Archived Articles from Technology
The future is now, but beyond that are some incredible concept technologies and designs that are much closer than most people realize. Here you will find some of the most exciting soon-to-be-innovations ready to make the leap from virtual to actual reality.
Future Perfect: 7 Potential Wonders of the World
Space settlements, teleportation, smart phones embedded into our bodies, and robots as smart as humans could be among the tech innovations of the 22nd century.
Solar Socket: Portable Plug-In Creates Free Energy to Go
With batteries running low, your eye roams the room for a place to plug in, but then you remember: you brought your own power supply - all you need now is a window.
Find the Perfect Parking Spot Before You Even Leave Home
ParkMe is an app that lets you browse available parking structures, lots, and street spaces from the comfort of your home computer or smartphone.
Wearable Tech: Mask Gives Users Superhuman Senses
A set of futuristic-looking masks that fit over the mouth and ears or the eyes enhance audio and visual perception, giving the wearers superhuman senses.
Future Present: 7 Soon-to-Be Wonders of Technology
Chatting with holograms, controlling computers with our minds and harvesting energy from power lines are among the innovations predicted for the next five years.
Fighting the Future: 3D-Printed Gun Fired, Blocked by US
Within days of a successful test firing of the Liberator, this working 3D-printed weapon has attracted the attention of the United States government.
Creepy Portraits Made Using DNA from Gum & Smokes
DNA samples collected from discarded cigarette butts and chewed gum are processed into life-sized, three-dimensional masks of the people who left them behind.
Future Past: 7 Weird Wonders Predicted 100+ Years Ago
In the year 1900, an article printed in the Lades Home Journal envisioned what life would be like in 2001, with some predictions more accurate than others.
Odd-Wheel Wonders: 11 Novel Vehicles with 1 or 3 Wheels
When you get around, it's usually on two or four wheels. But the inventors of these crazy vehicles decided to go a different route by using one or three wheels.
The Stunning Instrument That Sounds Like an Orchestra
Stringed instruments have been in use since antiquity. There has never been one as breathtaking as the Wheelharp, which sounds like an entire orchestra.