Avoid sweat-soaked shirts with wearable AC for your armpits

July 13, 2016 1 min read

armpit air conditioning

Need help avoiding embarrassing armpit stains? You could turn to antiperspirant, but this is the 21st century. There’s a more high-tech solution to sweat-soaked shirt pits. Check out this amazing new wearable from […]

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Researchers figured out how to hack computers using heat

March 24, 2015 1 min read

PC heat

Heat has always been a problem for computers, but now there's more to worry about than smoking a CPU or GPU.

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Smart windows will keep buildings cool by turning white

December 11, 2014 1 min read


There’s a lot of focus at the moment on making the houses we live in and the buildings we work in more energy efficient, to the point where air conditioning isn’t necessary. There’s […]

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Beetle-inspired tech lets you blow on bills to find fakes

November 20, 2014 1 min read


Will the Longhorn Beetle be the end of fake Benjamins? Color-changing tech could make it impossible to counterfeit American bills.

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“Black hole of sunlight” converts 90% of captured light to heat

November 05, 2014 1 min read


Concentrated solar power, which uses the heat of sunlight to generate electricity, may just have gotten a whole lot more powerful.

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NASA: Earth’s deep oceans are not getting warmer

October 08, 2014 1 min read

Global warming

NASA study shows that the deep oceans are not responsible for the slowing rate of global temperature increase.

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Simplest possible screw-up causes Zotac’s Zbox nano PC to idle at a scorching 80 degrees C

June 23, 2014 1 min read


If you’re going to build a fanless PC, you’ve got to make sure there’s a proper passive system in place to deal with the heat it produces. You don’t want your system idling […]

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Super-strong metal has a memory, returns to original shape when heated

June 23, 2014 1 min read

SMA

Getting bent out of shape isn’t the end of the world for a shape-memory alloy (SMA). All it takes is a little heat and these metals can return to their original shape, but the […]

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Cheap fuel cell no larger than a stack of CDs can power a home

June 04, 2014 1 min read


Depending on where you live in the world, you may have electricity, gas, or both fed into your home. The bill for each depends on how much you use and fluctuates throughout the […]

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GE’s magnetic fridge could reinvent refrigeration in just 5 years

March 13, 2014 1 min read

Magnets how do they work

Refrigeration technology was introduced nearly a century ago, but it has changed little since. Now General Electric, the company that produced the first electric refrigerator, is looking to magnets as the next step […]

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Thermal imaging video makes glassblowing look even cooler

February 01, 2014 1 min read

glass

People have been using glassblowing techniques to create works of art and utilitarian vessels for over 2000 years. While modern technology has made things a little more convenient, most of the techniques used […]

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TDK will use heat to offer us 40TB hard drives by 2020

October 10, 2013 1 min read


Back in October last year TDK announced that it had paved the way for 6TB hard drives by increasing the areal density of its hard drives by 50 percent. The new areal density […]

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