Technology - New Discoveries, Research, Studies And Breakthroughs

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Grocery Shopping Out of a Vending Machine

With technology and tenacity, Japan has managed to all but eliminate employment for convenience store workers. read more »

Japan's InfoBar 2 Outclasses Apple iPhone

The Apple iPhone may be at the top of everyone's holiday gift list this year, but the fact remains is that it's NOT the best cell-phone you can buy - by far! Japan's KDDI has introduced the InfoBar 2, a sleek and sexy cell-phone that can do things Apple's product planners - and iPhone owners - can only dream about. Pity it's only available in Japan...
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Facebook not Banned in UAE

Recent problems accessing the social networking site, Facebook, were not a result of censorship, the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced Thursday. read more »

Harley Davidson's Worst Nightmare? The Electric Motorcycle

As a nation shifts toward more fuel efficient cars, will the motorcycle industry be able to keep up? read more »

No Spark Plugs…..Better Gas Mileage?

From MIT Laboratory for Energy and EnvironmentFrom MIT Laboratory for Energy and Environment

Our Guest Blogger, George Delozier, is from Pennsylvania and recently joined the U.S. Air Force. Growing up with all types of machines, George wanted to share the newest innovations on all things motor with the readers of

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A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is currently working on a engine that, under certain conditions, can move into a spark free combustion state. read more »

New Portable GPS System With Free Traffic Warnings

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Many people have not yet heard of a company by the name of Navigon. Navigon is not new to the GPS business, though, as they have been a leader in the GPS industry since 1991.

Canada and Taiwan Target Each Other for Sharing Innovations

Taiwan and Canada continually join alliances to brainstorm and develop some of technology's greatest innovations. read more »

Robots See Optical Illusions Just Like People


Robots are teaching us humans about our own physiology, enabling scientists to understand what goes on in the brain when we see an optical illusion. read more »

Researchers Treat Skin Cancer with Cream and a Laser

Using cream and a laser, scientists have improved a new treatment for skin cancer, the most common cancer. read more »

Revolutionary Advance in Video Surveillance Coming to Chicago

The most revolutionary new advance in video surveillance will soon be monitoring Chicago's streets and other popular areas in the city. read more »