Drew Prindle

Drew Prindle

Drew's fascination with technology began at an early age - shortly after he licked a 9-volt battery for the first time. It was this first taste of technology that sparked his interest in how electronics work, and he's been obsessed ever since. Aside from keeping up with the latest developments in tech, he enjoys shock humor, and working puns into his writing at every opportunity. You can find his work on Digital Trends and The Manual.
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Just For The Tech Of It: Pig hearts, eating with electricity, and hiding Earth from aliens 4:08

Electric forks can trick your tongue into tasting salt, pig-to-human heart transplants could be the answer to the worlds organ donor shortage, and how scientists plan to hide Earth from prying alien eyes.
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America’s Greatest Makers is like American Idol for geeks, so we talked to one

At first glance, TBS's upcoming show 'America's Greatest Makers' seems like it's just Shark Tank meets American Idol -- but after talking with one of the shows contestants, we found out that it's actually more like a televised startup…
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Triton ‘artificial gill’ creators cancel $800K Indiegogo campaign, re-launch with new video

After conducting a veritable boatload of research, we were 99.9 percent sure the artificial gill technology was nothing more than high-octane snake oil. But as it turns out, Khademi and his co-conspirators weren't totally full of…
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Just for the Tech Of It: Transparent wood, fly-bombing drones, a ninth planet 4:00

Genetically modified flies dropped by drone could solve Ethiopia's tsetse fly problem, transparent wood is the material of the future, and a new planet could be lurking somewhere in our solar system, but we can't even see it.
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Are these ‘artificial gills’ a diver’s dream or crowdsourced snake oil? 2:31

Triton is essentially a tankless scuba mask that works like a pair of artificial gills -- but now that the creators have taken the contraption to Indiegogo, we're not completely convinced this isn't just an elaborate hoax
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Just For The Tech Of It: Genetically modified maggots, 3D printing in space, and more 3:54

This week on Just For The Tech Of It, host Drew Prindle gives you the lowdown on how scientists are using genetically modified maggots in medicine, 3D printing in space, and how CRISPR can eliminate HIV.