As if it wasn’t impressive enough that Easton LaChapelle, a 19-year-old high school graduate, used LEGOs, toy airplane motors, fishing line and electrical tubing to build a robotic arm controlled by thought, he has now uploaded his technique to YouTube, for anyone to learn and copy. His (admirable) goal is to provide any amputee with […]
Have you been waiting, counting the days and wrinkles on your face, until computer technology will spare you the suffering of illness, old age and perhaps even death? In tech and sci-fi circles, the theoretical, future moment when intelligent machines exceed the abilities of humans and, essentially, take over is called “the singularity.” The thought, […]
It’s 2:30 in the afternoon. You’re sitting at your desk at work. Lunch seems long gone, and the end of the day might as well be an eternity from now. You couldn’t stomach another coffee even if you wanted to. You’re paralyzed by a cloud of fatigue, you realize, staring uselessly at the computer screen. […]
Abandoned by his flock, Bigbird the pelican stumbled ashore after a storm and was taken in by the staff of Greystoke Mahale in Tanzania. Watch as Bigbird learns to fly for the first time.
Remember how you used to resolve disagreements at the playground? For most kids, rock-paper-scissors was the tool of choice to decide everything from who got the last piece of pizza to who would have the first go at a new toy. You might not have realized it back then, but the game of rock-paper-scissors is […]
OMG, what is that thing? could this be real? Mega bats? Flying foxes? Tales of a huge bat species found in the jungles of the Philippines and Malaysia made their way to Share The Buzz and our editors could not believe they are real. Watch it yourself and decide – Is this real or a […]
The Japanese giant salamander, known in Japan as Ōsanshōuo – literally meaning “giant pepper fish”, is the second largest salamander in the world. With a length of up to almost 1.5 m (5 ft), this creature is not what you would expect to see on your morning bike ride, but sometimes…