Elide Fire Balls. They're just awesome. Throwable fire extinguishers that cut the risk of injury to firefighters, they're real clever. The idea isn't a new one, the basic principle having existed for over a century, but the design? Brand new. And more effective than ever before. 'What's wrong with the...
This is the Strand Craft SC 122 super yacht. The dream child of boat designer Eduard Gray, the Strand Craft SC 122 is unique in the world of super yachts as it is the first of its kind to be designed to compliment the looks of the supercar that...
Did you know that you could retread tires? I didn't! I thought they just got chucked away when they were worn out. It turns out that not only is retreading tires possible, it's also an incredibly amazing process. The process is a perfect example of man and machine working together in harmony....
If there's one new technology which has dominated 2015, it's undeniably the drone. It seems as if they're in the news almost every day now. In fact, it was only a short while ago that we reported on a story about a drone catching a man sleeping on a...
We're about to see the world's biggest remote control airplane. It's a total beast. It's a Boeing 747-400 and it's been tricked out and painted to look like one of Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic fleet. This thing really is a giant. It's got a wingspan of almost five metres...
Cameras mounted on drones have allowed photographers and film makers to capture images that they have never previously thought possible. However, they can also be a pest, severely interfering with people's privacy. Drones have been used to spy on neighbors, amongst other things, and the law has not yet...
Go-kart racing is something a lot of us enjoyed as a special treat when we were kids, isn't it? For a birthday day out for you or a friend - what a fun thing to do, huh? But where most of us probably haven't donned a helmet for some...
Automobile dents are a pain in the backside. Whether they're from misjudged parking efforts, driving down graveled roads or losing control of your shopping trolley, they seem to be an unavoidable part of owning a car. They're also incredibly expensive to fix. We have to take our vehicles to...
Last year, Jennifer Cutrona was training for a marathon. She was out running in a woodland near her home in Texas when she was ambushed and assaulted by an assailant. She had her headphones in and was caught unawares. After recovering from the terrifying attack, Cutrona became determined to help stop similar...
Flying cars. An unfathomable notion that only exists in science fiction? Or a potential reality? Well, Chinese tech company Ehang claim the latter. Their new prototype flying 'autonomous single-passenger drone' has just been unveiled and it could led to us all buzzing around the sky like George Jetson! We've seen...
Australia. A strange country. Sure, the people are nice and the weather's lovely. But it's a treacherous place, with untold numbers of snakes and spiders and things to watch out for. Not only that, but place is HUGE. Cities are scattered along its coastlines, with thousands of miles between...
You'd be forgiven for thinking that you'd stumbled across a deleted scene from Christopher Nolan's Batman movies or the trailer for the new Bond flick. But no - these pictures come from San Francisco and show cops using amphibious vehicles! That's right, SFPD are driving quad bikes that can...
Social media behemoth Facebook is finally set to introduce something users of the site have been asking for for years - a 'dislike' button. At the moment, people can click 'like' to show their support for a post or message from another user or page, but that's it. The new...
A conversation between a journalist and a self-aware robot known as Android Dick (named after the science fiction writer Philip K. Dick) took a turn for the unsettling recently during a televised interview. The reporter was asking a few interesting questions when the conversation turned to how robots and humans...
South Korean tech giant Samsung aren't just interested in making smartphones and TVs, you know. Oh no. They're also into changing the future. And with their latest idea? They're certainly moving us into weird science-fiction territory! What have they come up with? Well, it's a contact lens with a...