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IPads Have All the Fun

The video included reminds me just how exciting the idea of commercial space travel would be. Sign me up! Right now if is far too expensive but I can live vicariously through this IPad. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com Managing Editor...


The Future

The future according to CES that is. I will attend CES one day. Maybe they will realize I get millions of hits on HYR and send me free tickets so I can write reviews of the latest technology has to offer, take home product s...



A Cool Way to Spend 100 Million – Space Travel

So Grandma sent you a check for Christmas as she always does. Usually it is for $15 dollars so you can get yourself something nice at the 5&10. She seems unaware that you are 35 yrs old. This time she made a mistake a...


Sensics SmartGoggles Deliver Virtual Reality, Giant Robots and Near Total Isolation

Finally a post about ROBOTS on a site with the word “robot” in it! Remember when virtual reality was all anyone talked about?   awww thanks WIRED.com you are truly my favorite website on the interwebs LAS V...



Bad Neighborhood Detection for GPS

So you are trying to find a good farmers market and you are driving around using your trusty GPS unit. Before you know it, you end up deep in the heart of North Philly and someone is at your window asking if you want some of th...


Star Trek Tricorder – One Step Closer

I remember watching Star Trek and seeing Doctor Beverly Crusher scan an injured person with a small device and getting all the info she needed. I was wondering how far along something like that would be. It seems like things ar...



‘Time cloak’ can make events invisible

Scientists have created a lens of not just light, but time. Their method splits light, speeding up one part of light and slowing down another . It creates a gap and that gap is where an event is masked. Their time cloak lasts a...


Robots can light candles now

So the question now is…what do they still need us for? I am surprised we aren’t dead yet anyway considering Skynet became aware April 19th of this year. The nukes should be on their way any day now. It will probably...



Qantas’s A380 – The only way to fly!

  If you are ridiculously rich of course. We are getting much closer to some really cool futuristic stuff here. Looking more like the bridge of the Starship Enterprise, the Qantas A380’s rich people section is top of...


Mythbusters banned from talking about RFID Tracking

First of all what is an RFID chip you ask? What is RFID? RFID stands for Radio-Frequency IDentification. The acronym refers to small electronic devices that consist of a small chip and an antenna. The chip typically is capable ...



Chat Rooms…ahhh the memories.

Who remembers chat rooms?   Who remembers WEBTV?   Who remembers the “Can’t Hardly Wait” chat room that was on WEBTV? (I know I lost a bunch with that question) I sure do. I spent many a night chatti...




 
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