Posts tagged with ‘Technology’
Chinese farmer creates a wind-powered car via DVICE
The newest way to verify your identity? A butt scan!
Researchers at Japan’s Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology have developed a car seat that carefully scans a driver’s backside to verify their identity before the car will start. Think of it as a fingerprint for your rear end.
Don’t ass, don’t tell.
With so many gadgets and mobile devices in common use today, keeping them all charged has become an ongoing challenge. We’ve already seen numerous efforts to help consumers do just that in taxis and atfestivals, for example, but recently we came across a new approach targeting urban cyclists. Specifically, German bicycle maker Silverback has recently launched two bikes with built-in USB ports that can charge devices as the rider pedals. READ MORE…
Hungry? Soon you may be able to print out your dinner
Scientists at Cornell are developing a 3-D printer that can print meals using raw food “ink.” Using raw-food inks set up in syringes, a specialized printer creates cookies, pie and other treats. The food list is currently limited to ingredients that can be extracted from a syringe, and researchers have had success with chocolate, cake and cookies. But they think the machine could be developed to create customized menus for “fussy” customers — or that the world’s great chefs could share their patented recipes for download.