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New Robot Unfolds Once Swallowed And Can Remove Foreign Objects/Patch Wounds

New “Origami” Robot Unfolds Once Swallowed — Successfully Removed A Battery From A Stomach

by CHIRPon May 16, 2016
A team of researchers at MIT (and two other universities) have just invented an ingestible robot that once swallowed can unfold itself in your stomach, potentially healing wounds and removing foreign objects. Unveiled by a group of researchers from MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the capsule can be guided by an external […]
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Chinese Researchers Have Successfully Developed A Mind Controlled Car

by CHIRPon May 15, 2016
Have you ever wanted to driver a car with something more than your hands or feet? Perhaps your mind? Well it’s official…a mind controlled car now exists. Chinese engineers have developed a headset that reads EEG (Electroencephalography) signals from the brain and successfully translates them into movement and steering of a car. Designed with the heavily disabled in […]

Prototype Capsule Potentially Game Changing For Sending Research To And From Space

by CHIRPon May 11, 2016
A new prototype capsule called the ‘Maraia Earth Return Capsule’ (MERC) looks to be the next big thing for sending and returning supplies and research to astronauts at the International Space Station and potentially beyond. Rather than having to wait for a return mission to earth to bring back supplies, the goal of the MERC, and […]
Sky Diving Quidditch

Skydiving Quidditch Is As Awesome, Intense And Real As It Gets

by CHIRPon May 9, 2016
Quidditch has been played before…on the ground. A fairly boring sport to watch, you may have seen Middlebury College play it or seen it in the movie ‘The Internship’. Either way, people run around on the ground with brooms between their legs and throw balls through hoops. It’s definitely not the most exciting of sports…until you make […]

New Robotic Arm Acts As A Third Arm For Drummer

Researchers Created A Robotic Third Arm That Plays Drums Along With Human Performer

by CHIRPon May 8, 2016
Researchers at Georgia Tech’s Center for Music Technology have just pushed the art of drumming, and eventually the world, into the future. Developing a robotic limb that attaches to the shoulder, they’ve effectively given drummers the ability to have three arms. The arm is what Georgia Tech developers call a “smart arm”. This means that […]

GoPro Awards: On a Rocket Launch to Space

Amazing Footage From a GoPro Shows What it’s Like to Ride on a Rocket

by CHIRPon May 7, 2016
A GoPro took a ride on a rocket launched from Spaceport America in New Mexico, and the footage has just been released. The little camera traveled more than 3,800mph on a 20-foot tall rocket. GoPro has released footage of from a camera of theirs that took the ride of a lifetime on a small 20 […]

Excuse Me…Do You Have Any Alligator Snacks? – This Alligator Just Rang A Doorbell

by CHIRPon May 5, 2016
Howdy neighbors! I was walking by and wondered if you had any alligator snacks!? This alligator was cruising around the neighborhood in South Carolina when he decided he needed to stop by the neighbors house and ask for some sugar…really though! It slowly strolls right up to the front door and props itself up to […]

DARPA Putting Up 146 Million To Anyone Who Designs A Viable Reuseable Rocket

by CHIRPon May 2, 2016
DARPA (The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military, has asked the aerospace industry for help. They’ve put out a request for designs of a small, first-stage rocket/ship of sorts that can launch into space, deploy a 3,000 to 5,000 pound payload and return to land […]

This New Hover Board Is Real…And It Just Set The World Record For Longest Flight

by CHIRPon May 1, 2016
French jet ski champion and inventor of the Flyboard Air, Franky Zapata, has just set a new Guinness World Record. What for you may ask? The farthest hover board flight, which is pretty ground breaking might we add. Just this Saturday morning off the coast of the south of France, Zapata boarded his Flyboard Air and […]

SpaceX Just Released Footage of The Falcon 9 Ocean Landing In 360 Degrees of Glorious HD

by CHIRPon April 30, 2016
If you thought watching the SpaceX Flacon 9 rocket land on a floating drone ship was cool…you need to see this! Filmed from only meters away in 360 glorious degrees of HD, you can witness the landing first hand like never before. Showing everything from the rocking of the ship to the deployment of its […]