HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR CAR GETS RECALLED!

An automotive recall is issued when a car manufacturer or a government safety agency determines that a batch of cars has, or may have, safety-related defects. If your car has been recalled, it doesn’t matter when or where you bought it. Whether you bought your car new or used, its manufacturer is on the hook […]

PASSENGER’S HAIL WORLD’S FIRST TEST RUN FOR SELF DRIVING TAXI IN TOKYO

Paying customers have been transported through the busy streets of Tokyo in what has been billed as a world first public test drive for self-driving taxis. The autonomous car – developed by Japanese technology firm ZMP and cab company Hinomaru Kotsu – carried three volunteer passengers just over three miles on its maiden voyage between […]

GAME CHANGING SCANS COULD PREDICT HEART ATTACKS AND PREVENT THEM

Researchers have come up with a new form of medical scan which could predict heart attacks and prevent them from happening. The technology works by analysing fatty tissue surrounding the coronary arteries, flagging up potential problems and enabling the early detection of inflammations that are the leading cause of heart attacks. More than 100,000 people […]

ENGINEERS DISCOVER SIMPLE WAY TO DETECT BOMBS AND HIDDEN WEAPONS

You probably use Wi-Fi on the regular to connect your smartphone, computer, or other electronic device to the glory of the world wide web. But soon, that same technology could also keep you safe in real-life public areas. According to a peer-reviewed study led by researchers from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, ordinary Wi-Fi can effectively and […]

SONY TO RELEASE AI INFUSED ROBOTIC PUPS IN US

Pets are great, but in our modern hectic lives it’s increasingly difficult to give them the love and attention they deserve without paying someone else to do it. But what if you never needed to feed them, walk them or worry about them tearing up the house? Maybe that’s why Sony is bringing its robotic […]

SMART PHONE SCREENS ARE THREE TIMES DIRTIER THAN A TOILET SEAT : STUDY

If you think toilet seats are the dirtiest ones swarming with germs, look at your smartphone. A research has revealed that smartphone screens have three times more germs than a toilet seat.More than a third of people (35 percent) have never cleaned their smartphones with wipes, a cleaning fluid or a similar product, according to […]

STRESSED OUT? HERE’S AN APP THAT LET’S YOU PRETEND YOU’RE IN BED ALL DAY & HELP YOU VIRTUALLY DECOMPRESS

Self-care is a buzzword among wellness aficionados and therapy-goers alike, but it’s easy to overlook its importance when we’re buried in commute times, incessant daily demands, and seemingly endless to-do lists. And as life becomes increasingly frenetic, and also ever more tech-driven, good self-care techniques are more vital than ever. Basically, self-care is not a […]

BLUE LIGHT CAUSES HUMAN EYE TO ATTACK ITSELF

We tend to get ahead of ourselves. This phenomenon is ancient. Every time we invent or discover a new technology, we get so excited about its application we overlook potential consequences. Even as we regularly watch disasters unfold due to the unforeseen, we forget to remember to check in the next time a seemingly innovative […]

VIRTUAL WHALE RIDES HELPS EASE FEAR OF HEIGHTS : STUDY

People who had lived with a fear of heights for decades became less afraid after virtual reality (VR) therapy that saw them riding a flying whale, researchers said Thursday. A specialised team that included psychologists and IT experts put confirmed acrophobes through their paces in a series of life-like VR simulations, after which all reported […]

SUN CHASING ROBOT MOVES IN & OUT TO CARE FOR PLANTS LIVES ON ITS HEAD

Back in school, I remember learning that plants are “heliotropic,” meaning they grow toward light. I always found this oddly touching, as if those green tendrils stretching out to the sun proved the plant was yearning to live. And why not? That is why they do it. But what if plants could do more than […]