pollution

What the Night Sky Would Look Like with No Light Pollution

“Skyglow” is a term used to describe the brightness of the night sky in a built-up area as a result of light pollution. In the video above, timelapse artists Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic combine timelapse astrophotography—filmed at some of the darkest skies in North America&mdas;and splice the footage with night timelapses of major…

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Apr 23, 2015

Facebook Just Released Their Monthly Stats and the Numbers are Staggering

Facebook Just Released Their Monthly Stats and the Numbers are Staggering

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced some staggering numbers regarding Facebook’s monthly usage on their various social networks and platforms. The highlights demonstrate the scale and reach of Facebook’s ecosystem: – 1.44 billion people on Facebook each month – 800 million people on WhatsApp each month – 700 million people on Groups each month –…

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Apr 22, 2015

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, NASA released a breathtaking gallery of some of the most incredible images of our planet ever taken. The images were captured from a variety of sources including satellites, research modules and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Below you will find highlights from the jaw-dropping 76-image gallery. To see…

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Apr 9, 2015

This is as Close as it Gets to a Flying House

This is as Close as it Gets to a Flying House

In Kirkland, Washington there’s a company that has been customizing jumbo jet interiors for heads of state and high net worth clients for over 25 years. Established in 1988, Greenpoint Technologies is a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) Completion Center providing turnkey interior completions. To date, Greenpoint has completed a number of interiors to various…

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