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Imagine A Hyperloop That Uses Underwater Tunnels To Replace Cargo Ships | ESIST

Before you ever board a hyperloop for a half-hour trip from San Francisco to L.A., it’s possible that the ultra-fast transit system might help deliver the things you buy. Hyperloop … Continue reading Imagine A Hyperloop That Uses Underwater Tunnels To Replace Cargo Ships | ESIST

Air Force Wants to Detonate Plasma Bombs in the Atmosphere | ESIST

Radio communication is a weak point for most military operations — it is often not long enough or strong enough to adequately meet soldiers’ needs. The U.S. Air Force’s “go big or go … Continue reading Air Force Wants to Detonate Plasma Bombs in the Atmosphere | ESIST

Solve the World’s Biggest Challenges With AI and Win a Prize | ESIST

Interested in the future of artificial intelligence? Fancy winning a few million dollars? If you answered in the affirmative to both of these questions, you might want to consider putting … Continue reading Solve the World’s Biggest Challenges With AI and Win a Prize | ESIST

212,620 people playing No Man’s Sky at once makes it the biggest Steam launch this year | ESIST

From a technical perspective No Man’s Sky hasn’t had an smooth launch on PC. But in terms of sales, it’s already one of the biggest launches ever of a game … Continue reading 212,620 people playing No Man’s Sky at once makes it the biggest Steam launch this year | ESIST

No Man’s Sky: Users Reporting PC Launch Day Problems – ESIST

No Man’s Sky launched today, August 12, on PC, but many users have begun reporting that this version of the game is plagued with performance issues and is preventing some … Continue reading No Man’s Sky: Users Reporting PC Launch Day Problems – ESIST

MIT’s DuoSkin turns temporary tattoos into on-skin interfaces | ESIST

Your next tattoo could be functional as well as aesthetic. A new MIT Media Lab product called DuoSkin created in partnership with Microsoft Research turns temporary tattoos into connected interfaces, letting … Continue reading MIT’s DuoSkin turns temporary tattoos into on-skin interfaces | ESIST

elago W Apple Watch Charging Stand » Review

Display your smartwatch with pride as it charges with the elago W Apple Watch Charging Stand. Elevating your smartwatch off the table, this stand is compatible with all models of … Continue reading elago W Apple Watch Charging Stand » Review

Ironic Windows Vulnerability Shows Why Backdoors Can’t Work | ESIST

APPLE’S REFUSAL TO comply with a court order to help the FBI crack an iPhone highlighted the pressure tech companies face to include backdoors in their software. This “new crypto war” … Continue reading Ironic Windows Vulnerability Shows Why Backdoors Can’t Work | ESIST

Spotify launches new portal dedicated to video game music | ESIST

Spotify has launched a new portal for music dedicated to gaming. The project brings video game music of all kinds into one place, covering both original soundtracks as well as playlists … Continue reading Spotify launches new portal dedicated to video game music | ESIST

Researchers demonstrate acoustic levitation of a large sphere

When placed in an acoustic field, small objects experience a net force that can be used to levitate the objects in air. In a new study, researchers have experimentally demonstrated … Continue reading Researchers demonstrate acoustic levitation of a large sphere

Blade Runners: Do High-Tech Prostheses Give Runners an Unfair Advantage? – ESIST

Paralympic long jump champ Markus Rehm’s bid to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics fell short in July when he could not prove that his carbon-fiber “blade” prosthesis … Continue reading Blade Runners: Do High-Tech Prostheses Give Runners an Unfair Advantage? – ESIST

NASA is preparing to build these awesome deep space habitats on Earth – ESIST

NASA is reaching out to private companies to help them create full-scale, Earth-based prototypes of space habitats that might one day house astronauts tasked with exploring the outer reaches of our … Continue reading NASA is preparing to build these awesome deep space habitats on Earth – ESIST

Large human brain evolved as a result of ‘sizing each other up’ -ESIST

The brains of humans enlarged over time thanks to our sizing up the competition, say scientists. Credit: © danheighton / Fotolia Humans have evolved a disproportionately large brain as a … Continue reading Large human brain evolved as a result of ‘sizing each other up’ -ESIST

Longest-lived vertebrate is Greenland shark: Lifespan of 400 years -ESIST

A Greenland shark slowly swimming away from the zodiac, returning to the deep and cold waters of the Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern Greenland. The sharks were part of a tag-andrelease … Continue reading Longest-lived vertebrate is Greenland shark: Lifespan of 400 years -ESIST