I am looking at you, Japan

Plasma Pistol Kills Germs, Doesn’t Burn Flesh

When you say plasma, I think super-heated gas—or the fourth state of matter.  Well researchers at China’s Huazhong University of Science and Technology would like you to start thinking about skin care, because sure.  It turns out that bacteria has a very adverse reaction to plasma and kind of just dies when exposed to it,…

I imagine this is how it works

Google Make Internet Eyewear

Oh Google, you give me everything that I always wanted:  a functional search engine that almost always gives me the results that I am looking for, a phone that you have to pay George Lucas to reference, and now a pair of glasses that I can surf the net with by talking to.  This morning…

It's actually not so bad.

Robot Arm Made With SCIENCE!

NASA and GM have decided to work together to create a device that will allow workers who must do repeated physical tasks (holding something or using a nail gun) throughout the day to experience less hand/arm strain by helping exert a small amount of addition pressure on the object being used. As odd as the…

SCIENCE!

Science Makes a Race Car for Germs

A 3D printer is the greatest thing ever. All you need to do is feed it material and it can create anything that you program into it, as long as you assemble it after if it has moving parts.  I guess that most of the time there are two ways to go with this kind…

Step One: Firefighting Robots. Step Two: All Dead

It seems like people can’t leave well enough alone.  Several days ago we reported that people were enabling robots to outrun man, now people are making them fire proof.  In an attempt to, “save human lives,” and, “protect people from danger,” the military is designing—if not putting into production—a robot firefighter.  Don’t worry, unlike normal…

Like that, but less funny

Radio Show Promo

Those of you who listen to the pod weekly have been introduced to Chuck. Turns out that the two of us might be getting a normal radio show on all things tech and tech support. I thought that those of you who check out the website on a regular basis might be interested in what…