background preloader

Cy-Fi

Facebook Twitter

Untitled. Laser Crosswalk Saves Pedestrians From a Painful Death. Doctor Who Timeline Infographic. Check out this complete timeline of Doctor Who from 1963 to present, including episodes, seasons, companions, villains, and more.

Doctor Who Timeline Infographic

Scroll down to follow all the Doctor's adventures through time. A Fantastic resource for any Doctor Who fan. World's smallest car fuels nanotech advance. A CGI of the electric-powered nano car created by Dutch researchers.

World's smallest car fuels nanotech advance

Tanning Printer by Hosung Jung, Junsang Kim, Seungin Lee & Yonggu Do. The Art of Solar Printing It’s here in concept and I simply love it!

Tanning Printer by Hosung Jung, Junsang Kim, Seungin Lee & Yonggu Do

The Tanning Printer is a solar powered printer that doesn’t use cartridges. Instead it uses the process of sun-tanning the paper! You got that right sir…sun tan! Cold fusion debate heats up after latest demo. 3d nuclear reaction, generic,the nuclear explosion and radiation, Nuclear Power Station, Hydrogen Bomb, Atom, Nuclear Reactor, Space, Radiation, Science, Planet, Sun, Earth istockphoto.com Italian physicist and inventor Andrea Rossi has conducted a public demonstration of his "cold fusion" machine, the E-Cat, at the University of Bologna, showing that a small amount of input energy drives an unexplained reaction between atoms of hydrogen and nickel that leads to a large outpouring of energy, more than 10 times what was put in.

Cold fusion debate heats up after latest demo

The first successful cold fusion experiment was reported two decades ago, but the process has forever been met with heavy skepticism. It's a seemingly impossible process in which two types of atoms, typically a light element and a heavier metal, seem to fuse together, releasing pure heat that can be converted into electricity. The process is an attractive energy solution for two reasons: Unlike in nuclear fission, the reaction doesn't give off dangerous radiation. One weird theory could make anti-gravity and faster-than-light travel possible. "Famously, physicist John Reed noted in 2006 that some parts of the theory don't yield the exact quantities that Heim claimed they did, only to reverse his opinion the next year and publicly say he believed that Heim was onto something.

One weird theory could make anti-gravity and faster-than-light travel possible

Ultimate FPS Simulator Actually Shoots You. October 18th, 2011 by Shane McGlaun.

Ultimate FPS Simulator Actually Shoots You

MIT Creates New Energy Source. This is some pretty exciting news.

MIT Creates New Energy Source

It seems that researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the most prestigious science and engineering schools in the United States, has created a new energy source -- and it's clean and renewable. 12 bizarre real-life places that are stranger than science fiction. Science fiction is home to some fantastic societies, from Cloud City to Bartertown.

12 bizarre real-life places that are stranger than science fiction

But you doesn't have to leave reality for this—our own world has places so abnormal, they make alien societies seem ordinary. Scientists reconstruct images from our brains, plan to do the same for dreams (video) This is your brain.

Scientists reconstruct images from our brains, plan to do the same for dreams (video)

And now this is your brain on YouTube. By using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) software, researchers at UC Berkeley created a visual representation of what our brains see when we watch a TV or movie. It works as such: scientists show subjects random clips and measure the corresponding cerebral activity. After the computer "learns" what vids evoke what brain activity, scientists feed 18 million seconds of random YouTube videos into the computer program where it reconstructs a movie representation of neural happenings based on the hundred clips most similar to what it sees. Although the method currently only works with images actually viewed, the future goal is to recreate what people see in their dreams and memories -- which could give doctors major insight to the minds of the mentally impaired, stroke victims or those with neurological disorders. Comments. Stumbling, Bumbling LittleDog Can Tiptoe Across Tops of Cylinders.

Who says you can't teach robots new tricks?

Stumbling, Bumbling LittleDog Can Tiptoe Across Tops of Cylinders

In this new video, Boston Dynamics' LittleDog delicately navigates a mini-forest of cylinders like a Chinese wuxia martial artist, but also shows plenty of clumsy pratfalls in the course of its training. LittleDog is the little sibling of the much scarier and noisier BigDog. Physicists Observe Neutrino Quick-Change in Japan. EDWARD_BSL.jpg (JPEG Image, 919x768 pixels) Boston Dynamics Robots Tiptoe Toward Terminator. 7 Man-Made Substances that Laugh in the Face of Physics. The universe is full of weird substances like liquid metal and whatever preservative keeps Larry King alive. But mankind isn't happy to accept the weirdness of nature when we can create our own abominations of science that, due to the miracle of technology, spit in nature's face and call it retarded.

That's why we came up with... What do you get when you suspend nanoparticles of iron compounds in a colloidal solution of water, oil and a surfactant? Did you guess Zima? The real answer is ferrofluids, though you should be proud if you just knew what "surfactant" was. A ferrofluid is a liquid that reacts to magnetic fields in trippy ways that make you think that science is both magical and potentially evil.

Tell us that didn't look like the birth of the most sinister dildo ever. Militants may try bomb implants to attack - US. Who wants to live forever? Scientist sees aging cured. Please try the following: Click the Refresh button, or try again later. If you typed the page address in the Address bar, make sure that it is spelled correctly. To check your connection settings, click the menu, and then click . On the tab, click . The settings should match those provided by your local area network (LAN) administrator or Internet service provider (ISP). Some sites require 128-bit connection security.

If you are trying to reach a secure site, make sure your Security settings can support it. Click the Back button to try another link. Meet the Matrix, er, Elephant Trunk-Inspired Arm of Your Future Robot Overlord. Astrolabe – Magnificent Computer of the Ancients. It is an ancient tool, created over two thousand years ago when people thought that the Earth was the center of the universe. Photo-twitpic-login-future-28theyE28099re.jpg (JPEG Image, 600x4090 pixels) Them Punks: The Reality of Cyber, the Rise of Steam « SciFi4Me.com. Science fiction becomes fact as filmmaker with bionic eye explores the technology of Deus Ex.