Category Archives: Technology

Stuntman Eddie Braun to try Evel Knievel’s failed Snake River jump

(CNN)On September 8, 1974, Evel Knievel climbed into a steam-powered “rocket cycle” and blasted off a cliff over Idaho’s Snake River. He failed to reach the other side when his craft’s parachute deployed too soon and landed him — largely unhurt — at the bottom of the canyon, but the much-hyped stunt only added to … Continue reading Stuntman Eddie Braun to try Evel Knievel’s failed Snake River jump

Autopilot supplier disowns Tesla for ‘pushing the envelope on safety’

Mobileye says capability of system to do the drivers job was overstated but Elon Musks company denies ever suggesting its cars could drive themselves Mobileye broke ties with Tesla Motors because the Silicon Valley firm was pushing the envelope in terms of safety with the design of its Autopilot driver-assistance system, its chairman has said. … Continue reading Autopilot supplier disowns Tesla for ‘pushing the envelope on safety’

Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

Employees in fields such as customer service and transportation face a disruptive tidal wave of automation in the not-too-distant future By 2021, robots will have eliminated 6% of all jobs in the US, starting with customer service representatives and eventually truck and taxi drivers. Thats just one cheery takeaway from a report released by market … Continue reading Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

What does it take to dress Selena Gomez? Dion Lee has the answers

(CNN)What does it take to dress Selena Gomez, the world’s most followed celebrity on Instagram? Australian fashion designer Dion Lee has the answers, as his creations were recently worn by the singer on stage during her Revival world tour. For this collection, I looked to kinetic arts and sculptures, and was inspired by two artists … Continue reading What does it take to dress Selena Gomez? Dion Lee has the answers

NCAA pulls championship games from North Carolina over anti-LGBT law

Decision to move college sports games, including basketball, came because of the cumulative actions taken by the state concerning civil rights protections The NCAA has pulled seven championship events from North Carolina, including opening weekend mens basketball tournament games, for the coming year due to a state law that some say which includes the NBA … Continue reading NCAA pulls championship games from North Carolina over anti-LGBT law

New tricks make ISIS, once easily tracked, a sophisticated opponent | Fox News

Terror attacks in Europe, which have killed more than 200 people in the past 20 months, reflect new operational discipline and technical savvy by the Islamic State terrorists who carried them out, security officials said. The extremist groups communications, once commonly conducted on phones and social media accounts easily tracked by authorities, have evolved into … Continue reading New tricks make ISIS, once easily tracked, a sophisticated opponent | Fox News

Cybathlon: World’s first ‘bionic Olympics’ gears up – BBC News

He will be competing with the use of an advanced prosthetic arm as part of a team from London’s Imperial College university. Image caption David Rose will have to control a computer character through thought alone “It’s surprisingly exhausting,” he adds. “To move my avatar I have to think of specific thoughts without thinking of … Continue reading Cybathlon: World’s first ‘bionic Olympics’ gears up – BBC News

These 5 pocket-sized gadgets will help you eat healthier

Image: Thrive Market Maybe you do it for social justice, or environmental sustainability, a food allergy, or some other reason. For those of us who endeavor to eat conscientiously and in line with certain values whatever the rationale staying on the wagon, and knowing what were eating is what were told it is, can be … Continue reading These 5 pocket-sized gadgets will help you eat healthier

Apple’s rumored car initiative shutters some parts, lays off dozens, report says

Image: Stephen Lam/Getty Images The recent rumors about a potential Apple car may have all been a massive waste of anticipatory energy better directed toward the levitating, hologram-beaming “iPhone 10,” if a new report is accurate. SEE ALSO: Chief iPad engineer is now heading Apple’s car efforts, report says Despite months and months of hints … Continue reading Apple’s rumored car initiative shutters some parts, lays off dozens, report says