Tagged: Teenager

British teenager bags home top prize of $25,000 in World Drone Prix Dubai

World Drone Prix 2016

World Drone Prix just commenced in Dubai and 15-year-old Luke Bannister, a British teenager bagged home the top prize of $250,000. Taking drone racing as a sport to the next level, the event featured 32 teams from 19 countries who fought it out in a two day contest in the drone racing track at Sky Dive Dubai. The drone racing revved up on Friday and Saturday, giving the people of Dubai a unique experience of what could be the biggest event of the future. Of course we saw the Drone Racing League make headlines couple of months ago and this event has also managed to capture attention of drone enthusiasts. The event had a total prize money of $1 million and that overshadows other such drone racing events fair and square.
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Teenage inventions that are changing the world we live in

Teenage-Inventors

While most of the teenagers out there are busy enjoying their life to the fullest, a small bunch of them are always putting their mind into overdrive for innovative solutions to problems the world is plagued with. They don’t tinker around with fancy gadgets or upbeat toys, rather they make gizmos that even a veteran would be proud of. These kids might look innocent but what’s churning up in their mind is for all to see. And what’s important is that they rejoice every moment invested in creating these game-changing innovations. So, Let’s see what these teenage prodigies are doing to change the world we live in, and will one day become the pioneering entrepreneurs that world will remember for a long time.
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Interview: Suman Mulumudi, creator of Steth IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope

Steth IO by Suman Mulumudi

A few weeks back we showed you one of the most innovative technology by a teenager that uses iPhone as a stethoscope. The Steth IO case for smartphone, developed by Suman Mulumudi who unearthed the hidden capability of iPhone’s microphone to detect heart beats very precisely, can even better a stethoscope. So we had to get an interview done with this ingenious kid who is on the course of making the most tech savvy stethoscope that you could ever imagine of. A stethoscope that is actually your iPhone case. So read on for what Suman had to say about our inquisitive queries and you’ll surely be amazed by his intellect.

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Whiz kid built submarine from scrap remains underwater for 30 minutes

DIY Nautilus submarine

18 year old Justin Beckerman has this ability to turn scrap into things that make more sense for example miniature hovercrafts, replica Mars rover, wind turbine and other machines. This love for making complex machines from scrap is inspired by his dad who has been encouraging his kid to make such cool stuff. This time around he has made a fully functional submarine made from a salvaged soda fountain machine and eight foot long and two foot wide corrugated drainage pipe section. Called as Nautilus, this manned submarine has been made from scratch part by part, making sure that there is no room for water seeping in. To do this Justin connected 1.5 gallon air compressor to the soda machine’s regulator and to get in air a four way splitter is attached to each of the four 10 gallon ballast tank that lower or raise the submarine.
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