Gaia Spacecraft’s Digital Camera Can Spot 10 New Planets a Day

Digital cameras have long been used photograph faraway stars and planets. While this technology is nothing new, the billion-pixel camera on the Gaia Spacecraft, to be launched by the European Space Agency in 2013 is nothing short of amazing. Gaia’s camera is said to be among the largest of its kind to ever exist, and […]

Get your Comic Book Degree at Dundee University

Comic books are such a part of popular culture today that almost anyone will have read them at some point of their lives. It hasn’t been unheard of for you to be able to study the craft in places like Japan, but it must be a first for any university to offer the subject as […]

World’s First Zombie-proof House

Time for a little architectual geekery this week, with the world’s first proper zombie-proof house. Anyone who’s ever watched a decent zombie movie (28 Days Later, anyone?) or played one of those nightmare-inducing zombie games (say, Left 4 Dead), will want this zombie-proof house as their humble abode. Designers KWK Promes has dubbed the design […]

German Factory Manufacturing Human Skin Goes Online

Technology today is speeding along at a speed at which is almost incomprehensible. Yesterday’s science fiction may very well become today’s science fact. Though are some facts stranger than fiction? It certainly must be true as we are now able to mass-produce human skin at a low cost for clinical testing and other uses. The […]

Tourists Model As Their Very Own 3D Souveneirs

This is a rather more interesting take as souvenirs go, because it isn’t every day you can strike a pose on the street, and instead of having it immortalised in your digital camera, you get to bring it home with you as your very own 3D-printed sculpture. For two weekends in January 2011, on Barcelona’s […]

Heliotrope: Sustainable Solar Home that Generates More Energy than it Consumes

With talks of going green and environmental conservation, this house is just what we need. Generally solar powered houses have neither been the most efficient nor sustaining, but this rotating house might just change all of that. German architect Rolf Disch has built a home, called Heliotrope, that is able to generate five times the […]

Discovering the Best-Hidden Secrets of Penang, and it’s not about Technology

Today it’s time to take a break from Gadgets and Techno stuff. Instead we have decided to look at Penang, widely acknowledged to be the I.T. capital of Malaysia. Mention the word Penang… your imagination (and mine) would automatically venture to the beautiful stretch of beaches along Batu Ferringhi. But once you have driven past […]

Install Android on your HTC Windows Mobile phones

Google, the land of milk and honey, have smashed open the smartphone market when they released their Android platform for free to developers and in one fell swoop, gave a huge stride forward for smartphones everywhere. Traditionally, the smartphone market relied on specific operating systems such as Nokia’s Symbian, Palm’s PalmOS and Apple with their […]