Toyota proposes installing a wind turbine system in their electric cars to harness wind energy in one of their recent patent applications. The invention not only will provide extra electricity to the batteries of an electric vehicle but will also increase its performance by reducing air drag. This will be decreasing the fuel/recharge cost significantly. … Continue reading Why Toyota’s electric car will house specially designed wind turbines?
Let’s agree to the fact that rating system on e-commerce websites are not as helpful as they should be. Review of people complaining about late shipping, the color was unexpected, etc. just makes it hard to justify a product’s quality. There’s another problem too, even though some people are serious with reviews and don’t write … Continue reading Wal-Mart will provide feature-based reviews for every product
Since its inception in 2000, Da Vinci Surgical Robot has revolutionized the way surgeries are done. Da Vinci has been used on more than 2 million patients since it got FDA approval and is the only surgical robot that has that kind of record. Robotic surgeries done by Da Vinci have drastically reduced the risk … Continue reading Samsung’s surgical robots could become the next big thing in medical industry
Whenever my battery was about to die while I was enjoying someone’s free Wifi, I always thought “how beautiful it would be if this Wifi hotspot could transfer the battery juice like it transfers data!”. Charging your phone using your friend’s phone wirelessly is something we all might have thought of. And recently when I … Continue reading Sony: Wirelessly charging your phone using your friend’s phone will soon be possible
Before side mirrors, cars had fender mirrors placed on both sides of a bonnet to see the coming traffic. Being at distance, a driver was unable to see the vehicles approaching from behind clearly. Then after some times, automotive industry introduced the side mirrors to solve that problem. The side mirrors were a successor of … Continue reading Why Toyota is considering cameras over mirrors?
Even after several years of Gulf of Mexico disaster, marine life there is still suffering. Thousands of aquatic animals and millions of fishes have died because of oil covering the surface of water. Even though the situation is much less worse than it was earlier, but oil spills are yet to be solved and it will … Continue reading A new biodegradable sponge can free oceans from oils
Cell tower maintenance is one of the most overlooked hazardous jobs out there. Even though the number of employees in this industry is too low, the death rate is too high as compared to any other occupation in the US as reported by OSHA. This is similar with power lines and other tower climbers. US … Continue reading Will using drones to climb cell towers instead of stairs be a bad idea?
Automatic landing is one of the vital features of drones. A drone, at present, relies on GPS and its return to launch (RTL) functionality to land from where it took off. It simply remembers the geographical coordinates of its take-off spot and land backs there. This technique is unreliable and is of little to no … Continue reading Qualcomm just fixed a major problem in Drone Landings
If Bitcoin is so good, why isn’t everyone using it? Bitcoin, the currency of Internet has become the most interesting currency of our decade. Even though Bitcoin is still a newbie in the world market and doesn’t have much authority yet, it has the potential to dominate the digital exchange worldwide. People like me and … Continue reading Will Bitcoin ever touch the $10k mark?
Google’s path to become the biggest internet company (Alphabet now) is filled with several dead or abandoned services the intentions behind the launch of which are still unknown. You might not even have heard of some of these ‘things’ that Google built and left in dust soon after that. Have you noticed that Google have … Continue reading How Adrian Wong, lead engineer of Google Glass, is working on a way to save lives in road accidents