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Chilean Students Develop “Theft-Proof” Bicycle

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/80dhn3bdep?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Being headquartered in Baltimore, many of our employees at Wall Street Daily bicycle into the office. It’s convenient, healthy… and avoids that awful bumper-to-bumper commuter traffic. The only downfall with bicycling, though, is protecting your ride once you’ve reached your destination. Bike theft is especially common in every city, especially in Chilean capital, Santiago....

Cigarette Butts Offer Energy Storage Solution

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/3awz6s6h9n?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Let’s be honest… smoking is a pretty nasty habit. And it’s one made even nastier when smokers drop their used cigarette butts all over the street/park/train (delete as appropriate). These days, however, new innovation is found in the most uncommon places – and creative thinkers are finding a unique use for these spent cigarette...

Video Chats Help Hospitalized Children Recover Faster

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/xz4jz79q2e?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Technology helps expedite medical recovery for hospitalized children in a very shocking way: video chat. So how does something as simple as video chat help cure these little people? It reduces stress. It’s proven that what we think influences how we feel, which in turns plays a toll on our bodies. The same theory...

Bad Eyesight? Ditch Your Glasses for This Instead

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/oce72bcy37?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 You’ve heard of putting something over your eyes to enhance your vision… but what if you could ditch the contacts and glasses and have technology correct your eyesight for you? Well, now you can. Researchers are testing out a new display that automatically alters your vision for you. And it doesn’t matter whether you’re...

Scientists Create Mini Lung to Test Cancer Drugs

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/s0rjfm19qh?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 It’s no bigger than a sugar cube… yet it’s powerful enough to transform the entire healthcare industry… Specifically, it could completely revolutionize the way scientists fight cancer. In a remarkable feat of innovation, German scientists have cooked up a miniature lung in the lab. The reason is simple: So they can use it to...

Got Burned? Heal it Fast With Spray-On Nanogel

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/c1ql5ps1qd?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Suffered a painful burn? It happens to us all at some point… and even the most minor of burns can take up to a week to heal. More severe burns can take weeks, or even months – sometimes leaving an unsightly scar as a reminder. But Singapore scientists have discovered a cutting-edge way to...

The First “Home Pod”: Keecker Robot

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/quz1my628p?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Forget your iPhone, iPad, and other everyday gadgets… technology has reached a new level. Meet Keecker Robot, the first “Home Pod” – an all-encompassing computer and home entertainment device that moves with a user from room to room. It’s the creation of Pierre Lebeau, a former product manager at Google (GOOG), who became weary...

The Super Car That Dodges Traffic Nightmares

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/742tspsukt?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=584 Driving in major cities usually invokes stress and anger for many. But not for Brazilian designer, Caio Strumiello, who’s harnessed the traffic nightmare in São Paulo to make something truly extraordinary and unique. Essentially, he’s used the problem to fix the problem. Meet the Nanico. It’s the smallest car in Brazil. And it makes...

“Clever Buoy” Saves Swimmers From Shark Attacks

At this time of year, many of us are thinking about hitting the beach for some sun, sea, sand… and sharks. Yes… not to pop your summer mojo or anything, but between 1580 and 2013, there were a total of 2,881 shark attacks around the globe, according to the International Shark Attack File. Of those...

Meet “Elf”: The Lean, Green, Driving Machine

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/dv714x6t9c?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530 Technology innovations are driving to new levels with the “Elf.” It’s part bike, part electric vehicle, and its developers mark it as the future of sustainable transportation. Its gear system merges pedal power and a solar-powered electric motor, maximizing and balancing both outputs of energy. It’s the perfect marriage between man and machine power,...