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Students at London’s Imperical College have developed a surgical knife that can detect cancer within seconds. They call it the iKnife that stands for “Intelligent Knife.” The wand like device can detect where the cancerous tissue lies in the body and whether it has been removed or not. Zoltan Takats is the key brain behind the device. He says that the iKnife will pace up cancer surgeries and will make it more effective and efficient.
See the picture below? Would you believe me when I say it’s a cake? No you won’t. But trust me, it is. The amazingly detailed AT-AT cake is a creation by ChrisTheCook of Cake Central. It’s a two foot tall groom’s cake that looks just like an original AT-AT Walker from the Star Wars. Talking about details, the cake stands on snow, giving it a Planet Hoth-like look.
Last year’s Zombie apocalypse vehicle was an outstanding creation by Hyundai and no one had actually thought that anything better than this could be created. But Hyundai has done it again by creating Veloster Zombie Survival Machine. The company has joined hands with Robert Kirkman to unveil this masterpiece at 2013’s San Diego Comic Con. Just to make you familiar with the guy, Robert Kirkman is mind behind “The Walking Dead.”
Aireal, a device that has been developed by researchers of Disney lets you feel virtual objects. Yes, that’s true. The device when connected on to your television or your iPad blows rings of air on you to create a sensation on your body and make you feel virtual objects. It’s like you’ll be able to feel bullets and bombs when you are hit by enemy in CoD.
Have you ever wished to transform normal things around you in a way that would allow them to respond to your touch like touchscreen tablets do? Yes, isn’t that amazing? Two PhD students, John Hardy and Carl Ellis of Lancaster University have made this possible by creating a technology that can transform any object into a tablet computer. This new technology is christened ‘Ubi Displays’ and it requires a computer and a projector along with a camera to complete the touch display.
If someone were to ask you that what do butter and Coca Cola have in common, you’d probably end up wearing a confused and dazed expression. But perhaps now after reading this, you’d be better prepared for such an abnormal inquiry. Recently Coca-Cola unveiled its calorie-friendly cans and now the makers of Coca-Cola are planning to make world’s no. 1 beverage completely Eco-friendly as well.
There are some very interesting changes in Spider-Man’s suit that are going to be featured in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”. One of the major changes is a music player embedded into the Web-Slinger’s costume. Yes, you read that right. Our very own friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is gonna enjoy music while fighting crime.
A race car made out of cardboard and plywood was presented by students of Aston University at Shell Eco-Design competition. Judges of the competition were enthralled by the creation and decided to rank this car no. 1 among all the other creations. Yes, the car won the competition. It is also an Eco-friendly car as it is powered by Hydrogen. Also, the car is created in such a way that it folds entirely when required, for easy transportation (shipping, etc.)
Institute of Optics and Electronics has developed a 100MP camera that can capture 10,240 x 10,240 resolution images through its square-format sensor. The work was done under Chinese Academy of Sciences and right now it’s the highest pixel camera in China. The IOE3-Kanban camera, as it is known, is actually very small in size measuring just 7.6” and is lightweight too.
Remember when you were too young to drive? The site of your dad or neighbour pulling out their cars from the garages would get you all yearning and eager. You wished you could drive, and drive just about any car and not necessarily a fancy one. Well, the present times are much benevolent for the toddlers of today. Don’t be surprised if you see a juvenile face whizzing past you in a flashy Corvette at 6 miles an hour!
Balmain Boat Company has found an excellent way to entertain you this summer. They have come up with the DIY Sailboat Kit. This kit allows you to build your very own sailboat in just a few hours. All you need to do is get equipped with hammer, drill and caulking gun and follow the instructions on the manual.
No matter how hard you try you can’t resist feasting on the delicious food. If you are a foodie as well as a dieter, HALVED is the thing meant just for you. It’s a funny dinnerware comprising of a ceramic plate, mug and bowl and it forces you to eat less. The dinnerware is literally shaped in half so that you may serve only half of the meal for yourself and hence control your diet.
Everyone surviving on earth needs to have basic amenities i.e. food, clothes and shelter. Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling, graduate from Kolding school of design, wants to help people to have one of these basic amenities i.e. shelter in a very easy and affordable way. The shelter which is in form of a backpack has been termed as ‘urban rough sleeper’ and provides space, mobility and place to live.
LG has created yet another marvel for the modern techie world. The world’s slimmest display might not be a necessity for you but it certainly can be a show-off. The world’s slimmest display produced by LG is a 1080p LCD that will enhance the viewing experience as well as provide a better grabbing ability to the users. Thickness of the LCD is just 2.2mm that is adequately enough to grant it the world’s slimmest title.
You would have to be an ultimate music fan to do what Rich Lee has done. The guy has implanted a wireless headphone in his ear to free himself from the daily hassle of misplacing or losing his headphones. More than just a music fan Rich is a Grinder, one who experiments with body enhancements and surgical implants. Therefore he came up with an idea of implanting a magnet (that works like a speaker) into his Tragus.