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Jetman: A Rocket Powered Human Can Fly

Iron Man fans everywhere rejoice as it is now possible to fly with rocket power and a wing strapped to your back. Yves Jetman Rossy is responsible for making the flying suit which avoids bumpy landings because it uses a...

What UCONN Engineering School Advances Mean to New Students

I have been fortunate enough in my career to do something I love – cover technology and be involved in all the most innovative happenings from the early eighties until today. Tech is one of the markets which experiences constant...

Scientists Working on Device Which Travels Through Bloodstream

Scientists are working on a device of just 3mmx4mm with an antenna of 2mm in order to allow better diagnostics in the human bloodstream. Imagine how this sort of technology could revolutionize the science of heart disease, allowing the average...

Seriously? A Moon Base?

Like most fans of Newt Gingrich – I believe he can effectively articulate the conservative vision for America which someone will need to do in contrast to President Obama’s vision of a redistributive utopia. Obama fans I mean no disrespect...

Evolution Understanding has Evolved

My paraphrased theory of evolution basically says DNA is passed from parent to offspring and through various mutations the offspring may be more adaptable to the changing environment, allowing them to be more apt to survive. But more recently I...

CNBC Special on Science Interest in the US

In the past I have written about how I have huge concerns about how the US has gone from a  nation where the youth is fascinated by science and technology to a celebrity culture where kids are more concerned about...

More College Graduates Want to Friend Facebook

I just became aware of a computer science major from a solid university who just turned down an $82,000 starting salary at Microsoft with the potential of $50k in options over three years for a position at Facebook. Here is...

US Schools Must Improve

US high school students rank a disastrously low 25 out of 30 industrialized nations in math. I have written before about how bad our school system is and how a country like Iran - where my family is from and...

Transition Contact Lenses Mimic Sunglasses

 The above photo does not depict the new lenses described belowI just came across amazing nanotechnology which allows a network of nano-sized tunnels throughout contact lenses to be filled with dyes which respond to ultraviolet radiation and darkening when it...

Carbon Scrubbing Makes it all Green

 One of the most interesting green technologies I have seen is carbon scrubbing where a chemical reaction is used to rid CO2 from the atmosphere. Why is this fascinating to me? Because carbon scrubbing can be done anywhere in the...

Weekend Fuzzy Logic Thoughts

I sometimes get negative feedback when I discuss areas outside tech and telecom on this blog so I decided that if I am going to go off on a tangent I will usually restrict it to the weekend when my critics...

Newest Form of Computer Input: Your Tongue

If you thought the battle for the newest computer input method was between gesture-based, keyboard, speech, etc -- you would be missing out on one of the more recent advancements in computer input which is being used by the disabled....

How the iPhone Has Changed the Mobile Game

Finally, after weeks/months of waiting I got an iPhone 3G. You may recall the mix-up I had at the AT&T Wireless store which seemed like it would keep me from ever getting one. Well, the store manager had been emailing...

Some Weeked Intelligent Design Info

If you are interested in the debate regarding evolution versus Intelligent Design, be sure to check out this article which convincingly shows why intelligent design is more beleif than science. Very interesting.Excerpt:"Evolution is an organizing principle and when we call...

Put Down That Danish -- You are Destroying the Plant

When I read about obesity causing global warming I wasn't surprised. After all, look at how hard airlines try to shed a few dozen pounds from an airplane just to save weight -- which in turn will save fuel. All...

Proof Our Brains Are Underutilized

If you thought your memory was photographic, consider the fact this woman can remember every moment of every day going back to the age of eight years old. If anything, this condition called hyperthymestic syndrome from the Greek thymesis, for...

Organizing the World's Meteorites

Google's tagline of organizing the world's information is all I could think of when I learned that Geologist Arthur Hickman accidentally found a meteorite crater while scanning Google Earth in a search for iron ore. The crater is between 10,000...

Bill Gates Promotes Education and Immigration Improvements

Today the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology will hold a hearing on the future of innovation and U.S. competitiveness. This hearing commemorates the committee's 50th anniversary and as part of the event, Bill Gates will be speaking. Microsoft...

Living Forever

I just couldn't help but think that those people who want to live forever should be aware that researchers are finding that mutated DNA in the mitochondria could be the reason for many age-related diseases from those that afflict...

Education Olympics

According to Cisco CEO John Chambers, America has fallen behind in math and science. Here is a direct quote from an article appearing on CNET: Education and research. It is no longer accurate to say America is falling behind on...
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