Category Archives: Technology

Teen Engineers Build Robot Arm To Rescue Puppy Trapped In Well

A puppy in Istanbul escaped death this month thanks to the innovative work of a crew of teen robotics enthusiasts. The 4-month-old canine, identified by Reuters as a type of livestock guard dog called a Kangal, was stuck down a

The Internet Loves This 7-Year-Old Talking About The Robot She Made

This mini engineer is putting a smile on a lot of people’s faces. On Feb. 18, Facebook page Because of Them We Can posted a video that shows 7-year-old Noelle demonstrating how a robot that she made works. In the video,

Video Of Giraffe About To Give Birth Removed For ‘Nudity And Sexual Content’

A popular YouTube live stream is back on air after it was accused of broadcasting “nudity and sexual content” because it showed a giraffe about to give birth. An official for Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, blamed the

Google Doodle Celebrates Planetary Discovery In The Most Adorable Way

View post on imgur.com Google is celebrating this week’s planetary discovery with a home page doodle that’s out of this world. In an adorable cartoon, Earth is seen peering out into space with a telescope as the moon ― a.k.a.

People Want To Move To The Newly Found Planets To Escape Donald Trump

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); NASA scientists caused a stir when they announced the discovery of seven previously unknown Earth-sized planets on Wednesday. And with the TRAPPIST-1 solar system a mere 39 light years away, it didn’t take long

Robots Will Soon Do Your Taxes. Bye-Bye, Accounting Jobs

By Vasant Dhar for WIRED. Tax season has arrived, as the Super Bowl recently reminded us: In the first half alone, two commercials encouraged viewers to trust computers to do our taxes, the first from H&R Block with its new

Bring Minecraft To Life With These Cheap 3-D Printers

By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. In all likelihood, 3-D printing will forever remain a niche thing. But if you or your kid happen to reside in that niche, making your own stuff has become crazy accessible. Much of the reason

See How A 3-D—Printed Robot Catches A Fish

For Architectural Digest, by Nick Mafi. All it takes is one reading of Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea—in which the protagonist goes 84 days without catching a fish—to understand that fishing is not a simple enterprise. It requires

How The 'Guerrilla Archivists' Saved History – And Are Doing It Again Under Trump

By Morgan Currie, University of California, Los Angeles and Britt S. Paris, University of California, Los Angeles On Inauguration Day, a group of students, researchers and librarians gathered in a nondescript building on the north side of the University of

This Awesome 11-Year-Old Girl Designed A Prosthetic Arm That Shoots Glitter

Meet Jordan Reeves. She’s 11 years old and invented a prosthetic arm that shoots glitter. So, basically, she’s our new hero. Jordan was born with a left arm that stops above the elbow. Last January, she had the chance to