NASA Scientist Builds Real Tricorder out of an iPhone
A NASA scientist may have come up with the world's first ever Star Trek Tricoder. Combining an iPhone, a tiny sensor chip, and some nifty programming, the prototype can detect dangerous chemicals and gases in the air.
"Go beyond the limitations of crutches, wheelchairs or scooters. It is truly an off-loading prosthetic that allows the user to fully integrate the device into their lives, giving them complete mobility. The user has the ability to accomplish all their normal day to day tasks without assistance, while at the same time keeping the strength in upper muscles of the injured leg."
10% of U.S. Power Comes From Russia’s Old Nuclear Weapons
"Salvaged bomb material now generates about 10 percent of electricity in the United States — by comparison, hydropower generates about 6 percent and solar, biomass, wind and geothermal together account for 3 percent."