Discovery Shuttle Arrives at Space Station

NASA Officially Set a Launch Date for Shuttle Discovery

After many hours of meetings at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA’s top officials unanimously approved the launch of space shuttle Discovery, which will be held next Thursday. NASA managers decided on Feb. 18 during the analysis of mission readiness, where they discussed the current state of the Discovery, International Space Station, and astronauts who will accompany the shuttle during its 39-second and last flight. After the meeting, NASA officially set the date and time shuttle launch: February 24, at 4:50 pm EST.

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New Tablet HTC

New Tablet From HTC

This week, the Taiwanese company HTC has introduced its new tablet. The presentation was held at the Mobile World Congress in Spain. According to the company, at the time of its device is the most competitive in the emerging market.Nevertheless, today many companies claim that their product is one of the best, whether it’s because their device is the first running Android 3.0, the first time can show 3D-content without any special glasses or has the support of 4G.

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Brain Controlled prosthesis

Brain Controlled Prosthesis

One of the biggest breakthroughs in the field of prosthetics has been made recently.The researchers could develop artificial limbs which are controlled by the brain user. Researchers are working to increase the flexibility of their prostheses.Their latest invention works in the following way: the user must consider the motion, after which the brain signals detected by sensors and transmitted to the prosthetic limb. it is impossible not to note that most amputees have lost control over the nerves. However, for restoring this control, Mr. Sullivan can use the new prosthesis. At present, the researchers at Northwestern University in the U.S.are studying different models of the brain to find out whether they can be used artificial limbs or not, according to Tech2.0.

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Portable Mechanical Charger

Portable Mechanical Charger

Have you ever thought about charging the battery by using a simple spring force?EnomHwaang and Ming Ho Kahn developed a new device for recharging batteries anywhere and at any time, regardless of the electrical network. Device uses a purelymechanical energy and has high efficiency. The recharging batteries is very simple. It is just creating a device like a clock and insert the battery into the slot. The operation is similar to the old clockwork toys. Device installed inside the spring which is gradually unwound, driving the shaft of the generator and producing a current. Spring and rechargeable batteries are connected to each other via the internal circuitry.

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High Speed Hybrid Scooter Concept

High Speed Hybrid Scooter Concept

Designed designer Ramon Ramirez, 2ICE (pronounced Twice), is a hybrid high-speed single bike and a scooter for two.Fully electric bike is equipped with a built-in electric motor that works not only on the external charge, but also uses electricity generated from the rotation of the wheel and its inhibition. A similar regenerative braking technology available today.Inaddition, 2Ice advantage is that you can go to one and at any time to themselves to plant another passenger. Being completely harmless, this is guaranteed to deliverelektrobayk the environment from carbon emissions.

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Apple App Store

Apple Unveils Subscription Service On App Store

Apple unveiled a subscription service on Tuesday for digital newspapers and magazines purchased through its online App Store.The company said that music and video subscriptions will also be available through the App Store and will be subject to the same terms and conditions as newspaper and magazine subscriptions.Apple will take a 30-percent cut of the revenue for subscriptions sold through applications featured in its App Store.However, there will be no revenue sharing for digital subscriptions sold through a publisher’s own website.But Apple said in a statement “that same subscription offer must be made available, at the same price or less” to customers who wish to subscribe from within an application.

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SSC Ultimate Aero TT

The Fastest Car in the World

The American company Shelby Super Cars, which is the manufacturer of extreme super cars, declassified the second generation of its sports cars SSC Ultimate Aero. In spite of the fact that this car didn’t participate in any of the established records, it was conferred a title “Killer Bugatti Veyron”. American gipercar can hasten to speeds of 412km/h and the result can be recorded in the representatives of Guinness Book of Records.

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