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Researchers create 3D-printed ‘dog nose’ that can detect explosives, narcotics

3d-printed dog nose

A team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology have achieved a milestone in artificial sniffing technology. According to their study published in the Journal Scientific Report, they created an artificial dog-inspired plastic nose via 3D printing. The nose was programmed to take multiple sniff instead of single, constant act of air suction similar to dogs.  The artificial nose was attached to an explosives detector. The results were highly efficient. Read More…

Vietnamese mechanic’s homemade 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline motorbike

Custom 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline

The powerful Henderson Motorcycle came like a bang in the early 1912 and disappeared in a lull by the year 1931. In its short life-term, the motorcycle company became the first choice for law enforcement personnel and two-wheeler enthusiasts who liked a powerful machine on the road. Well, 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline has become a collectibles dream now, and only a few are left. What you see in the video below is not a Henderson KJ Streamline motorcycle, but a replica made to look and sound exactly like it.
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Supremo Trump Changeover: Caviar’s gold-plated Donald Trump iPhone 7

Caviar Donald Trump gold plated iPhone 7_2

Caviar, the luxury Russian brand is an expert when it comes to draping iPhones in gold finish with a specific theme. They showed it with the gold-plated Apple Watch having Putin’s signature, and before that with the gold-plated iPhone for Kazakhstan. Now, they have come up with a gold-plated iPhone themed on American president John Donald Trump, and they like to call it the Supremo Trump Changeover.
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EsaVox by iXoost – Audio bliss delivered from Lamborghini Aventador engine exhaust

EsaVox by iXoost docking audio system

EsaVox by iXoost docking audio system

Matteo Panini’s collection of race car engine inspired docking stations for iPhone’s are the pinnacle of Apple accessories one can think of buying. Made from real car engines, Matteo likes to call them iXoost, and so far we have seen some eye-popping creations by him. iXoost Radical6 and the maiden iXoost docking station are one of his unique creations. Now, the Italian designer has come up with another iXoost docking station in collaboration with Lamborghini that will blow you away.
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iPhone 7 put to extreme tests – Did it survive them all?

Extreme iPhone 7 and 7 Plus tests

Just like every new Apple phone that debuts in the market, iPhone 7 too couldn’t escape from the extreme brutality people put it through. In a way it is good, since it gives the prospect buyers a good idea of the device’s strength and durability. iPhone 6 turned out to quite durable in the relentless tests it was put through by Youtubers around the globe. Their motive? Well, there is only one motive for all the extreme tests. That being raking up as many views as possible.
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Star Wars themed Android phones make debut in Japan

Star wars phone

Star Wars galaxy has come a long way since it was first introduced to us mortals. Back then in the galaxy far, far away there were no phones, but cometh the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story they could be a sight. Sharp is stepping up to please the Star Wars fraternity with two “Dark Side” and “Light Side” smartphones for Japanese Telecom giant SoftBank. Read More…

Color changing “graphene bubble technology” can facilitate flexible, energy efficient displays  

graphene bubbles technology

Researchers have achieved another breakthrough in the field of display manufacturing. Researchers at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherland have discovered “bubbles of graphene” that can inflate and deflate forming convex or concave shapes in accordance with the width of the cavity. Interestingly, during this process, the bubbles of grapheme changed colors as they expanded or contracted. Though, in infancy yet and limited to microscopic level, the discovery could help in development of displays that are more efficient than current LEDs or OLEDs as the display won’t require additional energy to maintain the content of the display. For instance, the E Ink screens can’t be viewed  in dark. That means, the displays would look best in bright sunlight. Read More…

Final Fantasy XV inspired Xbox One S is fully functional

Final Fantasy XV inspired Xbox One S-6

Designed to sit along the Xbox One, the all new Xbox One S is just more than a mere slimmer version of the console. The new game console is 40 percent smaller and packs an internal power supply with up to 2 terabyte of internal storage, which makes it the most advanced Xbox ever.  This prowess isn’t enough to save the Xbox from modder fantasy – amid other modifications at the latest exhibition at the Châtelet in France, the Final Fantasy XV inspired Xbox One S is what’s really keeping the onlookers riveted. Read More…

Spirit E666 earbuds make you look like an Elf

Spirit e666 elf earphones_2

Music is life, and you do want to invest in a pair of headphones/earphones which sound good. There are many good sounding headphones, and many good looking ones too in the market. It must be said, when you do find a pair of headphones that are perfect, you find yourself encapsulated in your favorite music like never before. However, there are people who want to stand out in the crowd while listening to music. And believe you me, these headphones dubbed Spirit E666 will turn eyeballs.
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Chi Chi’s amazing story of survival on all four prosthetic legs will melt your heart

PIC BY ROBERT Q FUGATE/CATERS NEWS

PIC BY ROBERT Q FUGATE/CATERS NEWS

Some people are cruel, especially to animals. And then there are ones who cross all limits, and do something which is not worth forgiving. This is a story of golden retriever which was found in a bin bag outside a meat farm in South Korea. Chi Chi was brutally tied up, and most probably deemed for slaughtering, but as destiny would have it, the dog survived.
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