Tag: tech

Jan 12, 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW showed off their impressive new laser and OLED lighting technology at CES 2015. The intelligent lighting system seeks to improve driver safety at night in a number of innovative ways. Watch the demo to learn more.

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Jan 9, 2015

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

It’s like photographing a beach and resolving individual grains of sand. NASA recently released the largest Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, displaying sweeping views of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31). Though the galaxy is over 2 million light-years away, the Hubble telescope is powerful enough to resolve individual stars in a…

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Jan 7, 2015

This Glass of Water Came from Human Waste

This Glass of Water Came from Human Waste

Bill Gates recently got to check out the Omniprocessor, an ingenious machine designed and built by Janicki Bioenergy, which turns human waste into water and electricity. In places without good waste treatment plants, it could be a real game-changer.

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Jan 3, 2015

Awesome Routine Combines Dance with Interactive 3D Projections

Awesome Routine Combines Dance with Interactive 3D Projections

“Pixel” is a live show that combines dance choreography with interactive, 3D projection mapping. The show features 11 dancers and recently debuted at Maison des Arts de Créteil in France. In the amazing video above we see highlights from the 60 minutes performance which was directed and choreographed by Mourad Merzouki.

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Dec 29, 2014

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Hungarian engineers have created the ultimate fire extinguisher from a decommissioned Russian tank combined with the jets from a MiG-21 fighter jet. Known as the Big Wind, it’s capable of blowing powerful shots of water to stop oil fires in an instant.

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Dec 24, 2014

When Five Commercial Airliners Make Fighter Jet Formations

When Five Commercial Airliners Make Fighter Jet Formations

Watch five Airbus A350-900s (valued at $295.2 million each) take to the skies for a one-of-a-kind formation flight. The Airbus team successfully executed a number of challenging formations and maneuvers including the: diamond formation, low pass, echelon formation and arrow formation

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Dec 17, 2014

Dog Without Front Limbs Get 3D Printed Legs, Runs for First Time Ever

Dog Without Front Limbs Get 3D Printed Legs, Runs for First Time Ever

See how unique, custom 3D printed prosthetics allow Derby—a dog born with deformed front legs—run for the very first time. For those that think Derby’s prosthetics seem too low, the team started this way to give him a chance to get used to his new legs. Luckily with 3D printing it’s easy to iterate…

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