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Glowing Lunecase feeds on iPhone's electromagnetic radiation

No battery, no problem. Get glowing alerts with the Lunecase, a case powered by electromagnetic energy sent out by your iPhone.

By April 29, 2014


Engineer builds 'working' Thor's hammer only he can lift

Using powerful electromagnets and a fingerprint scanner, an electrical engineer builds a replica of Thor's hammer Mjolnir that can only be lifted by the worthy.

By October 13, 2015


Custom RC car has 3D-printed body and a need for speed (Tomorrow Daily 258 show notes)

We dig this custom-designed remote controlled car from hobbyist James Beswick. He wants to break the ground speed world record for RC cars, which currently stands at 202.02 mph, and his most recent creation is about halfway there.

By October 14, 2015


​After refit, Large Hadron Collider resumes hunt for new Higgs

The European particle accelerator takes an important step in the second phase of its hunt for more Higgs bosons, dark matter and other mysteries of the universe.

By April 5, 2015


Pianist to perform musical duet with slime mold

Say hello to one half of a musical duo premiering this weekend -- a single-cell organism that usually hides out in wet forests.

By February 28, 2015


Speaker plays music through an arc of electrical plasma

The ARC Plasma speaker relies not on electromagnets but an arc of electrical plasma to produce sound.

By March 9, 2014


Magnetic Nanoport links phones to accessories, cars, each other

Nano Magnetics thinks smartphone makers will like a magnetic connection technology that will let customers attach speakers, chargers, or storage devices to their phones.

By January 7, 2014


Western Digital enlists helium for 6TB energy-efficient drives

Mammoth data centers need more data capacity and lower power consumption. The new Ultrastar He6 drives float a new concept for achieving those ends.

By November 4, 2013


Whoosh! U.S. Navy F-35C gets electromagnetic launch

The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.

By November 28, 2011


KLD updates electric motor for 21st-century cars

Startup company KLD Energy Technologies developed OneDrive, a new electric drivetrain for cars that the company insists is much more efficient than those currently on the market.

By August 23, 2013