November 28, 2021

A mysterious buried ship appears near Martha’s Vineyard every couple years, but no one knows where it came from

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By Sarah Kramer, Tech Insider From Business Insider Off the south coast of Massachusetts sits Chappaquiddick, a long, narrow strip of land that — depending on the tides — is either an island or a peninsula that’s barely connected to Martha’s Vineyard. A long beach runs along the east side of the island, beckoning tourists and locals […]

Cinematic hidden lines

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The hidden lines behind 10 masterfully composed cinematic shots By Nina Godlewski, From Tech Insider The composition of your favorite scene from a show or movie may have more to do with the placement of the objects on screen than we realize. Raymond Thi, the founder of the app “Composition Cam” that helps people plan […]

Failed It

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8 photos of failure that prove mistakes can lead to creative genius By Melia Robinson, Tech Insider From Business Insider Amid a sea of messages that tell us to shoot for perfection, one book says to embrace mistakes instead. And it is liberating. “Failed It!” by Dutch artist, designer, and curator Erik Kessels, is an […]

Parts of old technology

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These 15 pieces of old technology contain a mind-boggling number of parts By Chris Weller, Tech Insider From Business Insider Canadian photographer Todd McLellan says he grew up in a home where “something was always open.” His father was a carpenter and TV repairman and his mother an electrical technician, so everyone in the family […]

All the rooms in this futuristic ‘drone hotel’ can fly away

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By Leanna Garfield, Tech Insider From Business Insider When you travel, you usually don’t want to spend a lot of time in your hotel room – you want to explore. But a new futuristic hotel concept called Driftscape would make you want to stay indoors. The idea, which comes from Canada-based design firm Hok, is […]

A Chinese company plans to charge people to store the ‘memories’ of dead people

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By Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider From Business Insider Forget about the next smartphone — one Chinese tech company is trying to disrupt mortality. “Hunger, poverty, disease or even death may not be a problem by 2035, or 25 years from now,” Huawei president Kevin Ho said on Wednesday. “In the future you may be able to […]

This Michigan Tech professor built a drone that catches rogue drones

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By Danielle Muoio, From Tech Insider A Michigan Tech professor is building a drone will shoot a net at rogue drones to capture them. The drone capturer is being developed by Mohammad Rastgaar-Aagah, an associate professor in the University’s Mechanical Engineering Department. Here’s a cool shot of what the drone “sees” when it gets caught […]

Researchers gave a drummer a third arm using a robot suit and it completely transformed his music

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By Danielle Muoio, Tech Insider From Business Insider Playing the drums is a lot more sophisticated when you have three arms instead of two. Georgia Tech researchers transformed an ordinary drummer into a cyborg when they equipped him with a robot arm. The two-foot long smart arm was attached to the drummer’s shoulder and is […]