Far Out Tech

All You Need to Control This Wheelchair Is Your Face
Far Out Tech

All You Need to Control This Wheelchair Is Your Face

A Brazilian startup hopes to bring this innovative wheelchair to market in the next two years.
Jason Fell
This Crazy Material Becomes Stronger the More You Stretch It
Far Out Tech

This Crazy Material Becomes Stronger the More You Stretch It

It's fairly counterintuitive to the usual laws of science.
Jason Fell
IBM Just Made a Powerful Research Tool Available to Everyone for Free
IBM

IBM Just Made a Powerful Research Tool Available to Everyone for Free

A new quantum computing project is available to play with online.
Swap Your Swiffer for This Dust-Zapping Tool Inspired by Lizards
Far Out Tech

Swap Your Swiffer for This Dust-Zapping Tool Inspired by Lizards

Researchers say the scientific properties of gecko feet are good for more than just scaling walls.
Jason Fell
5 Nascent Technologies That Will Radically Shape the Future
Far Out Tech

5 Nascent Technologies That Will Radically Shape the Future

Researchers at the frontier of science are making possible technologies likely to change civilization more than anything since electricity.
Sam McRoberts
This Device Diagnoses a Broken Machine by Sound. Really.
Radicals & Visionaries

This Device Diagnoses a Broken Machine by Sound. Really.

This new tech troubleshoots by listening in.
This Company's Tech Allows You to See Through Walls
Radicals & Visionaries

This Company's Tech Allows You to See Through Walls

Superman-like vision may finally be a reality.
Emily Price
Your Internet Signal Is Going To Be Transmitted Through Light
Far Out Tech

Your Internet Signal Is Going To Be Transmitted Through Light

Next generation wi-fi, called 'li-fi,' has the potential to be 100 times faster than current data transmission.
Catherine Clifford
4 Reasons to Be Exhilarated About Tech Innovation
Innovation

4 Reasons to Be Exhilarated About Tech Innovation

Tech may sometimes divide us, but it's also improving medical care, spreading resources and giving us more free time.
Zach Cutler
Watch This Jetpack-Wearing Entrepreneur Rocket Past the Statue of Liberty (VIDEO)
Far Out Tech

Watch This Jetpack-Wearing Entrepreneur Rocket Past the Statue of Liberty (VIDEO)

David Mayman realized the ultimate boyhood dream this week, high above the Hudson River.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In the Lick of Time: Scientists Create Cool New Ice Cream That Resists Melting
Far Out Tech

In the Lick of Time: Scientists Create Cool New Ice Cream That Resists Melting

We all scream for ice cream that doesn't drearily drip down the cone. All hail the brilliant biophysics brains who finally solved this sweet problem.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch Lets the Visually Impaired Feel What Time It Is
Far Out Tech

This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch Lets the Visually Impaired Feel What Time It Is

The groundbreaking haptic wearable also delivers texts, turn-by-turn directions and ebook readouts, all by touch alone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Beloved Hitchhiking Robot Found Beheaded and Dismembered in the City of Brotherly Love
Far Out Tech

Beloved Hitchhiking Robot Found Beheaded and Dismembered in the City of Brotherly Love

Farewell, dear globetrotting HitchBOT. May you rest in pieces. Or, better yet, ride again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Far Out Tech

It seems like every other day we read about some far-out, new technology that makes us scratch our heads and say, "What the heck?" In this series, we'll take a look at all types of crazy new gadgets, apps and other technologies -- and the entrepreneurs dreaming them up.