Death mask of Henry VII helped to recover his true identity

In the framework of the project “My Colorful Past” restorer Matt Lori conducted a detailed reconstruction of the image of the British king Henry VII. He took the dummy, which is kept in Westminster Abbey, and according to legend was made on the basis of the death mask of the monarch. It is unusual for […]

NASA is looking for volunteers willing to spend 8 months in a locked laboratory

Stay in isolation during a pandemic COVID-19 hard was to most people, but there were those who spent time with benefit and pleasure. For those who want to consolidate this experience and in addition capitalize on it, and enjoy the best of scientific thought, NASA offers a number of unusual jobs. Job seekers are invited […]

The Chinese news Agency Xinhua “put into the position of” the virtual presenter

Chinese news Agency Xinhua was used to do the news, multiple virtual presenters. Avatar under the name Blue Saova was jointly developed by Xinhua news Agency and search engine Sogou. 3D character modeled after a real reporter Zhao Wanwei. Its digital analogue may mimic the human voice, facial expressions, lip movements and manners using only […]

Coffee machine CoffeeJack preparing perfect coffee without filters or electricity

CoffeeJack is a new eco-friendly and compact coffee machine that without electricity, capsules or filters using microhydraulic with pressure over 9 bar. The team shared that they wanted to create an espresso machine, easy and simple to use but capable of providing coffee quality at the prestigious institutions. The second goal is to avoid disposable […]

Instead of boring conferences in Zoom people are meeting at Red Dead Redemption 2

Against the background of a pandemic quarantine a huge number of people continue to work from home and use of communication tools video like Zoom. However, the writer and artist Viviane Schwarz and her colleagues decided to bring a bit of spice to this becoming everyday practice and began to hold their meetings inside the […]

New technology SEG draws power from a combination of light and shadow

Scientists from the National University of Singapore has developed a technology SEG, which opens a new direction in the development of photovoltaic panels. Instead seek to capture as much light as possible, this system uses a combination of lighted and darkened areas on the surface. This not just eliminates the dependence on the weather, but […]

Company Flite has updated its “flying surf” Fliteboard

Electrotherpy hydrofoil is a relatively new sporty kayak designed for thrill-seekers. Unlike regular surfboards, they do not need the high waves. His first elektrosert – Fliteboard company Flite released in 2018 and managed to sell more than 1000 units worldwide. The device is driven by a brushless motor capable of speeds up to 45 km/h […]

Funny robot BB-8 from Sphero will soon transform into the terrible police

The Sphero company dedicated to creating toys of robots like BB-8, announced the expansion plans. The company intends to use the AI to redesign their robots into assistants for emergency services, government, military and “those who work in dangerous situations.” And though there are no words that will collect Sphero robots for the police, did […]

Patches of blue-green algae effectively tightening even the most severe wounds

Patches of live blue-green algae accelerate shivlani wounds in mice and may help in the treatment of human chronic wounds (e.g., diabetes). About a quarter of diabetics have chronic wounds due to poor blood circulation and other complications. In severe cases, the affected part of the body have to be amputated. But sometimes such damage […]

Satellites during the Cold war followed by nuclear missiles… and squirrels

Scientists from the USGS are thanked for declassified military topographic images of the territory of the Soviet Union a half-century range. Spy satellites of that time diligently searching for missile silos, which repeatedly photographed the vast areas of terrain with high precision. Now, these data are an invaluable basis for conclusions about the development of […]

Transparent missiles clearly show how much fuel they burn

Modern rocket consume a monstrous amount of fuel. Youtuber Hazegrayart edited video, which clearly shows the fuel consumption in four different rockets, Saturn 5, Shuttle, Falcon Heavy and the new Space Launch System (SLS). In the video, different fuels are shown in different colours: Red Kerosene Orange Liquid hydrogen Blue – Liquid oxygen

Samsung released Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition for military professionals

Samsung Electronics America presented a special version of the smartphone Galaxy S20, intended for the army – Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition. Despite the army’s specific design, this is essentially the same S20 with some additional features FOR the more durable special housing Juggernaut. From the point of view of filling Tactical Edition is largely identical […]

Severe medical case showed, can lead to an overdose of coffee

Caffeine – the world’s most popular psychoactive stimulant, which besides is not regulated. At least in foods such as coffee, tea and energy drinks. Most of us consume caffeine in safe moderate doses, but the truth is, in pure form or in concentrated form, caffeine is an extremely powerful substance that can be life-threatening. According […]

Volvo forcibly limit the speed of all their cars to 180 km/h

As promised the leadership of Volvo in the past year, the company limits the maximum speed of the whole line of cars to 180 km/h with a special built-in function. The idea of speed limit, first announced by the Swedish company last year, was met with a very mixed. The question of whether the automakers […]

Chinese scientists have created a bionic eye that surpasses a live analog

Researcher Hong Kong University of science and technology Zhiyong Fang said a breakthrough in the development of an artificial analogue of the retina of the human eye. He and his colleagues were able to create a promising design based on the combination of sensors of the perovskite nanowires, which copies the device’s real eyes. A […]

Fitness tracker Lumen promises to hack and optimize your metabolism

Two years ago, users have found Wellness startup Lumen so promising that we have collected for him on the service Indiegogo, more than $2.3 million is the time and the device enters the open market at a price of $299 per copy. Included are the detector, a charger and a smartphone app. Lumen requires no […]

Smart oven Tovala’ll cook the meal, just let her scan the recipe

A revolutionary system of intelligent cooking Tovala Smart Oven is a reasonable alternative to home food. Perfect for those who love healthy food (but doesn’t enjoy the cooking process), and will review its relationship with cooking. For the operation of the furnace must be connected to wifi and also download a special application. Tovala Smart […]

Robot Spot got a connection to the cloud and went to herd sheep in New Zealand

Spot the robot company Boston Dynamics (USA) got the ability to remotely control from anywhere in the world, thanks to a partnership with cloud platform Rocos (New Zealand). To demonstrate the new opportunities the American team of enthusiasts took control of the robot, which was on a remote farm in New Zealand. Boston Dynamics is […]

The strange story of the oldest cognac in the world

Three bottles of the oldest in the world of cognac Gautier 1762 for a long time belonged to the family of Dancer, where they were kept since 1870. However, their 258-year history can make a surprise on may 28, when a unique cognac will finally be auctioned. It is worth noting that the company Gauthier, […]