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How sunshine is bringing radio to remote parts of South Sudan

How sunshine is bringing radio to remote parts of South Sudan Mayardit FM is not only changing the media landscape, it is also transforming people's lives.Vulnerable populations in South Sudan are very isolated and any kind of information darkness can have a devastating impact.

New rendition of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' tells the story of every engineering student

New rendition of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' tells the story of every engineering student Ed Sheeran's new video title "Shape of You" about a budding romance has found a new meaning, thanks to some of the brightest young minds from India.Students at the prestigious IIT-Roorkee have made a new video for Sheeran's song that truly captures the desperate struggles of all the tens of millions of students who pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering to find a girlfriend.

Disney creates room that can wirelessly charge hundreds of devices

Disney creates room that can wirelessly charge hundreds of devices True wireless power is still a no-go in consumer technology, but Disney Research has developed a version that might work in the future.Its volumetric wireless power system can keep hundreds of devices powered with no wires whatsoever.

BMW and LEGO collaborated to create the concept hoverbike of our dreams

BMW and LEGO collaborated to create the concept hoverbike of our dreams LEGO and BMW teamed up to create a model set for one of the automaker's most popular motorcycles – BMW R 1200 GS Adventure.Lego Technic engineers used the same 603 pieces from the model to construct a concept hoverbike.

One more gaffe for India's national airline and people can't stop rubbing it in

One more gaffe for India's national airline and people can't stop rubbing it in Because nothing seems to be going right for India's national airline, Air India.Then, a London hotel shamed its cabin crew for taking away buffet food in lunchboxes.

Moving Dartboard Keeps Players On Target

Moving Dartboard Keeps Players On Target Inventor and science enthusiast Mark Rober, a self-proclaimed dart loser, built a moving dartboard that ensures even the drunkest players hit the bullseye.“I fulfilled a three-year-long dream to create a dartboard where you get a bullseye every time, thanks to some engineering,” according to the YouTube video description.

This small tweak could solve the biggest problem you have when pouring wine

This small tweak could solve the biggest problem you have when pouring wine You twist the bottle, or try to yank it up quickly after pouring a glass — we all struggle to drop wine bottles from dribbling down the side of the neck.But turns out, all it took was some clever engineering to fix the perennial problem.

Nikon focuses on lenses with optics division as part of its restructuring plan

Nikon focuses on lenses with optics division as part of its restructuring plan As Nikon continues to move through a company restructure prompted by falling profits, the imaging giant is creating a new focus on lenses.On Monday, it announced the new Optical Engineering Division.

Here's why your shoelaces annoyingly come undone

Here's why your shoelaces annoyingly come undone When your shoelaces comes untied, the thought that probably pops in your brain is: "Ugh, that's annoying.Using a slow-motion camera during a series of experiments, they developed a theory that might solve the mystery of floppy shoelaces.

New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves

New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves It needs a little help from Bluetooth, but the end result is a prosthetic controlled with the mind.Johan Baggerman from the Netherlands lost his left arm in a 2010 accident, but now he’s one of the first to get a click-on mind-controlled prosthetic.