Cool Tech
Cool Tech

China has plans to construct an underwater 'research lab' 10,000 feet below the South China Sea

Over the past couple of years, China has constructed artificial islands on reefs in the South China Sea. Now they’re planning construction of a sea lab some 10,000 feet underwater.
Cool Tech

White House asks AI experts to help with America’s prison overcrowding problem

“We have built a system that is too large, and too unfair, and too costly – in every sense of the word – and we need to start to change it,” heralded the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Lynn Overmann on…
Cool Tech

ULA is launching the world’s biggest rocket today. Here’s where to watch it live

There's a top secret satellite launching this afternoon, and you can watch it firsthand. Sort of. At 1:59 pm ET, a Delta IV rocket will send what is likely a spy satellite into space on behalf of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)…
Virtual Reality

The Void, Sony Pictures, and Madame Tussaud to present Ghostbusters: Dimension VR experience

Teaming up with the open-plan Virtual Reality pioneers at The Void, Madame Tussaud and Sony Pictures are launching a Ghostbusters experience next month, which will culminate with visitors blasting ghosts in VR with their very own proton…
Cool Tech

Basketball-loving kid gets a 3D printed hand designed specifically for shooting hoops

Young amputee Logan turned to UCLA's 3D printing club and AIO Robotics for help when he wanted to play basketball and needed a hoop-shooting hand. The team used the Raptor Reloaded prosthetic hand from Enabling The Future as their template.
Photography

Got accessories? Think Tank’s new drone backpack makes room for them

While most drone cases don't leave much room for extras, the latest Helipak from Think Tank accommodates both a 17-inch laptop and a tablet, plus plenty of other flying and shooting gear.
Cool Tech

Bill Gates says he’s ‘excited about chickens,’ and here’s why

He co-founded Microsoft, he's the richest man in the world, and, most surprisingly of all, he's "excited about chickens." But rather than leave it at that, Bill Gates would like you to know why.
Photography

Woman’s scheme to get drone pilot in trouble backfires, thanks to GoPro footage

A woman retrieves a fallen drone and creates an exaggerated story about being almost hit, before calling the police. Her story quickly fell apart after footage from the drone's still-recording GoPro proved otherwise.
Mobile

Alphabet wants to beam high-speed Internet to your home

Fiber-optic cables are so yesterday. Alphabet is looking into technology that will wirelessly transmit internet connections at a gigabit per second, and is testing the feature in Kansas City.
Product Review

HEXO+ autonomous drone Review

The Hexo+ is designed to follow you, but we wish it would just fly away.
Home Theater

Transparent sound takes on a whole new meaning with this directional glass speaker

At E3 next week, Turtle Beach will be showing off the HyperSound Glass, a directional speaker that also happens to be the world's first speaker made using a transparent pane of glass.
Cool Tech

Last month, for the first time ever, the UK generated more energy from solar than coal

The United Kingdom just passed a huge milestone in its renewable energy program – in May, for the first-ever calendar month, the UK generated more solar power than coal power.