Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles
Scientists from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University aren’t keen on being wasteful — that’s why they’ve developed a toilet that uses 90% less water than other commodes and is capable of generating energy. Aptly named the No-Mix Vacuum Toilet, the porcelain pedestal’s pot divides waste between
It’s the iPhone’s five-year anniversary, and I’m proud to say I was there from the start. In fact, I was number eight in the line outside the New York Cube Apple Store, camping out for nearly five days to be one of the first to get my hands on the new smartphone. Spending that time
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One of the biggest new content partnerships to be announced for Google TV this year is the deal that Google has secured with cloud gaming service OnLive. At the time, it was announced that LG’s upcoming Google TV sets would incorporate the OnLive app to allow users to have instant and seamless
Researchers at Rice University in Texas have created a paintable battery that can be used anywhere. Also impressive — the battery is rechargeable and can hold a 2.4 volt charge for six hours.
To create this sprayable battery, the team disassembled the chemicals of a lithium-ion battery and converted
University of Tokyo builds a soap bubble 3D screen, guarantees your display stays squeaky clean (video)
There are waterfall screens, but what if you’d like your display to be a little more… pristine? Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a display that hits soap bubbles with ultrasonic sound to change the surface. At a minimum, it can change how light glances off the soap film to produce
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It seems like in this current environment, there is a brand new entry in the mobile credit card payment market every day. It started with Square, and now everyone wants a piece of the action. The latest one to enter the fray is mPowa, which admittedly does bring some functionality and accessibility that
Social benchmarking startup Unmetric just expanded its tools to include YouTube, giving brands a new way to measure the effectiveness of their video campaigns.
Of course, companies can already see plenty of stats about their videos — views, likes, and more. But Unmetric tries to synthesize all that
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