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  1. Top 5 Tech Geek Movies of All Time

    Top 5 Tech Geek Movies of All Time
    Clapper board, film reel and filmstripThat we have truly entered the information age is perhaps most apparent in Hollywood, where technology is often cast as the lead role in today’s blockbuster films. Plenty of movies build entire plotlines around technology, whether they take place in our modern era or far into the future. Here, is a look at some of the greatest tech geek movies of all time. Continue reading →
  2. Top 5 Gaming Systems of 2014

    Top 5 Gaming Systems of 2014
    2014 is shaping up to be a groundbreaking year when it comes to gaming, and the competition is fiercer than ever. Not only have some of the biggest companies released their flagship consoles at similar times, they are also looking to pull away fans from opposing gaming systems with similar game titles, specs, software upgrades, and other features. 1. Xbox One...
  3. Salt: The Answer to Cheaper, More Practical Way of Energy Storage?

    Salt: The Answer to Cheaper, More Practical Way of Energy Storage?
    Many people believe that using renewable energy is not effective because not enough energy can be generated to meet the needs of a community. However, this is not necessarily the case. Renewable energy creates so much energy that we do not have large enough storage systems to sustain it. As a result, a great deal of the energy produced is...
  4. Batteries Not Required in Medical Devices of the Future?

    Batteries Not Required in Medical Devices of the Future?
    There is the potential to never need batteries in medical devices ever again. A study has recently been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences discussing how tiny "nanogenerators" have been implanted into different equipment that require batteries to run. These "nanogenerators," which are polymer-based, take the energy that is created by a person's beating heart and converts it...
  5. Next-Gen Technology: The Flow Battery

    Next-Gen Technology: The Flow Battery
    While flow batteries aren't a new technology, they have been experiencing some innovations lately. These devices are seen as a way to make the supply of electricity more reliable and cheaper by evening-out fluctuations in its production. With a greater diversity of energy sources being employed by the power grid, there are difficulties in matching their supply with public demand...
  6. Are Edible Batteries the Future of Bio-Medical Gadgets?

    Are Edible Batteries the Future of Bio-Medical Gadgets?
    One of the iconic scenes from science fiction may be coming to a pharmacist in your near future, thanks to the ink of a cuttlefish. Current technology allows implantable electronic devices - insulin pumps and pacemakers are good examples - that have to be surgically implanted. Their power supplies are also optimized for energy density and are made up of...

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