A New Flexible Battery Made from Aluminum Can Charge in Under a Minute

A New Flexible Battery Made from Aluminum Can Charge in Under a Minute

For some years now, Lithium-ion cells have been the power supply for all of our more technically advanced gadgets. But for the next significant jump in capacity, we’re going to need a new material. Scientists at Stanford University believe that the key ingredient is aluminum, and they have created an impressive prototype to prove it…. [Read More]

kSafe Uses Temptation as Motivation Until You Get Your Work Done

kSafe Uses Temptation as Motivation Until You Get Your Work Done

It is well known that boredom often results in eating — it does in my world, anyway. It is also well known that productivity tends to increase if there is a reward offered for completing the task at hand. So if you are actually trying to stop grazing on the couch all day, it makes… [Read More]

This Game Boy Is Actually an iPhone in Disguise

This Game Boy Is Actually an iPhone in Disguise

The tech industry’s talent for April Fools’ stunts is well known. So when gaming peripherals manufacturer, Hyperkin, posted plans for an iPhone case which converts the handset into a fully functional Game Boy, most people laughed. But it turns out that the “Smart Boy” was only partly a joke. In a follow-up post on the… [Read More]

Behold the Magnificence of a Drone-Powered Fireworks Display

Behold the Magnificence of a Drone-Power Fireworks Display

It is alarming how often the craziest ideas turn out to be the best. An example: a photographer named Calder Wilson, who specializes in taking incredible images of concerts, decided to strap some fireworks to his drone, light the fuse, and then send his drone flying over a lake. It doesn’t sound like the wisest… [Read More]