Speed-reading apps: A time-saving solution for the modern world?
New apps promise a rate of 1,000 words a minute; at that rate, you could read a novel in 90 minutes. (Assuming you wanted to, of course.)
19 apps that will turn you into a wilderness expert
The path to becoming a savvy naturalist can be made easier with a smartphone and these apps.
Robotic garden lanterns prevent spills in the dark, haunt you in your sleep
When solar-powered accent lights just aren’t cutting it, Alvaro Cassinelli’s somewhat nightmarish crawling robo-lanterns will help you safely traverse a garden or backyard at night.
'Astroskin' smart shirt monitors astronauts' health — in Antarctica
The wearable technology can monitor blood pressure, skin temperature and more. Before it goes to space, astronauts are testing it in an extreme environment.
High-tech Exosuit gives divers access to unexplored ocean canyons
The Exosuit has four 1.6-horsepower thrusters, 50 hours worth of oxygen and fiber-optic communication and diver monitoring devices.
You can have super hearing or vision, but you’ll have to wear these weird masks
Student-designed sensory augmentation equipment allows you to isolate sounds in noisy environments and see movement that’s normally undetectable.
Website tracks deforestation in near real-time
The equivalent of 50 soccer fields each minute have fallen every day of the past 13 years, and now you can watch it happen on the web.
12-year-old invents Braille printer using Lego set
The Braigo printer cost its inventor about $350, making it more affordable than other Braille printers that can retail for more than $2,000.