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Tesla’s Solar Roof are cheaper than anything you can find on the market

Elon Musk just announced via a Twitter post that the Tesla solar roof panel can be pre-ordered starting from May 10, 2017. The billionaire said that the roof can be ordered in any country on the globe. Tesla's founder also said that roof tiles have an “Infinity Warranty”. According to Musk, solar glass tiles are so durable that they will have the a lifespan that should exceed the lifespan of any house (and they seem pretty sure about this)....

Elon Musk’s vision on The Boring Company is coming to shape

Last year, in December, the whole world stood still. Visionary billionaire Elon Musk sparked astonishment when he announced through his Twitter account that he plans to build a tunnel boring machine for digging tunnels in order to solve the Los Angeles traffic problem that gives him big headache. 'Traffic is driving me nuts.', he wrote on the social network. He then promised to name the project "The Boring Company", which he ultimately did....

Augmented Reality: Imagine These Games In AR

After everything we saw in 2016, there’s an argument to be made that AR gaming might actually hold more potential than VR—at least in the near future. For his part, the man behind Pokémon GO (which introduced AR to a lot of people) has said that AR is better than VR, and hinted that he’s not done developing his Pokémon concept. And beyond Pokémon GO, we’re liable to see some similar AR games designed for our phones in the next year or...

Top 10 smartphones that emit the highest dose of radiation. Find out how dangerous is your smartphone

PhonAndroid website recently published a study on the radiation dose that is emitted by several types of smartphone. When we decide to buy a new smartphone, we are not paying attention to the specific absorption rate (SAR), that number that shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation emitted and absorbed by our body. The lower SAR is, the more safe is the device. Electromagnetic radiation could increase the risk of developing cancer, although...

OpenCellular: a Facebook platform to connect the whole world

Facebook really wants to connect the world. The most important social network on the planet has launched a new project to improve connectivity in remote areas around the world. OpenCellular is a flexible open source wireless access platform that relays the signal to multiple networks, from 2G to LTE. It can be customized to various needs and it works perfectly in a rural or an urban area. OpenCellular has been designed to serve a small community...

Scientists found a way to convert plastic waste into fuel

The most devastating consequence of modern lifestyle is the way we have managed to destroy the environment by being careless with everything around us. The Pacific Ocean contains a large area that's packed with garbage and plastic waste that troubled the environmentalists for some time now. In general, plastics takes about 450 years to decay completely. While our priority should be finding alternative fuel solutions, cleaning the existing waste...

The interactive wall at the Salesforce offices

Taking things to the next level! Salesforce is a US cloud computing company that decided to take things to the next level. They have placed a giant screen at the entrance of the office. The screen uses over 7 million pixels in order to recreates a gorgeous waterfall! If you want to view this giant interactive wall you should visit the company's headquarters in San Francisco. The wall is synchronized with a weather application so when it snows in...

Player Two: Playing with his deceased father’s ghost in a racing video game

Two years ago, a heart breaking story surfaced on the Internet and it became viral instantly. A boy discovered his passed away father's ghost car in an Xbox game, 10 years after his death. The heartwarming story can now be experienced on Vimeo, since it was converted into a short film called Player Two. The father and the son were playing RalliSport Challenge frequently. After his father's death, his son did not have the strength to play the...

Top 10 Lesser Known Wonders of Modern Technology

The human creativity has always led to great inspiring monuments, even before the age of modern technology. The Pyramids of Egypt, large Roman Catholic cathedrals like Sagrada Família located in Barcelona, the Eiffel Tower from Paris, even the Statue of Liberty from New York City mark our greatest achievements as a species and they have stand tall across time, representing a symbol of innovation, freedom and ultimately human bonding. But we...

10 ways accessories can find you the love of your life

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Why you shouldn’t eat best store in bed

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How amazing gadgets are making the world a better place

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