June, 2013

June 26, 2013  5:04 PM

Roach rescue

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Cercus, Cockroach, Kinect, Microsoft, Remote Control

Last week Downtime informed you about how cockroaches were being experimented on using electrical backpacks to control their movements in a bid to...

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June 26, 2013  4:46 PM

I’m on the foam!

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Cafe, Coffee, ITV, Java, Latte, Taiwan

It's a rare morning when Downtime does not need a large shot of caffeine to get us off to a productive start, but one coffee shop in Taiwan seems to have taken the idea of your own personalised Latte a step too far.

June 26, 2013  2:36 PM

All is forgiven Google. This is the discovery of the Century.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

People complain about Google Street View all the time. Many see it as an invasion of their privacy. But downtime doesn't agree. In fact it believes Street View's discovery of a species of half...

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June 20, 2013  11:00 AM

Take home a little bit of the LHC in LEGO!

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June 12, 2013  7:58 PM

Mobile phone insurance premiums set high for World Cup and Olympic revelers

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

A bar in Sao Paulo in Brazil has come up with a special glass that only stands upright when placed on a mobile phone.

This is an...

June 12, 2013  3:16 PM

How will we look in 100,000 years time?

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
future, Google Glass, microchip, NSA

Images of how humans will look in 100,000 years' time have been produced by artist Nickolay Lamm and Computational Genomics PhD Dr. Alan Kwan.

According to

June 12, 2013  1:47 PM

Smartphone controlled cockroach the key to our brains

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Backpack, Cockroach, edinburgh, Roboroach, TED

June 5, 2013  2:39 PM

Ding dong, DomiCopter calling!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
DomiCopter, Pizza

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