Category Archives: Science & Technology

Volkswagen Shows Off Its Type 20 Electric Concept (Geek Stats Inside)

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Volkswagen Type 20 Electric Concept! We Need This!!! Below is a slide show and video of the vehicle in action. Automakers celebrate car anniversaries of the models first release. They do this with special concepts. VW has done that and in a big way. They released their updated version of the Volkswagen Bus as the Type 20 Electric Concept vehicle.

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The U.S. Pentagon Can Identify Your Heartbeat By Laser Beams With Jetson

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Laser system on Unit Telescope 4 of the VLT. © ESO/F. Kamphues (Not Actual Lasers From the Pentagon) Many films these days depict some sort of biometric identification. Because of this most people believe that this technology is far from reality because they do not experience it daily. Nothing can be further from the truth. When you travel you use

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We Give You The New Pinocchio Frog Species

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Long-nosed Tree Frog (Litoria pinocchio). New species discovered by Paul Oliver at 1200 m elevation in the Foja Mountains. Photo © Tim Laman A herpetologist named Paul Oliver from the Queensland Museum and Griffith University in Australia is the one who discovered this unique species. The amphibians were discovered way back in 2008 deep inside Indonesia’s Foja Mountains. “You could

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Tsunami Warnings Lifted After M6.7 Earthquake Off Coast of Niigata

Tsunami Warning Japan Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes At 10.22 pm on Tuesday (JST) an earthquake shook west Japan in the Niigata and Yamagata areas, resulting in 1–meter tsunami warnings. The quake could reportedly be felt in Tokyo, over 300 kilometers away. Thankfully there were very few injured, as the quake hit mostly sparsely populated areas, and the tsunami warning has been lifted. There was a 10 cm

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Scientist Discover a New Species of Dinosaur in The Outback of Australia

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Every time we think we are knowledgeable about all things dinosaur related, scientist discover new evidence and fossils. This happens all the time. This proves to humanity that there is always a lot more yet to be discovered about our world. Imagine our surprise then when, according to a report in The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (via National Geographic), paleontologists

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GM and Michelin Have Teamed up to Bring Airless Tires

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Michelin Airless Tires Michelin Airless Tires are soon to be a reality. They mentioned and showcased a prototype in 2017 at Movin’On. The tire company teamed up with GM to officially unveil their prototype of Uptis (Unique puncture-proof Tire System). Michelin made the tire with passenger vehicles in mind. It does resemble some air-free concepts of previous years. Tech of

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