Hi-tech NASA sandals to collect data from space

31.05.2014 [15:01]
NASA has sent pair of sandals with tiny devices into space that will help scientists monitor the effects of low gravity on astronauts' bodies. A crew of Russian, German and US astronauts docked with the International Space Station (ISS) brought with them some NASA-designed footwear called ForceShoes ...

"Aliens" to be found within the next 20 years say astronomers

30.05.2014 [14:37]
Aliens almost definitely exist. At least, that's what two astronomers told Congress this week, as they appealed for continued funding to research life beyond Earth. According to ABC News, Dan Werthimer, director of the SETI [search for extraterrestrial intelligence] Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley, told the House ...

Samsung unveils 'Simband' wristband to measure health, fitness

29.05.2014 [22:57]
Samsung has moved deeper into the wearable technology market with a new wristband it claims can give a range of real-time health and fitness information. At an event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the world's biggest mobile phone maker ...

Is Wills going to be an air ambulance pilot? Prince wants to fly again before becoming a full-time royal

26.05.2014 [14:35]
Prince William could become an air ambulance helicopter pilot instead of starting full-time royal duties this year. He gave up his job as an RAF search and rescue pilot eight months ago to start a ...

10-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis lands Armani campaign

23.05.2014 [19:06]
Having made Poochie & Co's dog-bags her red carpet signature before she hit the double-digit age bracket, it was only a matter of time before Quvenzhané Wallis landed a fashion campaign. And here she is modelling for Armani Junior - but this time with a real-life puppy for a companion. ...

Prehistoric hunting scenes unearthed in Spanish cave

23.05.2014 [16:02]
Threat of vandalism puts ancient paintings at risk A series of hunting scenes dating from 7,000 years ago have been found by archaeologists on the six-metre long wall of a small cave in the region of Vilafranca in Castellón ...

NASA will test a “flying saucer”, which will deliver astronauts to Mars

20.05.2014 [20:22]
NASA approached establishment of transport communication between Earth and Mars. The space Agency will experience a flying saucer, which can deliver astronauts and cargo to the Red planet. The device will rise to 55 kilometers and will develop a speed, which is 3.5 times higher ...

Named products that are in the aircraft become tastier

19.05.2014 [19:57]
Most of the products become tasteless at high altitude, in a dry and noisy aircraft, but not tomato juice and cocktails. This theory was put forward and our own experience has confirmed Barry Smith, the founder of the Center for the Study of Feelings at the University of London ...

Teen breaks record for fastest text

16.05.2014 [18:53]
A 16-year-old from Brazil can dash off a wordy, complicated, text message in the time most of us can thumb "Where R U?" and the folks with Guinness World Records have noticed ...

Cyprus found untouched ancient burial

15.05.2014 [18:09]
Cypriot workers stumbled upon three ancient burial during excavation in the village of Agios Silas west of the city of Limassol on the south coast of Cyprus. This was announced by state television on Wednesday CYBC. Bucket opened the cave in which were found, according to preliminary estimates, the remains of seven people and personal belongings buried, as well as various artifacts ...

New jellyfish species identified in Gulf of Venice

15.05.2014 [12:07]
Scientists in Italy say they have discovered a new species of jellyfish in the Gulf of Venice. Sightings of yellow jellyfish in the North Adriatic Sea were reported to a citizen science project last year, said Ferdinando Boero, a zoologist. ...

Ancient Roman Military Camp Unearthed in Eastern Germany

14.05.2014 [10:40]
Archaeologists have confirmed the presence of a long-lost Roman military camp deep in eastern Germany. The 18-hectare site, found near the town of Hachelbich in Thuringia, would have sheltered a Roman legion of up to 5000 troops ...

Drones for the Consumer Market: Parrot Unveils UAV with HD Camera

13.05.2014 [18:20]
While the use of drones by the government has been a controversial issue, some in the private sector apparently see the sky is truly the limit for the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market. On Sunday consumer drone maker Parrot ...

Deep-sea 'graveyard' reveals fate of dead ocean giants

13.05.2014 [16:01]
The chance discovery of a deep-sea "graveyard" is helping scientists to shed light on the fate of dead ocean giants, scientists report. Footage recorded by the oil and gas industry shows the carcasses of four large marine creatures in a small patch of sea floor off the coast of Angola. Around the dead whale shark and three deceased rays, scavengers flocked to the food ...

Canadian company opens pre-orders for smart shirts that track activity, fitness and stress

12.05.2014 [18:05]
After raising $1 million last year and debuting its smartwear clothing-embedded sensor tech, Montreal-based OMsignal is now ready to start accepting orders from customers. Its first product is the OM shirt, with four new models going up for pre-order today including an undershirt, sleeveless shirt, t-shirt and long-sleeved shirt for men ...

Astrological complex erected 2,300 years ago in Peru

07.05.2014 [16:26]
Archaeologist Charles Stanish and his team documented 71 lines of geoglyphs in a group of five mounds in an area of 40 square km. They have published their research in magazine PNAS of the National Academy of Sciences. ientists at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California Los Angeles ...

Most Expensive Pizza in the World Sold in Canada

06.05.2014 [17:37]
Most of us think of pizza as the go-to, fast-casual meal that usually doesn’t dig too much into your wallet. But at Steveston Pizza in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, you can get a full-on gourmet pie experience. ...

Astronomers Discover Hypervelocity Star Cluster

05.05.2014 [20:00]
A team of astronomers led by Dr Nelson Caldwell from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has discovered a globular star cluster thrown out of its home galaxy Messier 87 (M87 for short). Globular clusters are relics of the early Universe. These objects usually contain thousands ...

Sony magnetic tape tech could create 185TB cartridges

05.05.2014 [16:47]
IDG News Service - Sony has developed a magnetic tape material that can store data at 148 gigabits per square inch, roughly 74 times the density of standard tapes ...